The Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo consists of thirteen judges and two commissioners. The judiciary, under a single presiding judge, hears all cases filed with the court. The Court serves the citizenry of San Luis Obispo County at two locations; San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles.

Contact Info

SLO Superior Court Human Resources
1035 Palm Street, Room 385
San Luis Obispo, CA  93408
(805) 706-3650

Submitting Applications

Applications must be submitted on-line no later than the date and time indicated in the job posting. The employment standards must be met as of the final filing date. A candidate‚Äôs performance on an examination, which is based on knowledge, skills and abilities described in the official announcement, will be rated in comparison with the performance of other candidates. Eligible lists may be used to fill regular, limited term or temporary positions.  Additional information is available at the Human Resources Office.

Equal opportunity to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. If you require a reasonable accommodation or special arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Department no later than the final filing deadline.

Examination Requirements


All applicants must meet the minimum qualification standards and requirements of the positions as stated on the job announcement. At oral interviews, or as otherwise designated, all documents required for employment must be verified. The Superior Court reserves the right to modify the selection/examination process if it is deemed necessary.

Personal Qualifications

All applicants must possess the personal qualifications generally recognized as essential to become an outstanding public employee, including integrity, initiative, dependability, courtesy, good judgment and ability to work well with others.

Conflict Of Interest

Employees are prohibited from engaging in activities which may be in conflict with the interest of the Superior Court.


Employees hired to a permanent (regular) position are eligible to participate in Court sponsored retirement, life insurance, health, vision, and dental programs. Other benefits include life insurance, flexible spending, deferred compensation, tuition reimbursement for job related education, and an employee assistance program. Regular employees enjoy thirteen paid holidays per year and accrue vacation and sick leave hours.

Oath Of Allegiance

All employees are required to take an oath of allegiance.

Fingerprint Clearance

Applicants who are offered employment must pass a fingerprint background check. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture to employment rights.

Reasonable Accommodation

The Court does not discriminate against the disabled. Please advise Human Resources if you will require special accommodation to participate in the examination process or to perform the essential functions of the job. Call (805) 706-3650.

Employment Documentation

All employees hired after November 6, 1986 must provide proof of work eligibility.