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Last update: 12/02/2022

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Job Title and Description Appointment Promotion Relocation Job ID Closing Date
Lead Family Relations Counselor 22-7000-132 12/05/2022
Administrative Assistant 22-7000-131 12/05/2022
Administrative Assistant 22-1000-277 12/05/2022
Court Operations Assistant 22-1000-278 12/05/2022
Information Technology Analyst III - 22-1000-279 12/05/2022
Information Technology Analyst II - 22-1000-275 12/05/2022
Caseflow Coordinator Trainee 22-1000-281 12/05/2022
Caseflow Coordinator I 22-1000-282 12/05/2022
Caseflow Coordinator II 22-1000-283 12/05/2022
Information Technology Analyst IV - Senior Network Engineer 22-4000-048 12/05/2022
Information Technology Analyst III - Open VMS Administrator and Judicial Branch Automation 22-4000-049 12/05/2022
Administrative Secretary I 22-1000-280 12/05/2022
Administrative Secretary I 22-1000-276 12/05/2022
Juvenile Matters Supervisor I 22-7000-133 12/12/2022
Juvenile Detention Shift Supervisor 22-7000-134 12/12/2022
Information Technology Analyst II - Open VMS Applications System Administration and Environmental Access Coordinator 22-4000-050 12/12/2022
Administrative Assistant 22-3000-036 12/12/2022
Administrative Secretary II 22-1000-284 12/12/2022
Court Operations Assistant 22-1000-287 12/19/2022
Administrative Assistant 22-1000-288 12/19/2022
Court Officer, Judicial District 22-1000-289 12/19/2022
Deputy Clerk, Geographical Area/Juvenile Matters 22-1000-290 12/19/2022
Chief Probation Officer I 22-7000-136 12/19/2022
Office Clerk 22-3000-037 12/19/2022
Program Manager I 22-1000-285 12/19/2022
Administrative Assistant 22-1000-286 12/19/2022
Assistant Clerk, Appellate 22-0000-015 12/19/2022
Administrative Trainee 22-7000-135 12/31/2022
Judicial Marshal Trainee JM-1000-001 12/31/2099
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) JD-7000-001 12/31/2099
Office Clerk OC-8000-001 12/31/2099
Court Recording Monitor Trainee CR-1000-001 12/31/2099
Court Interpreter I CI-1000-001 12/31/2099

Lead Family Relations Counselor

LEAD FAMILY RELATIONS COUNSELOR

DIVISION: Family

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks relative to the resolution of family and interpersonal conflict in the family relations and criminal sessions of the court and for acting as a working lead for Family Relations Counselors.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:

This class may be assigned to:
1) Satellite office locations (maximum of one per location).
2) Principal office locations with no Assistant Family Services Supervisor (maximum of one Lead Family Relations Counselor per each seven professional positions except that principal offices with satellite location(s) may have a Lead Family Relations Counselor if there are less than seven positions. Professional positions are defined as non-supervisory and non-lead positions in the Family Relations Counselor classification series.)
3) Principal office locations with an Assistant Family Matters Supervisor (maximum of one per each additional seven professional positions in excess of fourteen).

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Leads Family Relations Counselors as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs the full range of duties as outlined in the specification for Family Relations Counselor II; for approximately seventy-five (75%) of the time, conducts a full range of family evaluations involving disputed issues of child custody, visitation and family finances and prepares dispositional recommendations; may be assigned the more complex and difficult cases; may provide staff training and assistance; may act as lead person in a satellite office location; may supervise the staff and operations of an office in the supervisor's absence; performs special projects as assigned; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of complex family and interpersonal dynamics involved in divorce and family violence situations; considerable knowledge of a variety of dispute resolution mechanisms; considerable knowledge of the various legal and financial elements affecting the economics of divorce including tax consequences, valuation of pensions, businesses, and evaluation of assets; considerable knowledge of social, cultural, economic, psychological, and legal issues influencing the attitudes and behaviors of clients and families; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; considerable knowledge of child development and the impact of divorce on children; considerable knowledge and skills necessary to obtain the confidence of judges and attorneys to effectively negotiate complex issues between opposing attorneys in divorce cases; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interviewing and counseling skills; considerable ability to objectively analyze highly conflicted and/or violent situations an the ability to utilize logical, defensible judgment in recommending appropriate solutions or dispositional options; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; ability to lead and train professional staff.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: A Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of experience providing family and marital counseling, mediation, and dispute resolution services.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents are required to have a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License and a motor vehicle available for daily use.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions when performing home visits or interviewing incarcerated clients.




