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Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Family Services Supervisor II 08/10/2020 20-7000-037
Deputy Chief Clerk III for Geographical Area Matters 08/17/2020 20-1000-053
Deputy Chief Clerk for Juvenile Matters II 08/17/2020 20-1000-054
Caseflow Coordinator Trainee 08/17/2020 20-1000-055
Caseflow Coordinator I 08/17/2020 20-1000-056
Caseflow Coordinator II 08/17/2020 20-1000-057
Manager of Administrative Services II 08/17/2020 20-3000-004
Fiscal Administration Supervisor 08/17/2020 20-3000-005
Chief Judicial Marshal I 08/24/2020 20-1000-059
Chief Judicial Marshal II 08/24/2020 20-1000-060
Deputy Chief Judicial Marshal 08/24/2020 20-1000-058
Chief Judicial Marshal II 08/24/2020 20-1000-061
Juvenile Detention Shift Manager 08/24/2020 20-7000-042
Juvenile Matters Supervisor II 08/24/2020 20-7000-038
Supervising IAR Specialist 08/24/2020 20-7000-039
Juvenile Detention Program and Services Supervisor 08/24/2020 20-7000-043
Judicial Marshal Trainee 12/31/2099 JM-1000-001
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) 12/31/2099 JD-7000-001
Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor 12/31/2099 PP-1000-001

Family Services Supervisor II

FAMILY SERVICES SUPERVISOR II

 

 

 

DIVISION:  Court Support Services                      

 

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

 

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 another employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Supervises Family 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; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding office policies and procedures; makes 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; oversees security and maintenance of facilities and office equipment; 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; 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 six  years of experience providing family and marital counseling, mediation, and dispute resolution services.

 

Special Experience:  Three  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.

 




Deputy Chief Clerk III for Geographical Area Matters

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERK III
FOR GEOGRAPHICAL AREA MATTERS

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for directing the daily operations of the Clerk's Office in a high volume geographical area, including responsibility for Part A criminal matters, in accordance with established Court Operations’ policies and procedures.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Assignment of geographic area clerks to low/moderate or high volume designations will be determined by the Chief Court Administrator based on recommendations from the Executive Director of Operations, Superior Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives supervision from the Judicial District Chief Clerk and receives administrative direction from the Director of Court Operations or designee(s).

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Directs office staff, including Deputy Clerks, Courtroom Clerks, clerical, and other staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Directs the staff and operations of the Geographical Area Clerk's Office which is responsible for processing Part A and B criminal matters, motor vehicle, civil, and small claims cases; coordinates, plans, and manages office activities in accordance with established Court Operation’s and other Judicial Branch policies; directs caseflow activities; formulates office goals and objectives; establishes office policies and procedures for review of proposed motions, orders, judgments, and other court matters and outcomes to ensure compliance with statutes, case law, and rules of practice; establishes procedures for juror management; directs and establishes work flow plans for all case processing, accounting, bookkeeping, record keeping, and data processing staff; interprets and administers pertinent laws, statutes, and rules of practice; conducts performance evaluations; provides staff training and assistance; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the Branch who might impact on office activities; provides technical and consultative assistance to attorneys and pro se parties regarding legal or procedural matters; may be required to testify on court related matters; acts as trustee of court funds and is responsible for maintaining financial records, balancing accounts, preparing financial statements and reports, ensuring the proper receipt and deposit of all court funds, and reviewing audit reports, bills, and invoices for payment; oversees the receipt, storage, and disposition of seized property; prepares statistical, financial, and other reports and correspondence as necessary for planning, budgeting, or expenditure monitoring; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures, and operating systems of a clerk's office; considerable knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply relevant state and federal laws and rules of practice; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: A law degree and four years of professional administrative and supervisory experience.

