Court Bailiff and Sheriff

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

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    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
    • Working outdoors
    • Stressful

    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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