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Last update: 05/24/2019

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Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Office Clerk 05/28/2019 19-3000-006
Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor 06/03/2019 19-1000-043
Information Technology Analyst IV 06/10/2019 19-4000-004
Maintenance Service Worker I 06/10/2019 19-7000-051
Personnel Officer 06/10/2019 19-3000-007
Staff Attorney Human Resource Management 06/10/2019 19-3000-008
Judicial Marshal Trainee 12/31/2099 JM-1000-001
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) 12/31/2099 JD-7000-001
Continuous Recruitment Statewide
Temporary Assistant Reporter of Judicial Decisions06/03/2019 
Temporary Court Interpreter06/03/2019 

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 an Office Clerk in the Human Resource Management Unit.

 

The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced Human Resource environment, providing support for a broad range of professional functions. The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.   The candidate must be reliable and dependable, and capable of performing a high volume of computer and phone work and communicating professionally and accurately with employees, the public and union officials. Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills are required.  



Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor

COURT RECORDING MONITOR

DIVISION:  Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable  for recording verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings using  electronic recording equipment.

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

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Records verbal testimony during court proceedings; sets up and tests equipment; monitors the recordings using earphones; maintains proper notes of proceedings; including names of participants, case/docket number, tape and log numbers; clearly marks notes for recall testimony; prepares transcripts and appeal papers; assembles and maintains records and files; performs clerical duties, as assigned; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  Considerable knowledge of office administration and court support operations procedures;   interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to operate data terminals and personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data; considerable ability to prepare typewritten documents, correspondence and reports.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  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.


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.

 

This position is 35 hours per week –plus benefits.



Information Technology Analyst IV

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST IV

DIVISION:  Office of the Chief Court Administrator

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  In an Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor and/or working at an expert, visionary and strategic level performing highly complex and technical support work. This class has demonstrated mastery of their area of expertise and shares that knowledge with other areas, acting as a mentor to lower level employees and as a source of knowledge in their area of expertise to peers and those from other technical disciplines. This class has a strong relationship with their area's business partners and an in depth understanding of their needs and responsibilities.  This class establishes best practices within area.

 

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

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  May supervise staff as assigned or act as a team leader.

 

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:  Acts as a team leader to provide 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; acts as a team leader to provide complex technical and administrative support for courtroom and judges’ chambers audio/visual and telecommunications systems, including installation, operation, problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance.

Special Experience Required: Prepared, planned, designed and operated highly complex multimedia teaching products and aids for use in executive level educational programs; or designed and technically administered highly complex audio/visual systems including video conferencing.

 

Business Analysis:  Manages highly complex system and project requirements requiring extensive interaction with business partners; 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 or coordinating the project team, proposes, documents and assesses technical solutions to business needs, and verifies and validates highly complex system specifications; provides gap analyses; translates business needs into systems specifications; provides elicitation and facilitation services.

Special Experience Required: Participated in highly complex application development projects providing specifications, documentation, and/or training materials obtained using elicitation and facilitation techniques with all levels of the organization.

 

Database Administration:  Provides highly complex level database support and troubleshooting; designs, installs, tunes and maintains integrity of enterprise wide databases; leads integration efforts, transitioning applications to new technology. Consults to project teams including IT and business partners on database impact; recommends new development approaches for accessing data; targets and addresses database security risks.

Special Experience Required: Supported major enterprise databases including design, creation and tuning and integrity of enterprise wide databases.

 

IT Security:  Provides highly complex level of expertise for the selection, implementation, and support of highly complex security solutions.  Proactively researches new threats and solutions in preparation for possible security attacks. Provides a leadership role to the team in addressing immediate security risks, and leads the team in resolving these. Conducts IT risk assessments through detailed analysis of real-time and historical security data. Prevents and responds to security intrusions.

Special Experience Required: Initiated the selection, development and implementation of industry best practice security policies and technologies to secure an enterprise level network. Successfully led security project initiatives, including risk analysis and reporting as well as forensic analysis for threat assessment and system vulnerabilities.

 

Network Support:  Provides highly complex level of networking design to produce new and upgraded solutions both from a network driven or business driven perspective. Consults to project teams. Reviews the design and oversees implementation of highly complex communications networks; provides expertise in aiding others to diagnose and resolve problems using network management systems and utilities.