Note: Professional experience will be interpreted as work which is predominantly intellectual and varied in character, involves the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment, is of such a character that the output produced or the result accomplished cannot be standardized in relation to a given period of time, and requires knowledge of a type normally gained through formal education/training procedures.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) A Master's degree in Public Administration or a related field and four years of administrative or supervisory experience in court administration may be substituted for the General Experience.
2) Four years of experience as a manager in court administration or as a Deputy Clerk, Geographical Area may be substituted for the General Experience.
3) One year of experience as a Geographical Area Clerk I or II may be substituted for the General Experience.


This replaces the specification for Geographical Area Clerk III in the same salary group approved effective June 17, 1996.




Deputy Chief Clerk for Juvenile Matters II

DEPUTY CHIEF CLERK FOR JUVENILE MATTERS II

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for directing the daily operations of the Clerk’s Office in a high volume juvenile court location in accordance with established Court Operations’ policies and procedures.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Assignment of Deputy Chief Clerk for Juvenile Matters to low/moderate or high volume designations will be determined by the Chief Court Administrator based on recommendations from the Executive Director of Operations, Superior Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives supervision from the JD Chief Clerk and receives administrative direction from the Deputy Director of Family, Support and Juvenile Matters.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Directs office staff, including Deputy and Assistant Clerks, Court Services Officers, Courtroom Clerks and other staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Directs the staff and operations of the Juvenile Matters Clerk’s office, which is responsible for processing child protection, emancipation, delinquency, and family with service needs cases in compliance with case law, statutes and rules of practice; coordinates plans and manages office activities in accordance with established Court Operations and other Judicial Branch policies and procedures; formulates office goals and objectives; directs and establishes workflow plans for all clerical, data processing, case processing and record keeping staff; conducts performance evaluations; provides staff training and assistance; establishes office policies and procedures for the review of petitions, motions, orders, judgments and other court matters to ensure timely and proper filing in compliance with statutes, case law and rules of practice; directs caseflow activities; establishes and maintains the daily docket of child protection, delinquency and family with service needs cases and ensures the assignment of cases for appropriate court hearings; supervises Court Services Officers engaged in providing alternative dispute resolution, case management and court-related administrative services relative to child protection cases; implements and administers the attorney contract system and ensures the appointment of counsel for juveniles and financially eligible parties; supervises the maintenance of evidence and the reporting of seized property inventory; coordinates appeal processing and erasure of records as required by general statute; ensures that the confidentiality of all proceedings and records is maintained as directed by general statute; provided technical and consultative assistance to attorneys and the public regarding legal or procedural matters; interprets and administers statutes, rules and caselaw; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside the Branch who might impact on office activities; supervises the financial operations of the office which includes acting as trustee of court funds, maintaining financial operations of the office which includes acting as trustee of court funds, maintaining financial records, preparing financial statements and reports, ensuring the proper receipt and deposit of all court funds, reviewing audit reports, reviewing billing for court ordered professional services and attorney billing under the Judicial Branch contract; prepares reports and correspondence as necessary for planning, budget or expenditure monitoring; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of policies, procedures and operating systems of a clerk’s office; considerable knowledge and ability to interpret relevant state and federal laws and rules of practice; knowledge of financial record keeping; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; computer skills; supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: A law degree and three years of professional administrative or supervisory experience.

Note: Professional experience will be interpreted as work which requires knowledge of technical principles and practices of administration and requiring independent judgment and analysis in their application.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) A Master’s Degree in Public Administration or a related filed and three years of administrative or supervisory experience in court administration may be substituted for the General Experience. 2) Three years of experience as a manager in court administration or six years at or above the level of Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk may be substituted for the General Experience.




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.




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.




Experience in assigned area of responsibility is related to information technology management.

Fiscal Administration Supervisor

FISCAL ADMINISTRATION SUPERVISOR

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for supervising the staff and operations of one or more major administrative functions, such as Accounts Payable or Payroll, within the Fiscal Administration Division.

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises a unit of paraprofessional and clerical support staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
General Duties:
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; oversees the utilization and operations of the Judicial Branch’s computerized in house systems and the State's integrated financial, human resource and payroll systems; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans work accordingly; establishes and maintains unit procedures; develops and makes recommendations on the establishment of policies and standards; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding all policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; supervises the disbursement of funds to all appropriate accounts which are payable by the department; assists in analyzing the impact of proposed regulations and legislation on agency fiscal/administrative programs and functions; performs related duties as required.

