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Welcome to the Judicial Branch Careers Page!

The Judicial Branch is excited to share the below job openings with you. The Branch prides itself on top court web site awards received across the years. Careers at the Branch play an essential role for the public and society. Our meaningful, challenging, and interesting positions have a long-lasting effect that serves to advance justice and ultimately provides for the greater good of all. If you believe you have the necessary skillset and a desire to work at one of our many statewide locations, please take the time to browse through our current job openings. Keep in mind that job openings are updated each Friday, the Branch welcomes you to come back each week to view newly posted jobs.

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Last update: 01/14/2022

Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Program Manager I 01/30/2022 21-7000-149
Information Technology Analyst II - .Net Application Developer 01/31/2022 22-4000-001
Maintenance Service Worker I 01/31/2022 22-7000-004
Juvenile Detention Deputy Superintendent 01/31/2022 22-7000-003
Administrative Assistant 01/31/2022 22-7000-002
Judicial Marshal Trainee 12/31/2099 JM-1000-001
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) 12/31/2099 JD-7000-001
Office Clerk 12/31/2099 OC-8000-001
Court Recording Monitor Trainee 12/31/2099 CR-1000-001
Continuous Recruitment Statewide
Temporary Assistant Clerk I .
Temporary Paralegal .

Program Manager I

PROGRAM MANAGER I

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for managing, developing and monitoring programs, policies and procedures critical to a division’s operations.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Assignment of Program Managers to the I and II levels will be determined by the Chief Court Administrator based on recommendations from the appropriate Executive Director.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Formulates and oversees the implementation of programs, policies and procedures affecting one or more assigned areas of responsibility; monitors program and policy compliance with statutes, rules, regulations, directives, program guidelines and Judicial Branch goals and objectives; performs quality control audits; evaluates the effectiveness of both operational and administrative programs; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding assigned areas of responsibility; provides technical and consultative services regarding programs; analyzes current operations and makes recommendations for improvement; responds to complaints from the public; conducts research and prepares and analyzes management reports to determine the impact on current policies and procedures; conducts training in related areas; recommends solutions to problems in related areas; interprets statutes and rules of practice for application in program areas; may develop budget requests and options; may review and analyze legislative proposals and regulations; develops, forms, manuals and other instructional materials; conducts site visits; serves on department committees; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of court operations, trial procedures and rules of practice; knowledge of the principles, concepts and methods of statistical analysis; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; well-developed skills in interpersonal communications, oral and written communications; substantial database-oriented computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Nine years of professional experience in a broad range of functions related to assigned areas, including some responsibility for planning, research and statistical analysis, organizational analysis, or a related field.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor’s degree. 2) A law degree or a master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.




Seeking a Program Manager I for the JBCSSD, Administration, Programs and Services Unit. The duty station is 455 Winding Brook Drive, Glastonbury. Roles and Responsibilities include: supervision and development of staff; management and oversight of contracted programs and contract compliance; knowledgeable in evidence-based programs, risk reduction principles; assistance to contractors in meeting risk reduction goals.  Significant project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects; good writing skills required. Responsible for writing, reviewing, and scoring Request for Proposals (RFP).

Information Technology Analyst II - .Net Application Developer

Information Technology Analyst II - .Net Application Developer

.Net Application Developer

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch

East Hartford

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking a .Net Application Developer (Information Technology Analyst II) for the Information Technology Division, Application Development and Support Unit. Qualified applicants will possess experience in the specific functional area of Software Development

The successful candidate must be able to analyze, design, code, debug, and test complex to highly complex software applications and reports, including business intelligence packages and have the ability to lead a technical team by providing guidance and mentorship to junior staff in order to move projects forward. The selected candidate is also required to work with DBAs and Web Admins to configure, install and troubleshoot web applications and provide support for production issues.

Qualified candidates must be proficient with:
  • Visual Studio 2015 or above
  • .NET, HTML5 and CSS
  • SQL Server 2012/2016 databases
  • Create, modify, and debug Web applications and Services
  • Web UI design principles including responsive design
Proficiency with SQL Server including the ability to:
  • Create, Modify and Debug Stored Procedures
  • Create and Modify Table Structures and Relationships
Additional skills considered to be a plus are:
  • Knowledge of TFS / Azure DevOps
  • Responsive design principles
  • Knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written with a collaborative approach to work in a close team environment. Ability to work effectively with all levels of technical and non-technical staff and management is necessary.

