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Court Program Specialist II

This is a professional staff position within the Administrative Office of the Court. The essential function of the position is to assist the county civil judges with the timely disposition of cases through case management and case monitoring. The position is responsible for identifying cases pending in error, managing and preparing cases for court hearings and briefing judges, attending hearings, and implementing strategies to promptly and efficiently dispose of civil cases. The Court Program Specialist II serves as a liaison between the judiciary and court administration while working under direct supervision of the Civil Court Operations Manager and is reviewed through reports, conferences, and results achieved.

Court Program Specialist II - Contractual

This position is responsible for developing and employing effective case management procedures that assist with the identification and coordination of Criminal Court cases. This position manages information related to pre-house and medical quarantined inmates in a timely manner, and advises the appropriate judge when an inmate is removed from quarantine status. This position assists in the review and management of inactive criminal cases. The Court Program Specialist II serves as a liaison between the judiciary and court administration while working under direct supervision of the Director of Case Management and reviewed through reports, conferences, and results achieved.

Court Program Specialist II - Contractual

This is a professional staff position within the Administrative Office of the Court. The essential function of the position is to assist the circuit civil judges with the timely disposition of cases through case management and case monitoring. The position is responsible for identifying cases pending in error, managing and preparing cases for court hearings and briefing judges, attending hearings, maintaining a record/filing system, and implementing strategies to promptly and efficiently dispose of civil cases. The Court Program Specialist II serves as a liaison between the judiciary and court administration while working under direct supervision of the Civil Court Operations Manager and is reviewed through reports, conferences, and results achieved.

Court Program Specialist II (Drug Court)

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 (Family)

This position is responsible for developing and employing effective case management procedures that assist with the identification and coordination of Unified Family Court. The position is responsible for providing information to litigants and trial court staff, reviewing filings and making referrals to community-based services, managing and preparing cases for court hearings and briefing judges, attending hearings, and other trial court proceedings, maintaining record/filing system, training and assisting new departmental personnel, scheduling hearings, and performing related administrative support functions. The position is responsible for collecting and reporting on case/program data and maintaining databases as needed. The position works under direct supervision of the Family Court Manager and is reviewed through conferences, reports and results achieved.

Desktop Manager (Systems Administrator III)

This is a managerial/technical position involving the planning, budgeting, reporting and scheduling of the desktop services group. Proficiency with Active Directory and SCCM a must. An employee in this position is responsible for prioritizing personnel and resources for desktop support and related projects, as well as developing policies and reports to manage and measure the effectiveness of the utilization of those resources.

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. Occasional travel to the other Circuit courthouses may be required.

Mediation Services Coordinator/Mediator

This position coordinates and administers court mediation programs. And, is responsible for scheduling volunteer and contract mediators, serves as a liaison, reviews files for referral, performs related administrative functions, and mediates, as needed. The person in this position will also be responsible for coordinating education seminars and 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 and other duties as directed. Travel to the other Circuit courthouses is required.

Supervising Trial Court Staff Attorney

The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit seeks a Supervising Senior Trial Court Staff Attorney (Supervisor). This position is based in downtown West Palm Beach, but may require travel to the North and South County branches. The Supervisor will manage other staff attorneys while also conducting legal research and writing. This is demanding, professional, and highly responsible work. Supervision duties include training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, and ensuring that deadlines as assigned are met. Must ensure quality work product from staff. Provides guidance to the attorneys, as needed, in researching, interpreting, and applying legal principles of the most complex nature within the assigned work area. Reviews, edits, analyzes, discusses, and provides final approval for written work of attorneys on a regular basis and as needed. Monitors workflow to identify and address potential workload issues and to ensure performance goals are met. Supervisor monitors and reports on the status of the department's backlogged cases and identifies solutions to address backlog and workload issues. Will be responsible for various reports concerning department statistics and other records. Works independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment. Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Legal research and writing duties include reviewing case files, researching the law, preparing memoranda and proposed orders in a variety of legal areas brought before the trial court. Supervisor provides legal advice to Judges, General Counsel, and others as may be required.

Trial Court Staff Attorney

The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit is seeking Staff Attorneys to work closely with judges as assigned to provide legal support to the judiciary in areas including case management, pending litigation and issues, and/or process criminal and civil appeals. This position is responsible for drafting memoranda, opinions, orders and reports; conducting legal research; reviewing briefs and case files; and advising judges on pending litigation and issues. This position is based in downtown West Palm Beach, but may require travel to the North and South County branches.