Administrative Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently supervising administrative support or Courtroom Clerk staff or for performing advanced administrative support or complex technical support tasks at a paraprofessional level in a judicial service environment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class represents the highest level of administrative support positions in the bargaining unit. The class has four distinct uses:

Administrative Assistant (advanced technical or administrative support, or supervision of specialized administrative support services)

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk

Clerical Supervisor

Courtroom Clerk 2 (for 65% or more of their time, performs as advanced Courtroom Clerk or Supervising Courtroom Clerk);

In the Administrative Assistant uses of the class, positions serve in a paraprofessional role in complex, specialized or technical administrative support functions. For example, this may include paraprofessional practice of technical work in such areas as telecommunications or the supervision of complex accounting support work or the most complex and involved assignments of court support services.

In the Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk use of the class, positions perform complex juvenile case file management in conditions of strict confidentiality including serving as Courtroom Clerk in juvenile matters.

In the Courtroom Clerk II uses of class, incumbents are required to directly supervise or to serve as strong lead for other Courtroom Clerks including providing their training and daily work assignments, but not performance review. In jurisdictions having only one Courtroom Clerk, incumbents may serve as lead person for other court services staff members. In either case, incumbents are required to perform at an advanced level of competence in courtroom clerk assignments including serving judges in highly complex and involved cases.

Advancement to this class is not automatic. The class is intended to afford career progress opportunities both in administrative support services and in courtroom clerk occupations but is limited to well-qualified and proven incumbents in their respective fields of work and appointment must be based on demonstrated need for such positions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level staff as assigned, including providing training, making work assignments and reviewing completed work for accuracy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administrative Assistant uses: Supervises assigned staff in performing such work as: data terminal operation, court data management including data organization and retrieval, and production of finished data records; preparation and maintenance of case files and information for presentation in court; assisting clients, attorneys, pro se parties and members of the public in completing procedural papers and by explaining court procedures and court-ordered conditions of compliance; preparing documents such as reports, correspondence, notifications to parties, records and activity logs; performing such clerical work as typing, filing and general office support. Incumbents may supervise staff in posting, compiling and reconciling accounting support data such as accounts payable, receivable and payroll processing.

Positions may be assigned to perform specialized or technical work such as: planning, scheduling and overseeing the installation of telecommunications systems; assisting in the administration of Branch-wide purchasing; overseeing the management of complex and sensitive case files, including reviewing file content for completeness and providing instruction to support staff in proper case file development for the courts.

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk uses: Maintains court dockets and diaries of hearing assignments and case reviews; records judgments, orders and other file entries; coordinates and arranges appointments of counsel and referral for various professional services; executes and coordinates proper service of notice, summons and subpoena, including notice by publication and registered mail; reviews billings for accuracy and arranges for the payment of fees; provides for the orderly assignment of all cases for appropriate court hearing and assures that all files are prepared for hearing; provides or oversees all statistical reporting, bookkeeping, supply requisitioning, court attendance, execution of legal or court documents and file maintenance; may act for the Juvenile Matters Clerk during absences; may supervise assigned staff as designated by the Clerk or in the absence of the Clerk; may perform duties outlined in the Courtroom Clerk job description; performs related duties as required.

Clerical Supervisor uses: Supervises clerical staff; trains assigned staff members; assigns and reviews work for accuracy and timely completion; determines work priorities; may establish record keeping systems; provides input to staff performance reviews; analyzes and revises office procedures; coordinates workflow with staff and related work units; may serve as courtroom clerk; provides recommendations regarding administrative policies and procedures; types or word processes a variety of correspondence and reports, many of which involve confidential information; may receive and record revenues and fees; may prepare financial and budget reports; maintains inventory control and maintenance schedules for office equipment; performs other related duties as required.

Courtroom Clerk 2 uses: Supervises the work of Courtroom Clerks I including training, making work assignments and scheduling courtroom service. Performs courtroom clerk service in assigned courtrooms including assembling case documents, reviewing documents for completeness and in accordance with the preferences of judges; assisting judges at court in the flow of documents, properly recording motions and orders, recording and safekeeping exhibits; swearing those who provide testimony in court; and assuring the proper completion of documents resulting from judges’ orders. As advanced Courtroom Clerks, incumbents typically are called upon to serve as courtroom clerk for involved, complex or sensitive trials and hearings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Advanced knowledge of office administration and court support operations procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data and to produce complex written reports and records; ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information; ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to court support operations; ability to supervise and provide work direction to staff members; ability to instruct, train and evaluate staff members in assigned work duties.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Five years of experience in administrative support, accounting support, or court support work.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may substitute for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of two years for an Associate’s degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.