Upon satisfactory completion of the initial probationary period, hybrid remote work may be available.

Salary Range: $83,403 - $113,524/year – plus State of Connecticut benefits. New employees begin at the minimum. The starting salary for existing state employees may be higher than the minimum, in accordance with existing Judicial Branch policy.

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch offers its employees a top notch array of health and retirement benefits including but not limited to: paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave, group life insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation, voluntary flexible spending account programs, discounted auto and home insurance policies and long and short term disability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Six (6) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific area of the position being applied for.

Special Experience: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the Information Technology Analyst I level or its equivalent.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.

2) A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

3) Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work.
Applications must be received by January 31, 2022. Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Careers at the Branch play an essential role for the public and society. Our meaningful, challenging, and interesting positions have a long-lasting effect that serves to advance justice and ultimately provides for the greater good of all.

Please reference posting number 22-4000-001

AA/EOE



Maintenance Service Worker I

MAINTENANCE SERVICE WORKER I

DIVISION: Branch - Wide

CLASS DEFINITION: Under the supervision of a Building Supervisor or a Maintenance Service Worker 3, performs assigned semi-skilled tasks in the following areas: building maintenance, grounds care and custodial services.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title. They may not include all job duties performed by employees in this title. Custodial maintenance of courtrooms, administrative offices, lavatories, and related facilities including: washing of walls and windows; dusts, mops, sweeps, scrubs, waxes and buffs floors; collects and disposes of rubbish and trash; performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs to buildings and equipment; replaces loose floor tiles; spot patches and paints; attaches shelving; moves furniture; puts up bulletin boards and pictures; operates hand and power equipment; performs routine grounds care, e.g. cutting grass, shoveling snow; helps a skilled worker by passing tools, carrying or lifting materials and running errands; may operate motor vehicles; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Any combination of education, experience or training which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties listed above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidates may be required to possess and maintain a valid CT Motor Vehicle’s Operator’s License.





Seeking a Maintenance Service Worker I for the Juvenile Detention Center to perform custodial maintenance of courtrooms, administrative offices, lavatories, and related facilities including: wash walls and windows; dust, mop, sweep, scrub, wax and buff floors; collect and dispose of rubbish and trash; perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs to buildings and equipment; replace loose floor tiles; spot patches and paint; attach shelving; move furniture; put up bulletin boards and pictures; operate hand and power equipment; perform routine grounds care, e.g. cutting grass, shoveling snow; help a skilled worker by passing tools, carry or lift materials and run errands; may operate motor vehicles; perform other related duties as required.

Juvenile Detention Deputy Superintendent

JUVENILE DETENTION DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT

DIVISION: Court Support Services

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for assisting in the overall management of a juvenile detention center. In addition, incumbents may be responsible for assisting with the oversight of residential contracted programs for juveniles.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from the Juvenile Detention Superintendent or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Assists with the supervision of staff and programs as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
*Assists with scheduling, assigning, overseeing, and reviewing the work of staff engaged in providing safe and secure conditions for juveniles;
*Directs staff engaged in providing intake, assessment, counseling, food services, medical treatment, recreation, and transportation;
*Directs substance abuse prevention program activities including developing, planning, and scheduling educational programs for juveniles and staff, assignment and supervision of case managers, training and resource development, assessment and counseling, coordination of services with probation and other areas, and discharge planning;
*Analyzes and evaluates the accomplishment of program objectives;
*Conducts performance evaluations for staff;
*Maintains twenty-four hour on call responsibility for the center and assigned programs;
*Assists with the development of policies and procedures;
*Acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding policies and procedures;
*Conducts assessments of juveniles through the use of interviews and psychometric tests to determine treatment needs;
*Prepares assessment reports for the court;
*Provides release planning for juveniles including the use of alternative placements;
*Manages operations in the supervisor's absence;
*Assists with the procurement of equipment and supplies, the maintenance of records, and the collection of operating reports such as time and attendance, personnel transactions, fiscal expenditures, and statistical records;
*Conducts safety and fire drills and is responsible for all security measures;
*Supervises the transportation of juveniles to other detention centers, residential programs, and outside appointments;
*May assist in physically restraining juveniles as necessary;
*Conducts on site visits to assigned programs to support start up and to ensure ongoing contract compliance;
*Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of the juvenile justice system; knowledge of juvenile detention centers and their operation; knowledge of custody, security, and control measures and of the techniques of maintaining discipline in a residential detention setting; knowledge of child psychology and development; knowledge of substance abuse treatment programs for children, including assessment and counseling; knowledge of community based resources available to deal with substance abuse; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience: Seven years of experience in a juvenile detention setting or related work.

