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Last update: 10/15/2021

Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Administrative Trainee 10/23/2021 21-7000-115
Permanent Law Clerk to Appellate Court Judge 10/25/2021 21-0000-009
Program Manager I 11/01/2021 21-7000-122
Court Support Services Intake Assistant 11/01/2021 21-7000-121
Information Technology Analyst I - .Net Application Developer 11/01/2021 21-4000-019
Information Technology Analyst II - .Net Application Developer 11/01/2021 21-4000-018
Information Technology Analyst III - Azure Cloud Application Developer 11/01/2021 21-4000-016
Information Technology Analyst III - Database Administrator 11/01/2021 21-4000-017
Facilities Specialist I 11/06/2021 21-3000-026
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 .

Administrative Trainee

ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINEE

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator; Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: Under the direction of an employee of higher grade, receives on-the-job training in introductory court administration for a technical or professional position within the Judicial Department.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Receives on-the-job training to qualify for advancement into a technical or professional level position within a division; performs a variety of increasingly responsible tasks in one or more administrative units; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: A Bachelor's or a Master's degree.*
*Note: Incumbents with a Master's degree may be hired at step 2 of the pay group.

APPOINTMENT: Appointment to positions in this class shall be for a period not to exceed twenty-four months.





Seeking an Administrative Trainee to receive on-the-job training to qualify for advancement into a technical or professional level position within a division; perform a variety of increasingly responsible tasks in one or more administrative units; perform related duties as required.

This position will work on the development, implementation and coordination of educational and vocational services provided in juvenile residential programs. Preferred candidates will have experience in education service delivery, including career and technical education.


Permanent Law Clerk to Appellate Court Judge

PERMANENT LAW CLERK TO APPELLATE COURT JUDGE

 

 DIVISION:  Appellate Court

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for conducting legal research, writing memoranda, reviewing draft opinions and assisting in preparing preliminary draft opinions for appeals presented before the Appellate Court. 

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the general supervision of an Appellate Court Judge.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  May lead/supervise lower level staff as assigned. 

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Performs legal research for a Judge of the Appellate Court, including analysis of the legal issues presented by the trial records and appellate briefs; upon request, prior to oral argument, provides bench memoranda which review issues and citations and reports on additional appropriate case law; upon request of a Judge of the Appellate Court, prepares memoranda of law for use in preparation of appellate opinions; as requested, reviews and prepares memoranda on substantive motions before the court, including summaries of law on issues involved and assessments of the validity of the motions; reviews draft opinions; assists in preparing preliminary draft opinions; performs related duties as required.

   

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited law school.




Seeking a permanent law clerk to perform legal research, write memoranda, review draft opinions, and assist in preparing preliminary draft opinions in appeals before the Appellate Court.

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 CLASSIFICATION 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, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of the principles of organization and management including public administration; considerable  knowledge  of  relevant agency policies and procedures related to program areas; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws;  knowledge of statistical methods and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable mediation and negotiation skills; computer skills; ability to interpret and evaluate research data; ability to analyze problems accurately and develop effective courses of action.

 

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 equalling 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 to formulate and oversee the implementation of programs, policies and procedures affecting one or more assigned areas of responsibility; monitor program and policy compliance with statutes, rules, regulations, directives, program guidelines and Judicial Branch goals and objectives; perform quality control audits; evaluate the effectiveness of both operational and administrative programs; act as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding assigned areas of responsibility; provide technical and consultative services regarding programs; analyze current operations and make recommendations for improvement; respond to complaints from the public; conduct research and prepare and analyze management reports to determine the impact on current policies and procedures; conduct training in related areas; recommend solutions to problems in related areas; interpret statutes and rules of practice for application in program areas; may develop budget requests and options; may review and analyze legislative proposals and regulations; develop forms, manuals and other instructional materials; conduct site visits; serve on department committees; perform related duties as required.

Experience in internal workplace investigations and use of force investigations preferred. Candidate should have knowledge of human resources functions.

Court Support Services Intake Assistant

COURT SUPPORT SERVICES INTAKE ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Court Support Services

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for providing assistance to Court Support Services staff by performing a combination of paraprofessional and highly complex clerical work associated with interviewing clients referred by the court for probation, family and/or bail matters.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Use of this class is limited to incumbents performing paraprofessional tasks to assist professional Court Support Services staff for a majority of their time. Incumbents may also perform higher level clerical and/or technical tasks.

