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These are all the jobs available with the Judicial Branch at this time.
Last update: 03/05/2021

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Job Title and Description Appointment Promotion Relocation Job ID Closing Date
Mail Handler 21-1000-017 03/08/2021
Assistant Chief Disciplinary Counsel 21-1000-029 03/08/2021
Office Clerk 21-1000-030 03/08/2021
Information Technology Analyst III 21-3000-004 03/08/2021
Clinical Coordinator 21-7000-028 03/15/2021
Caseflow Coordinator Trainee 21-1000-031 03/15/2021
Caseflow Coordinator I 21-1000-032 03/15/2021
Caseflow Coordinator II 21-1000-033 03/15/2021
Assistant Clerk, JD/GA 21-1000-034 03/15/2021
First Assistant Clerk 21-1000-035 03/15/2021
Supervising Support Enforcement Officer 21-1000-036 03/15/2021
Support Enforcement Services Supervisor 21-1000-037 03/15/2021
Support Enforcement Officer II 21-1000-038 03/15/2021
Support Enforcement Officer I 21-1000-039 03/15/2021
Support Enforcement Officer Trainee 21-1000-040 03/15/2021
Deputy Chief Judicial Marshal 21-1000-041 03/22/2021
Assistant Examiner of Seized Property 21-1000-042 03/22/2021
Manager of Administrative Services II 21-7000-029 03/22/2021
Deputy Clerk, Geographical Area/Juvenile Matters 21-1000-043 03/22/2021
Chief Probation Officer I 21-7000-030 03/22/2021
Chief Probation Officer II 21-7000-031 03/22/2021
Volunteer/Intern Program Coordinator 21-8100-001 03/22/2021
Judicial Marshal Trainee JM-1000-001 12/31/2099
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) JD-7000-001 12/31/2099
Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor PP-1000-001 12/31/2099

Mail Handler

MAIL HANDLER

 

  

DIVISION:  Branch-wide

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for performing a variety of routine assignments including acting as a courier and for operating office and production equipment.

 

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

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Receives, sorts and delivers mail and supplies; retrieves and delivers materials to various locations; delivers bank deposits; may perform routine clerical duties such as filing, ordering and maintaining supplies, storing and receiving records, assisting in the records destruction program, maintaining and updating looseleaf publications, etc.; may operate simple office/production equipment such as postage meters, copiers, collators, and video equipment; may assist in shipping materials; may proofread publications; may respond to public inquiries; performs related duties as required.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  Any combination of experience, training and education which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

 

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




Seeking a Mail Handler for the Centralized Infractions Bureau. The successful candidate will receive, sort, and deliver mail and supplies, retrieve and deliver materials to various locations, deliver bank deposits, perform routine clerical duties such as filing, ordering, and maintaining supplies, store and receive records, assist in the records destruction program, and maintain and update loose-leaf publications, etc.  The candidate may operate simple office/production equipment such as postage meters, copiers, collators, and video equipment, may assist in shipping materials, may proofread publications, may respond to public inquiries, and perform other related duties as required.

In-state travel is required. Candidates must have a valid motor vehicle operator's license and the ability to lift a minimum of 20 lbs.

Assistant Chief Disciplinary Counsel

ASSISTANT CHIEF DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for assisting the Chief Disciplinary Counsel in the investigation and pursuit, where appropriate, of complaints against attorneys and allegations of unauthorized practice of law.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel, First Assistant Chief Disciplinary Counsel or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Assists in the review of records of complaints from grievance panels in matters where probable cause has been found and makes appropriate recommendations concerning dispositions to the statewide grievance committee or a reviewing committee after a hearing on a complaint is concluded; pursues complaints before the statewide grievance committee where probable cause has been found; pursues complaints before a grievance panel on the issue of probable cause where requested to do so by the panel; may file written complaints alleging attorney misconduct; defends appeals by attorneys from decisions of the statewide grievance committee or a reviewing committee imposing a reprimand or other sanction; drafts, files, and litigates presentments of attorneys to the Superior Court and appeals from same; drafts, files, and litigates applications for the interim suspension, reciprocal discipline, discipline following criminal convictions, and the placement on inactive status of attorneys; assists Judges of the Superior Court as necessary in matters involving alleged misconduct in cases before the court; may represent the statewide grievance committee in the Superior Court in resignation hearings and hearings conducted on applications for inactive status brought by attorneys; may represent the grievance committee in lawsuits filed against it and appeals therefrom; may negotiate dispositions of complaints with respondents and their attorneys, subject to approval of the statewide grievance committee, reviewing committee, or the court; performs necessary legal research; investigates and prosecutes complaints involving unauthorized practice of law; may conduct special assignments as directed; acts for the Chief Disciplinary Counsel during absences; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of law and legal process, legal principles and practice and the Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys; knowledge of litigation and the appellate process; knowledge of and ability to apply relevant State and Federal laws; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to analyze legal problems, present statements of fact, law, and argument.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Membership in the Connecticut Bar and seven (7) years of experience in the practice of law. Some private practice experience is preferred.
Note: Litigation experience is required. Both trial and appellate court litigation experience is preferred, but administrative experience is acceptable.

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




Seeking a qualified individual to assist the Chief Disciplinary Counsel in the investigation and pursuit, where appropriate, of complaints against attorneys and allegations of unauthorized practice of law.

