Court Program Specialist I - Mediation Services

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 assists the Mediation Program Coordinator by providing administrative support. This position demands a significant level of customer service skills, as it is responsible for scheduling mediations, answering phones, interacting with the public daily, and interacting with mediators. The ideal candidate for this position will be self-motivated with the ability to work closely with others, have excellent organizational and communication skills, and possess the ability to maintain confidentiality, as well as have the ability to deal with sensitive issues using diplomacy and discretion. A general understanding of computers, word processing, database software, and basic office skills is also required. Duties will include scheduling mediations, preparing orders, answering phones, filing, and any other tasks assigned by the Mediation Program Coordinator.

A Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, pre-law, or a closely related social science field is required. Relevant experience may substitute for required education on a year-for-year basis. Bilingual in Spanish desirable. This is a State funded position. OPS (Other Personnel Services), $15.28/hr. OPS/Variable hour employees may be eligible for insurance coverage. No holiday pay, sick or vacation time accrued. Up to 40 hours per week except for holiday weeks for an indefinite period. This position is located at the Osceola County Courthouse, 2 Courthouse Square, Kissimmee, FL 34741.

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.