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Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Information Technology Analyst II 04/29/2019 19-7000-038
Family Services Supervisor I 04/29/2019 19-7000-037
Accounting Assistant 04/29/2019 19-1000-037
Judicial Marshal Trainee 04/29/2019 19-1000-038
Support Services Investigator 04/29/2019 19-1000-039
Deputy Director III 04/29/2019 19-3000-003
Fiscal Administration Trainee 05/06/2019 19-3000-004
Administrative Services Coordinator I 05/06/2019 19-3000-005
Building Supervisor I 05/06/2019 19-7000-039
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) 12/31/2099 JD-7000-001
Temporary Assistant Reporter of Judicial Decisions05/06/2019 

Information Technology Analyst II

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST II


  

 

DIVISION:  Office of the Chief Court Administrator

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL AREAS:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

IT Security:  Conducts routine and moderately complex IT risk analysis by assessing

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

·   Diagnoses system problems and develops and coordinates resolutions;

·   Assists in managing planning, estimating, analysis, design, selection, installation and implementation of new and existing technologies; evaluates new technologies;

·   Tests and evaluates new hardware and/or software; assists in making recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; assists in determining interface and utility requirements and creating design specifications; may act as liaison to hardware and/or software vendors, developers, and management; arranges necessary hardware and software availability; may oversee hardware and software vendors;

·   Assists in the development and implementation of network and system security guidelines;

·   Makes recommendations for migration and upgrade directions; may train business or technical staff on new procedures;

·   May conduct system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; may conduct technical training programs for IT staff;

·   May act as task coordinator overseeing other technical staff and support personnel;

·   Communicates with business owners and management; may facilitate meetings; may assist in development of current and future information technology policies, procedures and standards;

·   May participate in Request for Proposal (RFP) process;

·   Assists in implementation and execution of disaster recovery plans;

·   Performs and/or assists in the preparation of correspondence, manuals, business intelligence reporting and documentation as required;

·   Produces status reports;

·   Supports production applications and environments as required;

·   Performs related duties as required.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience: Six (6) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific area of the position being applied for.

 

Special Experience: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the Information Technology Analyst I level or its equivalent.

 

Substitutions Allowed:

 

1. College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.

 

2. A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.  

 

3. Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.   

 

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

 

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL AREAS:


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


 









Family Services Supervisor I

FAMILY SERVICES SUPERVISOR I

     

 

DIVISION:            Court Support Services                      

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for supervising the staff and operations of a large family services office location or supervising a small office.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:  Assignment of Family Services Supervisors  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 Family Services Supervisor II or other employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Supervises Family Services staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIESAssists the Family Services Supervisor II or, within a small office, plans office workflow and determines priorities; schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews work; establishes and maintains office procedures; assists with providing staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; acts as liaison with other 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 testify regarding case studies and provide other direct services as necessary; 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 complex family and interpersonal dynamics involved in divorce and family violence situations; considerable knowledge of a variety of dispute resolution mechanisms; considerable knowledge of the various legal and financial elements affecting the economics of divorce, including tax consequences, valuation of pensions, businesses, and evaluation of assets;  considerable knowledge of the social, cultural, educational, economic, psychological, and legal issues influencing the attitudes and behaviors of clients and their families; considerable knowledge of child development and the impact of divorce on children; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; considerable knowledge and skills necessary to obtain the confidence of judges and attorneys to effectively negotiate complex issues between opposing attorneys in divorce cases; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interviewing and counseling skills; computer skills; considerable ability to objectively analyze highly conflicted and/or violent situations and the ability to utilize logical, defensible judgment in recommending appropriate solutions or dispositional options; 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 providing family and marital counseling, mediation, and dispute resolution services.

 

Special Experience:  Two  years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of Family Relations Counselor II.

 

Substitutions Allowed:  A Master's degree in the social sciences or a related field may be substituted for one  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.

 

This replaces the existing specification for Assistant Family Services Supervisor in the same salary group approved effective June 28, 1991.



Accounting Assistant

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

 

DIVISION:  Branch-wide

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting support tasks including: preparation and maintenance of bookkeeping records and accounts both in manual and computerized systems; receipting, recording, transferring and disbursing funds, including court-ordered restitution payments; auditing and verifying the accuracy of invoices and processing payments.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:  This class consolidates the working titles of Accountant Aide and Accounting Clerk. Where needed, incumbents may perform other administrative support tasks, but allocation to this class requires that incumbents must be assigned to bookkeeping work as their primary duties, occupying sixty-five percent or more of their normal workday assignments.