The successful candidate will assist in the review of records of complaints from grievance panels in matters where probable cause has been found, pursue matters at contested hearings before the statewide grievance committee or a reviewing committee, and make appropriate recommendations concerning dispositions to the statewide grievance committee or a reviewing committee. The successful candidate will also handle other attorney disciplinary matters before the Superior Court that may include but are not limited to appointment to act as Trustee to inventory the files and take other appropriate action to protect the interests of the clients of deactivated attorneys and, in certain cases, deceased attorneys and any appeals from those decisions.

Note: Permanent, full time employees may not practice law anywhere else per Connecticut Practice Book Section 2-34A (a).

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 CLASSIFICATION 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.





Information Technology Analyst III

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST III

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

CLASS DEFINITION: In an Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for working at an advanced level performing complex and technical support work.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision 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: Provides 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 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 multimedia teaching products and aids for use in executive level educational programs; or designed and technically administered audio/video systems including visual conferencing.

Business Analysis: Manages complex 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 complex system specifications; provides gap analyses; translates business needs into systems specifications; provides elicitation and facilitation services.
Special Experience Required: Participated in application development projects providing specifications, documentation, and/or training materials obtained using elicitation and facilitation techniques.

Database Administration: Provides complex level database support and troubleshooting; designs, installs, tunes and maintains integrity of enterprise wide databases; leads integration efforts, transitioning applications to new technology.
Special Experience Required: Supported major enterprise databases including design, creation and tuning.
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 complex and/or enterprise wide software releases; 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.
Special Experience Required: Participated in the selection, development and implementation of industry best practice security policies and technologies to secure an enterprise level network. Led security project initiatives, provided risk analysis and reporting as well as forensic analysis for threat assessment and system vulnerabilities.

Network Support: Designs and implements moderately complex level communication networks; diagnoses and provides problem resolution using network management systems and utilities.
Special Experience Required: Assisted in the design, implementation and management of a major communications network. Provided technical and administrative support for a wide area network (WAN) or network software.

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.
Special Experience Required: Assisted in the installation and maintenance of major sub-systems or installed and maintained other host and/or mini-computer systems.

Project Management: Assists the Project Manager or higher level employee in organizing and executing complex technology subprojects and projects; coordinates, monitors & controls and closes projects; schedules and facilitates meetings for planning, coordinating and tracking the design, development, programming and implementation of information systems subprojects and projects; tracks project progress and escalates risks to management for mitigation; produces project status reports for management use.
Special Experience Required: Served as a task coordinator responsible for planning, coordinating and tracking the design, development, programming and implementation of information system project components.

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

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

  • Diagnoses system problems and develops and facilitates resolutions;
  • Manages planning, estimating, analysis, design, selection, installation and implementation of new and existing technologies; evaluates new technologies;
  • Tests and evaluates new hardware and/or software; makes recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; determines interface and utility requirements and creates design specifications; acts as liaison to hardware and/or software vendors, developers, and management; arranges necessary hardware and software availability; oversees hardware and software vendors;
  • Develops and implements network and system security guidelines;
  • Makes recommendations for migration and upgrade directions; trains business or technical staff on new procedures;
  • Conducts system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; conducts technical training programs for IT staff;
  • Acts as project coordinator overseeing other technical staff and support personnel; plans and coordinates projects of assigned staff; 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 with business owners and management; facilitates meetings; assists in development of current and future information technology policies, procedures and standards;
  • Participates in Request for Proposal (RFP) process;
  • Implements and executes disaster recovery plans, assists in determining critical applications and personnel, or ensures offsite backups;
  • 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: 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.





Seeking an Information Technology Analyst III to serve as a Business Systems Analyst III for the Financial Services Technology Unit of the Administrative Services Division.  Qualified applicants will possess experience in the specific functional area of Business Analysis.

Preferred candidates will possess the following:
  • Functional knowledge and skills reflective of a competent business analyst with the ability to deliver on work of high technical complexity.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to apply the appropriate knowledge and techniques necessary to draw out requirements completely and accurately from business participants.
  • Ability to organize and produce information provided by business participants to enable the project team to implement a solution that meets those needs and also identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Ability to create and manage documentation that supports the effective delivery of technology that meets specific business needs.
  • Ability to determine the appropriate business analyst activities, tools, and techniques necessary to complete, manage, and monitor a business analysis effort within the SDLC.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity, use judgment to make decisions, take initiative, and apply critical thinking.
  • Proven ability to work with staff of varying skill levels (executive, business stakeholders, technical, non-technical, and end users).
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaboratively structure and facilitate working and informational sessions with both business and technical personnel, of varying levels of experience and skills, to achieve desired outcomes with limited direction.
  • Excellent change management skills with the ability to respond to change requests and resource adjustments.
  • Ability to effectively interface with others and develop healthy, productive work interactions.
  • Strong experience with MS Office Suite, including SQL, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio.
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server.
  • Quality Assurance experience a plus, which includes ability to translate system specifications (written or derived) into test plans and test cases; executes test plans and test scripts and documents results and defects; monitors test plans and verifies that development deliverables are consistent with the systems specifications.


