Case Expeditor

Application Deadline: Thursday, November 19, 2020, 4:30pm Central Time. Expired!

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.:

Job Title: Case Expeditor

Closing Date/Time: Thursday, 11/19/2020, 4:30 pm

Salary: $56,201.60 to $77,459.20 per year

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Davenport, Iowa

This is an internal job opening. Only existing Scott County (non-seasonal) employees are considered.

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Job Summary

Under general supervision, the Case Expeditor processes and reviews paperwork to facilitate the transport of inmates to court dates, evaluations, and other locations in accordance with court orders, procedures, and requirements.

Job Responsibilities

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Tracks cases from arrest to disposition to ensure the least amount of time awaiting trial as practical/possible. Flags cases to be eligible for expediting.

Coordinates inmate transport with Defense Attorneys and Scott County Jail by completing order to transport paperwork; coordinates the transport of inmates being housed outside of the County to Scott County facilities for trial.

Processes orders for inmates to be transported to a State of Iowa Forensic Psychiatric Hospital for competency evaluations; sends required documents to hospital for evaluations to be conducted; files evaluation results and notifies court parties.

Reviews probation violation paperwork; enters information into appropriate database; requests warrants or hearing date and additional information as needed.

Maintains correspondence and responds to requests via phone and email.

Reviews lists of upcoming court dates and defendants; checks case files for inmate fingerprints; if fingerprint records are not found issues a form for fingerprint impressions to be taken.

Demonstrates the ability to exemplify, by his/her actions, the County PRIDE philosophy.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Standards for Initial Consideration

Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines:
Associate's degree in Criminal Justice or related field; AND five (5) years of legal office experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge of:
Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.

Criminal justice system and procedures.

Warrant processing procedures

General office policies, procedures, and equipment.

Efficient time management practices and methods.

Records maintenance and retention practices and procedures.

Customer service principles, practices, and etiquette.

Skill in:
Preparing clear and concise reports.

Prioritizing and organizing tasks to maintain efficiency and meet deadlines.

Typing and entering data with speed and accuracy.

Maintaining accurate records, documentation, and filing systems.

Interacting tactfully and professionally with County staff, outside agencies, inmates, and the public.

Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships.

Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Supplemental Information

License and Certification Requirements

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Work is performed in a standard office environment.


The following is a summary of benefits provided to non-union County employees. Benefits for employees covered under a collective bargaining agreement may vary somewhat depending on specific contract provisions.