Special Experience Required: Led the design and implementation of high level enterprise network solutions of a major communications network.  Provided technical and administrative support for enterprise networks including documentation and management reporting.

 

Platform Administration:  Performs highly complex duties at an expert level related to enterprise wide server, storage and email support; leads and oversees the development of server, storage, and email standards; provides expertise to others to aid with configuring, installing, supporting, maintaining, upgrading, and trouble-shooting server, storage, and email software, hardware, packages and operating systems. Researches and makes recommendations and decisions on emerging technologies in this area.

Special Experience Required: Installed and maintained highly complex servers, storage, email software, hardware, packages and operating systems.

 

Project Manager:  Organizes and executes highly complex technology projects and subprojects within their area of responsibility including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling and closing of projects; schedules and facilitates meetings for planning, coordinating and tracking the design, development, programming and implementation of information systems projects and subprojects; works with a project manager or higher level employee to create project plans and help identify resource requirements and gaps; and tracks project progress; escalates risks to management for mitigation; produces status reports at all levels, both technical and executive.

Special Experience Required: Served as a project coordinator responsible for planning, coordinating and tracking the design, development, programming and implementation of highly complex information systems subprojects and projects.

 

Quality Assurance:  Analyzes highly complex project documents; identifies the impact of technology changes on current highly complex 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; facilitates the resolution of highly complex system defects; monitors test plans and verifies that development deliverables are consistent with the systems specifications.

Special Experience Required: Participated in application development projects providing test strategies, test plans, test scripts, testing and/or training materials for all project phases.

 

Software Development:  Analyzes, designs, codes and tests highly complex software applications and reports at an expert level; configures and installs application packages; writes highly complex technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; aids others in resolving highly complex production issues. Consults to project teams and other areas regarding area of expertise. Recommends modifications and improvements based on research and available new technology.

Special Experience Required:  Participated in the design, development and support of enterprise software applications and reporting.

 

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

 

·   Anticipates, plans for and delivers solutions to mitigate or avoid systems issues. Provides expertise in diagnosing system problems and develops and coordinates resolutions. Establishes best practices within area;

·   Manages or leads planning, analysis, design, selection, installation and implementation of complex new and existing technologies, processes and procedures; researches and evaluates new technologies;

·   Researches, tests and evaluates new hardware and/or software; makes recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; acts as the coordinator and vendor relationship manager between hardware and/or software vendors with technical staff and management; generates and provides cost information for management decision making;

·   Oversees the development and implementation of network and system security guidelines;

·   Coordinates and documents migration and upgrade directions; trains business or technical staff on new procedures;

·   Conducts system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; coordinates with technical staff from other areas to resolve issues and / or improve results;

·   Conducts training programs for IT staff in area of expertise;

·   Acts as project coordinator overseeing other technical staff and support personnel; plans, coordinates and directs projects of assigned staff within area of responsibility; reviews work of assigned personnel;

·   Calculates project time and cost estimates; prepares necessary procedural specifications to meet design requirements; defines data flow;

·   Manages project budgets and schedules; reviews work of assigned IT Staff and serves as consultant and/or troubleshooter; reviews documentation work of assigned staff;

·   Communicates and coordinates with business owners and management; organizes and facilitates meetings; develops information technology policies, procedures and standards;

·   Represents and independently makes decisions on behalf of their area of expertise;

·   Mentors lower level employees in their area of expertise;

·   Participates in strategic planning;

·   May provide input into performance reviews;

·   Provides significant input into the Request for Proposal (RFP) process;

·   Develops, plans, updates, and implements disaster recovery plans for area of expertise;

·   Provides clear written and verbal communication to business partners and technical staff, to direct management and others within the assigned area of responsibility and within the area of expertise;

·   May perform some or all of the above at the working supervisor level;

·   Prepares correspondence, manuals, business intelligence reporting and documentation as required;

·   Produces status reports;

·   Supports production applications and environments as required;

·   Performs related duties as required.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience: Ten (10) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific functional area of the position being applied for.

 

Special Experience: Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the advanced working level with responsibility for performing a full range of 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 information technology 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 information technology 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 accomplished Information System Security professional. The ideal candidate will possess experience and knowledge in the areas of cybersecurity principles, risk analysis, auditing, and security policy development, as well as a thorough and up-to-date understanding of cybersecurity best practices. This knowledge and experience will be critical in leading the Branch in developing and documenting sound cybersecurity strategy in accordance with NIST Cybersecurity Framework principles to ensure the protection of Judicial resources, infrastructure, and data, as well as ensure compliance with FIPS 140-2, IRS Pub 1075, and PCI standards where required.