Accounts Payable Duties:
Supervises all invoice processing to ensure that payments are legal, proper and correct and made on a timely basis; maintains contacts with vendors to resolve problems and expedite payments; reviews payments that have been audited and coded by appropriation, location, and expense category; explains procedures to operating divisions to facilitate the voucher payment process; supervises the updating and maintenance of the unit’s automated record keeping system.

Payroll Duties:
Reviews payroll computations for accuracy, including shift differential payments, longevity payments, annual increases, collective bargaining increases, retirement calculations, workers compensation benefits, revisions for wage attachments, etc.; closely supervises the preparation of complex payroll actions such as retroactive payments, retirement calculations and wage garnishments; interprets and applies complex payroll policies and procedures including provisions of collective bargaining units; supervises payroll record keeping, coding and reconciliation; answers employees’ questions regarding payroll-related matters; supervises the preparation of all payrolls including the processing of all related personnel actions; reviews and authorizes payroll expenditures; coordinates collection efforts for salary overpayment and delinquent medical coverage premiums caused by terminations and leaves of absence; supervises the control and distribution of paychecks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of governmental accounting principles and practices as they apply to payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable or other financial record keeping operations; knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable mathematical ability; considerable ability to utilize both web-based and mainframe computerized financial management systems; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; ability to prepare and analyze financial documents; considerable supervisory skills; considerable planning and organizational skills; technical problem solving skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience: Seven years of experience in a combination of complex fiscal/administrative functions (e.g. accounting, payroll, accounts payable, revenue accounting, purchasing, human resources or other financial record keeping operations).

Special Experience: Three years of the General Experience must have included complex clerical or paraprofessional experience at or above the level of Fiscal Administration Assistant or its equivalent.

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





Chief Judicial Marshal I

CHIEF JUDICIAL MARSHAL I

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

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

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives administrative direction from the Administrative Judge, designee or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Manages a staff of Marshals in an assigned Judicial District.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Manages 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; in consultation with Superior Court central office management, develops, recommends, and implements related goals, operational policies, procedures and practices; provides guidance and direction to staff supervisors with regard to Judicial Branch, division and unit policies and procedures; recommends new programs; assists with the development of staff training programs; generates and reviews security and operational reports; directs inspections and systematic checks of security features in relation to equipment and facilities; inspects operations for compliance with rules and regulations; inspects 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; conducts performance evaluations; establishes post assignments for all staff; performs periodic reviews of post assignments and provides assistance to staff in the resolution of staffing problems; in accordance with established Superior Court policies and procedures, assists with recruitment of staff; represents 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; ensures 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; investigates and responds to staff and client complaints; may serve on statewide committees; 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; considerable 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; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to analyze emergency situations and develop effective courses of action.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Eight 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: Three 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 equaling 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.





Chief Judicial Marshal II

CHIEF JUDICIAL MARSHAL II

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

CLASS DEFINITION: In an assigned Judicial District with a twenty-four detention facility, this class is accountable for managing the staff and operations of prisoner transportation, court security and detention and control of prisoners in multiple Judicial locations.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASSIFICATION USE: Use of this class is restricted to the Hartford and New Haven Judicial Districts.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives administrative direction from the Administrative Judge, designee or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Manages a staff of Marshals in an assigned Judicial District.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Manages 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; in consultation with Superior Court central office management, develops, recommends, and implements related goals, operational policies, procedures and practices; provides guidance and direction to staff supervisors with regard to Judicial Branch, division and unit policies and procedures; recommends new programs; assists with the development of staff training programs; generates and reviews security and operational reports; directs inspections and systematic checks of security features in relation to equipment and facilities; inspects operations for compliance with rules and regulations; inspects and manages twenty-four hour judicial detention 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; conducts performance evaluations; establishes post assignments for all staff; performs periodic reviews of post assignments and provides assistance to staff in the resolution of staffing problems; in accordance with established Superior Court policies and procedures, assists with recruitment of staff; represents 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; ensures 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; investigates and responds to staff and client complaints; may serve on statewide committees; 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; considerable 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; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to analyze emergency situations and develop effective courses of action.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Nine 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: Four 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 equaling 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.