Special Experience: Three years of the General Experience must have included lead or supervisory responsibilities.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2) A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from abusive/assaultive detainees; may be exposed to communicable diseases.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
1) A criminal record investigation will be conducted for all candidates.
2) Incumbents may be required to pass a physical examination.


This replaces the job description approved effective September 8, 2010 (addition of contracted program responsibilities).




Seeking a Juvenile Detention Deputy Superintendent for the Juvenile Detention Center to assist with scheduling, assigning, overseeing, and reviewing the work of staff engaged in providing safe and secure conditions for juveniles; direct staff engaged in providing intake, assessment, counseling, food services, medical treatment, recreation, and transportation; direct substance abuse prevention program activities including developing, planning, and scheduling educational programs for juveniles and staff, assignment and supervision of case managers, training and resource development, assessment and counseling, coordination of services with probation and other areas, and discharge planning; analyze and evaluate the accomplishment of program objectives; conduct performance evaluations for staff; maintain twenty-four hour on call responsibility for the center and assigned programs; assist with the development of policies and procedures; act as a liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding policies and procedures; conduct assessments of juveniles through the use of interviews and psychometric tests to determine treatment needs; prepare assessment reports for the court; provide release planning for juveniles including the use of alternative placements; manage operations in the supervisor's absence; assist with the procurement of equipment and supplies, the maintenance of records, and the collection of operating reports such as time and attendance, personnel transactions, fiscal expenditures, and statistical records; conduct safety and fire drills and is responsible for all security measures; supervise the transportation of juveniles to other detention centers, residential programs, and outside appointments; may assist in physically restraining juveniles as necessary; conduct on site visits to assigned programs to support start up and to ensure ongoing contract compliance; perform related duties as required.

Administrative Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently supervising administrative support or Courtroom Clerk staff or for performing advanced administrative support or complex technical support tasks at a paraprofessional level in a judicial service environment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class represents the highest level of administrative support positions in the bargaining unit. The class has four distinct uses:

Administrative Assistant (advanced technical or administrative support, or supervision of specialized administrative support services)

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk

Clerical Supervisor

Courtroom Clerk 2 (for 65% or more of their time, performs as advanced Courtroom Clerk or Supervising Courtroom Clerk);

In the Administrative Assistant uses of the class, positions serve in a paraprofessional role in complex, specialized or technical administrative support functions. For example, this may include paraprofessional practice of technical work in such areas as telecommunications or the supervision of complex accounting support work or the most complex and involved assignments of court support services.

In the Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk use of the class, positions perform complex juvenile case file management in conditions of strict confidentiality including serving as Courtroom Clerk in juvenile matters.

In the Courtroom Clerk II uses of class, incumbents are required to directly supervise or to serve as strong lead for other Courtroom Clerks including providing their training and daily work assignments, but not performance review. In jurisdictions having only one Courtroom Clerk, incumbents may serve as lead person for other court services staff members. In either case, incumbents are required to perform at an advanced level of competence in courtroom clerk assignments including serving judges in highly complex and involved cases.