Clinical Coordinator

CLINICAL COORDINATOR

 

 

DIVISION:  Court Support Services

 

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently providing the full range of advanced clinical support services relative to delinquency and Family with Service Needs cases at one or more Juvenile Matters court locations.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the limited supervision of a central manager or other designated employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  May lead/supervise lower level employees and volunteers/interns as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  In delinquency and Family with Service Needs cases, assesses cases for appropriateness for evaluation and/or referral for treatment, including but not limited to psychiatric, psychological, sex offender, substance abuse, and multidisciplinary evaluations, and psychiatric hospitalization; conducts assessments as directed by the court providing clinical diagnoses and treatment recommendations and/or plans; provides routine and crisis consultation to court personnel; conducts conferences with parents, probation officers, attorneys, and the Department of Children and Families; utilizes mediation and negotiation skills to facilitate agreement on necessary evaluations and the forensic questions to be answered; develops agreements between the parties which provide for the best interests of the child and are judicially acceptable; confers with the presiding judge to discuss case status, mental health issues and court policies and procedures regarding mental health assessments; provides guidance, technical assistance and training for involved parties on mental health issues, assessments, treatments, evaluation procedures, and other social issues related to juvenile delinquency and status offending; when appropriate assists with quality assurance for contracted evaluators, and reviews evaluations for completeness and accuracy; collects and reviews collateral information pertaining to the child and family; contacts parents/guardians regarding scheduled appointments and transportation needs; manages third party reimbursement; attends court hearings as required and prepares and presents oral and written evaluations when ordered; prepares statistical and administrative reports and correspondence related to court operations; develops, maintains and utilizes relationships with community agencies to make appropriate evaluation and treatment referrals for services and to obtain necessary information; may assist in training new Clinical Coordinators; may supervise volunteers or interns in the performance of assessments and case monitoring duties; serves as liaison to public and private agencies; may assist supervisor with a variety of special projects with statewide impact including research projects and data collection;  participates on a variety of committees; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of complex behavioral health issues, family dynamics and child development; considerable knowledge of the juvenile justice system and familiarity with forensic evaluation; considerable knowledge of the social, cultural, economic, psychological and legal issues influencing the attitudes and behaviors of clients and their families; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations pertaining to delinquency, status offenses, and the Department of Children and Families; knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills necessary to obtain the confidence of judges and attorneys and to effectively negotiate complex issues; considerable counseling skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  Licensed or license eligible in Connecticut as a physician, psychologist, social worker, psychiatric nurse practitioner, professional counselor or equivalent and  three years of professional experience in child/adolescent mental health or forensic mental health.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents are required to have a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license and a motor vehicle available for daily use.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions when interviewing detained clients. 



Caseflow Coordinator Trainee

CASEFLOW COORDINATOR TRAINEE

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for receiving on the job training in professional tasks associated with facilitating and expediting the flow of criminal, civil and family cases through the court system.

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Receives training in and is given progressively responsible assignments in the implementation of effective and efficient methods for processing and administering the progress of legal cases through the court system including such actions as arranging for juries, courtrooms, interpreters, witnesses and documents as outlined in the job description for Caseflow Coordinator I; assists in tracking and processing cases to disposition by judges, referees, fact finders, magistrates, juries and others; prepares trial schedules and notifies parties of those schedules; assists in analyzing caseflow statistics and preparing statistical and narrative reports on case movement through the judicial system; assists in analyzing continuance requests from attorneys and making recommendations to judges on granting continuances; assists in monitoring case flows through computer based and documentary data and sets and modifies trial schedules according to changing circumstances; performs related duties as required.

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

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: A Bachelor’s degree.




Caseflow Coordinator I

CASEFLOW COORDINATOR I

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of professional tasks in implementing policies and procedures for facilitating and expediting the flow of criminal, civil and family cases through the court system.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Positions of the class are distinguished from the case flow Coordinator II in that this class is appropriate for the full, standard professional practice of scheduling, expediting and administering the efficient and appropriate movement of trial cases through the court. Case flow Coordinators II provide more advanced analyses and facilitation of case movement as well as consultative services to judges and attorneys in expediting case resolution.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Positions of the class may work under the direction of various administrators in different jurisdictions but typically work under the administrative direction of a Judicial District Chief Clerk or other employee of higher grade. In some jurisdictions, positions work under the direction of a Presiding Judge or Administrative Judge.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Positions may serve as lead for Temporary Assistant Clerks, providing them with training and guidance in such areas as court procedures and court administration.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Implements effective and efficient methods for processing and administering the progress of legal cases through the court system including such actions as arranging for juries, courtrooms, interpreters, witnesses and documents; tracks and processes cases to disposition by judges, referees, fact finders, magistrates, juries and others; prepares trial schedules and notifies parties of those schedules; analyzes case flow statistics and prepares statistical and narrative reports on case movement through the judicial system; analyzes continuance requests from attorneys and makes recommendations to judges on granting continuances; monitors case flows through computer based and documentary data and sets and modifies trial schedules according to changing circumstances; performs related duties as required.

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

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Six years of professional experience in court administration, law or a related field.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) College training may be substituted for the general experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor’s degree.
2) A law degree or a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice or a related field may be substituted for one additional year of the general experience.
3) Two years of experience as a Case flow Coordinator Trainee may be substituted for the General Experience.
4) One year of experience as a Case flow Coordinator Trainee and a law degree or a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience.

