Court Program Specialist I - Pro Se Case Management - Family 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 OPS Court Program Specialist I is responsible for the intake process of the Pro Se (self -represented) Case Management Office dealing primarily with pro se divorces, paternity, name change, and temporary custody by extended family member cases. The position works directly with the public and reviews Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Forms for accuracy. Provides clerical and administrative support to the Court’s Domestic Relations Judges and case managers. Reviews proper scheduling of cases, case progression and docket checks. Identifies actions and communications needed with parties. Requires the ability to learn and understand family law proceedings, court rules and procedures, various court forms and case management processes. Case management experience is preferred. Must exercise a high degree of judgment, tact, and confidentiality. 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 preferred. Progressively responsible experience may substitute for the recommended education on a year-for-year basis.

This is a state funded OPS (Other Personal Services) position eligible for insurance benefits, but no holiday pay, sick, or vacation pay. Full time position up to 40 hours per week except for holiday weeks. This position is temporary in nature but may be extended based on need and funding.

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.