Seeking an Administrative Assistant for the Court Support Services Division Human Resources unit, to be responsible for complex assignments, requiring highly specialized skills, confidentiality, and independent judgement.



Administrative Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently supervising administrative support or Courtroom Clerk staff or for performing advanced administrative support or complex technical support tasks at a paraprofessional level in a judicial service environment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class represents the highest level of administrative support positions in the bargaining unit. The class has four distinct uses:

Administrative Assistant (advanced technical or administrative support, or supervision of specialized administrative support services)

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk

Clerical Supervisor

Courtroom Clerk 2 (for 65% or more of their time, performs as advanced Courtroom Clerk or Supervising Courtroom Clerk);

In the Administrative Assistant uses of the class, positions serve in a paraprofessional role in complex, specialized or technical administrative support functions. For example, this may include paraprofessional practice of technical work in such areas as telecommunications or the supervision of complex accounting support work or the most complex and involved assignments of court support services.

In the Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk use of the class, positions perform complex juvenile case file management in conditions of strict confidentiality including serving as Courtroom Clerk in juvenile matters.

In the Courtroom Clerk II uses of class, incumbents are required to directly supervise or to serve as strong lead for other Courtroom Clerks including providing their training and daily work assignments, but not performance review. In jurisdictions having only one Courtroom Clerk, incumbents may serve as lead person for other court services staff members. In either case, incumbents are required to perform at an advanced level of competence in courtroom clerk assignments including serving judges in highly complex and involved cases.

Advancement to this class is not automatic. The class is intended to afford career progress opportunities both in administrative support services and in courtroom clerk occupations but is limited to well-qualified and proven incumbents in their respective fields of work and appointment must be based on demonstrated need for such positions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level staff as assigned, including providing training, making work assignments and reviewing completed work for accuracy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administrative Assistant uses: Supervises assigned staff in performing such work as: data terminal operation, court data management including data organization and retrieval, and production of finished data records; preparation and maintenance of case files and information for presentation in court; assisting clients, attorneys, pro se parties and members of the public in completing procedural papers and by explaining court procedures and court-ordered conditions of compliance; preparing documents such as reports, correspondence, notifications to parties, records and activity logs; performing such clerical work as typing, filing and general office support. Incumbents may supervise staff in posting, compiling and reconciling accounting support data such as accounts payable, receivable and payroll processing.

Positions may be assigned to perform specialized or technical work such as: planning, scheduling and overseeing the installation of telecommunications systems; assisting in the administration of Branch-wide purchasing; overseeing the management of complex and sensitive case files, including reviewing file content for completeness and providing instruction to support staff in proper case file development for the courts.

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk uses: Maintains court dockets and diaries of hearing assignments and case reviews; records judgments, orders and other file entries; coordinates and arranges appointments of counsel and referral for various professional services; executes and coordinates proper service of notice, summons and subpoena, including notice by publication and registered mail; reviews billings for accuracy and arranges for the payment of fees; provides for the orderly assignment of all cases for appropriate court hearing and assures that all files are prepared for hearing; provides or oversees all statistical reporting, bookkeeping, supply requisitioning, court attendance, execution of legal or court documents and file maintenance; may act for the Juvenile Matters Clerk during absences; may supervise assigned staff as designated by the Clerk or in the absence of the Clerk; may perform duties outlined in the Courtroom Clerk job description; performs related duties as required.

Clerical Supervisor uses: Supervises clerical staff; trains assigned staff members; assigns and reviews work for accuracy and timely completion; determines work priorities; may establish record keeping systems; provides input to staff performance reviews; analyzes and revises office procedures; coordinates workflow with staff and related work units; may serve as courtroom clerk; provides recommendations regarding administrative policies and procedures; types or word processes a variety of correspondence and reports, many of which involve confidential information; may receive and record revenues and fees; may prepare financial and budget reports; maintains inventory control and maintenance schedules for office equipment; performs other related duties as required.