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





Caseflow Coordinator II

CASEFLOW COORDINATOR II

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for performing advanced level professional practice of the procedural management, processing and administrative support of criminal, civil and family cases through the court systems.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Positions allocated to this class are reserved for those specifically designated to perform advanced levels of directing the processing, expediting, administrative support for movement to trial and compromising of criminal, civil and family cases in the Superior Court. While the standard professional practice of case flow management emphasizes the administrative tasks of arranging for the movement of cases through the court systems, positions at the Coordinator II level are expected to facilitate the legal processes of alternative approaches to compromise, settlement, treatment referral and expeditious procedure to trial. Typically, incumbents in the Coordinator II position are sought out by judges and attorneys for methods to resolve conflicting issues of how to move individual cases through the system. At the Coordinator II level, incumbents are expected to have a highly-developed competence in understanding such issues as the likelihood of case settlement based on types of cases, attorneys involved and past histories of judges’ judgments and juries’ verdicts.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Positions of the class may work under the direction of various administrators in different jurisdictions but typically work under the administrative direction of a Judicial District Chief Clerk or other employee of higher grade. In some jurisdictions, positions work under the direction of a Presiding Judge or Administrative Judge.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Positions may serve as lead for Temporary Assistant Clerks, providing them with training and guidance in such areas as court procedures and court administration.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Develops and implements effective and efficient methods for processing and administering the progress of legal cases through the court system including such actions as arranging for juries, courtrooms, interpreters, witnesses and documents; provides skilled tracking and processing of cases to disposition by judges, referees, fact finders, magistrates, juries and others; prepares trial schedules and notifies parties of those schedules; analyzes case flow statistics and prepares statistical and narrative reports on case movement through the judicial system; analyzes continuance requests from attorneys, makes recommendations to judges and, where court authority is authorized, may grant continuance and uncontested dismissals; monitors case flows through computer based and documentary data and sets and modifies trial schedules according to changing circumstances; provides consultation to judges and attorneys on procedural methods of expediting case flow and case resolution; performs related duties as required.

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

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Eight years of professional experience in court administration, law or a related field.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) Two years of experience as a Case flow Coordinator I may be substituted for the general experience.
2) 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. 3) A law degree or a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice or 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 work.




Assistant Clerk, JD/GA

ASSISTANT CLERK - JD/GA

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in reviewing and processing a variety of court documents and performing other administrative duties.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a Chief Clerk or other employee of higher grade.

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

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Reviews, evaluates, and processes a variety of files, motions, orders, and judgments in civil, criminal, family, and housing areas; monitors compliance with applicable statutes, case law, and rules of court; schedules pre-trial and trial calendars; notifies involved parties of case status and court decisions; may review and schedule special proceedings; may act as caseflow coordinator and assume responsibility for monitoring civil, criminal, or family assignment lists; may prepare and distribute short calendar; may arrange for transportation of prisoners; may oversee administrative support staff in providing assistance to attorneys and pro se litigants in preparing and filing appropriate documents and to ensure accurate entry of court records and dispositions into case files; may perform daily bookkeeping record entry and reporting; may perform jury administration duties; may perform the following duties of a courtroom clerk as necessary: swears in witnesses and jurors, keeps lists of witnesses and exhibits, records dispositions and other orders of the court, prepares files for data entry or other administrative record keeping; may supervise staff, conduct performance appraisals and provide training; may act for supervisor during absences; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY:
Knowledge of civil, criminal, family, and housing law; knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; computer skills; supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Graduation from law school.
Substitutions Allowed: For positions in the GA, three years of experience as a Deputy Clerk, Geographical Area and Juvenile Matters may be substituted for the General Experience.





First Assistant Clerk

FIRST ASSISTANT CLERK

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: In a large Judicial District (Hartford, New Haven, and Bridgeport), this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for major programs. In a geographic area location where Part A criminal matters are heard, this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for criminal matters.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from a Chief Clerk or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Leads/supervises Assistant Clerks, Temporary Assistant Clerks, clerical, and other staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Coordinates office workflow and determines priorities; schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews the work of staff; reviews, evaluates, and processes the more complex files, motions, orders and judgments in civil, criminal, and family areas presented by attorneys and pro se parties; monitors compliance with applicable statutes, case law and rules of court; schedules pre-trial and trial calendars; notifies parties of case status and court decisions; may assist with case flow management; assumes responsibility for monitoring civil, criminal, and family assignment lists; may establish and maintain office procedures; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding office policies and procedures; performs the full range of duties as outlined in the Assistant Clerk, Judicial District, specification; may act for supervisor in supervisor's absence; may supervise staff; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of civil, criminal, and family law; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws and regulations; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; some supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Membership in the Connecticut Bar and two (2) years of experience as an Assistant Clerk, Judicial District.