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.





Chief Judicial Marshal II

CHIEF JUDICIAL MARSHAL II

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

CLASS DEFINITION: In an assigned Judicial District with a twenty-four detention facility, this class is accountable for managing the staff and operations of prisoner transportation, court security and detention and control of prisoners in multiple Judicial locations.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASSIFICATION USE: Use of this class is restricted to the Hartford and New Haven Judicial Districts.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives administrative direction from the Administrative Judge, designee or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Manages a staff of Marshals in an assigned Judicial District.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Manages 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; in consultation with Superior Court central office management, develops, recommends, and implements related goals, operational policies, procedures and practices; provides guidance and direction to staff supervisors with regard to Judicial Branch, division and unit policies and procedures; recommends new programs; assists with the development of staff training programs; generates and reviews security and operational reports; directs inspections and systematic checks of security features in relation to equipment and facilities; inspects operations for compliance with rules and regulations; inspects and manages twenty-four hour judicial detention 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; conducts performance evaluations; establishes post assignments for all staff; performs periodic reviews of post assignments and provides assistance to staff in the resolution of staffing problems; in accordance with established Superior Court policies and procedures, assists with recruitment of staff; represents 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; ensures 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; investigates and responds to staff and client complaints; may serve on statewide committees; 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; considerable 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; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to analyze emergency situations and develop effective courses of action.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Nine 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: Four 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 equaling 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.





Juvenile Detention Shift Manager

JUVENILE DETENTION SHIFT MANAGER

 

 

DIVISION: Court Support Services

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for managing the staff and operations of assigned shifts in a juvenile detention center.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from a Juvenile Detention Deputy Superintendent or other employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Manages facility staff and operations during assigned shifts in accordance with established policies and procedures; in the absence of the Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent,  assumes responsibility for all center operations as the manager in charge of the facility;  manages scheduled shift activities in accordance with established priorities and adjusts work routines, schedules and staff assignments to ensure safety and security of detainees and staff; on a daily basis throughout the shift, inspects operations and observes staff interactions with detainees and provides staff coaching and counseling in order to improve performance and assist staff in resolving problems; consistently models appropriate behavior during all interactions with staff, detainees and visitors; communicates detention center policy requirements to staff and ensures staff adherence to policies; meets with staff and detainees to assess and improve staff responses to detainee needs; evaluates staff performance and conducts performance evaluations, including preparation of appropriate forms; provides regular on site staff training; responds to emergencies in a supervisory capacity, taking charge and safely managing incidents to appropriate conclusion; manages incident follow up, including review of incident reports and prepares suggestions for improvement; maintains twenty-four hour on call responsibility for the center; oversees staff attendance records and daily logs; manages intake and release activities and ensures that referrals and admissions materials are complete and properly executed; collaborates and coordinates with medical and mental health to ensure detainee healthcare needs are met; oversees safety inspections and fire drills; manages specific programs such as detainee transportation as assigned; physically participates in detainee restraints and takes necessary action to quell disturbances and assist staff in managing problem detainee behavior; prepares reports and correspondence; may perform duties outlined in lower level job descriptions as assigned; performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE. SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the care and custody of juveniles; considerable knowledge of the behavioral and emotional problems experienced by juveniles; knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer usage skills.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

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

 

Substitutions Allowed:

1) College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor’s degree.