Courtroom Clerk 2 uses: Supervises the work of Courtroom Clerks I including training, making work assignments and scheduling courtroom service. Performs courtroom clerk service in assigned courtrooms including assembling case documents, reviewing documents for completeness and in accordance with the preferences of judges; assisting judges at court in the flow of documents, properly recording motions and orders, recording and safekeeping exhibits; swearing those who provide testimony in court; and assuring the proper completion of documents resulting from judges’ orders. As advanced Courtroom Clerks, incumbents typically are called upon to serve as courtroom clerk for involved, complex or sensitive trials and hearings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Advanced knowledge of office administration and court support operations procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data and to produce complex written reports and records; ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information; ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to court support operations; ability to supervise and provide work direction to staff members; ability to instruct, train and evaluate staff members in assigned work duties.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Five years of experience in administrative support, accounting support, or court support work.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may substitute for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of two years for an Associate’s degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.




Court Operations Assistant

COURT OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for performing specialized administrative support tasks in courtroom clerk service, jury administration and related court support services to assist in the effective functioning of assigned courts.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class consolidates the working titles of Courtroom Clerk I and Jury Services Assistant. Although incumbents may perform a variety of other administrative support tasks in support of court operations, incumbents allocated to this class must be regularly assigned to Courtroom Clerk or Jury Services Assistant duties for less than 65% of their time. Those incumbents who perform such work as court services or data terminal operation and who may serve as Courtroom Clerk or Jury Services Assistant for intermittent or occasional periods of time typically should be allocated to the Administrative Clerk I class.

When courts are not in session, incumbents generally perform court services work.

Positions whose principal assignments are as Courtroom Clerk are distinguished from Courtroom Clerks in the Administrative Assistant class in that those positions are required to lead or direct the work of other Courtroom Clerks including making their daily work assignments and providing their training. Those Courtroom Clerk positions are recognized as the advanced level of practitioners in that field.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a Deputy Clerk or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May lead lower level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Provides juror orientation and instructions; answers questions from jurors and provides assistance; swears in jurors; enters juror attendance information into computer; collects juror information questionnaires; enters and retrieves information in computer to prepare jury panels for cases; processes juror payroll, mileage and other reimbursements; may exercise independent judgment with regard to postponing or excusing jurors from service in accordance with orders of the court; prepares appropriate forms; prepares lists of jurors selected for trials; schedules jurors according to caseflow needs; arranges for necessary equipment and accommodations for jurors with special needs; opens mail; makes copies; orders supplies; maintains filing systems and records.

Records courtroom proceedings in civil, criminal, family and juvenile matters; provides continuance dates for future court proceedings; puts defendants to plea; calls bond forfeitures; swears in witnesses; marks exhibits; records dispositions; receives verdicts; prepares a variety of court orders; carries out orders of the court; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of court operations and courtroom procedures; considerable knowledge of office procedures; considerable knowledge of and ability to use legal terminology; considerable knowledge of proper grammar, spelling and punctuation; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; considerable ability to carry out multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; computer usage skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Three years of clerical experience in a Clerk’s Office.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) A Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for the General Experience.
2) An Associate’s degree and one year of court or legal experience may be substituted for the General Experience. 3) Sixty college credits and one year of court or legal experience may be substituted for the General Experience.




Information Technology Analyst III -

Information Technology Analyst III -

Seeking an experienced .NET Application Developer (Information Technology Analyst III) for the Court Operations Systems Support unit. Qualified applicants will possess experience in the specific functional area of Software Development.

The successful candidate must have experience with analyzing, designing, coding and testing moderately complex software applications as well as data and reports; writing technical program and systems specifications; troubleshooting and supporting production issues. Developer skills required include the ability to design, develop, enhance and maintain applications and services using .NET technologies.

Qualified candidates must have experience with some or all of the following:
  • Visual Studio .net 2015 or above including:
    • Developing ASP.NET Windows Forms Applications and/or MVC Applications
    • In-depth knowledge of at least one of the .NET languages (vb.net and/or asp.net preferred)
    • Developing identity aware applications using Active Directory
  • SQL Server 2016 databases including:
    • Create, modify and debug stored procedures
    • Create and modify table structures and relationships
  • Windows & Web UI design principles
  • Front end web development using technologies such as HTML5, CSS and/or JQuery
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Services and/or Azure DevOps Services
Upon satisfactory completion of the initial probationary period, hybrid remote work may be available.

Information Technology Analyst II -

Information Technology Analyst II -

.NET Application Developer
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
  Wethersfield

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking an .NET Application Developer (Information Technology Analyst II) for the Court Operations Systems Support Unit. Qualified applicants will possess experience in the specific functional area of Software Development.

The successful candidate must have experience with analyzing, designing, coding and testing moderately complex software applications as well as data and reports; writing technical program and systems specifications; and troubleshooting and supporting production issues.