Supervising Support Enforcement Officer

SUPERVISING SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

 

 

 

                                                         

DIVISION:  Support Enforcement              

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for assisting the office supervisor with the supervision of the staff and operations of a support enforcement office location.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:  This class will be assigned to positions responsible for assisting a Support Enforcement Services Supervisor in accordance with guidelines promulgated by the Supreme Court, such guidelines to recognize the heavy dependence on clerical staff in Support Enforcement offices.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Receives general direction from a Support Enforcement Services Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Assists with the supervision of professional and clerical Support Enforcement staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Assists the Support Enforcement Services Supervisor with planning office workflow and determining priorities; may supervise office clerical functions; assists with scheduling, assigning, overseeing, and reviewing work; assists with the establishment and maintenance of office procedures; assists with providing staff training and assistance; assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding office policies and procedures; may make recommendations on policies or standards; prepares reports and correspondence; represents the division in court proceedings; reviews and approves contents and recommendations of reports prior to submission to the court; may review and respond to complaints involving staff performance or office procedures and policies; may maintain a caseload of direct services to the court and the public; may assist with overseeing the maintenance of facilities and office equipment; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of child support enforcement procedures; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply techniques for locating absent parents; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable conflict resolution skills; considerable problem solving and crisis intervention skills; considerable interviewing and counseling skills; computer skills; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; considerable ability to utilize mediation techniques; mathematical ability; some supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  A Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience monitoring and ensuring compliance with court ordered child support cases.

 

Special Experience:  Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of Support Enforcement Officer.

 

Substitutions Allowed:  A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.

 

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

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients.




Support Enforcement Services Supervisor

SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT SERVICES SUPERVISOR

 

 

DIVISION:  Support Enforcement

                                                      

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for supervising the staff and operations of one or more support enforcement office locations.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:  This class will be assigned to positions responsible for the supervision of a field office.  A field office may be a single principal office location or a principal office location with satellite location (s).  Satellites of principal office locations will be designated by the Chief Court Administrator.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Receives general direction from a Support Enforcement District Manager or other employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Supervises support enforcement staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans office work; establishes and maintains office procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding office policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; represents the Division in court proceedings; reviews and approves contents and recommendations of reports prior to submission to the court; reviews and responds to complaints involving staff performance or office procedures and policies; oversees security and maintenance of facilities and office equipment; assumes responsibility for the integrity and operation of automated systems; may maintain a caseload of direct services to the court and the public; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY Considerable knowledge of child support enforcement procedures; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply techniques for locating absent parents; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable conflict resolution skills; considerable problem solving and crisis intervention skills; considerable interviewing and counseling skills; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; considerable supervisory ability; considerable ability to utilize mediation techniques; mathematical ability.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  A Bachelor's degree and six (6) years of experience monitoring and ensuring compliance with court ordered child support cases.

 

Special Experience:  Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of Support Enforcement Officer.

 

Substitutions Allowed:  A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.

 

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

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients.




Support Enforcement Officer II

SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT OFFICER II 

 

 

 

DIVISION:   Superior Court

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for independently performing advanced level professional practice of aiding in obtaining compliance with court ordered family support.

   

Guidelines for Class Use:  Positions allocated to this class are reserved for those specifically designated to perform advanced levels of the practice of enforcing and administratively facilitating court ordered family support payments. Positions allocated to the class are distinguished by the fact that they regularly and frequently perform the most complex enforcement professional tasks including, but not limited to: interstate enforcement involving complex and varying state laws regarding enforcement of family support payments; petitions for modifications of support payments; and research and reporting on the most complex cases on alternative methods of carrying out court mandates for family support. Incumbents allocated to the class are expected to serve as courtroom advisors to judges and to be relied upon regularly by judges for sound recommendations on appropriate resolution of family support cases.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Positions of the class work under the supervision of a Supervising Support Enforcement Officer or other employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Incumbents may lead/supervise lower level employees as assigned

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Monitors compliance with family support obligations; researches and investigates causes for support payment delinquencies and develops potential methods for aiding courts and clients in obtaining compliance; analyzes cases and develops appropriate courses of action to ensure compliance with court orders; negotiates support payment agreements including those involving paternity acknowledgements; prepares and presents motions at court for such actions as contempt citations, wage withholding orders, non-support arrest warrants and petitions for support modifications; advises clients regarding support obligations, alternative courses of action and services available to assist clients; conducts pre-trial conferences with clients and their attorneys and may serve as informal mediator, to obtain settlements, agreements, compromises or resolutions to disputes regarding contempt actions; performs support enforcement actions involving support obligors in other states and requiring advanced investigative methods and the use of specialized techniques such as telephonic hearings; performs audits of support enforcement accounts in complex cases; prepares petitions for support modifications involving complex circumstances;  prepares comprehensive case documents and presents them in court, including arguing the merits of recommended actions before the court; evaluates complaints and problems regarding child support cases and provides follow-up toward effective resolution; may make service of process in such matters as contempt citations, wage withholding orders and orders of notice; uses automated information systems and accounting methods in performance of daily assignments; calculates support amounts following general guidelines; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of child support enforcement services and procedures; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply investigative techniques for locating absent parents; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws including applicable laws of other states; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures, including child support guidelines; knowledge of interstate support regulations; knowledge of the automated child support system; considerable interpersonal, negotiating, interviewing, crisis intervention, mediation and counseling skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; accounting and mathematical skills; ability to relate to diverse cultural and economic backgrounds; computer skills.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  A Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience monitoring and ensuring compliance with court ordered family support cases at or above the level of Support Enforcement Officer Trainee.

 

Substitutions Allowed:  A law degree may be substituted for one year of the General Experience. 

Two years of professional support enforcement practice as a Support Enforcement Officer will substitute for the General Experience. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Incumbents are required to have a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license and a motor vehicle available for daily use.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents may be exposed to some degree of disagreeableness or threat from abusive or assaultive clients.




