The mission of the Connecticut Judicial Branch is to serve the interests of justice and the public by resolving matters brought before it in a fair, timely, efficient and open manner.

Judicial Branch Job Openings

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These are all the jobs available with the Judicial Branch at this time.
Last update: 09/21/2018

As of June 16, 2014, all job applications must be submitted via HR Online. Paper applications will not be accepted.

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Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Continuous Recruitment Statewide
Administrative Trainee 09/24/2018 18-7000-091
Investigator for Bar Grievance – Client Security Fund Committee 10/01/2018 18-1000-091
Accountant I 10/01/2018 18-7000-092
Associate Personnel Officer, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 10/09/2018 18-3000-022
Court Planner I, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 10/09/2018 18-3000-023
Court Planner II, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 10/09/2018 18-3000-024
Personnel Officer, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) 10/09/2018 18-3000-025
Information Technology Analyst III 10/09/2018 18-4000-036
Information Technology Analyst IV 10/09/2018 18-4000-039
Continuous Recruitment Statewide

The Judicial Branch is accepting applications for the following continuous recruitment postings:

The Judicial Branch is temporarily suspending the following continuous recruitment postings. Please return to this website periodically for updates on these positions:

  • Adult Probation Officer Trainee
  • Temporary Court Recording Monitor
  • Office Clerk

E-mail questions to: HR.Recruitment@jud.ct.gov

Administrative Trainee

Location: Wethersfield 

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking an Administrative Trainee to function in the Programs and Services Unit of the Court Support Services Division, Administration Office. 

The preferred candidate will receive on the job training and is given progressively responsible assignments in the following areas: contract initiation and review; contract compliance monitoring and documentation; best practices in recidivism reduction; data analysis; results-based  accountability; metrics and data collection; literature review, research and report writing; the provision of technical assistance; project management; budgeting and fiscal review; program siting; interface with internal and external stakeholders; training and public speaking.

Starting Salary: Bachelor’s degree $54,382 / Master’s degree: $56,286 plus benefits

Minimum Qualifications Required: A Bachelor's or a Master's degree. 

Applications must be received by September 24, 2018.  Applications should be submitted through the on-line application site at:  HR Online.  Paper applications will not be accepted. 

Please reference posting number #18-7000-091
AA/EOE

Investigator for Bar Grievance – Client Security Fund Committee

Location: East Hartford

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking a qualified individual to conduct investigations related to the processing of claims for reimbursement from the client security fund.  The successful candidate must be able to produce comprehensive well-written investigatory reports and have excellent interpersonal skills. Candidates must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and a vehicle available for daily business use to meet with witnesses, obtain evidence and testify when necessary. Experience in accounting or analyzing financial records and documents preferred.

Starting Salary: $53,394 plus benefits

Minimum Qualifications Required: Two years of experience in law enforcement or in related criminal justice or investigative work, or a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a related field.    

Special Requirements: Candidates must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and a vehicle available for daily business use.   

Applications must be received by October 1, 2018.Applications should be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 18-1000-091

AA/EOE

Accountant I

Location: Wethersfield

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking two qualified individuals to perform technical accounting work requiring independent analysis, judgement and the application of technical accounting principles. 

Starting Salary: $67,398 – plus benefits

Minimum Qualifications Required: Knowledge of professional accounting principles and practices including governmental accounting; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare, analyze, and evaluate financial statements and other accounting records and reports; ability to analyze and evaluate accounting methods and procedures; ability to utilize electronic data processing systems for financial management.

Experience and Training: Five (5) years of experience in accounting or accounts examining.

Substitutions Allowed: 1) College training in Accounting or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.;  2) A Master's degree in Accounting or certification as a Public Accountant or Internal Auditor may be substituted for the General Experience.

Special Requirement: Candidates must have a valid motor vehicle operator's license and a motor vehicle available for daily business use.

Applications must be received by October 1, 2018.   Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 18-7000-092

AA/EOE

Associate Personnel Officer, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Location: Hartford

The successful candidate will have the ability to perform case analysis to administer the Judicial Branch FMLA program. The candidate will adhere to federal regulations, state mandates, and collective bargaining agreements; and will effectively communicate verbally and in writing in order to meet the various needs of employees while adhering to Judicial Branch policies and procedures.

