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


  • 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.


  • requires driving
  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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.

    Find a Certificate or Diploma in Legal Services

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