Advancement to this class is not automatic. The class is intended to afford career progress opportunities both in administrative support services and in courtroom clerk occupations but is limited to well-qualified and proven incumbents in their respective fields of work and appointment must be based on demonstrated need for such positions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level staff as assigned, including providing training, making work assignments and reviewing completed work for accuracy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administrative Assistant uses: Supervises assigned staff in performing such work as: data terminal operation, court data management including data organization and retrieval, and production of finished data records; preparation and maintenance of case files and information for presentation in court; assisting clients, attorneys, pro se parties and members of the public in completing procedural papers and by explaining court procedures and court-ordered conditions of compliance; preparing documents such as reports, correspondence, notifications to parties, records and activity logs; performing such clerical work as typing, filing and general office support. Incumbents may supervise staff in posting, compiling and reconciling accounting support data such as accounts payable, receivable and payroll processing.

Positions may be assigned to perform specialized or technical work such as: planning, scheduling and overseeing the installation of telecommunications systems; assisting in the administration of Branch-wide purchasing; overseeing the management of complex and sensitive case files, including reviewing file content for completeness and providing instruction to support staff in proper case file development for the courts.

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk uses: Maintains court dockets and diaries of hearing assignments and case reviews; records judgments, orders and other file entries; coordinates and arranges appointments of counsel and referral for various professional services; executes and coordinates proper service of notice, summons and subpoena, including notice by publication and registered mail; reviews billings for accuracy and arranges for the payment of fees; provides for the orderly assignment of all cases for appropriate court hearing and assures that all files are prepared for hearing; provides or oversees all statistical reporting, bookkeeping, supply requisitioning, court attendance, execution of legal or court documents and file maintenance; may act for the Juvenile Matters Clerk during absences; may supervise assigned staff as designated by the Clerk or in the absence of the Clerk; may perform duties outlined in the Courtroom Clerk job description; performs related duties as required.

Clerical Supervisor uses: Supervises clerical staff; trains assigned staff members; assigns and reviews work for accuracy and timely completion; determines work priorities; may establish record keeping systems; provides input to staff performance reviews; analyzes and revises office procedures; coordinates workflow with staff and related work units; may serve as courtroom clerk; provides recommendations regarding administrative policies and procedures; types or word processes a variety of correspondence and reports, many of which involve confidential information; may receive and record revenues and fees; may prepare financial and budget reports; maintains inventory control and maintenance schedules for office equipment; performs other related duties as required.

Courtroom Clerk 2 uses: Supervises the work of Courtroom Clerks I including training, making work assignments and scheduling courtroom service. Performs courtroom clerk service in assigned courtrooms including assembling case documents, reviewing documents for completeness and in accordance with the preferences of judges; assisting judges at court in the flow of documents, properly recording motions and orders, recording and safekeeping exhibits; swearing those who provide testimony in court; and assuring the proper completion of documents resulting from judges’ orders. As advanced Courtroom Clerks, incumbents typically are called upon to serve as courtroom clerk for involved, complex or sensitive trials and hearings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Advanced knowledge of office administration and court support operations procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data and to produce complex written reports and records; ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information; ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to court support operations; ability to supervise and provide work direction to staff members; ability to instruct, train and evaluate staff members in assigned work duties.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Five years of experience in administrative support, accounting support, or court support work.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may substitute for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of two years for an Associate’s degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.




Seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Court Support Services Division Human Resources unit, to be responsible for complex assignments, requiring highly specialized skills, confidentiality, and independent judgement.

Judicial Marshal Trainee

JUDICIAL MARSHAL TRAINEE

 

DIVISION: Superior Court 

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for receiving training in providing the full range of security and other court-related services performed by Judicial Marshals, as assigned in accordance with established Judicial policies and procedures.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a Lead Judicial Marshal or other employee of higher grade.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:   Receives training in all of the areas outlined in the job description for Judicial Marshal; maintains safety and security of staff and visitors as assigned; may patrol interior and exterior of buildings; monitors all movement through assigned areas and checks all incoming persons for proper identification as required; inspects packages and mail for contraband; secures property taken into custody and maintains for return to original owner; may perform physical searches of persons as needed; conducts periodic searches of all non-secured or public areas; secures access points to assigned areas; checks area for fire safety and emergency evacuation procedures; may quell disturbances and physically restrain persons; may assist in the control and transportation of prisoners in custody;  may enforce parking regulations; may keep records and prepare reports; may calibrate metal detectors as needed; may transport files and documents requested by court staff; assists jurors and members of the public by guiding them to proper locations, providing directions and information as requested; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

Interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; basic computer skills; ability to think and act quickly in an emergency with judgment and discretion.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience: Graduation from high school (or GED certification) and any experience or training which would provide the skills and abilities indicated above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1)  Candidates must have reached their 21st birthday.

