Court Bailiff and Sheriff

Court Bailiffs or Sheriffs implement court orders and serve legal orders and summonses as an officer of the court.

Overview

Court Bailiffs or Sheriffs implement court orders and serve legal orders and summonses as an officer of the court.

Day-to-day

  • enforces the law as an officer of the court by executing court orders such as eviction notices
  • serves legal orders and documents such as summonses and subpoenas.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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To become a Court Bailiff and Sheriff

  • You can work as a Court Bailiff or Sheriff without formal qualifications, however, a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in government (court compliance, court operations, security), justice, law enforcement or another related field may be useful.

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