Qualified candidates should have experience developing with some or all of the following:

  • Visual Studio 2015 or above
  • SQL Server Management Studio 2016 or above
  • Crystal Reports
  • SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Front end web development technologies such as asp.net, HTML5, CSS and/or JQuery
  • Experience with Selenium is preferred, but not required

Upon satisfactory completion of the initial probationary period, hybrid remote work may be available.

Salary Range: $88,052 - $119,860/year – plus State of Connecticut benefits. New employees begin at the minimum.  The starting salary for existing state employees may be higher than the minimum, in accordance with existing Judicial Branch policy.

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch offers its employees a top notch array of health and retirement benefits including but not limited to: paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave, group life insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation, voluntary flexible spending account programs, discounted auto and home insurance policies and long and short term disability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience: Six (6) 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 Information Technology Analyst I level or its equivalent.

Substitutions Allowed: 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 Requirements: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work. 

Applications must be received by December 5, 2022. Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Careers at the Branch play an essential role for the public and society. Our meaningful, challenging, and interesting positions have a long-lasting effect that serves to advance justice and ultimately provides for the greater good of all.

Please reference posting number 22-1000-275

AA/EOE



Caseflow Coordinator Trainee

CASEFLOW COORDINATOR TRAINEE

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for receiving on the job training in professional tasks associated with facilitating and expediting the flow of criminal, civil and family cases through the court system.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Receives training in and is given progressively responsible assignments in the implementation of effective and efficient methods for processing and administering the progress of legal cases through the court system including such actions as arranging for juries, courtrooms, interpreters, witnesses and documents as outlined in the job description for Caseflow Coordinator I; assists in tracking and processing cases to disposition by judges, referees, fact finders, magistrates, juries and others; prepares trial schedules and notifies parties of those schedules; assists in analyzing caseflow statistics and preparing statistical and narrative reports on case movement through the judicial system; assists in analyzing continuance requests from attorneys and making recommendations to judges on granting continuances; assists in monitoring case flows through computer based and documentary data and sets and modifies trial schedules according to changing circumstances; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of court operations, trial procedures and rules of practice; knowledge of the principles, concepts and methods of statistical analysis; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills; database-oriented computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: A Bachelor’s degree.




Seeking a qualified individual for the Court Operations Systems Support Unit. This position will involve central office testing, training and support related to the Edison, Clara and CV/FA E-Filing systems. Qualified applicants should have knowledge of and familiarity with one or more of these applications in the courthouses and should be able to apply court and legal knowledge to the creation of documentation related to these systems, to troubleshooting issues users are experiencing with these applications, and to testing enhancements and bugs in these applications.

This special language applies only to Court Operations in Wethersfield.

Caseflow Coordinator I

CASEFLOW COORDINATOR I

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of professional tasks in implementing policies and procedures for facilitating and expediting the flow of criminal, civil and family cases through the court system.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Positions of the class are distinguished from the case flow Coordinator II in that this class is appropriate for the full, standard professional practice of scheduling, expediting and administering the efficient and appropriate movement of trial cases through the court. Case flow Coordinators II provide more advanced analyses and facilitation of case movement as well as consultative services to judges and attorneys in expediting case resolution.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Positions of the class may work under the direction of various administrators in different jurisdictions but typically work under the administrative direction of a Judicial District Chief Clerk or other employee of higher grade. In some jurisdictions, positions work under the direction of a Presiding Judge or Administrative Judge.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Positions may serve as lead for Temporary Assistant Clerks, providing them with training and guidance in such areas as court procedures and court administration.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Implements effective and efficient methods for processing and administering the progress of legal cases through the court system including such actions as arranging for juries, courtrooms, interpreters, witnesses and documents; tracks and processes cases to disposition by judges, referees, fact finders, magistrates, juries and others; prepares trial schedules and notifies parties of those schedules; analyzes case flow statistics and prepares statistical and narrative reports on case movement through the judicial system; analyzes continuance requests from attorneys and makes recommendations to judges on granting continuances; monitors case flows through computer based and documentary data and sets and modifies trial schedules according to changing circumstances; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of court operations, trial procedures and rules of practice; knowledge of the principles, concepts and methods of statistical analysis; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; well-developed skills in interpersonal communications, oral and written communications; substantial database-oriented computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Six years of professional experience in court administration, law or a related field.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) College training may be substituted for the general experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor’s degree.
2) A law degree or a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice or a related field may be substituted for one additional year of the general experience.
3) Two years of experience as a Case flow Coordinator Trainee may be substituted for the General Experience.
4) One year of experience as a Case flow Coordinator Trainee and a law degree or a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their work.





