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These are all the jobs available with the Judicial Branch at this time.
Last update: 07/23/2021

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Job Title and Description Appointment Promotion Relocation Job ID Closing Date
Administrative Secretary II 21-1000-113 07/26/2021
Assistant Clerk, JD/GA 21-1000-120 07/26/2021
Caseflow Coordinator Trainee 21-1000-121 07/26/2021
Deputy Chief Clerk for Juvenile Matters II 21-1000-114 07/26/2021
Administrative Assistant 21-1000-115 07/26/2021
Victim Services Supervisor 21-1000-116 07/26/2021
Support Enforcement Assistant 21-1000-117 07/26/2021
Support Enforcement Assistant 21-1000-118 07/26/2021
Assistant Jury Administrator 21-1000-119 07/26/2021
Administrative Clerk II 21-1000-123 08/02/2021
Assistant Chief Disciplinary Counsel 21-1000-124 08/02/2021
Supervising Support Enforcement Officer 21-1000-125 08/02/2021
Lead Judicial Marshal 21-1000-122 08/02/2021
Juvenile Detention Superintendent 21-7000-066 08/07/2021
Chief Judicial Marshal II 21-1000-126 08/09/2021
Support Enforcement Officer Trainee 21-1000-127 08/09/2021
Judicial Marshal Trainee JM-1000-001 12/31/2099
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) JD-7000-001 12/31/2099
Office Clerk OC-8000-001 12/31/2099
Court Recording Monitor Trainee CR-1000-001 12/31/2099

Administrative Secretary II

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY II

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: Under the direction of a senior administrative official within the Judicial branch is responsible for complex secretarial and general office management assignments, requiring highly specialized skill, confidentiality and independent judgment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:This class is assigned in accordance with the guidelines promulgated by the Supreme Court.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Acts as personal and confidential secretary; prepares a variety of correspondence for signature; may interpret agency policies and procedures upon request; may prepare and process fiscal or personnel documents; composes routine correspondence; transcribes complex dictation; produces a variety of typewritten correspondence; relieves supervisor of routine administrative details; produces statistical, legal and confidential reports; transmits supervisor’s orders to proper persons and conducts follow-up; screens calls, visitors and correspondence; proofreads and edits materials; schedules appointments and arranges meetings; may prepare complex financial and budget reports; may review forms for accuracy and completeness; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Four (4) years of secretarial experience, and the ability to produce typewritten material at a rate of 50 wpm. May be required to take notes in shorthand, speedwriting, or other method acceptable to the manager.





Assistant Clerk, JD/GA

ASSISTANT CLERK - JD/GA

DIVISION: Superior Court

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

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

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

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

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

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





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.




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.




Administrative Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently supervising administrative support or Courtroom Clerk staff or for performing advanced administrative support or complex technical support tasks at a paraprofessional level in a judicial service environment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class represents the highest level of administrative support positions in the bargaining unit. The class has four distinct uses:

Administrative Assistant (advanced technical or administrative support, or supervision of specialized administrative support services)

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk

Clerical Supervisor

Courtroom Clerk 2 (for 65% or more of their time, performs as advanced Courtroom Clerk or Supervising Courtroom Clerk);

In the Administrative Assistant uses of the class, positions serve in a paraprofessional role in complex, specialized or technical administrative support functions. For example, this may include paraprofessional practice of technical work in such areas as telecommunications or the supervision of complex accounting support work or the most complex and involved assignments of court support services.

In the Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk use of the class, positions perform complex juvenile case file management in conditions of strict confidentiality including serving as Courtroom Clerk in juvenile matters.

In the Courtroom Clerk II uses of class, incumbents are required to directly supervise or to serve as strong lead for other Courtroom Clerks including providing their training and daily work assignments, but not performance review. In jurisdictions having only one Courtroom Clerk, incumbents may serve as lead person for other court services staff members. In either case, incumbents are required to perform at an advanced level of competence in courtroom clerk assignments including serving judges in highly complex and involved cases.