2)  A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one additional year of the General Experience.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from abusive/assaultive detainees; may be exposed to communicable diseases.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

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




Juvenile Matters Supervisor II

JUVENILE MATTERS SUPERVISOR II

 

 

                     

DIVISION:  Court Support Services

                                                                                                                                   

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

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:  Assignment of Supervisors 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 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; 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; oversees court support services in the areas of intake, assessment, referral, evaluations, investigations, and/or supervision of clients referred by the court; may supervise a caseload of clients; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITYConsiderable knowledge of complex family dynamics and child development; considerable knowledge of the social, cultural, educational, economic, psychological, and legal issues affecting the child's adjustment and development; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply investigation, interviewing, and counseling practices, procedures, and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to interpret psychiatric, psychological, and educational evaluations; 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 intake screening, pre-dispositional studies, and/or supervision of juvenile probationers.

 

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

 

Substitutions Allowed:  A Master's degree in the social sciences or 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.

 




Supervising IAR Specialist

SUPERVISING IAR SPECIALIST

 

 

DIVISION:  Court Support Services

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for supervising the staff and operations of one or more office locations of Bail Commissioners and IAR Specialists engaged in performing intake, assessment and referral services for clients.

 

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

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Supervises IAR Specialists, Bail Commissioners and clerical staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; assists in conducting performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans office work; establishes and maintains office procedures; 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; may perform the duties outlined in the job descriptions for IAR Specialist or Bail Commissioner and may provide services to a caseload of clients; reviews and responds to complaints involving staff performance or office procedures and policies; assumes responsibility for the integrity and operation of the automated system;  performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

Considerable knowledge of the criminal justice system; considerable knowledge of and ability to utilize interviewing techniques; considerable knowledge of available community services for alcohol and drug dependency; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to assess client needs, risks, and substance abuse behavior; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; supervisory ability.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience:  A Bachelor's degree and three years of experience providing intake, assessments, and referrals for clients referred by the court.

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 REQUIREMENTS:  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.




Juvenile Detention Program and Services Supervisor

DIVISION:  Court Support Services

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for supervising and coordinating all programs, recreation activities, counseling services, medical and mental health contract providers at a detention center.

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Supervises Classification and Program Officers and other lower level staff as assigned; oversees the work of contract providers.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Designs, conducts and supervises creative programs, services, activities and counseling for detainees and their families to promote a stabilizing environment within the detention center and to enhance positive self-esteem and physical/mental health among the detention center’s population; develops or supervises the development of program content, curriculum and program objectives; supervises staff engaged in conducting programs; schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; directs and coordinates mental health services and acts as a liaison with mental health consultants and psychiatrists; ensures the availability of clinical assessment and crisis intervention services on a 24-hour a day basis; facilitates acute psychiatric hospitalizations; conducts clinical assessments, reviews mental health files and coordinates court ordered evaluations and assessments; monitors programs to ensure quality and effectiveness; documents program contents; prepares reports and correspondence; reviews weekly programming schedules for conformance with policies and procedures;  designs programs to address specific detainee problems; acts as coordinator and facility representative for the local education district; conducts research projects including needs assessments for prospective programs; supervises the design, organization and implementation of  programs including structured and small group leisure activities; identifies and obtains appropriate resources to meet program goals; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding programs; may represent the Judicial Branch as a member of the Department of Children and Families central placement team; may supervise the Judicial Branch's Expedited Placement Program and supervises Classification and Program Officers and other division staff at various facilities; may assist staff with safe physical management techniques; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of child psychology and development; considerable knowledge of the various social, psychological, economic and emotional factors influencing the behavior and attitudes of children; knowledge of the methods of counseling; considerable knowledge of education theories and practices; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interpersonal skills; computer skills; supervisory ability; ability to develop, organize and conduct training and recreational programs; ability to assess training needs and determine objectives.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience:  Seven years of professional experience in providing classification, case work, counseling or other related social services.

 

Substitutions Allowed:

1)  College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor’s degree.

2)  A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one additional year of the General Experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive detainees; may be exposed to communicable diseases.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

1)  Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.

2)  A criminal record investigation will be conducted for all candidates.

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

4)  Incumbents may be required to work weekends, holidays and evenings.




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.