 

The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of IT Security: Provides expertise for the selection, implementation, and support of highly complex security solutions; Proactively researched new threats and solutions in preparation for possible security attacks; Provided a leadership role to the team in addressing immediate security risks, and led the team in resolving these; Conducted IT risk assessments through detailed analysis of real-time and historical security data; Prevents and responds to security intrusions.

Special Experience Required: Initiated the selection, development, and implementation of industry best practice security policies and technologies to secure an enterprise level network. Successfully led security project initiatives, including risk analysis and reporting, as well as forensic analysis for threat assessment and system vulnerabilities.

 

The qualified candidate should have hands-on experience in the creation and implementation of business level cybersecurity plans, demonstrate a solid understanding of risk assessment methodologies, able to interpret relevant data, create comprehensive reports, and make presentations as needed. A working knowledge of Next Generation Firewalls, Intrusion detection, and anti-virus solutions is necessary. Required Qualifications:

 

  • Experience in security policy development
  • Knowledge of current vulnerabilities and remediation practices
  • Ability to develop and manage an Incident Response plan
  • CISSP certification
  • Experience with a SIEM solution (Splunk preferred)
  • Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Security risk analysis and auditing
  • Configuration and administration of enterprise-class SIEM solutions, next generation firewalls, and intrusion prevention systems
  • Documentation of information security policies and procedures
  • Implementation of Security Awareness Training
  • Threat assessment analysis
  • Leadership of Incident Response team

 

In addition to the required qualifications, the candidate must have a positive attitude, proficient verbal skills, a collaborative approach to working in a close team environment, excellent presentation skills and ability to represent the Branch in various Information Security meetings with collaborative effort, and strong writing skills, including submitting reports, proposals and post mortem analyses.

 

 



Maintenance Service Worker I

MAINTENANCE SERVICE WORKER I

 

 

DIVISION:  Branch - Wide

 

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

 

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

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:  Any combination of education, experience or training which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties listed above.

 

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

 

Seeking an individual to clean offices, lavatories and related facilities; move furniture; operate hand and power equipment; mow grass; remove snow; do trash pick-up and perform minor repairs. This is a hazardous duty position given the environment includes potential exposure to risk of injury from assaultive or abusive detainees and exposure to communicable diseases.  Designated staff will be required to report to work in inclement weather.  



Personnel Officer

PERSONNEL OFFICER

 

DIVISION:  Office of the Chief Court Administrator

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  In the Human Resource Management unit, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of complex professional and technical assignments relating to personnel management in the areas of employee relations and/or classification and compensation.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the limited supervision of the Manager other employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  May supervise lower level employees as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Employee Relations:  Supervises Employee Relations staff engaged in the provision of information/counseling to employees and the public on policies, practices and procedures relating to employment, benefits, retirement, transfers, separation, career development, etc.; oversees the processing of retirement applications, advertising for vacant positions and the use of temporary employment agencies; develops and implements personnel policies and procedures; oversees the Worker's Compensation program; develops and conducts new employee orientation programs; assesses training needs and develops and conducts training programs; develops and updates procedures manuals and employee handbook; trains new staff in personnel policies and office procedures; conducts performance evaluations; prepares reports and correspondence; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding policies and procedures; may screen, interview, refer, and recommend candidates for employment; develops and implements recruitment strategies; meets with Division managers to determine recruitment needs and desired qualifications; provides assistance to managers in the areas of recruitment and interviewing procedures; may counsel and refer employees to assistance programs; performs related duties as required.

 

Classification/Compensation:  Develops strategies and plans for compensation administration and research; conducts a full range of classification and compensation studies including complete project design; performs job analysis and develops new or revised job descriptions; conducts desk audits; performs organizational analysis involving job restructuring, staffing patterns, and performance standards; establishes criteria for class use and position slotting; evaluates jobs using compensable factor-based job evaluation techniques; performs statistical analysis of evaluation data to develop pay lines; recommends compensation levels for job classes; designs and conducts market surveys of wages and salaries and analyzes data; responds to inquiries or survey requests from other employers; meets with management, union officials, employees, and personnel staff of other agencies regarding classification and compensation issues; provides technical assistance to agency staff in the areas of classification and job evaluation; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of personnel administration including employee benefits administration, recruitment, classification techniques, job evaluation, and compensation; knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal statutes, regulations and policies; knowledge of training and employee development; knowledge of statistical principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  Seven years of professional experience in human resource management with responsibility for employee benefits administration, training and development, recruitment, classification and compensation.