Advancement to this class is not automatic. The class is intended to afford career progress opportunities both in administrative support services and in courtroom clerk occupations but is limited to well-qualified and proven incumbents in their respective fields of work and appointment must be based on demonstrated need for such positions.

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level staff as assigned, including providing training, making work assignments and reviewing completed work for accuracy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administrative Assistant uses: Supervises assigned staff in performing such work as: data terminal operation, court data management including data organization and retrieval, and production of finished data records; preparation and maintenance of case files and information for presentation in court; assisting clients, attorneys, pro se parties and members of the public in completing procedural papers and by explaining court procedures and court-ordered conditions of compliance; preparing documents such as reports, correspondence, notifications to parties, records and activity logs; performing such clerical work as typing, filing and general office support. Incumbents may supervise staff in posting, compiling and reconciling accounting support data such as accounts payable, receivable and payroll processing.

Positions may be assigned to perform specialized or technical work such as: planning, scheduling and overseeing the installation of telecommunications systems; assisting in the administration of Branch-wide purchasing; overseeing the management of complex and sensitive case files, including reviewing file content for completeness and providing instruction to support staff in proper case file development for the courts.

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk uses: Maintains court dockets and diaries of hearing assignments and case reviews; records judgments, orders and other file entries; coordinates and arranges appointments of counsel and referral for various professional services; executes and coordinates proper service of notice, summons and subpoena, including notice by publication and registered mail; reviews billings for accuracy and arranges for the payment of fees; provides for the orderly assignment of all cases for appropriate court hearing and assures that all files are prepared for hearing; provides or oversees all statistical reporting, bookkeeping, supply requisitioning, court attendance, execution of legal or court documents and file maintenance; may act for the Juvenile Matters Clerk during absences; may supervise assigned staff as designated by the Clerk or in the absence of the Clerk; may perform duties outlined in the Courtroom Clerk job description; performs related duties as required.

Clerical Supervisor uses: Supervises clerical staff; trains assigned staff members; assigns and reviews work for accuracy and timely completion; determines work priorities; may establish record keeping systems; provides input to staff performance reviews; analyzes and revises office procedures; coordinates workflow with staff and related work units; may serve as courtroom clerk; provides recommendations regarding administrative policies and procedures; types or word processes a variety of correspondence and reports, many of which involve confidential information; may receive and record revenues and fees; may prepare financial and budget reports; maintains inventory control and maintenance schedules for office equipment; performs other related duties as required.

Courtroom Clerk 2 uses: Supervises the work of Courtroom Clerks I including training, making work assignments and scheduling courtroom service. Performs courtroom clerk service in assigned courtrooms including assembling case documents, reviewing documents for completeness and in accordance with the preferences of judges; assisting judges at court in the flow of documents, properly recording motions and orders, recording and safekeeping exhibits; swearing those who provide testimony in court; and assuring the proper completion of documents resulting from judges’ orders. As advanced Courtroom Clerks, incumbents typically are called upon to serve as courtroom clerk for involved, complex or sensitive trials and hearings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Advanced knowledge of office administration and court support operations procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data and to produce complex written reports and records; ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information; ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to court support operations; ability to supervise and provide work direction to staff members; ability to instruct, train and evaluate staff members in assigned work duties.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Five years of experience in administrative support, accounting support, or court support work.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may substitute 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.

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




Victim Services Supervisor

VICTIM SERVICES SUPERVISOR 

 

 

 

DIVISION:  Office of the Chief Court Administrator

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for supervising Victim Services Advocates engaged in providing information and assistance to victims and witnesses of crimes and their families.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Receives general direction from the Director of Victim Services or other employee of higher grade.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Supervises Victim Services Advocates and other lower level 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 assesses needs on caseloads assigned to staff including regular on-site visits; establishes and maintains procedures to be followed on a statewide basis; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; through active liaison with various resources, assists in development of unit policy and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; supervises and  may provide outreach, intervention and direct services to families of homicide victims such as identification of victim and related family members, performing and overseeing victims’ needs assessments, supervising the provision of services, information and education for crime victims, as well as overseeing assistance to victims with compensation applications, and court advocacy; plans project developments including researching, planning, developing budgets, organizing, negotiating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating new programs; provides public education and training; oversees routine and project-based automation activities; assists and advises on hiring of staff; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