Support Enforcement Officer I

SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT OFFICER I

 

 

 

DIVISION:   Superior Court

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in monitoring compliance with court orders for family support and ensuring compliance with court orders.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the general supervision of a Support Enforcement  Supervising Officer or other employee of higher grade.

 

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

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Monitors compliance with family support obligations; makes case assessments to determine appropriate actions to ensure compliance with court orders; negotiates informal agreements; initiates motions to the court such as contempt citations, wage withholding orders, non-support arrest warrants, support petitions and modifications; advises clients pursuant to support obligations; conducts pre-trial settlement conferences with clients and their attorneys in an attempt to resolve issues related to contempt actions; formulates dispositional options for the court; makes case presentations to the court representing the unit; develops supporting documentation relative to contested motions initiated by the Division; seeks alternative to court interventions by establishing support obligations through paternity acknowledgements and agreements to support; accepts direct complaints from the public; provides information concerning available services and counsels clients pursuant to support problems; evaluates complaints and problems regarding child support cases and provides follow-up toward effective resolution; may complete service of process relative to contempt citations, wage withholding orders, and orders of notice; utilizes automated information systems in performance of daily assignments; at the request of either party or the Department of Social Services, performs reviews of non-AFDC child support orders to determine whether or not there is substantial deviation from the Child Support Guidelines; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of child support enforcement procedures; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply techniques for locating absent parents; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable conflict resolution skills; considerable problem solving and crisis intervention skills; interviewing and counseling skills; mathematical skills; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; ability to utilize mediation techniques; ability to utilize automated information systems.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  A Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of experience monitoring and ensuring compliance with court ordered family support cases at or above the level of Support Enforcement Officer Trainee.

 

Substitutions Allowed:  A Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience in a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Incumbents are required to have a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator's license and a motor vehicle available for daily use.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients.

 




Support Enforcement Officer Trainee

SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAINEE

 

 

 

 

DIVISION:  Superior Court

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for receiving on the job training in monitoring compliance with court orders for family support.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Initially works under the close supervision of a Support Enforcement Services Supervisor or other employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Receives on the job training in and is given progressively responsible assignments in monitoring compliance with family support obligations; makes case assessments to determine appropriate actions to ensure compliance with court orders; negotiates informal agreements; initiates motions to the court such as contempt citations, wage withholding orders, non-support arrest warrants, support petitions, and modifications; advises clients pursuant to support obligations; conducts pre-trial settlement conferences with clients and their attorneys in a attempt to resolve issues related to contempt actions; formulates dispositional options for the court; makes case presentations to the court representing the unit; develops supporting documentation relative to contested motions initiated by the Division; seeks alternatives to court intervention by establishing support obligations through paternity acknowledgements and agreements to support; attempts direct complaints from the public, provides information concerning available services and counsels clients pursuant to support problems; may complete service of process relative to contempt citations, wage withholding orders, and orders of notice; utilizes automated information systems in performance of daily assignments; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY Considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to learn and apply child support enforcement procedures; mathematical ability; ability to learn and apply mediation techniques and to develop conflict resolution, problem solving and crisis intervention skills; ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  A Bachelor's degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Incumbents are required to have a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator's license and a motor vehicle available for daily use.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients.

 

TERM OF APPOINTMENT:  :  This class is intended to permit the Department to recruit and train employees for the class of Support Enforcement Officer I.  An employee classified as a Support Enforcement Officer Trainee shall be advanced to Support Enforcement Officer I upon his/her first anniversary with the Department and a service rating of satisfactory or better.

 




Deputy Chief Judicial Marshal

DEPUTY CHIEF JUDICIAL MARSHAL

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

CLASS DEFINITION: In an assigned Judicial District, this class is accountable for assisting in the management of staff and operations of prisoner transportation, court security and detention and control of prisoners in multiple Judicial locations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from a Chief Judicial Marshal II or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Assists with the management of a staff of Marshals in an assigned judicial district.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Assists in managing all aspects of operations involving court security, prisoner transportation and detention and control of prisoners in custody; assists in staffing needs assessment and budget development; assists in developing, recommending, and implementing related goals, operational policies, procedures and practices; assists in providing guidance and direction to staff supervisors with regard to Judicial Branch, division and unit policies and procedures; assists with the development of staff training programs; generates and reviews security and operational reports; assists with inspections and systematic checks of security features in relation to equipment and facilities; inspects operations for compliance with rules and regulations; inspects and manages facilities to ensure proper security safeguards, maintenance and sanitation; may review procedures to determine compliance with laws and regulations governing custody and control of prisoners; assists in conducting performance evaluations; assists with the establishment and review of post assignments for all staff; in accordance with established Superior Court policies and procedures, assists with recruitment of staff; may represent the judicial district in disciplinary and other labor relations proceedings in accordance with established Superior Court policies and procedures; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the Branch who might impact on related activities; assists the Chief Marshal in ensuring that all staff display appropriate attitude and behavior toward employees and the public; participates in crisis intervention as needed and may assist staff in quelling disturbances and physically restraining individuals; reviews time and attendance records and reports; may assist in the investigation and response to staff and client complaints; may serve on statewide committees; may act for the Chief Marshal during absences; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of custody, security and control measures and techniques of maintaining discipline for incarcerated individuals; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to analyze emergency situations and develop effective courses of action.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Seven years of experience as a Special Deputy Sheriff or Judicial Marshal or other related work involving court security, prisoner transportation/control and custody, law enforcement, corrections, parole or probation.