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

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs a variety of duties to obtain client intake information necessary for assessment, referral and release decisions made by higher level staff; conducts client intake interviews and documents information such as residence, employment, education, family ties to the area, psychiatric, drug and/or alcohol problems, prior convictions, failures to appear, etc.; verifies information by contacting references and victims and prepares required forms; enters information into computer; contacts police departments within assigned geographical region to determine which locations have cases requiring interviews and may travel to police departments to conduct interviews; obtains arrest reports from police and may discuss cases with arresting officers to obtain additional information; conducts criminal record checks using computerized information systems to document prior offenses and criminal histories; may provide case information to clients and explain conditions and the importance of compliance and court procedures; notifies clients of required court appearances; follows up with clients who do not appear as required; prepares case records and files for court presentation; coordinates diversionary program participation and monitors participants' completion of program; prepares reports and correspondence; maintains records and activity logs; performs clerical work such as data entry, typing, filing, etc.; may collect urine samples from clients for drug testing; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of office administration and management; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to conduct interviews, record and verify information; computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Three years of secretarial/clerical, investigations or related experience in criminal justice or a related field.

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.

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

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





Seeking an Intake Assistant to perform a variety of duties to obtain client intake information necessary for assessment, referral and release decisions made by higher level staff; conduct client intake interviews and document information such as residence, employment, education, family ties to the area, psychiatric, drug and/or alcohol problems, prior convictions, failures to appear, etc.; verify information by contacting references and victims and prepares required forms; enters information into computer; contact police departments within assigned geographical region to determine which locations have cases requiring interviews and may travel to police departments to conduct interviews; obtain arrest reports from police and may discuss cases with arresting officers to obtain additional information; conduct criminal record checks using computerized information systems to document prior offenses and criminal histories; may provide case information to clients and explain conditions and the importance of compliance and court procedures; notify clients of required court appearances; follow up with clients who do not appear as required; prepare case records and files for court presentation; coordinate diversionary program participation and monitor participants' completion of program; prepare reports and correspondence; maintain records and activity logs; perform clerical work such as data entry, typing, filing, etc.; may collect urine samples from clients for drug testing; perform related duties as required.

Information Technology Analyst I - .Net Application Developer

Information Technology Analyst I - .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 I) 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, 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.


Developer skills required include proficiency in ASP.NET, HTML5 and CSS, including responsive design principles.


Qualified candidates must be proficient with:
  • Visual Studio 2015 or above
  • SQL Server 2012/2016 databases
  • HTML5 and CSS
  • Create, modify, and debug Web applications
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.

Starting salary: $75,727 plus State of Connecticut benefits.


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Four (4) 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.

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 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 November 1, 2021.  Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 21-4000-019

AA/EOE



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, 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.


Developer skills required include proficiency ASP.NET, HTML5 and CSS, including responsive design principles. Proficiency with SQL Server including the ability to create stored procedures, create and modify table structures and relationships as well as normalize data is required.
Qualified candidates must be proficient with:
  • Visual Studio 2015 or above
  • SQL Server 2012/2016 databases
  • Create, modify, and debug Web applications and Services
  • Web UI design principles
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.

Starting salary: $83,403 plus State of Connecticut benefits.


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 November 1, 2021. Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.


Please reference posting number 21-4000-018

AA/EOE



Information Technology Analyst III - Azure Cloud Application Developer

Information Technology Analyst III - Azure Cloud Application Developer

Azure Cloud Application Developer

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch

East Hartford

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking an Azure Cloud Application Developer (Information Technology Analyst III) 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 have hands-on experience with cloud application development and working with complicated enterprise applications in the cloud with a focus on security. The preferred candidate will work with Web developers and administrators to architect and define the standards for a secure environment to support cloud-based application. The selected candidate will also participate to develop and support future strategies for Microsoft 365 products and services.