Considerable knowledge of the criminal justice system; knowledge of various social, psychological and emotional factors which influence attitudes and behavior of persons victimized by crime; knowledge of relevant agency policy and procedures; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; knowledge of and ability to coordinate available support and social services which provide assistance to crime victims, witnesses and their families; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; crisis assessment, counseling and intervention skills; computer skills;  supervisory ability; organization and administrative abilities.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience:  Seven years of experience providing direct services to crime victims in crisis intervention, criminal justice, or a human services field.

Special Experience:  Two years of the General Experience must have included providing victim advocacy.  Advocacy is defined as providing information and resources to victims and assisting them in accessing services and exercising their rights under applicable law.

Substitutions Allowed: 

1)  College training in criminal justice, social work, or a 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 four years for a Bachelor's degree.

2)  A Master's degree in a human services or criminal justice related field or a law degree may be substituted for one additional year of the General Experience.

3)  One (1) year of experience as a Victim Services Advocate may be substituted for the General Experience.

 

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

 




Support Enforcement Assistant

SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANT

 

 

 

DIVISION:  Support Enforcement

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for providing assistance to Support Enforcement Officers by performing a combination of paraprofessional and highly complex clerical work associated with ensuring compliance with court orders for child and spousal support and review of those orders for possible modification.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:  Use of this class is limited to incumbents performing paraprofessional tasks to assist Support Enforcement Officers for a majority of their time.  Incumbents may also perform higher level clerical and/or technical tasks.  The depth of knowledge required is less than that of Support Enforcement Officers and can normally be gained through less formal educational/training processes.

 

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

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Conducts intake interviews; prepares motions for Support Enforcement Officers to initiate to court such as contempt citations, wage withholding orders, support petitions, motions to modify, interstate wage withholdings, registration of foreign orders, and subpoenas; prepares case records for court presentation by Support Enforcement Officers; performs complex tasks above the clerical level utilizing automated systems; evaluates cases to determine a need for interstate establishment/enforcement; conducts audits and account reviews; assists Support Enforcement Officers in the review/adjustment process by initiating notices, compiling financial information and performing calculations to determine if a court order deviates from the Child Support Guidelines; performs a wide range of locate activities; coordinates automated enforcement activities; initiates case closure process in accordance with State regulations; reviews/responds to routine inquiries and complaints from the public; may be required to complete special projects; performs duties as outlined in the Administrative Clerk job description; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of office administration and management; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; mathematical skills; ability to learn and apply child support enforcement procedures; ability to utilize automated information systems.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  Four (4) years of secretarial/clerical experience at or above the level of Administrative Clerk or its equivalent.

 

Substitutions Allowed:   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 two (2) years.




Support Enforcement Assistant

SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANT

 

 

 

DIVISION:  Support Enforcement

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for providing assistance to Support Enforcement Officers by performing a combination of paraprofessional and highly complex clerical work associated with ensuring compliance with court orders for child and spousal support and review of those orders for possible modification.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:  Use of this class is limited to incumbents performing paraprofessional tasks to assist Support Enforcement Officers for a majority of their time.  Incumbents may also perform higher level clerical and/or technical tasks.  The depth of knowledge required is less than that of Support Enforcement Officers and can normally be gained through less formal educational/training processes.

 

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

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Conducts intake interviews; prepares motions for Support Enforcement Officers to initiate to court such as contempt citations, wage withholding orders, support petitions, motions to modify, interstate wage withholdings, registration of foreign orders, and subpoenas; prepares case records for court presentation by Support Enforcement Officers; performs complex tasks above the clerical level utilizing automated systems; evaluates cases to determine a need for interstate establishment/enforcement; conducts audits and account reviews; assists Support Enforcement Officers in the review/adjustment process by initiating notices, compiling financial information and performing calculations to determine if a court order deviates from the Child Support Guidelines; performs a wide range of locate activities; coordinates automated enforcement activities; initiates case closure process in accordance with State regulations; reviews/responds to routine inquiries and complaints from the public; may be required to complete special projects; performs duties as outlined in the Administrative Clerk job description; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of office administration and management; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; mathematical skills; ability to learn and apply child support enforcement procedures; ability to utilize automated information systems.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  Four (4) years of secretarial/clerical experience at or above the level of Administrative Clerk or its equivalent.