Seeking a qualified individual for the Court Operations Systems Support Unit. This position will involve central office testing, training and support related to the Edison, Clara and CV/FA E-Filing systems. Qualified applicants should have knowledge of and familiarity with one or more of these applications in the courthouses and should be able to apply court and legal knowledge to the creation of documentation related to these systems, to troubleshooting issues users are experiencing with these applications, and to testing enhancements and bugs in these applications.

This special language applies only to Court Operations in Wethersfield.

Caseflow Coordinator II

CASEFLOW COORDINATOR II

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for performing advanced level professional practice of the procedural management, processing and administrative support of criminal, civil and family cases through the court systems.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Positions allocated to this class are reserved for those specifically designated to perform advanced levels of directing the processing, expediting, administrative support for movement to trial and compromising of criminal, civil and family cases in the Superior Court. While the standard professional practice of case flow management emphasizes the administrative tasks of arranging for the movement of cases through the court systems, positions at the Coordinator II level are expected to facilitate the legal processes of alternative approaches to compromise, settlement, treatment referral and expeditious procedure to trial. Typically, incumbents in the Coordinator II position are sought out by judges and attorneys for methods to resolve conflicting issues of how to move individual cases through the system. At the Coordinator II level, incumbents are expected to have a highly-developed competence in understanding such issues as the likelihood of case settlement based on types of cases, attorneys involved and past histories of judges’ judgments and juries’ verdicts.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Positions of the class may work under the direction of various administrators in different jurisdictions but typically work under the administrative direction of a Judicial District Chief Clerk or other employee of higher grade. In some jurisdictions, positions work under the direction of a Presiding Judge or Administrative Judge.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Positions may serve as lead for Temporary Assistant Clerks, providing them with training and guidance in such areas as court procedures and court administration.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Develops and implements effective and efficient methods for processing and administering the progress of legal cases through the court system including such actions as arranging for juries, courtrooms, interpreters, witnesses and documents; provides skilled tracking and processing of cases to disposition by judges, referees, fact finders, magistrates, juries and others; prepares trial schedules and notifies parties of those schedules; analyzes case flow statistics and prepares statistical and narrative reports on case movement through the judicial system; analyzes continuance requests from attorneys, makes recommendations to judges and, where court authority is authorized, may grant continuance and uncontested dismissals; monitors case flows through computer based and documentary data and sets and modifies trial schedules according to changing circumstances; provides consultation to judges and attorneys on procedural methods of expediting case flow and case resolution; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Advanced knowledge of court operations, trial procedures and rules of practice; knowledge of the principles, concepts and methods of statistical analysis; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; well-developed skills in interpersonal communications, oral and written communications; substantial database-oriented computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Eight years of professional experience in court administration, law or a related field.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) Two years of experience as a Case flow Coordinator I may be substituted for the general experience.
2) College training may be substituted for the general experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor’s degree. 3) A law degree or a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice or a related field may be substituted for one additional year of the general experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their work.




Seeking a qualified individual for the Court Operations Systems Support Unit. This position will involve central office testing, training and support related to the Edison, Clara and CV/FA E-Filing systems. Qualified applicants should have knowledge of and familiarity with one or more of these applications in the courthouses, and should be able to apply court and legal knowledge to the creation of documentation related to these systems, to troubleshooting issues users are experiencing with these applications, and to testing enhancements and bugs in these applications.

This special language applies only to Court Operations in Wethersfield.

Information Technology Analyst IV - Senior Network Engineer

Information Technology Analyst IV - Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
East Hartford

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking an accomplished Senior Network Engineer (Information Technology Analyst IV) in the Network and Security Operations unit. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for administering Palo Alto firewall and the implementation, support, maintenance, and administration of 70 remote network locations and multiple active data centers. Qualified applicants will possess experience in the specific functional area of Network Support.