The preferred candidate will perform the following job duties:

  • Analyze FMLA cases 

  • Perform Human Resource Management System and CORE-CT data entry; produce reports, statistics, and create efficiencies for continual improvements for an FMLA program

  • Research FMLA requirements

  • Utilize technology to meet FMLA initiatives

  • Provide guidance to employees and supervisors

  • Assist in the design of the FMLA program

  • Co-facilitate the FMLA supervisory training program

  • Utilize technology, analyze data, plan workflow, streamline procedures, and recommend solutions

  • Effectively supervise case management and set priorities

  • Work well under pressure to meet deadlines to resolve complex issues

The preferred candidate should have experience working on complex programs in a government agency, higher education, or a large business setting, or have human resource experience with the Federal Family Medical Leave Act.  The preferred candidate should be proficient in MS Office Suite with advanced user knowledge of Excel.

Salary range: $67,398 to $96,972 including benefits.

Applications must be received by October 9, 2018.   Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 18-3000-022

AA/EOE

Court Planner I, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Location: Hartford

The successful candidate will have the ability to perform case analysis to administer the Judicial Branch FMLA program. The candidate will adhere to federal regulations, state mandates, and collective bargaining agreements; and will effectively communicate verbally and in writing in order to meet the various needs of employees while adhering to Judicial Branch policies and procedures.

The preferred candidate will perform the following job duties:

  • Analyze FMLA cases 

  • Perform Human Resource Management System and CORE-CT data entry; produce reports, statistics, and create efficiencies for continual improvements for an FMLA program

  • Research FMLA requirements

  • Utilize technology to meet FMLA initiatives

  • Provide guidance to employees and supervisors

  • Assist in the design of the FMLA program

  • Co-facilitate the FMLA supervisory training program

  • Utilize technology, analyze data, plan workflow, streamline procedures, and recommend solutions

  • Effectively supervise case management and set priorities

  • Work well under pressure to meet deadlines to resolve complex issues

The preferred candidate should have experience working on complex programs in a government agency, higher education, or a large business setting, or have human resource experience with the Federal Family Medical Leave Act.  The preferred candidate should be proficient in MS Office Suite with advanced user knowledge of Excel.

Salary range: $67,398 to $96,972 including benefits. 

Applications must be received by October 9, 2018.   Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 18-3000-023

AA/EOE

Court Planner II, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Location: Hartford

The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership to perform employee-related case analysis to successfully administer the Judicial Branch FMLA program. The candidate will adhere to federal regulations, state mandates, and collective bargaining agreements; and will effectively communicate verbally and in writing in order to meet the various needs of employees while adhering to Judicial Branch policies and procedures.

This is a leadership position.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Management and supervision of intricate FMLA cases and projects 

  • Human Resource Information System experience to analyze and implement new approaches for continual improvements of the FMLA Unit and the services it performs

  • Research and interpret FMLA mandates; determine FMLA business rules, and utilize innovative solutions to meet FMLA initiatives

  • Provide guidance in the delivery of services, including consultative assistance to senior level staff relating to FMLA

  • Design and facilitate FMLA supervisory training programs

  • Utilize technology in order to visualize and analyze data, plan workflow, streamline procedures, and recommend solutions

  • Capability to effectively supervise, plan, and set priorities

  • Work well under pressure to meet deadlines to resolve complex issues

The preferred candidate should have experience working on complex programs in a government agency, higher education, or a large business setting, or have human resource experience with the Federal Family Medical Leave Act.  The preferred candidate should be proficient in MS Office Suite with advanced user knowledge of Excel.

Salary range: $77,858 to $111,984 including benefits.

Applications must be received by October 9, 2018.   Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 18-3000-024

AA/EOE

Personnel Officer, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Location: Hartford

The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership to perform employee-related case analysis to successfully administer the Judicial Branch FMLA program. The candidate will adhere to federal regulations, state mandates, and collective bargaining agreements; and will effectively communicate verbally and in writing in order to meet the various needs of employees while adhering to Judicial Branch policies and procedures.

This is a leadership position.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Supervise intricate FMLA cases and projects 

  • HRIS experience to analyze and implement new approaches for continual improvements of the FMLA Unit and the services it performs

  • Research and interpret FMLA mandates; determine FMLA business rules, and utilize innovative solutions to meet FMLA initiatives

  • Provide guidance in the delivery of services, including consultative assistance to senior level staff relating to FMLA

  • Design and facilitate FMLA supervisory training programs

  • Utilize technology in order to visualize and analyze data, plan workflow, streamline procedures, and recommend solutions

  • Capability to effectively supervise, plan, and set priorities

  • Work well under pressure to meet deadlines to resolve complex issues

The preferred candidate should have experience working on complex programs in a government agency, higher education, or a large business setting, or have human resource experience with the Federal Family Medical Leave Act.  The preferred candidate should be proficient in MS Office Suite with advanced user knowledge of Excel.