 

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 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 Personnel Officer for the Human Resource Management Labor Relations Unit.  The preferred 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; and interpreting and administering pertinent statutes, regulations and collective bargaining agreements.



Staff Attorney Human Resource Management

STAFF ATTORNEY – HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 

 

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

 

CLASS DEFINITION: In the Administrative Services Division, Human Resource Management Unit, this class is accountable for performing a variety of complex legal research and administrative functions related to the Branch’s labor relations and other human resource activities having major statewide impact and significant financial accountability.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Director of Human Resource Management or other employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Represents the Branch in a variety of proceedings including grievance meetings, arbitrations, contract negotiations, state prohibited practices, labor/management meetings, etc.; prepares exhibits and witnesses; promotes effective working relationships between the Branch and union officials; researches and analyzes legal questions and issues; provides guidance, consultative assistance and training to managers and supervisors in labor relations and other human resources areas; assists in development of related policies; mediates and resolves complex labor relations issues; interprets and administers pertinent statutes, regulations and collective bargaining agreements and advises management on compliance in areas such as workers’ compensation, FOIA, ADA, FMLA, etc.; assists in determining relevance of FOIA and collective bargaining agent information requests and fulfillment of same; conducts research into pertinent labor relations issues to develop negotiating positions and strategies, as well as labor contract proposals and settlement agreements; reviews precision of technical contract language; prepares cost and impact analyses of union proposals; reviews and analyzes existing contracts, as well as pertinent grievance and arbitration awards; issues written findings to settle grievances and preserve integrity of labor agreements; recommends economic guidelines for settlements; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the Branch who may impact human resources activities; ensures consistency of policies and procedures and uniform interpretation and administration of policies and agreements; develops and maintains systems for evaluating program performance and effectiveness; analyzes operations to determine needs and makes recommendations for improvement; prepares case briefs for submission to the arbitrator; may conduct investigations and recommend appropriate action; may serve as expert witness; may assign and review work of lower level staff; drafts reports, Supreme Court memos and other correspondence; performs special projects as assigned; performs related duties as required. 

 

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.

Seeking a Staff Attorney for the Human Resource Management Labor Relations Unit.  The preferred 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.



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.


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 Assistant Reporter of Judicial Decisions

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is accepting applications for Temporary Assistant Reporter of Judicial Decisions. Attorneys and law school graduates in this position assist in proofing, reading, editing and drafting of headnotes for the Supreme and Appellate Court opinions. Duties will include editorial review of opinions, performing legal research, and drafting of procedural histories, syllabuses, and indices for Supreme and Appellate Court opinions.

Compensation for attorneys is $26.39 per hour. Temporary Assistant Reporter of Judicial Decisions is a full-time, temporary position of up to 80 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 pay periods. If elected within 30 days of hire, group term life insurance begins after six months of employment. AA/EEO

Minimum Qualifications: Membership in the Connecticut Bar.

Salary: $26.39 an hour – plus benefits

Please send a resume to Attorney Paul S. Hartan, Chief Administrative Officer Supreme and Appellate Court, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 by the closing date of June 3, 2019.

Temporary Court Interpreter

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking Temporary Court Interpreters to provide highly qualified interpreting services to persons with limited English proficiency. The Connecticut Judicial Branch Interpreter and Translator Services Unit is particularly interested in persons with strong language skills in English combined with any of the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Albanian, Haitian Creole, Chinese Cantonese, Chinese Mandarin, Russian and Vietnamese; but will offer qualifying examinations to interpreter candidates for all languages.

Minimum qualifications required: To have strong language skills in English and another language(s), and demonstrate fluency on the written and oral screening exams. Applicants must have access to a car and be willing to travel within Connecticut as needed to provide interpreting services.

Salary: $17.23 per hour / 35 hours per week – plus benefits

For more detailed information, please visit: https://jud.ct.gov/external/news/jobs/interpreter.htm or call 860-706-5042

Resume and registration form must be sent to Interpreter.Employment@jud.ct.gov and received by June 3, 2019.

AA/EOE