 

Substitutions Allowed:   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 two (2) years.




Assistant Jury Administrator

ASSISTANT JURY ADMINISTRATOR

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for assisting with the supervision of the statewide system for qualifying, summoning, selecting, managing, and utilizing jurors in the Superior Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Jury Administrator or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Assists with the supervision of clerical and other staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Assists with the supervision of the staff and operations of the Jury Administration unit; plans unit work flow and determines priorities; assists in establishing and maintaining unit procedures; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; provides staff training and assistance; provides information and assistance to jury clerks at court locations, the public, employers, etc., regarding selection, utilization, payment of jurors; manages the multi-phases of the Jury Master File creation; updates on-line jury system control files for court calendar, daily need, qualification percentages, and print schedules; collects names of potential jurors from towns on an annual basis; prepares reports and correspondence; prepares and maintains office financial reports and accounts for inventory control and reordering, postage permits, delivery services, and other related accounts; assists in the planning and scheduling for all one day/one trial locations; assists the Jury Administrator in the development and recommendation of methods to increase efficiency of juror management and reduce costs of jury process; makes recommendations regarding the design, implementation, and maintenance of a computerized electronic data processing system for juror management; assists in the preparation and maintenance of procedural manuals; researches and maintains computer files of jurors; may act for the Jury Administrator in his/her absence; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of the principles and practices of business and public administration; knowledge of planning and policy analysis; knowledge of research and statistical methods and techniques; considerable computer skills; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Five (5) years of experience in governmental or regional planning, research and policy analysis methods and procedures analysis, organizational analysis, jury administration, or a related field.

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, Statistics or a related field or a law degree may be substituted for the General Experience.
3) Three (3) years of experience in jury administration at/or above the level of Court Services Clerk or Administrative Clerk or may be substituted for the General Experience.
4) One year of supervisory experience in jury administration at or above the level of Administrative Assistant or Clerical Supervisor may be substituted for the General Experience.





Administrative Clerk II

ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK II

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently performing a broad range of administrative support tasks at an advanced and highly-skilled level in such functions as operating and leading the operation of data entry equipment, word processing, document processing, court data management, court services and secretarial support in a judicial service environment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class incorporates the advanced journey level of administrative support positions in court administrative services where job components involve substantial complexity, requiring strong administrative skills and where incumbents may be expected to serve as lead people. Typical job assignments complex secretarial assignments particularly if they involve serving in a lead capacity. This class consolidates the working titles of: Secretary I and Data Terminal Supervisor. In those instances where positions presently carrying the title of Secretary are assigned duties encompassed by the Guidelines for Class Use, they may be allocated to this class.

The class is intended to afford a career pathway for administrative support staff members who choose not to enter the Courtroom Clerk career pathway. The class is available to those Administrative Clerks I whose work clearly requires an advanced level of skill, ability and responsibility and may require the incumbent to serve as lead person.

Task assignments may include a broad range of administrative support work including data terminal operation, but may also include those positions serving as Data Terminal Supervisors with the understanding that in typical settings, those Supervisors perform several administrative support functions in addition to data terminal operation. Data Terminal Supervisor positions fit this class when their duties involve the most complex of court data management and when those positions require serving as lead person for a staff of from three to five Administrative Clerk I’s. (Full supervisors of large groups of six or more Administrative Clerk I’s may qualify as Administrative Assistant.)

Advancement to this class is not automatic. It is available to incumbents in Administrative Clerk I positions after strong performance of three years coupled with legitimate organizational need for advanced administrative support and/or lead positions. Appointment as a lead person will be considered according to the numbers of staff requiring the assistance of a lead person for training, instruction and work direction.