The qualified candidate will have hands-on experience in network operations and thorough knowledge of BGP, EIGRP, multicast, and spanning-tree.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Palo Alto firewall management and administration
• Network maintenance (software and hardware upgrades)
• High level Complex Network troubleshooting
• Documentation of network problems and designs
• Monitor network health and performance
• Configuration and administration of security tools
• Firewall configuration, administration, and maintenance
• Experience with Palo Alto network firewall
• Troubleshooting Imperva Security
• Experience with Meraki, Cisco network switches
• Tenable LCE and Nessus security vulnerability scanning tool
• SIEM Analysis
• Incident Response participation
• On Call during non-working hours patching

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who are proficient with:
• PaloAlto firewall, Cisco hardware and software experience
• High level of experience with Panorama and log collectors
• Able to create and manage firewall rules and policies.
• Able to plan and process upgrades on PA firewalls.
• NGFW, Panorama, Global Protect, VM Series, App-ID, NAT, User-ID, SSL Decrypt, Wildfire
• Expert level experience with Cortex, XDR Pro, NTA, Data Lake, Autofocus, TIM
• High Level Data Center Design, Implementation and Troubleshooting experience
• Experience in Multi ISP and Advance BGP routing
• Cisco ISE Advance level Knowledge and Troubleshooting
• Expertise Infoblox (for IPAM, DNS & DHCP)
• Network security best practices hands on experience.
• Microsoft Azure networking experience.
• Cisco Nexus 5k and 7K Switches
• Must have skills to Audit LAN/WAN and security and document and recommend best practice.
• Cisco DNAC Configuration, implementation and design
• Tenable.sc Scans and LCE
• Meraki WiFi Design and implementation
• 802.1x NAC
• Imperva Firewalls
• Path Solutions, Scrutinizer, OpUtils
• Python Scripting
• Palo Alto Panorama operations

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who possess the following:
• Ability to perform risk assessments and investigate cyber security incidents.
• Ability to understand vulnerabilities at a technical level.
• Knowledge of hardware and software, networks, data centers, systems, and cyber security related issues.
• Demonstrate experience in operation, administration, and management of Cisco QoS, FabricPath, OTV, EIGRP, BGP protocols.
• Cisco Meraki Cloud based Solution.
• Knowledge of Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and NX-OS.
• Experience with IPSEC/GRE Tunnels.
• Solid understanding of network fundamentals.
• Strong troubleshooting skills.
• Demonstrate experience installing, configuring, and operation of network equipment.
• Network Design and Architecture hands on experience.

In addition to the preferred qualifications, preference will be provided to successful candidate that possess a positive attitude; proficient verbal skills; a collaborative approach to working in a close team environment; willingness to assist and share knowledge with peers and subordinates; strong writing skills, submitting reports, proposals, and postmortem analyses.

Upon satisfactory completion of the initial probationary period, hybrid remote work may be available.

Salary Range: $93,397 - $129,026/year – plus State of Connecticut benefits. New employees begin at the minimum.  The starting salary for existing state employees may be higher than the minimum, in accordance with existing Judicial Branch policy.

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch offers its employees a top notch array of health and retirement benefits including but not limited to: paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave, group life insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation, voluntary flexible spending account programs, discounted auto and home insurance policies and long and short term disability.

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 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 December 5, 2022. Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Careers at the Branch play an essential role for the public and society. Our meaningful, challenging, and interesting positions have a long-lasting effect that serves to advance justice and ultimately provides for the greater good of all.

Please reference posting number 22-4000-048

AA/EOE


Information Technology Analyst III - Open VMS Administrator and Judicial Branch Automation

Information Technology Analyst III - Open VMS Administrator and Judicial Branch Automation

Seeking an OpenVMS Administrator and Judicial Branch Automation (Information Technology Analyst III) for the Information Technology Division, Platform Services Unit. Qualified applicants will possess experience in the specific functional area of Platform Administration.

The preferred candidate will have experience in the following: administering an Open VMS environment along with considerable knowledge of VMS clustering on HP Integrity hardware; experience installing and administering layered products including Decforms, Datatrieve, DecNet, TCP/IP, COBOL, and C/C++ on an OpenVMS cluster. Solid troubleshooting skills along with strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work and collaborate with personnel in other disciplines including application developers, business analysts, and network analysts is required. ACMS application administration experience is preferred. Experience installing and maintaining interface software such as Attunity and Connx that transmit data between disparate systems, with messaging and SQL data interfaces to Windows web-based applications is highly desirable. Experience with JAMS job scheduling is also a plus to manage nightly batch processing.