 

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

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  May lead lower level staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Makes entries in and maintains bookkeeping and other financial records including those involving the use of computer-based accounting systems; makes entries to and maintains cash journals and ledgers; balances and reconciles accounts; prepares checks for disbursement; prepares daily deposits; receives cash including restitution payments; verifies amounts, sources and proper application of cash; issues receipts, analyzes appropriate application of payments and disbursements in complex restitution cases; applies and posts funds received to multiple accounts; prepares reports of account information and account history; opens and sets up new accounts including complex restitution accounts; identifies and prepares reports of account issues such as arrearages and insufficient funds; makes computer entries of information to various systems which may involve coding of information; verifies the accuracy of invoices and related documents and assists in resolving invoice and account discrepancies; performs other related duties as required. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and procedures; considerable skill in operating personal computers involving posting to and preparing reports from spreadsheet programs with bookkeeping applications; ability to categorize funds and accounts by code; knowledge of account balancing and reconciliation procedures and methods; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; familiarity with invoice processing and fund allocation.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING  

General Experience:  Two years of clerical experience in bookkeeping, financial record keeping or accounting. An incumbent who is classified as an Office Clerk whose principal work assignments have been in accounting, financial record keeping or bookkeeping and whose work will require bookkeeping assignments as a primary responsibility occupying sixty-five percent or more of the incumbent’s workday tasks shall be advanced to Accounting Assistant upon the incumbent’s second anniversary with the Judicial Branch with a service rating of satisfactory or better.

 

Substitutions Allowed:  College training in accounting or a closely related field may substitute for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience.

 



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.

 

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is 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.

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


 


 


 







Support Services Investigator

SUPPORT SERVICES INVESTIGATOR





DIVISION:  Superior Court


CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for independently serving legal documents related to the enforcement, establishment and/or modification of support orders.


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


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:   Performs service of process for legal documents including contempt applications, motions for modification, paternity petitions, support petitions, income withholdings, orders of notice and other related motions or petitions relative to the administration of child support obligations; prepares required forms to establish service of such documents for the court file; conducts investigations and performs locate activities as necessary to locate respondents; schedules office appointments and conducts home and/or employment visits to effectuate legal service; maintains daily and monthly logbooks and reports of activities; updates the Connecticut child support computer system with locate information and service of process attempts; may interview respondents to obtain current address and employment information; performs related duties as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:


Interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to think and act quickly with judgment and discretion; ability to utilize automated information systems; ability to utilize interviewing techniques.


 


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:


General Experience:  Graduation from high school (or GED certification) and two years of experience in investigations, collections, law enforcement, security, clerical, social services, 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 one year.


SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: Candidates must possess and maintain 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.






Deputy Director III

DEPUTY DIRECTOR III

 

 

 

DIVISION: Branch-wide

 

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for directing administrative support or operational programs critical to a Division.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASSIFICATION USE: Assignment of Deputy Directors to the I, II and III levels will be determined by the Chief Court Administrator based on recommendations from the appropriate Executive Director.

 

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

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Directs program staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Directs programs and/or staff as assigned; coordinates, plans and directs operational or administrative activities as assigned; formulates program goals and objectives in accordance with division policies and standards; develops related policies; conducts performance evaluations; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the Branch who might impact on division activities; provides guidance and direction to field offices regarding division and Branch policies and procedures; develops and maintains systems for evaluating program performance and effectiveness; assists in the review, development and implementation of legislation and the unit’s budget; prepares reports and correspondence; may act for the Director during absences; assists with or performs projects as assigned; develops and conducts staff training programs; analyzes operations to determine needs and makes recommendations for improvement; represents the division on a variety of committees; develops forms, manuals and other instructional materials; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interpersonal skills; analytical and organizational skills; computer skills; considerable ability to apply relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable problem solving skills; ability to evaluate policy and programs, recommend and coordinate policy development activities.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience: Twelve years of professional experience exercising administrative or supervisory responsibilities.

 

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 a related field may be substituted for one additional year of the General Experience.

 

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



The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day management of all aspects of Judicial Branch labor relations, including oversight of five collective bargaining agreements covering over 3,300 Branch employees. 