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May lead other assigned staff members, including assisting in their training, making work assignments and reviewing completed work for accuracy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs advanced administrative support services and may oversee and lead others in such areas as: court data management; data terminal operation, including data entry, data organization and retrieval, and production of finished data records; interviewing clients; compiling and documenting information about clients and about new or pending court matters; assisting clients, attorneys, pro se parties and members of the public in completing procedural papers and to explain court procedures and court ordered conditions of compliance; preparing case information, case records and files for court presentation; preparing documents such as reports, correspondence, notifications to parties, records and activity logs; performing such secretarial work as word processing or typing documents, correspondence and reports; filing and general office support; may plan and assign work to staff members including setting or assisting in setting production schedules; may train assigned staff; may review the work of assigned staff for accuracy and quantity; performing related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Substantial knowledge of office administration and court support operations; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to operate data terminals and personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data; ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to court support operations; ability to oversee and provide work direction to staff members; ability to instruct, train and evaluate staff members in assigned work duties; ability to prepare documents, correspondence and reports using word processing equipment and software.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Three years of experience in secretarial, clerical, data terminal operation or court support work in a criminal justice or related field at the level of Administrative Clerk I. Three years of continuously satisfactory performance in the Administrative Clerk I class may substitute for the general experience, but advancement is not automatic and is based on clear organizational need for advanced administrative support and/or lead position.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may substitute for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience.

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




This is a reposting of 21-1000-090. Applicants from that recruitment
will be considered and should not reapply.

Assistant Chief Disciplinary Counsel

ASSISTANT CHIEF DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

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

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises lower level employees as assigned.

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

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

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

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




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

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

Per Connecticut Practice Book Section 2-34A (a), the selected candidate may not engage in the private practice of law.

Supervising Support Enforcement Officer

SUPERVISING SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

 

 

 

                                                         

DIVISION:  Support Enforcement              

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

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

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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




Lead Judicial Marshal

LEAD JUDICIAL MARSHAL

 

 

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for Marshals engaged in providing security services or prisoner transportation and control.

 SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a Supervising Judicial Marshal or other employee of higher grade.

 SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  Leads lower level staff as assigned.

 EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of Marshals engaged in security operations or prisoner transportation/control; plans unit workflow and determines priorities; establishes and maintains related procedures in accordance with established Judicial Branch and Superior Court policies; provides staff training and assistance; assists in conducting performance appraisals; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding assigned areas; prepares reports and correspondence; may supervise an assigned shift; may perform the duties of a Judicial Marshal as needed; may respond to critical incidents in assigned locations; may quell disturbances and physically restrain persons; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Knowledge of the current principles and practices of security procedures and/or prisoner transportation and control; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to understand policies and regulations and apply them fairly and consistently; considerable ability to follow oral and written instructions; basic computer skills; ability to think and act quickly in an emergency with judgment and discretion; some supervisory ability.

 EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience: Three years of experience as a Judicial Marshal or its equivalent.

 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1)  Applicants must have reached their 21st birthday.

2)  Candidates are required to possess and maintain a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator’s license 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 exposed to significant stress due to interaction with a dangerous and volatile population, considerable danger of injury from assaultive and/or abusive prisoners and disagreeable conditions in performing the duties of the class.




This posting is to determine qualification to take the Lead (Sergeant) Judicial Marshal exam. Qualified applicants will be required to pass a written test, the date of which will be announced at a later date. Those who pass the test will be eligible for further consideration for promotion to Lead (Sergeant) Judicial Marshal. Only Judicial Marshals who currently meet the minimum qualifications for Lead (Sergeant) Judicial Marshal: 3 years as a Judicial Marshal or the equivalent above the level of Judicial Marshal Trainee or Judicial Marshals who can meet the minimum qualifications by August 2, 2022 are eligible to take the written test. It is recommended that applicants prepare for the written test by studying the policies and procedures of the Judicial Branch and Judicial Marshal Services.


