The mission of the Connecticut Judicial Branch is to serve the interests of justice and the public by resolving matters brought before it in a fair, timely, efficient and open manner.

Judicial Branch Job Openings

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

These are all the jobs available with the Judicial Branch at this time.
Last update: 11/02/2018

As of June 16, 2014, all job applications must be submitted via HR Online. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Click the HR Online link to access the system. Enroll in HR Online and click Available Jobs to apply for positions. Note that if you cannot complete your enrollment in one session, you can save your work and return later to complete the enrollment.

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  3. Once you are enrolled in HR Online, then you can apply for jobs in HR Online.
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Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Continuous Recruitment Statewide
Temporary Judicial Marshal 11/19/2018 .
Administrative Assistant 11/19/2018 18-3000-029
Staff Attorney / Human Resource Management 11/19/2018 18-3000-0
Juvenile Detention Shift Manager 11/19/2018 18-7000-0
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
  • Temporary Court Recording Monitor
  • Office Clerk

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

Temporary Judicial Marshal

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking applicants interested in serving as Temporary Judicial Marshals.  Applicants must have prior experience in Law Enforcement, Emergency Services, Correctional Services, and/or Fire Services.  Duties include: Maintaining safety and security of staff as assigned, patrolling assigned areas; securing access points; assisting jurors and members of the public by guiding them to proper locations, providing directions and information; and monitoring security cameras.


Minimum Qualifications: Must have prior experience in Law Enforcement, Emergency Services, Correctional Services, and/or Fire Services.


Applicants selected for an interview will be required to complete a criminal records check.  Selected candidates will be required to attend and pass a five (5) day training/orientation course.  Skills to be acquired will include CPR, AED, First Aid, as well as maintaining the safety and security of Judicial Branch staff.


Temporary part-time positions up to 19 hours per week are available.  Compensation is $20.00 per hour.  No benefits.


Please identify the Judicial District location(s) below in which you are interested in employment:


Locations Available: Ansonia/Milford JD, Danbury JD, Fairfield JD, Hartford JD, Litchfield JD Middlesex JD, New Britain JD, New Haven JD, New London JD, Stamford/Norwalk JD, Tolland JD, Waterbury JD, Windham JD


Individuals who are interested in applying should send a resume to:


Judicial Branch

Superior Court Operations, Personnel Services

90 Washington Street

Hartford, CT  06016


AA/EOE

Administrative Assistant

Location: Rocky Hill

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Materials Management Unit Warehouse. The incumbent for this position will work in both the warehouse and field offices.  

The duties of this position include:  Supervises warehouse staff, schedules field services and moves; trains assigned staff members; assigns and reviews work for accuracy and timely completion; determines work priorities; may establish record keeping systems; provides input on staff performance reviews; analyzes and revises procedures; works with vendors and outside organizations; coordinates workflow with staff and related work units; provides recommendations regarding administrative policies and procedures; processes a variety of correspondence and reports, many of which involve confidential information; may prepare financial and budget reports; maintains forms and equipment inventories and controls and maintenance schedules for equipment; performs other related duties as required. 

The preferred candidate will possess advanced knowledge of office and warehouse administration, considerable interpersonal skills, considerable oral and written communication skills, ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store, retrieve, and analyze data and to produce complex written reports and records, ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information, and ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to operations. 

This position requires lifting and in-state travel without advance notice.  The successful candidate will be trained to operate an electric forklift and must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut Driver’s License.

Starting Salary: $53,394 – plus benefits.

Experience and Training: Five years of experience in administrative support, accounting support, or court support work. 

Substitutions Allowed:  College training may be substituted for 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. 

Applications must be received by November 19, 2018.  Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.


Please reference posting number 18-3000-029

AA/EOE 

Staff Attorney / Human Resource Management

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking a Staff Attorney.  The ideal candidate will have experience in performing the following:

Representing management in a variety of proceedings including grievance meetings, arbitrations, contract negotiations, state prohibited practices, etc.; mediating and resolving complex labor relations issues; researching and analyzing legal questions and issues; preparing exhibits and witnesses; and interpreting and administering pertinent statutes, regulations and collective bargaining agreements.

Starting Salary: $68,449 – plus benefits

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Knowledge, Skill And Ability: Considerable knowledge of law and legal process, legal principles and judicial practice; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal statutes, regulations and policies; considerable knowledge of and demonstrated ability in legal research; knowledge of the rules of evidence and hearings procedures before administrative bodies; knowledge of collective bargaining and labor relations; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable negotiating and conflict resolution skills; considerable skills in writing technical contract provisions; computer skills; considerable ability to analyze legal issues, present statements of fact, law and argument; considerable ability to interpret and apply agreements; considerable ability to prepare and present cases at arbitration or other administrative hearings. 


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience: Membership in the Connecticut Bar and two (2) years of experience in the practice of law.

Applications must be received by November 19, 2018.  Applications should be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.


Please reference posting number 18-3000-0

AA/EOE

Juvenile Detention Shift Manager

Locations: Bridgeport and Hartford


The State of CT Judicial Branch is seeking qualified individuals for a Juvenile Detention Shift Manager responsible for managing the staff and operations of assigned shifts in a Juvenile Detention Center. 


The duties of the Juvenile Detention Shift Manager position include:  Manages scheduled shift activities in accordance with established priorities and adjusts work routines, schedules, and staff assignments to ensure safety and security of detainees and staff; inspects operations and observes staff interactions with detainees and provides staff coaching and counseling in order to improve performance and assist staff in resolving problems on a daily basis throughout the shift; consistently models appropriate behavior during all interactions with staff, detainees and visitors; communicates detention center policy requirements to staff and ensures staff adherence to policies; evaluates staff performance and conducts performance evaluations, including preparation of appropriate forms; provides regular on-site staff training; responds to emergencies in a supervisory capacity, taking charge and safely managing incidents to appropriate conclusion; manages incident follow up, including reviewing incident reports and preparing suggestions for improvement; maintains twenty-four hour on-call responsibility for the center; assumes responsibility for all center operations as the manager in charge of the facility in the absence of the Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent; oversees staff attendance records and daily logs; collaborates and coordinates with medical, mental health, and education to ensure detainee needs are met; physically participates in detainee restraints and takes necessary action to quell disturbances and assist staff in managing problem detainee behavior; prepares reports and correspondence; may perform other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications:

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the care and custody of juveniles; considerable knowledge of the behavioral and emotional problems experienced by juveniles; 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 usage skills.


General Experience:

Six years of experience performing correctional work, institutional supervision of adolescents, juveniles or young adults, or comparable areas related to juvenile delinquency prevention.


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 Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one 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 REQUIREMENTS:

1)  Incumbents must successfully pass criminal and child welfare investigations.

2)  Incumbents must possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

3)  Incumbents may be required to pass a physical examination. 



Applications must be received by November 19, 2018.  Applications should be submitted through the on-line application site atwww.jud.ct.gov/hronline/.  Paper applications will not be accepted.


Please reference posting number   #18-7000-0

AA/EOE