Fiscal Administration Trainee

FISCAL ADMINISTRATION TRAINEE

 

 

 

DIVISION:  Office of the Chief Court Administrator

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for receiving on the job training in a variety of financial clerical work in the areas of revenue accounting, accounts payable, payroll and/or other Fiscal Administration Unit tasks.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the close supervision of a Fiscal Administration Supervisor or an employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

General Duties:

Receives on the job training and is given progressively responsible assignments in the following areas:  researches and processes financial transactions using the Judicial Branch's in house computerized system and the State's integrated financial management system;  reviews, examines and verifies accuracy and appropriateness of documents submitted for payment; verifies validity of authorization;  verifies amounts, sources and proper application of cash receipts and disbursements;  processes budget codes payments by appropriation (fund and special identification), court location, program and expense type;  compiles data necessary for multi-screen input; analyzes and determines appropriateness of interfaced data into the State’s system; assists in the preparation of bookkeeping and other financial records;  assists in balancing and reconciling various accounts;  prepares reports of account information and account history;  provides basic assistance to vendors, the public, Judicial employees and divisional management;  determines if claims for payment against the Judicial Branch are legal, proper, correct and valid;  ensures that payments are made in a timely, accurate and efficient manner;  may perform other administrative support tasks as assigned; performs related duties as required.

 

Accounts Payable Duties

Receives training in auditing claims for payment from attorneys, arbitrators, attorney trial referees, fact-finders, lessors, magistrates, medical providers, postal services, state marshals, utilities, victim claimants, volunteers and contracted services/commodities;  reviews requests for reimbursements from Judges and employees;  verifies invoice amounts to established fee schedules, statutory rates, court-ordered documentation, Office of the State Comptroller's regulations and contracted rates;  checks quantities, unit prices and terms of contracts;  assists in resolving invoice discrepancies with vendors and corrects documents; ensures that proper funds are available before an invoice is processed; creates all vouchers in the State’s system;  reviews and maintains the Comptroller's vendor file including any additions and/or modifications;  utilizes activated speed charts in the State’s accounts payable module.

 

Payroll Duties:

Receives training in preparing biweekly and/or semi-monthly regular, overtime and supplemental payrolls;  verifies check register and printouts to worksheets and records;  assists in preparing payroll input forms required for new hires, reclassifications, transfers, terminations, retirements, over-payments/under payments, wage increases and payroll deduction changes;  prepares and totals various deduction worksheets;  prepares supplemental payrolls for longevity payments, promotional adjustments, etc.;  calculates and processes retroactive payments, collective bargaining increases and annual increases;  communicates on a bi-weekly basis with the Office of the State Comptroller’s Central Payroll Division and other state agencies’ payroll units;  responds to employee inquiries regarding paychecks and payroll practices and procedures;  maintains various records and files for payroll data and forms;  calculates Worker's Compensation and/or retirement earnings information; monitors court ordered wage executions.

 

Revenue Duties:

Receives training in verifying the daily bank transactions of the Judicial Branch utilizing the State’s integrated financial system, the Branch’s cashiering system and deposit transmittals;  applies and posts funds received to multiple accounts by creating multi-line direct-journal accounting entries for each verified transaction;  assists in monitoring, researching and resolving bank deposit discrepancies and unidentified bank transactions with depositing offices and the Office of the State Treasurer;  assists in researching payer and docket information utilizing the Criminal/Motor Vehicle System and Judicial Branch website; creates, maintains and verifies accounts receivable records;  reconciles courts’ daily cash journals using cash register reports/pay files;  initiates cash register pay file corrections with Court Operations;  reconciles monthly avails ledger to revenue system reports;  may assist accountants with transaction research; processes revenue refunds; creates multi-screen one-time vendor payment vouchers.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Basic knowledge of bookkeeping principles and procedures; skill in utilization of  personal computers involving both mainframe and web-based integrated financial management systems;  ability to learn to categorize funds and accounts by code;  some knowledge of account balancing and reconciliation procedures and methods; some familiarity with invoice processing and fund allocation; skill in processing of payrolls; ability to perform basic arithmetic computations; basic interpersonal skills;  oral and written communication skills.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

 

General Experience:  Two years of experience in accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, bookkeeping, banking, or financial record keeping.  An incumbent who is classified as a Fiscal Administration Trainee will be advanced to Fiscal Administration Assistant I after successful completion of two years of experience.

 

Substitutions Allowed:  

College training in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience  to a maximum of two years for an Associate’s degree.

 



Administrative Services Coordinator I




ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES COORDINATOR I


 


DIVISION:  Branch-wide


CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for assisting in the management of a division's administrative functions.


