Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Judge - Kent Municipal Court
Closing Date/Time:Fri. 06/01/18 5:05 PM Pacific Time
Salary:$153,037.40 Annually
Job Type:Regular Full-time
Location:220 4th Ave. S., Kent, Washington

The City of Kent is seeking qualified applicants for Kent Municipal Court Judge to fill the vacancy that will be created later this year. Candidates must reside in King County. State law requires candidates to be U.S. citizens and licensed to practice law in Washington.
Interested applicants should submit the following with their online application by June 1, 2018:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé
  • King County Bar Judicial Candidate Rating
  • Uniform Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire
  • King County Bar Supplemental Questionnaire

Select candidates will be asked to serve as judge pro tem in the Kent Municipal Court prior to final selection. They will also be interviewed by Mayor Dana Ralph, and a panel selected by the Mayor. Upon completion of the evaluation process, Mayor Ralph will appoint a judge to the vacant position through December 31, 2021. To retain the seat, the judge must run for election in November 2021.

**Please note that uploading your resume to your profile to complete portions of the application does not automatically attach it to your application. You must attach the required documents as a separate step in the process, along with any other documents you want to submit. Incomplete applications will not be considered for this position. If you have technical difficulties or if you have questions about completing your application, please contact our office at (253) 856-5270 from Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and we will do our best to assist you.**

The City of Kent is an equal opportunity employer.

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