Main Content
Not available
Strong

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.

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

Skills employers are looking for

  • Administrative Support

  • Building Relationships

  • Administration support

  • Communication Skills

  • Data Entry

  • Negotiation Skills

Careers to explore