2) Candidates are required to obtain and maintain a Connecticut Commercial Drivers’ License  with appropriate endorsements (or whatever other license may be required to drive the prisoner transport vehicles operated by the Judicial Branch) during employment in the class.

3)  In accordance with Judicial Branch policy, incumbents are forbidden to have firearms while engaged in the performance of Judicial Branch duties.

 

CHARACTER REQUIREMENT:  In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate will be made before candidates are certified for permanent appointment.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT:  Candidates must possess general good health; be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, visual and auditory acuity to perform the duties of the class.  Applicants will be required to pass a physical examination.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Incumbents may be some risk of injury in performing the duties of the class.




Seeking entry-level applicants interested in starting a career path as a Judicial Marshal. Minimum requirements are possession of a high school diploma or general equivalency degree. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older. This is an entry-level position; extensive experience is not required; military experience or a demonstrated interest in criminal justice is desirable. Applicants selected for interview will be required to meet established physical performance criteria as demonstrated through a physical fitness test, a pre-employment physical, successfully pass a drug screening process as well as a criminal records check and general background check. Selected candidates will be required to attend and pass all phases of an approximately 15 week pre-service Academy followed by a course of field training. Skills to be acquired will include handcuffing, use of defensive spray and defensive baton, CPR, First Aid, prisoner management, and other skills relevant to the care and custody of prisoners as well as the safety and security of Judicial Branch staff and users of the courts. The Judicial Marshal Academy will include a physical training regimen to ensure the fitness of candidates for practical training functions. During the training Academy, recruits will be required to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with the proper endorsements to operate prisoner transportation vehicles.

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Judicial Districts in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Judicial Districts in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Judicial District indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the District and may not be limited by the applicant.

Note: If you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting. After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the Superior Court Operations Division, Personnel Services Unit.

Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional)

JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER TRAINEE (TRANSITIONAL)

 

 

DIVISION: Court Support Services

 

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for receiving on the job training in and assuming increasing responsibilities for the care and custody of juvenile detainees.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Positions of the class work under the general supervision of a Juvenile Detention Shift Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Receives on the job training and assumes increasing responsibility for supervising the daily activities of detainees; maintains security; admits and releases juvenile detainees in conformance with well-defined procedures; explains detention procedures to juveniles, parents, legal counsel, police, social workers and others in privity to the juveniles’ detention; administers intake questionnaires under the supervision of professionals; oversees and documents juvenile detainees’ behavior, including information on detainees’ apparent health, misconduct, abuse or potentially criminal conduct; supervises and participates in recreational activities with detainees; supervises and instructs detainees in procedures and principles of personal hygiene; takes necessary action to intervene and control detainees’ behavior which is physically threatening to themselves or to others; receives instruction and training from physicians and nurses in and assists with dispensing authorized medications to detainees and recording information about such dispensation; assists with transportation of detainees including attaching handcuffs and leg restraints and supervising the detainees during their preparation and transportation; prepares, serves and supervises meals and snacks for detainees in the absence of food services staff; assists in receiving and storing supplies; supervises the activities of detainees during visiting hours in accordance with detention policy; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Basic knowledge of the principles and practices involved in care and custody of juveniles; basic knowledge of the behavioral and emotional problems experienced by juveniles; basic knowledge of child psychology; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; basic computer usage skills; ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience: Two years of experience in performing correctional work or institutional supervision of adolescents, juveniles or young adults or comparable areas of prevention of juvenile delinquency.

Substitutions Allowed:

College training in a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half year of experience.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Incumbents may be exposed to risk of injury from assaultive or abusive detainees; they may be exposed to communicable diseases.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

A criminal record investigation will be conducted for all candidates; appointment to the class will be dependent upon successful clearance through such investigation.

Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license.

Incumbents may be required to pass a physical examination.




Seeking entry level applicants interested in starting a career path as a Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee. Applicants must possess basic knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the care, custody, safety and security of juveniles. Duties include: supervision of the daily activities of detainees; maintaining security; overseeing and documenting detainee behavior, including information on detainee health, misconduct, abuse or potentially criminal conduct; supervising and instructing detainees in matters of personal hygiene; taking necessary action to intervene and control detainee behavior which is physically threatening using approved control and restraint methods; maintaining order and discipline; applying handcuffs and leg restraints for detainees being transported.

Applicants selected for interview will be required to complete a pre-employment physical, successfully pass a drug screening process as well as a criminal records check and a DCF background check. Selected candidates will be required to attend and pass all phases of an approximately 5 week pre-service training followed by a course of shadowing in the detention center. Skills to be acquired will include handcuffing, TCI, suicide prevention, CPR, First Aid, Safe Crisis Management, and other skills relevant to the care and custody of juveniles as well as the safety and security of Judicial Branch staff. The pre-service training will include the proper application of approved restraint techniques. Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license. Incumbents should be aware that there is a risk of injury from assaultive or abusive detainees and exposure to communicable diseases is possible.

Applicants must be able and willing to work evening and/or night shifts, weekends and holidays. Mandatory overtime is likely. Positions will be full-time 40 hours.

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Detention Centers in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Detention Centers in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Detention Center indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the state and may not be limited by the applicant.

Please note that if you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting.

After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the Court Support Services Division Juvenile Residential Services. Starting salary is approximately $37,370 day shift and $39,138 night shift annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is committed to building a diverse workforce and encourages applications from female candidates.

Office Clerk

OFFICE CLERK

 

  

DIVISION:  Branch-Wide

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for receiving on the job training and for attaining increasing skills in operation of data entry equipment, word processing, document processing, public service and general office support in a judicial service environment.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:   This class consolidates the working titles: Office Clerk and Data Terminal Operator Trainee. Incumbents in this class may be designated to receive training in data terminal operation or in general judicial office support or a combination of both, according to the needs of the work unit, and to serve in an entry level in any of those capacities. Incumbents may be selected to follow a data terminal operation track or a general administrative support track. In either track, incumbents may perform a range of administrative support tasks involving data entry, data coding, filing, word processing, customer service, basic bookkeeping or other court services assignments. The class is intended to provide a range of skills and abilities for upward advancement of incumbents into other court services assignments and to provide incumbents with a range of skills and abilities for supporting court operations.

Incumbents in this class will progress to Administrative Clerk I after two years of satisfactory experience in this class.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the close supervision of an employee of higher grade.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Produces typewritten and word-processed material such as court reports, correspondence, financial and statistical statements and other documents; operates and receives training in operating data entry equipment; processes forms and documents such as purchasing, billing and agency forms; may receive, record and disburse money; may maintain records and summaries; meets and greets public visitors and performs other personal receptionist duties; answers telephones, routes calls and provides information regarding agency procedures; may make records of assignments and dispositions of court cases during court proceedings; maintains and batches files, forms and documents; may prepare documents for data entry including reviewing such documents for apparent errors; operates a variety of office equipment such as copiers, printers and similar equipment; performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  One year of related clerical experience involving operation of personal computer or data entry terminal; may be required to produce typewritten material at a rate of 40 wpm.




Seeking qualified individuals to perform a variety of clerical assignments including:  producing typewritten correspondence, reports and agency forms; answering the phone; assisting the public; maintaining files, and other related duties. Open positions include both permanent part-time and full-time positions.


Minimum requirements are one year of related clerical experience involving operation of personal computer or data entry terminal; may be required to produce typewritten material at a rate of 40 wpm.

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Judicial Districts in which they are willing to work. Candidates will be considered for positions within various Judicial Districts and the Hartford Judicial Branch Call Center.  Limiting availability by limiting Judicial Districts in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Judicial District indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the District and may not be limited by the applicant.

Please note that if you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting.

After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the hiring division.

 Current starting salary range is $36,725 annually - $41,971 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.

Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: https://www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number OC-8000-001

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Court Recording Monitor Trainee

COURT RECORDING MONITOR TRAINEE

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for operating electronic recording equipment to record verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings and preparing accurate and timely transcripts.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an Official Court Reporter or other employee of higher grade.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Receives on the job training in the following job functions in order to become proficient in the duties outlined in the job descriptions for Court Recording Monitor I and II:

*Setting up and testing recording equipment;

*Operating equipment to record verbal testimony during court proceedings;

*Monitoring recordings using earphones;

*Creating proper and accurate notes of court proceedings, including names of participants, case/docket numbers and marks notes for recall testimony;

*Preparing accurate transcripts and appeal papers in accordance with established deadlines;

*Assembling and maintains records and files;

*Preparing reports and correspondence as assigned;

*Performing clerical and other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of office administration; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to prepare accurate typewritten documents; ability to operate personal computers and other related equipment to enter, organize, store and retrieve data in accordance with established deadlines.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: One (1) year of clerical experience and the ability to produce accurate typewritten documents at a rate of 50 words per minute.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience.

ADVANCEMENT: After two years of satisfactory job performance, including the ability to type accurate and timely transcripts, Court Recording Monitor Trainees will automatically be eligible for advancement to Court Recording Monitor I. Advancement will occur on the first day of the first full pay period following eligibility.





Seeking individuals for on-the-job training to record verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings using electronic equipment. Successful candidates will set up, test and operate recording equipment; monitor recordings using earphones; create and maintain proper notes of court proceedings; prepare transcripts and appeal papers; assemble and maintain records and files; and perform other related duties as required.

This position is 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Current starting salary is approximately $39,450 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Judicial Districts in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Judicial Districts in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Judicial District indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the District and may not be limited by the applicant.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, the Superior Court Operations Division, Court Transcript Services, will contact you.

Once you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the application. You may reapply for the position once the one-year application period has concluded.

Continuous Recruitment Statewide

The Judicial Branch is accepting applications for the following continuous recruitment postings:

The Judicial Branch is temporarily suspending the following continuous recruitment postings. Please return to this website periodically for updates on these positions:

  • Adult Probation Officer Trainee

E-mail questions to: HR.Recruitment@jud.ct.gov

Temporary Assistant Clerk I

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
Temporary Assistant Clerk I
Statewide Openings

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, Superior Court Operations Division is accepting applications for the position of Temporary Assistant Clerk I for all Judicial Districts. Qualified candidates who are interested in potential employment, who may have previously applied but are not currently employed with the Judicial Branch, must submit an updated resume.   

These positions encompass a wide variety of duties including courtroom clerk, jury, caseflow, scheduling pre-trials, calendars, and other related duties as assigned in the Civil/Family Divisions and Criminal Part A Division. 

Minimum Qualifications: Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited law school, a law school graduate, or a licensed attorney admitted to practice law.

Compensation for attorneys and law school graduates is $20.01 per hour and $17.85 per hour for law school students. Temporary Assistant Clerk I is a full-time position of up to 70 hours in a two-week pay period. Eligibility for group health insurance (medical and dental) is attained after having worked more than 60 days on a half time schedule during 4 bi-weekly periods. If elected within 30 days of hire, group term life insurance begins after six months of employment. 

Please send a separate resume to each Judicial District in which you apply. Send resume(s) to:

