Job Postings

Administrative Assistant I

The essential function of the position is to support case management in the area of Civil Law. Assist judges with timely disposition of cases through case management, case monitoring and program implementation. The position is responsible for collecting and reporting on case data and works under general supervision of the Civil Court Operations Manager.

Temporary position.

Administrative Services Manager

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide administrative support to the judiciary through the Human Relations division. Specifically, this position is responsible for some or all of the following: supervising staff, training, planning, providing administrative services, managing human resources programs, in the area of recruitment and onboarding, administering policies and procedures, supervising other court employees, and performing administrative functions, including compiling required reports. The position works independently, reporting major activities to the Chief of Personnel Services, and/or Trial Court Administrator through periodic meetings.

Court Program Specialist II

Performs a multitude of legal and court related duties assisting citizens involved with the drug court system, including victims and defendants, attorneys and the judiciary. An employee in a position allocated to this class is responsible for serving as a liaison between the court and outside agencies. The Court Program Specialist works under direct supervision of the Drug Court Manager and work is reviewed through meetings, reports, case reviews and performance reviews attained.

Court Program Specialist II - Early Childhood Court Coordinator

This position is responsible for the coordination of Early Childhood Court (EEC), a specialty court to assist families with children ages zero to five in the dependency system. The Court Program Specialist II serves as a liaison between the judiciary and court administration while working under direct supervision of the Chief Deputy Court Administrator and is reviewed through reports, conferences, and results achieved.

Deputy Chief Information Officer

This is a senior supervisory technology position that reports to the Court Chief Information Officer (“CCIO”). This position will contribute to managing the day to day operations of nearly 20 court technology staff, as well as working with County departments on collaborative projects. Additionally, this position will serve as project lead/project manager for major initiatives. Assisting the CCIO with strategic planning, budgeting and personnel development are also key responsibilities. The Deputy Chief Information Officer work is evaluated based on quality of results obtained, conferences, customer feedback and reports.

Digital Court Reporter (DCR)

As a Digital Court Reporter, you will be part of a team that ensures court proceedings are being digitally recorded. In this position, you will transcribe court proceedings and perform research for the judiciary and the public. The position works under direct supervision according to set procedures.

Human Resources Coordinator

The essential functions are to provide administrative and clerical support to the Human Resources (HR) Department. This position supports the organization in a combination of HR and recruiting activities. The successful candidate will have experience in and enjoy the flexibility of working in both areas competently while contributing to the broader HR needs of Court Administration. Uncompromising integrity and confidentiality is required of the individual in this position.

Mediator – Family Court

This position informs parties of the mediation process, assists parties in resolving disputes, and prepares settlement agreements for review by the circuit courts and incorporation of agreements into orders, as appropriate. The person in this position will also be responsible for maintaining required statistical data. Working relationships are established with judges, court personnel, attorneys, and the general public. This position exercises independent judgment and works under the supervision of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Director.

Summer Internship

The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit is now accepting applications from first and second year law students (1L’s and 2L’s) for summer judicial internships (unpaid) at the Main Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida. The internship program will allow the law student to observe first hand the workings of the judiciary and legal community while reinforcing the legal research and writing skills learned in law school. The interns work on criminal and civil appellate matters as well as other research and writing assignments in the areas of civil, criminal, and family law. The interns are given the opportunity to attend trials and hearings and learn more about the programs offered in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit.

Systems Administrator I

This is advanced technical work assisting in the administration of a decentralized complex microcomputer LAN/Server computer system. The area of support would entail a large number of users, in some cases located at different physical sites, and a variety of server operating systems, including (primarily) Microsoft and Linux. This position reports to the Chief Technology Officer and the work is evaluated based on quality of results obtained, conferences, customer feedback and reports.