Court Program Specialist I ~ Family Court Case Management

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 Court Program Specialist I position is responsible for the Intake process of the Pro Se Family Court Case Management Office. This office primarily deals with pro se divorces, paternity, name change, and temporary custody by extended family member cases. Intake specialist will review Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Forms for accuracy and completeness, provide non-legal assistance to the public, and clerical administrative support to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Domestic Relation Judges and case managers. Reviews proper scheduling of cases, case progression, docket checks, and identifies action and communication needed with Parties.

The preferred candidate will have a knowledge of family forms and procedures and/or family law, court rules and procedures, and case management experience is desired. Must exercise a high degree of judgment, tact, and confidentiality. Preference will go to a bilingual candidate able to speak both Spanish and English fluently. Must be able to work independently and also work closely with others. Bachelor’s Degree and two years of experience in administrative/clerical support is required. Progressively responsible experience may substitute for the recommended education on a year-for-year basis. This is a State funded position with benefits.

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.