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Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers

Conduct hearings to recommend or make decisions on claims concerning government programs or other government-related matters. Determine liability, sanctions, or penalties, or recommend the acceptance or rejection of claims or settlements.
Court Management
Certificate of Achievement
Court Operations
Certificate of Achievement
Interdisciplinary Studies: Pre-Law
AA Degree
Law And Society
AA Degree
Legal Studies
AA Degree

Administrative Services Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
ABE
Certificate of Competency
Accounting: Managerial
Certificate of Achievement
Administrative Medical Office Professional
Certificate of Achievement
Administrative Medical Office Professional
AA Degree
Advanced General Business
Certificate of Achievement

Court Clerks

Perform clerical duties in court of law; prepare docket of cases to be called; secure information for judges; and contact witnesses, attorneys, and litigants to obtain information for court.
Business And Technology: Legal Administrative Assistant
AS Degree
Business And Technology: Legal Office Professional
Certificate of Achievement
Business Communications Office Technology: Legal Secretary
AA Degree
Business Communications Office Technology: Legal Secretary
Certificate of Achievement
Captioning
Certificate of Achievement

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing.
Child And Family Studies
Certificate of Achievement
Child And Family Studies
AS Degree
Child Development/Family Relations
AS Degree
Community Health Care Worker
Certificate of Achievement
Community Health Worker
Certificate of Achievement

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates

Arbitrate, advise, adjudicate, or administer justice in a court of law. May sentence defendant in criminal cases according to government statutes or sentencing guidelines. May determine liability of defendant in civil cases. May perform wedding ceremonies.
Court Management
Certificate of Achievement
Court Operations
Certificate of Achievement
Interdisciplinary Studies: Pre-Law
AA Degree
Law And Society
AA Degree
Legal Studies
AA Degree

Judicial Law Clerks

Assist judges in court or by conducting research or preparing legal documents.
Business And Technology: Legal Administrative Assistant
AS Degree
Business And Technology: Legal Office Professional
Certificate of Achievement
Business Communications Office Technology: Legal Secretary
AA Degree
Business Communications Office Technology: Legal Secretary
Certificate of Achievement
Captioning
Certificate of Achievement

Legislators

Develop, introduce or enact laws and statutes at the local, tribal, State, or Federal level. Includes only workers in elected positions.
Agriculture - Natural Resources
Certificate of Achievement
Agriculture - Natural Resources
AS Degree
Agriculture Animal Science
AS-T Degree
General Studies: Social And Behavioral Science
AA Degree
General Studies: Social And Behavioral Sciences
AA Degree

License Clerks

Issue licenses or permits to qualified applicants. Obtain necessary information, record data, advise applicants on requirements, collect fees, and issue licenses. May conduct oral, written, visual, or performance testing.

Municipal Clerks

Draft agendas and bylaws for town or city council; record minutes of council meetings; answer official correspondence; keep fiscal records and accounts; and prepare reports on civic needs.
BIS: General Business
AS Degree
BIS: General Business
Certificate of Achievement

Political Scientists

Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.
African-American Studies
AA Degree
American History
AA Degree
American Indian Studies
Certificate of Achievement
American Indian Studies
AA Degree
American Sign Language And Deaf Studies
Certificate of Achievement
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