  • Ansonia-Milford Judicial District: James F. Quinn, JD Chief Clerk, 14 West River St., Milford, CT 06460
  • Danbury Judicial District: Ann-Margaret Archer, JD Chief Clerk, 146 White St., Danbury, CT 06810
  • Fairfield Judicial District: Robert Wilock, JD Chief Clerk, 1061 Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06604
  • Hartford Judicial District: Brandon Pelegano, JD Chief Clerk, 95 Washington St., Hartford, CT 06106
  • Jury Administration: Esther Harris, Deputy Director II, 225 Spring Street, 1st Floor, Wethersfield, CT 06109
  • Litchfield Judicial District: Judith P.Lee, JD Chief Clerk, 50 Field St., Torrington, CT 06790
  • Middlesex Judicial District: Brandi E. Yanavich, JD Chief Clerk, One Court St., Middletown, CT 06457
  • New Britain Judicial District: Cynthia Skorzewski, JD Chief Clerk, 20 Franklin Sq., New Britain, CT 06051
  • New Haven Judicial District: Giovanni Spennato, JD Chief Clerk, 235 Church St., New Haven, CT 06510
  • New Haven Judicial District @ Meriden: Mary Deluca, Deputy Chief Clerk for JD Matters, 54 W. Main St., Meriden, CT 06451
  • New London Judicial District: David Gage, JD Chief Clerk, 70 Huntington St., New London, CT 06320
  • New London Judicial District @ Norwich: David Gage, JD Chief Clerk, 1 Courthouse Sq., Norwich, CT 06360
  • Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District: Megan McCaffrey, JD Chief Clerk, 123 Hoyt St, Stamford, CT 06905
  • Tolland Judicial District: Roy Smith, JD Chief Clerk, 69 Brooklyn St., Rockville, CT 06066
  • Waterbury Judicial District: Richard Haas, JD Chief Clerk , 300 Grand St., Waterbury, CT 06702
  • Windham Judicial District: Didier Destine, JD Chief Clerk, 155 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260

AA/EEO

Temporary Paralegal

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
Temporary Paralegal

Statewide Openings

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, Superior Court Operations Division is seeking paralegals to assist staff with courtroom activities in the Superior Court.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a paralegal studies program which earns the candidate a Paralegal Certificate or an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Paralegal Studies. Other acceptable qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree or other law-related experience.

Salary: $17.85 an hour

Temporary Paralegal is a full-time position of up to 70 hours in a two-week pay period. Eligibility for group health insurance (medical and dental) is attained after having worked more than 60 days on a half time schedule during 4 bi-weekly periods. If elected within 30 days of hire, group term life insurance begins after six months of employment. 

Please send a separate resume to each Judicial District in which you apply. Send resume(s) to: 

  • Ansonia-Milford Judicial District: James F. Quinn, JD Chief Clerk, 14 West River St., Milford, CT 06460
  • Centralized Services: Stacey Manware, Deputy Director III, 225 Spring Street, 3rd Floor, Wethersfield, CT 06109
  • Danbury Judicial District: Ann-Margaret Archer, JD Chief Clerk, 146 White St., Danbury, CT 06810
  • Fairfield Judicial District: Robert Wilock, JD Chief Clerk, 1061 Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06604
  • Hartford Judicial District: Brandon Pelegano, JD Chief Clerk, 95 Washington St., Hartford, CT 06106
  • Jury Administration: Esther Harris, Deputy Director II, 225 Spring Street, 1st Floor, Wethersfield, CT 06109
  • Litchfield Judicial District: Judith P. Lee, JD Chief Clerk, 50 Field St., Torrington, CT 06790
  • Middlesex Judicial District: Brandi E. Yanavich, JD Chief Clerk, One Court St., Middletown, CT 06457
  • New Britain Judicial District: Cynthia Skorzewski, JD Chief Clerk, 20 Franklin Sq., New Britain, CT 06051
  • New Haven Judicial District: Giovanni Spennato, JD Chief Clerk, 235 Church St., New Haven, CT 06510
  • New Haven Judicial District @ Meriden: Mary Deluca, Deputy Chief Clerk for JD Matters, 54 W. Main St., Meriden, CT 06451
  • New London Judicial District: David Gage, JD Chief Clerk, 70 Huntington St., New London, CT 06320
  • New London Judicial District @ Norwich: David Gage, JD Chief Clerk, 1 Courthouse Sq., Norwich, CT 06360
  • Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District: Megan McCaffrey, JD Chief Clerk, 123 Hoyt St, Stamford, CT 06905
  • Tolland Judicial District: Roy Smith, JD Chief Clerk, 69 Brooklyn St., Rockville, CT 06066
  • Waterbury Judicial District: Richard Haas, JD Chief Clerk, 300 Grand St., Waterbury, CT 06702
  • Windham Judicial District: Didier Destine, JD Chief Clerk, 155 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260

AA/EEO