Juvenile Detention Superintendent

JUVENILE DETENTION SUPERINTENDENT

DIVISION: Court Support Services

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for managing the staff and operations of a residential juvenile detention center. In addition, incumbents may be responsible for overseeing residential contracted programs for juveniles.

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Directs staff, contractors and consultants.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: *Manages the staff and operations, including custody and security, food services, recreation, discharge planning, and transportation;

*Oversees comprehensive contracted services for juveniles including education, medical and mental health treatment and evaluates program effectiveness;

*Schedules, assigns, oversees, reviews the daily work of staff engaged in providing safe and secure conditions for juvenile on a twenty-four hour a day basis;

*Oversees substance abuse prevention programs;

*Ensures that all programs comply with agency policies and procedures;

*Develops and implements staff training programs;

*Conducts performance evaluations;

*Determines priorities and plans work;

*Analyzes and evaluates the accomplishment of program objectives;

*Establishes and maintains detention procedures;

*Develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards;

*Acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding detention policies and procedures;

*Prepares reports and correspondence;

*Maintains twenty-four hour on-call responsibility for the center and assigned programs;

*May prepare or assist in budget preparation;

*Oversees the procurement of equipment and supplies, the maintenance of records, and the collection of operating reports such as time and attendance, personnel transactions, fiscal expenditures, and statistical records;

*May assist in physically restraining juveniles as necessary;

*Conducts onsite visits to assigned programs to support start up and to ensure ongoing contract compliance;

*Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of the juvenile justice system; considerable knowledge of juvenile detention centers and their operation; considerable knowledge of custody, security, and control measures and of the techniques of maintaining discipline in a residential detention setting; considerable knowledge of child psychology and development; considerable knowledge of substance abuse treatment programs for children and available community-based resources; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; 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 skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience: Nine years of experience in a juvenile detention setting or related work.

Special Experience: Two years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity. For current employees this will be interpreted as two years of experience at or above the level of Juvenile Detention Deputy Superintendent.

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 REQUIREMENT:
1. A criminal record investigation will be conducted for all candidates.

2. Incumbents may be required to pass a physical examination.


This replaces the job description approved effective June 22, 2005 (addition of contracted program responsibilities).




Seeking an experienced juvenile services administrator committed to juvenile justice reform to serve as the Juvenile Detention Superintendent at the Hartford Juvenile Detention Center. A seasoned professional will lead facility culture change, best practices implementation, staff wellness initiatives, and data-driven management to transform the detention center into a therapeutic residential center. Responsibilities of a superintendent include: manage the staff and operations, including custody and security, food services, recreation, discharge planning, and transportation; oversee comprehensive contracted services for juveniles including education, medical and mental health treatment and evaluates program effectiveness; schedule, assign, oversee, review the daily work of staff engaged in providing safe and secure conditions for juvenile on a twenty-four hour a day basis; oversee substance abuse prevention programs; ensure that all programs comply with agency policies and procedures; develop and implement staff training programs; conduct performance evaluations; determine priorities and plans work; analyze and evaluate the accomplishment of program objectives; establish and maintain procedures; develop or make recommendations on the development of policies and standards; act as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding policies and procedures; prepare reports and correspondence; maintain twenty-four hour on-call responsibility for the center and assigned programs; may prepare or assist in budget preparation; oversee the procurement of equipment and supplies, the maintenance of records, and the collection of operating reports such as time and attendance, personnel transactions, fiscal expenditures, and statistical records; may assist in physically restraining juveniles as necessary; conduct onsite visits to assigned programs to support start up and to ensure ongoing contract compliance; and perform related duties as required.

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.





Support Enforcement Officer Trainee

SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAINEE

 

 

 

 

DIVISION:  Superior Court

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

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

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience:  A Bachelor's degree.

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

 

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

 

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

 




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.

Current starting salary is approximately $43,838 annually – plus benefits.

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.

Once 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 application. You may reapply for the position once the one-year application period has concluded.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the Court Operations Division Personnel Services Unit.

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 $37,370 day shift and $39,138 night shift 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.

