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Applications are being accepted for a justice court judge position in Grantsville. The position will replace Judge Darold Butcher who has resigned effective Aug. 15.

Candidates must be at least 25 years old, a citizen of the United States, a Utah resident for at least three years, and have earned a high school diploma or GED. They also must be a resident of the county in which the court is located — or an adjacent county — for at least six months.

Information on judicial retention and performance evaluation is posted on the Utah State Court's website at under employment opportunities. An application for judicial office form must be completed and is available on the court's website.

The annual salary range for the position is $20,475 to $36, 855, with or without benefits. For additional information, contact Susan Gustin at (435) 884-4602 or

The deadline for applications is Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. and should be sent to the attention of Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, P.O. Box 140241, Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-0241, or faxed to 801-238-7828. For more information, email

Utah law requires the Judicial Nominating Commission to submit three to five nominees to the Grantsville mayor within 45 days of its first meeting. The local government executive has 30 days in which to make a selection. The selection must then be certified by the Utah Judicial Council.

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