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Process Server Jobs in Rochester, NY
Do you have what it takes to be a Process Server in Rochester, NY?
In New York State (outside the boroughs of New York City), anyone who resides within the State of New York, is over the age of 18, has no prior convictions, and is not a party to the action, may serve legal process. Beyond those basic requirements, a professional Process Server must;
- Be able to pass a criminal background check and maintain integrity at all times.
- Have a valid NYS Driver's License, a reliable vehicle, and able to drive 50% of the time.
- Be able to lift and carry up to fifteen pounds (15 lbs) over short distances.
- Be able to work early in the morning, and late in the evening, when necessary.
- Have a mobile device & plan, and access to a printer and document scanner (flatbed & feeder).
- Have familiarity with scanning and editing documents using multiple file formats.
- Be able to remain calm, courteous, and professional in tense and uncomfortable situations.
- Possess superior communications skills and quickly respond to calls, texts, and email.
- Dress appropriately for law offices, courts, clerks, and corporate environments.
- Be self motivated, detail oriented, able to prioritize, improvise, and adapt.
- Be organized, able to gather information, and plan efficient routes & schedules.
- Maintain a strict level of confidentiality regarding legal documents.
Choose your service area(s), set your schedule, and be your own boss!
What's the most important skill to develop as a Process Server?
The number one most important skill to develop as a Process Server is the ability to politely ask direct questions in order to determine the identity of the person they're speaking with, and their relationship to the respondent (if not the respondent). Service of Process happens very quickly, and the ability to retain notes regarding the physical description of a respondent may include age, race, gender, height, weight, hair color (and length), eye color, whether or not they wore glasses, or other distinguishing features & characteristics which are critical for accurate reporting.