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Last update: 08/30/2019

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Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Information Technology Analyst I 09/16/2019 19-4000-008
Information Technology Analyst II 09/16/2019 19-4000-007
Judicial Marshal Trainee 12/31/2099 JM-1000-001
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) 12/31/2099 JD-7000-001
Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor 12/31/2099 PP-1000-001
Continuous Recruitment Statewide

Information Technology Analyst I

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST I



DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator


CLASS DEFINITION: In an Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for performing a range of basic information technology tasks and/or application development.


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


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: It is not intended for the applicant to have all qualifications within each area; an applicant may have one or a combination of experience from various sections. The intent of the listed summaries is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and the responsibility common to all positions in the class.


SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL AREAS:

Audio/Visual Multimedia and Courtroom Technology: Provides basic software and hardware support for multimedia presentations, including creating, planning, designing, testing and operating teaching products and aids for use in executive-level training programs; provides basic technical and administrative support for courtroom and judges’ chambers audio/visual and telecommunications systems, including installation, operation, problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance.

Business Analysis: Manages routine system and project requirements; identifies changes to scope and tracks requirements through implementation; defines key business processes and identifies critical paths of operations; identifies the impact of technology on business processes; working with the project team, proposes, documents and assesses technical solutions to business needs, and verifies and validates basic system specifications; identifies process gaps; translates business needs into systems specifications; utilizes elicitation techniques.

Desktop Services: Diagnoses and resolves PC and desktop software needs using a variety of diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software issues and initiate repairs; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new software releases of routine nature; coordinates installation, modification and maintenance of network components; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; configures and installs terminal emulation software for host connection.

Network Support: Assists in the design and implementation of routine communication networks; assists in diagnosing and resolving issues using network management systems and utilities.

Quality Assurance: Analyzes routine project documents; identifies the impact of technology changes on current systems; assists in developing test strategies; translates systems specifications, written or derived, into test plans and test scripts; executes test plans and test scripts and documents results and defects; participates in the resolution of system defects; monitors test plans and verifies that development deliverables are consistent with the systems specifications.

Software Development: Assists in analyzing and designing, codes and tests routine software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; assists in the configuration and installation of application packages; assists with writing technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; assists in troubleshooting and supporting production issues.

Technical Help/Service Desk Analysis: Responds to calls, emails and personal requests for routine technical support; assigns, tracks, and monitors status of new and existing issues using appropriate software as necessary; acts as liaison between other technical staff, users and vendors regarding Technical Help/Service Desk requests; monitors personal computer (PC) performance.


ALL FUNCTIONAL AREAS: In all functional areas, the incumbent will use routine interpersonal and technical skills to perform and/or participate in the following:

  • Assists in diagnosing system problems and developing and coordinating resolutions;
  • Performs installation and implementation of new and existing technologies; assists in the evaluation of new technologies;
  • Tests and evaluates new hardware and/or software; may assist in making recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; assists in determining interface and utility requirements and uses design specifications; may act as a liaison to hardware and/or software vendors, developers, and management; arranges necessary hardware and software availability;
  • May assist in implementing network and system security guidelines;
  • Assists in executing specific disaster recovery plans;
  • May assist in making recommendations for migration and upgrade directions; may train business or technical staff on new procedures;
  • Assists in conducting system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; may conduct technical training programs for IT staff;
  • May communicate with business owners and management; may assist in development of current and future information technology policies, procedures and standards;
  • Performs and/or assists in the preparation of correspondence, manuals, business intelligence reporting and documentation as required;
  • Produces status reports;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Produces status reports;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Performs related duties as required.

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.


Seeking an Information Technology Analyst I responsible for courtroom technology and desktop services. The successful candidate will install and configure PC’s integrated with audio/video recording hardware and other desktop peripherals as well as network equipment needed for connection to the Branch’s LAN. Individuals should be fluent in basic desktop software such as Windows 7, Windows 10, and Microsoft Office 2016.

 

Desktop skills required will include proficiency in Windows 7, Windows 10, and Microsoft Office 2016. Additional skills would be a plus: Experience with ForTheRecord (FTR) Recording Software.

 

The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, as well as the ability to work effectively with all levels of technical and non-technical staff and management. Strong organization and documentation skills are required, client face times experience a plus, and an attitude to learn and grow with the position. The candidate must be able to work independently with supervisory guidance.

 

The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Audio/Visual Multimedia and Courtroom Technology: Provides basic software and hardware support for multimedia presentations, including creating, planning, designing, testing and operating teaching products and aids for use in executive-level training programs; provides basic technical and administrative support for courtroom and judges’ chambers audio/visual and telecommunications systems, including installation, operation, problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance.



Information Technology Analyst II

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST II



DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator


CLASS DEFINITION: In an Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of moderately complex information technology tasks.


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


SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May lead lower level IT staff and/or team members as assigned.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: It is not intended for the applicant to have all qualifications within each area; an applicant may have one or a combination of experience from various sections. The intent of the listed summaries is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and the responsibility common to all positions in the class. All applicants will assist higher level staff with projects related to more complex systems.


SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL AREAS:

Audio/Visual Multimedia and Courtroom Technology: Provides moderately complex software and hardware support for multimedia presentations, including creating, planning, designing, testing and operating teaching products and aids for use in executive-level training programs; provides moderately complex technical and administrative support for courtroom and judges’ chambers audio/visual and telecommunications systems, including installation, operation, problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance.