Salary range: $77,858 to $111,984 including benefits.

Applications must be received by October 9, 2018.   Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 18-3000-025

AA/EOE

Information Technology Analyst III

Location: East Hartford

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch seeks an Information Technology Analyst III responsible for Software Development. The successful candidate will be able to work with business customers to analyze the requirements, develop, support, test and enhance the web components to satisfy them. Involvement in all phases of application maintenance and support will be expected.

This is an application developer position responsible for programming systems. Demonstrable experience is required. 

Qualified candidates must be proficient with:

  • Visual Studio/TFS

  • SQL Server 2012/2016 databases

  • Web UI design principles

  • MVC

  • Modify and design applications using Web Forms

  • Knowledge of ADFS and Integrating with MVC applications (single sign on)

  • Programming in HTML5, CSS/Bootstrap, JQuery UI

  • Programming experience in .Net, Entity Framework using code first approach

  • Working knowledge of SQL Procedures, Views, Triggers

Additional skills desired: SignalIR, Log4Net, Automapper, ELMAH, Attunity, RPC Calls, .Net Windows Services, Web API and/or RESTful services/Web Services, SOLID.

The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of software development: analyzes, designs, codes and tests complex software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; configures and installs application packages; writes technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; troubleshoots and supports production issues.  

Special Experience Required: participated in the design, development and support of software applications and reporting.

Starting salary: $82,040 - plus benefits.

Experience and Training:

General Experience: Eight (8) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific area of the position being applied for.

Special Experience: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the advanced working level with responsibility for performing a full range of moderately complex technical support functions as highlighted in one of functional area(s) listed above.

1. College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.

2. A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

3. Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.

Special Requirement: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work.

Applications must be received by October 9, 2018. Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: https://www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number #18-4000-036

AA/EOE

Information Technology Analyst IV

Location: East Hartford

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch Information Technology Division seeks an accomplished Information System Security professional to perform work for our Network and System Services. The ideal candidate will possess experience and knowledge in the areas of cybersecurity principles, risk analysis, auditing and security policy development as well as a thorough and up-to-date understanding of cybersecurity best practices. This knowledge and experience will be critical in leading the Branch in developing and documenting sound cybersecurity strategy in accordance with NIST Cybersecurity Framework principles to ensure the protection of Judicial resources, infrastructure and data as well as ensure compliance with FIPS 140-2, IRS Pub 1075, and PCI standards where required.

The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of IT Security: Provides highly complex level of expertise for the selection, implementation, and support of highly complex security solutions.  Proactively researches new threats and solutions in preparation for possible security attacks. Provides a leadership role to the team in addressing immediate security risks, and leads the team in resolving these. Conducts IT risk assessments through detailed analysis of real-time and historical security data. Prevents and responds to security intrusions.

Special Experience Required: Initiated the selection, development and implementation of industry best practice security policies and technologies to secure an enterprise level network. Successfully led security project initiatives, including risk analysis and reporting as well as forensic analysis for threat assessment and system vulnerabilities.

The qualified candidate should have hands-on experience in the creation and implementation of business level cybersecurity plans; demonstrate a solid understanding of risk assessment methodologies; ably interpret relevant data; create comprehensive reports and make presentations as needed. A working knowledge of Next Generation Firewalls, Intrusion detection and anti-virus solutions is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in security policy development

  • Knowledge of current vulnerabilities and remediation practices

  • Ability to develop and manage an Incident Response plan

  • CISSP certification

  • Experience with a SIEM solution (Splunk preferred)

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Security risk analysis and auditing

  • Documentation of information security policies and procedures

  • Implementation of Security Awareness Training

  • Threat assessment analysis

  • Leadership of Incident Response team

In addition to the preferred qualifications, the candidate must have a positive attitude; proficient verbal skills; a collaborative approach to working in a close team environment; excellent presentation skills and ability to represent the Branch in various Information Security meetings and collaborative efforts; strong writing skills, submitting reports, proposals and post mortem analyses.

Starting Salary: $82,583 – plus benefits

Experience and Training:

General Experience: Ten (10) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific functional area of the position being applied for.

Special Experience: Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the advanced working level with responsibility for performing a full range of complex technical support functions as highlighted in one of functional area(s) listed above.

Substitutions Allowed:

1. College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or information technology related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree. 

2. A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or information technology related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.  

3. Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.   

Special Requirement: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work.

Applications must be received by October 9, 2018.Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number 18-4000-039

AA/EOE