Office Clerk

OFFICE CLERK

 

  

DIVISION:  Branch-Wide

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for receiving on the job training and for attaining increasing skills in operation of data entry equipment, word processing, document processing, public service and general office support in a judicial service environment.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:   This class consolidates the working titles: Office Clerk and Data Terminal Operator Trainee. Incumbents in this class may be designated to receive training in data terminal operation or in general judicial office support or a combination of both, according to the needs of the work unit, and to serve in an entry level in any of those capacities. Incumbents may be selected to follow a data terminal operation track or a general administrative support track. In either track, incumbents may perform a range of administrative support tasks involving data entry, data coding, filing, word processing, customer service, basic bookkeeping or other court services assignments. The class is intended to provide a range of skills and abilities for upward advancement of incumbents into other court services assignments and to provide incumbents with a range of skills and abilities for supporting court operations.

Incumbents in this class will progress to Administrative Clerk I after two years of satisfactory experience in this class.

 

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

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Produces typewritten and word-processed material such as court reports, correspondence, financial and statistical statements and other documents; operates and receives training in operating data entry equipment; processes forms and documents such as purchasing, billing and agency forms; may receive, record and disburse money; may maintain records and summaries; meets and greets public visitors and performs other personal receptionist duties; answers telephones, routes calls and provides information regarding agency procedures; may make records of assignments and dispositions of court cases during court proceedings; maintains and batches files, forms and documents; may prepare documents for data entry including reviewing such documents for apparent errors; operates a variety of office equipment such as copiers, printers and similar equipment; performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  One year of related clerical experience involving operation of personal computer or data entry terminal; may be required to produce typewritten material at a rate of 40 wpm.




Seeking qualified individuals to perform a variety of clerical assignments including:  producing typewritten correspondence, reports and agency forms; answering the phone; assisting the public; maintaining files, and other related duties. Open positions include both permanent part-time and full-time positions.


Minimum requirements are one year of related clerical experience involving operation of personal computer or data entry terminal; may be required to produce typewritten material at a rate of 40 wpm.

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. Candidates will be considered for positions within various Judicial Districts and the Hartford Judicial Branch Call Center.  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 hiring division.

 Current starting salary range is $36,725 annually - $41,971 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.

Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: https://www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number OC-8000-001

AA/EOE


Court Recording Monitor Trainee

COURT RECORDING MONITOR TRAINEE

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for operating electronic recording equipment to record verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings and preparing accurate and timely transcripts.

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

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Receives on the job training in the following job functions in order to become proficient in the duties outlined in the job descriptions for Court Recording Monitor I and II:

*Setting up and testing recording equipment;

*Operating equipment to record verbal testimony during court proceedings;

*Monitoring recordings using earphones;

*Creating proper and accurate notes of court proceedings, including names of participants, case/docket numbers and marks notes for recall testimony;

*Preparing accurate transcripts and appeal papers in accordance with established deadlines;

*Assembling and maintains records and files;

*Preparing reports and correspondence as assigned;

*Performing clerical and other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of office administration; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to prepare accurate typewritten documents; ability to operate personal computers and other related equipment to enter, organize, store and retrieve data in accordance with established deadlines.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: One (1) year of clerical experience and the ability to produce accurate typewritten documents at a rate of 50 words per minute.

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.

ADVANCEMENT: After two years of satisfactory job performance, including the ability to type accurate and timely transcripts, Court Recording Monitor Trainees will automatically be eligible for advancement to Court Recording Monitor I. Advancement will occur on the first day of the first full pay period following eligibility.





Seeking individuals for on-the-job training to record verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings using electronic equipment. Successful candidates will set up, test and operate recording equipment; monitor recordings using earphones; create and maintain proper notes of court proceedings; prepare transcripts and appeal papers; assemble and maintain records and files; and perform other related duties as required.

This position is 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Current starting salary is approximately $39,450 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.

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.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, the Superior Court Operations Division, Court Transcript Services, will contact you.

Once 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 application. You may reapply for the position once the one-year application period has concluded.