Court Program Specialist I - Business Court

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is a progressive trial court in Central Florida where employees make a difference.  Our team of court professionals is richly diverse, with unique perspectives and ideas.  We encourage teamwork and individual contribution and pride ourselves on changing attitudes and doing things better.  We’re always interested in dynamic individuals who enjoy innovation, new ideas and the opportunity to serve others while leading the way to the court of tomorrow.

Position description

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court seeks a Court Program Specialist I, to provide assistance to the Business Court division at the Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center in Orlando, Florida.

The position is responsible for maintaining databases, serving the court by collecting and reporting on case/program data, facilitating court referrals, interacting with other State Courts System and facilitate case management, and performing related clerical support functions. Coordinates with Clerk of Circuit Court in screening procedures developed to identify Business Court cases; investigates party accuracy in the Clerk System. Reviews cases at point of entry into the court system and continues to monitor cases through final disposition, observing confidentiality as required by law. Attends and monitors court hearings to provide information to judge and judicial assistant. Reviews and compiles information for judges on pertinent issues and continues to update cases; provides case status reports to judges either at hearings or through periodic reports

The selected candidate must exercise a high degree of judgment, tact, diplomacy, and have the ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues. The ideal candidate must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, knowledge of applicable state statutes, rules, regulations, laws and ordinances and knowledge of policies and procedures relating to the administration of Business Court procedures and proceedings.

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major study in public or business administration, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, pre-law or a closely social science related field. Two years of professional administrative experience a plus. Progressively responsible experience may be substituted on a year-for- year basis for the required college educational requirements. This position is located at the Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center, 200 East Michigan Street, Orlando , FL 32806

Equal opportunity employer

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836‐2261 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.