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Civil Court Case Manager

The essential function of the position is to provide case management in the Civil Courts. 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 a Court Operations Manager.

Civil Court Case Manager (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.

Criminal Courts Case Manager (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.

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

Family Court Case Manager (Contractual)

This position is responsible for developing and employing effective case management procedures that assist with the identification and coordination of Unified Family Court. The Court Program Specialist II serves as a liaison between the judiciary and court administration while working under direct supervision of the Family Court Manager and is reviewed through reports, conferences, and results achieved.

Family Court Case Manager (Court Program Specialist II)

This position is responsible for developing and employing effective case management procedures that assist with the identification and coordination of Unified Family Court. The Court Program Specialist II serves as a liaison between the judiciary and court administration while working under direct supervision of the Family Court Manager and is reviewed through reports, conferences, and results achieved. .

Floating Judicial Assistant (Administrative Assistant II) - revised qualifications

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide responsible administrative, secretarial and clerical support as a coverage judicial assistant to the assigned judge. The position is responsible for administrative, secretarial and clerical tasks of high confidentiality and responsibility. Travel to the other Circuit courthouses is required. The position reports directly to the Trial Court Administrator.

Human Resources Specialist I

The essential functions are to provide administrative, technical and specialized 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. Assist the ADA Coordinator as a contact regarding ADA accommodation requests from employees and the public. Uncompromising integrity and confidentiality is required of the individual in this position. Occasional travel to the other Circuit courthouses is required.

Magistrate Assistant (Administrative Assistant I) - revised qualifications

This position is responsible for administrative support to the Magistrate. Responsible for preparing and maintaining the Magistrate’s court and professional calendar. Review case files for accuracy, compliance and completeness prior to submitting files to the Magistrate; ensuring presence of all required files; maintaining trial dockets, continuances, and trial orders, schedule motions, hearings, conferences and trials. Interacts and establishes relationships with Magistrates, Judges, Clerk of Court staff, attorneys, law enforcement, social services, witnesses, and the general public.

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.

Probate Case Manager (Court Program Specialist II) - 2 Positions

This position is a perfect opportunity for persons seeking to start a career with the courts OR for persons who are retired and would like to supplement their monthly income and obtain great benefits.

A probate case manager is responsible for maintaining and tracking compliance with Florida Statutes, Rules of Procedure and local rule requirements governing probate estates and guardianship cases. Work involves tracking and monitoring caseloads and guiding cases through the appropriate court processes. This position will travel between courthouses while working under direct supervision of the Probate Operations Manager and is reviewed through reports, conferences and results achieved.

Project Manager (Purchasing Manager)

This is highly responsible work involving the budgeting of court and joint court-county projects, and the administration of county facility-related projects and in-house court projects. The Project Manager (“Manager”) acts as the court’s liaison to county staff on joint court-county projects and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the completion of specific projects while ensuring these projects are on time, on budget, and within scope. The Manager will oversee all aspects of projects including determining the furnishing and renovation needs; researching pricing; and implements the acquisition of needed products. Sets deadlines, develops short and long-term goals, assigns responsibilities, monitors and summarizes progress of the project. The Manager will coordinate with various court partners and prepare reports regarding the status of the projects. The work requires considerable contact with county staff, clerk staff, judges, judicial assistants, and court staff. The work is performed independently, under the general supervision of the Trial Court Administrator and is reviewed through conferences, reports and evaluations of results obtained

Senior Programmer

This is professional, analytical and technical work involving Business Applications Development and Quality Assurance. An employee in a position allocated to this class is responsible for participating as a team member through the planning, analysis, design, testing, and implementation phases of systems development and/or software procurement. This position reports to the Court Chief Information Officer.

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 occasional travel to the North and South County branches. This position is eligible for the Circuit’s remote work program, which permits two remote work days per week. The Supervisor will manage other staff attorneys while also conduct legal research and writing. This is demanding, professional, and highly responsible work.

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.

Trial Court Staff Attorney, Part-Time

The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit is seeking Staff Attorney 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.

Web Design Coordinator

This position supervises and coordinates and implements the website design and maintenance for the Administrative Office of the Court. Reviews and organizes information, as well as develops web pages utilizing available web-based technology. This position also develops Drupal based solutions. This position plans, develops, and implements web-related work with a high degree of independent judgment. Video editing, UX design, HTML 5 and PHP a plus.