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Mandatory Face Covering Requirements:

 Effective Monday, July 19, 2021, all persons entering any court facility will be required to properly wear a face covering over their nose and mouth, regardless of their vaccination status.

Important Information:

Beginning June 15, 2021, all courthouses are open to the public and most in-person services are restored.

Condition of Employment

All Superior Court of California, County of Alameda court personnel are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. View the Policy.

Employment

Human Resources

Overview

The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda has approximately 700 employees in 10 locations and serves 1.6 million residents in all trial court matters including criminal, civil, juvenile dependency and delinquency, family law, probate, guardianship, conservatorship, mental health and traffic cases.

Following are the 10 court locations:

We are committed to investing in our staff and ensuring that they provide the highest level of service to the public.

Employee Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, employees will receive an attractive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive Medical and Dental Plans
  • Vision
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension Plan – (ACERA)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)
  • 13 Paid Holidays and 3 Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and Sick Leave Accrual
  • Commuter Benefits Program

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Courts provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, military status, age, marital status, political affiliation, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit the Job Opportunities page for a full listing of our current career opportunities.

For questions, contact our recruitment team at recruitment@alameda.courts.ca.gov.

Once you submit a job application for a position you cannot apply to that same position again or make changes to your application. If the recruitment is still open and you would like to attach a document, such as a resume or cover letter, email our recruitment unit at recruitment@alameda.courts.ca.gov.

Each job and hiring process is different but we typically fill an open position in approximately two to three months. For additional information, visit the Hiring Process page.

Yes. Please make sure to carefully review the qualifications for each position before applying.

Once you create a Workday account, it is active for an unlimited amount of time. Please take note of your email address and password associated with the account you created so you can log in again in the future. If you forget your password, you can reset it from the Workday sign on page.

Email the recruitment unit at recruitment@alameda.courts.ca.gov.

Visit our Job Opportunities page.

All applications must be submitted through the Court's Job Opportunities page.

  1.  Visit the Job Opportunities page.
  2. If you are an external applicant, click on the Jobs for External Applicants. If you are an internal employee, click on the Jobs for Current Employees.
  3. Click the position you are interested.
  4. Click the blue Apply button towards the top left of the page.
  5. Create an account with Workday or sign in to an existing Workday account.
  6. The instructions online will lead you step by step through the entire application. At the end, you will be asked to certify and submit your application. After you click the Accept button, you will receive a confirmation as proof that your application has been successfully filed.

Please note that once you have created your own account and filed the first application, your information will be saved within Workday and will not require you to enter your information ever time you apply for a position with the Court.

Please be sure to read over the job announcement and the application form carefully. Be sure to fill out every section that applies to you. You may attach a resume but you must still complete the entire application. An incomplete or partial application or supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. Application forms an Supplemental Questionnaires (when applicable) must be submitted by the deadline stated on the announcement.

Applications may ONLY be filed with the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda Job Opportunities Page. The only way to submit an application with the Court is online.

No. You may attach a resume, but you must still complete the entire application. Your application will first be reviewed to ensure that your work experience and educational background meet the minimum requirements for the position. Be sure to present complete and concise information regarding your employment history. Incomplete information on the application or supplemental questions will result in disqualification.

Yes, you should list separately all the experience for each classification title (job). Applications must be completed in sufficient detail and clarity to permit a comprehensive review and evaluation.

PLEASE NOTE: Any experience omitted from the application cannot be considered.

No. If it is noted in the job announcement that a supplemental questionnaire is required, your application will not be considered if you don't provide an answer to each questions in the questionnaire. In addition to the regular application, the questionnaire is used in the screening process to identify the best-qualified candidates from among those applicants who meet the minimum requirements to continue in the examination process.

No. The "Promotional Opportunities" and “Transfer Opportunities” shown on the website are only open to Alameda County Superior Court employees. All other persons may apply only for Open Opportunities on the Job Opportunities page.

Persons with disabilities are asked to contact the Human Resource Division if accommodations are needed in the examination process.

While the Court does not offer sample items for examinations, there are a number of test preparation booklets published that may offer guides on general test taking. These are available at most libraries and/or bookstores.

The purpose of the oral interview is to further assess your knowledge and ability as well as your education, experience, achievements, occupational goals, and other job-related factors relevant to your qualifications for employment in the position for which you applied. The questions asked will cover a variety of job-related areas, so you should have your thoughts organized when you come into the interview. We offer the following suggestions for preparing yourself for the interview: You should read the examination announcement carefully to gain a clear picture of the position. Be prepared to tell the interviewer why you believe you are qualified for the position. It is up to you to fully present your qualifications as well as you can in the time available. Unless requested, it is not necessary to furnish letters of recommendation or other documents relating to your proficiency or character.

A change of address can be updated on the Court's Career Opportunities Portal. Click the Sign In button on the upper right hand side of the page to access your profile.

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