Business Analysis: Manages moderately complex level system and project requirements; identifies changes to scope and tracks requirements through implementation; defines key business processes and identifies critical paths of the operations; identifies the impact of technology on business processes; working with the project team, proposes, documents and assesses technical solutions to business needs, and verifies and validates moderately complex level system specifications; identifies process gaps; translates business needs into systems specifications; utilizes elicitation and facilitation techniques; entry level task coordination in support of project management.

Database Administration: Provides moderately complex level database support and troubleshooting; designs, installs, tunes and maintains integrity of enterprise wide databases; may lead integration efforts, transitioning applications to new technology.

Desktop Services: Diagnoses and resolves PC and desktop software needs using a variety of diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software issues and initiate repairs; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new software releases of moderately complex level; coordinates installation, modification and maintenance of network components; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; configures and installs terminal emulation software for host connection.

IT Security: Conducts routine and moderately complex IT risk analysis by assessing administrative, technical and physical safeguards; assists in performing IT investigations maintaining chain of custody and forensic analysis; prevents and responds to routine and moderately complex security intrusions.

Network Support: Designs and implements moderately complex level communication networks; diagnoses and provides problem resolution using network management systems and utilities.

Platform Administration: Performs moderately complex duties related to enterprise wide server, storage and email support; assists in the development of server, storage, and email standards; configures, installs, supports, maintains, upgrades, and may trouble shoot server, storage, and email software, hardware, off-the-shelf packages and operating systems.

Quality Assurance: Analyzes moderately complex level project documents; identifies the impact of technology changes on current systems; develops test strategies; translates systems specifications, written or derived, into test plans and test scripts; executes test plans and test scripts and documents results and defects; coordinates the resolution of system defects; monitors test plans and verifies that development deliverables are consistent with the systems specifications.

Software Development: Analyzes, designs, codes and tests moderately complex software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; configures and installs application packages; writes technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; troubleshoots and supports production issues; entry level task coordination in support of project management.


ALL FUNCTIONAL AREAS: The employee will use moderately complex interpersonal and technical skills to perform and/or participate in the following:

  • Diagnoses system problems and develops and coordinates resolutions;
  • Assists in managing planning, estimating, analysis, design, selection, installation and implementation of new and existing technologies; evaluates new technologies;
  • Tests and evaluates new hardware and/or software; assists in making recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; assists in determining interface and utility requirements and creating design specifications; may act as liaison to hardware and/or software vendors, developers, and management; arranges necessary hardware and software availability; may oversee hardware and software vendors;
  • Assists in the development and implementation of network and system security guidelines;
  • Makes recommendations for migration and upgrade directions; may train business or technical staff on new procedures;
  • May conduct system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; may conduct technical training programs for IT staff;
  • May act as task coordinator overseeing other technical staff and support personnel;
  • Communicates with business owners and management; may facilitate meetings; may assist in development of current and future information technology policies, procedures and standards;
  • May participate in Request for Proposal (RFP) process;
  • Assists in implementation and execution of disaster recovery plans;
  • Performs and/or assists in the preparation of correspondence, manuals, business intelligence reporting and documentation as required;
  • Produces status reports;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Performs related duties as required.

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.



Seeking an Information Technology Analyst II responsible for software development and support of applications for the Office of Victim Services.


The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Software Development: Analyzes, designs, codes and tests moderately complex software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; configures and installs application packages; writes technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; troubleshoots and supports production issues; entry level task coordination in support of project management.


The successful candidate must be able to work with business customers to analyze the requirements, develop, support and enhance the web components to satisfy them, and maintain the legacy VB6 system while this is in progress. Responsible for analysis, design, coding, testing, code migration, performance testing and maintenance of web sites using VB.Net and the Microsoft MVC framework. Develop database data access layer objects using SQL Server stored procedures to interact with SQL Server 2012/2016 databases.


Developer skills required will include proficiency in Visual Studio 2012, TFS, MVC using VB.net and Razor, J-Query and Bootstrap, HTML5 and CSS, including responsive design principles. Proficiency with SQL Server including the ability to write and debug stored procedures, create and modify table structures and relationships as well as normalize data is required. Knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) would be a plus.


Qualified candidates must be proficient with:

  • Visual Studio/TFS
  • SQL Server 2012/2016 databases
  • Web UI design principles

Proficiency with .Net includes the ability to:

  • Create, modify and debug applications using the MVC Framework
  • Modify and debug applications using Web Forms
  • Use Entity Framework

Proficiency with SQL Server including the ability to:

  • Create, Modify and Debug Stored Procedures
  • Create and Modify Table Structures and Relationships

Additional skills would be a plus:

  • Unit test creation (test driven development) and responsive design principles.

The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, as well as the ability to work effectively with all levels of technical and non-technical staff and management. Strong organization and documentation skills are required with an attitude to learn and grow with the position. The candidate must be able to work independently with supervisory guidance.



Judicial Marshal Trainee

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.

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 Operations Division Personnel Services Unit.

Current starting salary is approximately $40,922 annually – plus benefits.




Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional)

 

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 $34,885 annually – plus benefits.

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




Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor

Seeking qualified individuals for the Superior Court Operations Division to record verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings using electronic equipment.  Successful candidates will set up and test equipment; monitor recordings using earphones; maintain proper notes of proceedings; prepare transcripts; maintain records and files; and perform other related duties as required.

 

Minimum requirements are two (2) years of clerical experience and the ability to produce typewritten material at a rate of 50 wpm. Substitutions allowed: 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 one year.

 

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

 

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.

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 Superior Court Operations Division, Court Transcript Services.


Current starting salary is approximately $42,055 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.

 



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
  • Office Clerk

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