Qualified candidates should be familiar with Cloud Based applications and able to design and implement new projects utilizing Microsoft .NET, and Microsoft Cloud technologies like:
  • Microsoft Power Automate
  • Microsoft Power Apps
  • MS Dataverse (Cloud Databases)
  • MS Dynamics 365
  • Visual Studio 2017 or above
  • MS SQL Server 2016 and SQL Azure databases
Developer proficiency includes:
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one of the .Net languages (vb.net or C#)
  • Knowledge with Windows DevOps architecture
  • Experience with Data structure and data flow
  • Experience in working with SOA and APIs
  • Develop Identity aware applications using Active Directory, ADFS and Azure-AD
Additional skills expected are:
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, planning and technical skills
  • Analyze requirements and prioritize and delegate tasks among team members
  • Build solutions that integrate with other systems from demos and proofs-of-concept to deploy and support the finished product
  • Share architecture and development best practices with team members
  • Provide technical guidance and mentor others in areas of expertise
Additional skills would be a plus:
  • Knowledge of Azure DevOps
  • Knowledge of PowerShell scripting
  • Experience with eSignature
  • Web UI & Responsive design principles
In addition to the required qualifications, the successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. The selected candidate must have the ability to manage the workload for projects and support daily on-going activities, resolve problems during and after working hours and a willingness to coordinate with other teams and work effectively with all levels of technical and non-technical staff and management is necessary. The qualified candidate will possess excellent technical skills along with the ability to foster a team environment.

Starting salary: $87,884 plus State of Connecticut benefits.


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Eight (8) 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 advanced working level with responsibility for performing a full range of moderately complex technical support functions as highlighted in one of functional area(s) listed above.

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 November 1, 2021.  Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 21-4000-016

AA/EOE



Information Technology Analyst III - Database Administrator

Information Technology Analyst III - Database Administrator

Database Administrator

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch

East Hartford

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking a Database Administrator (Information Technology Analyst III) for the Information Technology Division, Database Administration Unit.  The successful candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Database Administration:

  • Install and Configure Database Software including SSRS, SSAS, SSIS
  • Test and Install SQL Server Updates and Service Pack
  • Backup and Restore Database using SQL Native Backup and Red Gate Tools
  • Create, Test and Implement Database Recovery Plan including Disaster Recovery
  • Proficiency with Diagnostic tools like SQL Diagnostic Manager, SQL native Activity Monitor and Windows Resource Monitor
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems
  • Configure and Monitor High Availability Database solutions using AG, Replication and Log Shipping
  • Familiar with setting up SQL Server Service Broker
  • Grant and Audit Database Access requests
  • Proactively Tune database in Production
  • Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems
  • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory, VMWare
  • Analyze and Recommend database improvements
Starting salary: $87,884 plus State of Connecticut benefits.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Eight (8) 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 advanced working level with responsibility for performing a full range of moderately complex technical support functions as highlighted in one of functional area(s) listed above.

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 November 1, 2021.  Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 21-4000-017

AA/EOE



Facilities Specialist I

FACILITIES SPECIALIST I

 

 

                                                                                                           

DIVISION:  Office of the Chief Court Administrator

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for assisting in the planning, coordinating, implementing and maintaining agency and divisional facilities programs in the areas of maintenance, security and safety.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the general supervision of the Manager of Facilities or other employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  May supervise lower level staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  In the area of facilities management, conducts specific examinations and assists in conducting difficult and conceptually broad examinations of procedures, operations, and projects for conformance with identified unit and divisional goals and objectives; assists with the planning, design and development of new facilities programs;  acts as project coordinator, as assigned, for maintenance, security, safety and other facilities projects; conducts facilities inspections and identifies items to be addressed with  proposed action plans as required; prepares specifications for facilities projects; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding facilities programs; assists with the implementation of automated management project tracking and monitoring systems;  assists with the development of automated facilities management reports; provides consultation to administrative officials on management issues and procedures; assists in the monitoring and tracking of capital bond funds and prepares requests for Bond Commission item requests as required; assists with the preparation of the facilities capital and operating budget requests;  prepares facilities related  budget and expenditure analyses as required;  assists with the administration of the statewide recycling program;  assists with the administration of security related programs including card access system management;  assists with code related projects; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of business and public administration with emphasis on facilities management; knowledge of  governmental fiscal and budgetary practices; knowledge of research and statistical methods; knowledge of data processing techniques;  knowledge of maintenance of facilities and modern security methods; knowledge of state and federal occupational safety codes; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills;  computer skills; supervisory ability.  

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING              

General Experience:  Five years of professional experience in the field of facilities management.

 

Substitution 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) One year as an Administrative Trainee in the Facilities Unit may be substituted for the General Experience.

 

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




Seeking a Facilities Specialist I whose responsibilities will include: conducts facility inspections and identifies items to be addressed with proposed action plans; monitors the Unit's web-based work order system and dispatches service calls; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding Facilities programs; assists with the administration of preventative maintenance contracts; assists with code related projects; problem resolution and lease compliance in Judicial occupied lease space; maintaining capital project priority list; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.

The selected candidate will respond to after hour emergency situations as necessary.

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

AA/EOE


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