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


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Assists in performing a variety of professional administrative and business management functions; assists in budget preparation by compiling and consolidating data and projecting expenditures; maintains budget control by reviewing and authorizing expenditures and monitoring expenditures against appropriations and allotments; analyzes and approves purchase requests for goods, services, and equipment;  assists with the preparation of various financial statements and reports; may assist in the formulation and implementation of policies, procedures, and programs; may advise field offices on division and Judicial Branch policies and procedures; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding fiscal/administrative matters; assists in the preparation and processing of personnel forms and other divisional human resource functions; may assist in analyzing staffing requirements and work schedules in field offices and may authorize schedules, shift changes, and overtime; assists with the development and maintenance of operating manuals for systems and procedures; may assist in preparing and conducting training for employees; may participate in the selection process for new employees; performs related duties as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration; knowledge of financial record keeping and budget preparation; knowledge of personnel and purchasing practices and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; analytical and organizational skills; ability to prepare and analyze financial documents and reports; computer skills.


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING


General Experience:  Five years of experience in a combination of fiscal/administrative functions (e.g., accounting, budget management, personnel, purchasing, or related business management functions).


Substitutions Allowed:


1)  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 Business Administration or a related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Candidates must possess a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator's license.


Seeking a qualified individual for its Property Accounting administration office.  The successful candidate will perform a variety of professional administrative and business management functions relating to a wide array of administrative and operating functions.  The successful candidate will be required to work independently in compiling, consolidating and analyzing data to ensure quality and accuracy of manual and automated system transactions and reports.

Some in-state travel will be required.  Individual must possess a positive attitude, be self-motivated, and an effective communicator having above average organizational and customer service skills.








Building Supervisor I

BUILDING SUPERVISOR I

 

           

DIVISION: Department Wide

 

CLASS DEFINITION: Under the direction of an employee of higher grade, is responsible for supervising a small to moderate size staff and ensuring that all buildings and grounds responsibilities are met.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this title.  They may not include all job duties performed by employees in this title.  Supervises and coordinates all maintenance and custodial responsibilities for a small to moderate size building and ensures compliance with established policy and standards; prepares building condition reports and supply and service requisitions; assists in the preparation of performance reviews; inspects and repairs, when necessary, defective building systems such as:  lighting, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, etc.; trains and assigns staff to specific tasks; keeps employee attendance records; supervises or performs other minor and routine repair work; maintains adequate inventory control of supplies; performs all the duties of the lower level maintenance workers when required; performs all other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Four years (4) of experience in building maintenance and repair work.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Candidates must possess a valid CT Motor Vehicle operator's license.

 

This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group JZ 18 approved effective June 1, 1987.



Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional)

 

Seeking entry level applicants interested in starting a career path as a Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee. Applicants must possess basic knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the care, custody, safety and security of juveniles. Duties include: supervision of the daily activities of detainees; maintaining security; overseeing and documenting detainee behavior, including information on detainee health, misconduct, abuse or potentially criminal conduct; supervising and instructing detainees in matters of personal hygiene; taking necessary action to intervene and control detainee behavior which is physically threatening using approved control and restraint methods; maintaining order and discipline; applying handcuffs and leg restraints for detainees being transported.

Applicants selected for interview will be required to complete a pre-employment physical, successfully pass a drug screening process as well as a criminal records check and a DCF background check. Selected candidates will be required to attend and pass all phases of an approximately 5 week pre-service training followed by a course of shadowing in the detention center. Skills to be acquired will include handcuffing, TCI, suicide prevention, CPR, First Aid, Safe Crisis Management, and other skills relevant to the care and custody of juveniles as well as the safety and security of Judicial Branch staff. The pre-service training will include the proper application of approved restraint techniques. Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license. Incumbents should be aware that there is a risk of injury from assaultive or abusive detainees and exposure to communicable diseases is possible. 

 

Applicants must be able and willing to work evening and/or night shifts, weekends and holidays.  Mandatory overtime is likely.  Positions will be full-time 40 hours.


Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application.  Applicants should select all Detention Centers in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Detention Centers in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Detention Center indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the state and may not be limited by the applicant.

Please note that if you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting.

After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the Court Support Services Division Juvenile Residential Services. 

Starting salary is approximately $34,885 annually – plus benefits.

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


Temporary Assistant Reporter of Judicial Decisions

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

Compensation for attorneys is $26.39 per hour. Temporary Assistant Reporter of Judicial Decisions is a full-time, temporary position of up to 80 hours in a two week pay period. Eligibility for group health insurance (medical and dental) is attained after having worked more than 60 days on a half time schedule during 4 bi-weekly pay periods. If elected within 30 days of hire, group term life insurance begins after six months of employment. AA/EEO

Minimum Qualifications: Membership in the Connecticut Bar.

Salary: $26.39 an hour – plus benefits

Please send a resume to Attorney Paul S. Hartan, Chief Administrative Officer Supreme and Appellate Court, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 by the closing date of May 6, 2019.