Special Experience: Two years of the General Experience must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity.

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

CHARACTER REQUIREMENT: In addition to the checking of references and facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation, including criminal record check, will be conducted for each candidate.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Candidates must be in good health; have and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, visual and auditory acuity to perform the duties of the class. Applicants may be required to pass a physical examination.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
1) Candidates must possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification.
2) Candidates may be required to possess and maintain a Connecticut Commercial Driver’s License during employment in this class.
3) In accordance with Judicial Branch Policy, incumbents are forbidden to have firearms while engaged in the performance of Judicial Branch duties.





Assistant Examiner of Seized Property

ASSISTANT EXAMINER OF SEIZED PROPERTY

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for auditing court and law enforcement records, inspecting evidence storage facilities and disposing of property seized in criminal proceedings in an assigned area in accordance with statutory requirements.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Examiner of Seized Property.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: In an assigned district, audits court and law enforcement records and inspects storage facilities for compliance with seized property laws and established Judicial Branch policies and procedures; prepares audit reports and reviews findings with court clerks and police officials; identifies problem areas and develops written plans for corrective action to improve and enhance record keeping and evidence handling procedures; conducts follow up site visits to monitor progress; provides guidance and assistance to courts and law enforcement agencies regarding interpretation and application of seized property statutes and regulations; designs and conducts classroom and field training programs for police and court personnel on seized property laws, proper record keeping and evidence storage and security procedures; prepares and maintains detailed property inventory records; acts as a liaison with law enforcement agencies, courts and property management agencies to facilitate final disposition of property, resolve interagency conflicts and clarify statutory requirements; performs or arranges for the acquisition, storage, disposal and destruction of seized property; provides assistance to law enforcement agencies in the investigation of missing evidence; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply seized property laws; knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices; some knowledge of inventory control practices; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; basic computer skills; ability to work independently on complex tasks.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Five (5) years of experience in accounting, auditing, material storage management, investigatory work in a regulatory enforcement agency or a related field.

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

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be required to handle dangerous property items.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
1) Candidates must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and a motor vehicle available for daily use.
2) A background investigation will be conducted for all candidates.





Manager of Administrative Services II

MANAGER OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES II

  

 

                                                                                       

DIVISION:  Branch-Wide

                                                                                                                                   

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for managing complex statewide administrative functions critical to a division’s operations.

 

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

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  May supervise professional and clerical staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Manages complex statewide administrative services functions for a division in one or more of the following areas:  personnel and training, fiscal and material resources and program resources, including personnel/payroll, budget development, grant fund/contractual services accounting, equipment acquisition, purchasing and space acquisition; coordinates, plans and manages fiscal/administrative activities with major statewide impact and significant financial accountability; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development of related policies; prepares financial plans and projects future budgetary needs; recommends and calculates costs for new programs, as well as options to the budgetary impact of legislatively mandated programs; maintains budget control by reviewing and authorizing expenditures and monitoring expenditures against appropriations and allotments; prepares or reviews grant budgets and other fiscal portions of grant applications; reviews various contracts, financial documents and reports to ensure compliance with grant requirements; maintains systems for the processing and reporting of various personnel transactions, including recruitment, attendance, leave requests and the examination process; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding policies and procedures; advises supervisors and managers on personnel and labor relations issues in accordance with established division and Judicial Branch policies and procedures; ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations; may schedule, assign, oversee and review the work of staff; may provide staff training and assistance; prepares reports and correspondence; performs related duties as required. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration with special reference to assigned area(s) which may include governmental budget management and government accounting, grants and contracts preparation and administration, purchasing principles and practices, personnel and labor relations and facilities management; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable computer skills; ability to prepare and analyze financial and statistical reports; supervisory ability.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  Ten years of professional experience in the assigned area of responsibility.

Special Experience:  Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.                           

 

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 related to the assigned area of responsibility 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.




Deputy Clerk, Geographical Area/Juvenile Matters

DEPUTY CLERK, GEOGRAPHICAL AREA/JUVENILE MATTERS

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for supervising administrative support and operational support services for a Geographical Area court or for a Juvenile Matters court.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Positions of the class function as supervisors of administrative staff supporting Geographical Area courts or Juvenile Matters courts. Under their direction staff members perform such work as preparation and management of court case files, serving as courtroom clerks, operating data terminals to record comprehensive case information, processing and carrying out judges' court orders, receiving and accounting for payments made to the courts, and assisting attorneys and litigants in preparing proper paperwork for use by the courts and in following proper procedures.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from a Clerk of the Court or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises lower level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Supervises staff in general clerical, bookkeeping and case processing duties; plans, assigns and directs work to assure accurate and efficient completion of assignments; coordinates tasks of groups of staff members who perform generally similar functions; monitors and assesses staff performance and provides input to their performance evaluations; trains staff in job duties including procedural, statutory and rules requirements and changes thereof; supervises maintenance of office equipment and supply inventories; supervises proper accounting for bank and checking accounts; prepares or oversees preparation of statistical, budgetary, expenditure and other reports as required by the clerk, administrative or presiding judge and judicial administration; performs administrative support and accounting tasks as needed to assure effective operation of the Clerk’s office; may attend and participate in support of court sessions; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of judicial administration; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; practical application of supervisory techniques to judicial support and court administration; knowledge of accounting and financial control principles and practices; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; advanced skills in report composition and writing; personal computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Graduation from an accredited law school or a Master’s degree in a related field; or six years of administrative support experience in a Clerk’s office or in a statewide judicial operations function at the level of Administrative Clerk I.

Substitutions Allowed: A Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in a Clerk’s office or in a statewide judicial court operations function may be substituted for the General Experience.




Chief Probation Officer I

CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER I

DIVISION: Court Support Services

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for supervising the staff and operations of one or more small court support services office locations, or for assisting with the supervision of a large probation office location.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Assignment of Chiefs I and II to large or small office designations will be determined by the Guidelines for Classification Use promulgated by the Supreme Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from a Chief Probation Officer II or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises court support services staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans office work; establishes and maintains office procedures including procedures for security of evidence and money collected; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding office policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; represents the Division in court proceedings; reviews and approves contents and recommendations of reports prior to submission to the court; reviews and responds to complaints involving staff performance or office procedures and policies; oversees security and maintenance of facilities and office equipment; assumes responsibility for the integrity and operation of the automated system; oversees court support services in the areas of intake, assessment, referral, evaluations, investigations, and/or supervision of clients referred by the court; may provide services to a caseload of clients; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: considerable knowledge of criminal behavior; considerable knowledge of psychology; considerable knowledge of the social, cultural, economic, psychological, and legal issues influencing the attitudes and behaviors of clients and their families; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: A Bachelor's degree and five years of experience conducting pre-sentence investigations and/or supervising clients referred by the court.

Special Experience: Two years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of Adult Probation Officer II.

Substitutions Allowed: A Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field may be substituted for one year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents are required to have a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License and a motor vehicle available for daily use.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients.





Chief Probation Officer II

CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER II

DIVISION: Court Support Services

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for supervising the staff and operations of one or more large probation office locations.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Assignment of Chiefs I and II to large or small office designations will be determined by the Guidelines for Classification Use promulgated by the Supreme Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from a Regional Manager or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises probation staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans office work; establishes and maintains office procedures including procedures for security of evidence and money collected; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding office policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; represents the Division in court proceedings; reviews and approves contents and recommendations of reports prior to submission to the court; reviews and responds to complaints involving staff performance or office procedures and policies; oversees security and maintenance of facilities and office equipment; assumes responsibility for the integrity and operation of the automated system; oversees court support services in the areas of intake, assessment, referral, evaluations, investigations, and/or supervision of clients referred by the court; may provide services to a caseload of clients; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of criminal behavior; considerable knowledge of psychology; considerable knowledge of the social, cultural, economic, psychological, and legal issues influencing the attitudes and behaviors of clients and their families; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; considerable supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: A Bachelor's degree and six (6) years of experience conducting pre-sentence investigations and/or supervising clients referred by the court.

Special Experience: Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of Adult Probation Officer II.

Substitutions Allowed: A Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents are required to have a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License and a motor vehicle available for daily use.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients.





Volunteer/Intern Program Coordinator

VOLUNTEER/ INTERN PROGRAM COORDINATOR

 

 

DIVISION:  External Affairs

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in planning, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating volunteer and intern programs and operations.

 

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

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  May lead/supervise lower level employees and interns/volunteers as assigned. 

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Utilizes data to make recommendations concerning program development and enhancements; assists with internal audits of files, updating of program manuals and coordinator guidelines; develops marketing materials relevant to students and adults; conducts public relations activities to support program development and expansion; maintains up to date knowledge of all divisional enhancements and assists with development of training for volunteers and interns; conducts research on best practices for interviewing and recruiting strategies; meets with management to assess the need/feasibility for the use of volunteers/interns, determine the type of work needed to be performed and the required qualifications of volunteers/interns; conducts site visits to ensure compliance with program policies and procedures; attends career fairs, educational forums and community events to promote program opportunities; reviews application packets and conducts recruiting interviews; develops appropriate assignments for volunteers/interns and develops new placement opportunities with the Branch; consults with field staff on effectiveness of volunteers/interns; conducts in-service training for volunteers/interns to orient them to the philosophies and policies of the Branch and its programs; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding programs and plans; prepares reports and correspondence; may check references of prospective participants; may assist supervisor with job shadow and court aide programs as directed; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Knowledge of volunteer management theory and practice; knowledge of community resources and services; knowledge of training methods and techniques; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; computer skills; interviewing skills; some supervisory ability; ability to analyze problems and recommend effective solutions.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience:  Five (5) years of experience in public relations, public information, conducting professional training programs 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 to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

2.  A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for the General Experience.

 

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

 

 




The External Affairs Division is seeking a candidate with excellent oral and written communication skills, experience providing presentations or lectures to students, an understanding of how to conduct effective interviews and outstanding organizational skills. The candidate will be asked to attend career fairs, educational forums and community events to promote the Experiential Learning Program.  Experience working with college and university advisors, professors and students is welcome.



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.

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 Personnel Services Unit.

Current starting salary is approximately $42,355 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.

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 $34,885 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.

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.

This replaces the existing specification in salary group JZ 13 approved effective February 18, 1993




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.