Duties will include:
•    Supporting and maintaining a multi-node Open VMS cluster, version 8.4 or later, running on HP Integrity hardware.
•    Monitoring the systems and tuning resources as required to maintain performance standards.
•    Testing and updating system software and layered products applying engineering change orders as needed and directed.
•    Performing network administration using TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LPR/LPD and LAT protocols; implementing and testing FTP and SFTP.
•    Managing interfaces between disparate systems and SQLserver databases using products such as Attunity Connect and Replicate for cross-platform queries and data replication.
•    Providing support to the user community and application developers and troubleshooting problems.
•    Researching and recommending new products and upgrades to meet evolving business needs.
•    Formulating and executing project plans to enhance the security, efficiency and effectiveness of the various Judicial Branch computing platforms, including, but not limited to OpenVMS, Windows, and vendor-supplied systems.
•    Monitoring, enhancing, and developing tools to provide and improve the viability of the JBA (Judicial Branch Automation) environment. Support of JBA requires detailed knowledge of JAMS capabilities, such as:
     •    Scheduling
     •    Scripting
     •    Programming
     •   Alerting and alarming appropriate individuals

• Formulating, designing, coordinating, and executing a flexible and up-to-date Disaster Recovery Framework and the detailed Plan defined therein, including:
     •    Developing the framework.
     •    Ensuring the framework is flexible with respect to changing technologies and situations.
     •    Specifying detailed support of the framework details to define the Plan.
     •    As needed, enlisting various SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) to provide details to support the Plan.
     •   Testing, reviewing, and updating the Framework and Plan details as required.

• Designing, developing, and deploying tools to evaluate and enhance various JB environment configurations, including:
     •    Windows Patching, status, and troubleshooting (Update Scanner).
     •    Service status monitoring and correction (Server Service Scanner).
     •  JBA

• Migrating to future OpenVMS-managed hardware platforms.
     •    Needs analysis.
     •    Provide or arrange for education and the training of OpenVMS Admin and Development staff.
     •    Testing – cooperate with the OpenVMS OS provider to ensure that the needs of the Judicial Branch are completely satisfied.
     •    Evaluation
     •    Migration

•    Evaluating, deploying, monitoring, and maintaining any needed security-related resources and strategies, including assessment, compliance, detection, and remediation.
•    Demonstrate proven and excellent written and oral skills, tailored to any target audience (small/large, technical/non-technical).
•    Provide concept-to-implementation assistance to the entire JB-ITD in a wide range of areas.
•    Quickly and accurately become well-acquainted with new technologies and develop new areas of expertise.
•    Work with vendors to evaluate, test, and implement potential products in pursuit of all the above project activities.
• Monitoring and maintenance of Malwarebytes and Cortex XDR on a day-to-day basis. Reporting exceptions and anomalies to the JB Security Response Team. Performing evaluation, responses, and mitigation when necessary.

The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Platform Administration. Perform complex duties related to enterprise-wide server, storage and email support; assist in the development of server, storage, and email standards; configure, install, support, maintain, upgrade, and may troubleshoot server, storage, and email software, hardware, off-the-shelf packages and operating systems. Serve as an advisor for on-going and future directions of the Platform Unit.

The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written with a collaborative approach to work in a close team environment. Ability to work effectively with all levels of technical and non-technical staff and management is necessary.

Administrative Secretary I

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY I

DIVISION: Department-Wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for performing a variety of difficult and responsible secretarial support functions requiring specialized skills.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This classification is assigned in accordance with the guidelines promulgated by the Supreme Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Acts as personal secretary; takes and transcribes complex dictation; composes routine correspondence regarding agency policies, regulations, and procedures; screens mail, telephone calls, and visitors and determines action required; may interpret routine policies and procedures; processes routine and confidential documents; may pre-screen clients, petitioners, or complaining witnesses; arranges conferences and meetings; researches, assembles, and coordinates meeting materials; maintains filing system; receives and reviews reports and forms for accuracy and completeness; may prepare and process fiscal and personnel documents; maintains inventory of supplies and equipment; may assign case numbers and maintain case files; types a variety of memoranda, correspondence, and reports; proofread and edits correspondence; develops and maintains filing systems; creates and maintains data bases; may assist in preparation of financial and budget reports; may have supervisory responsibilities and be responsible for office secretarial operations; perform special projects as assigned; perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of office systems and procedures; considerable knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling; knowledge of business communications; knowledge of the division's/unit's policies and procedures; some knowledge of business math; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to schedule and prioritize office workflow; ability to operate office equipment which may include word processors, computer terminals, or other automated equipment; ability to take notes (shorthand, speedwriting, or other method acceptable to the supervisor).

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Four (4) years of secretarial experience, including an ability to type 50 words per minute and take dictation at 100 words per minute.





Administrative Secretary I

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY I

DIVISION: Department-Wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for performing a variety of difficult and responsible secretarial support functions requiring specialized skills.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This classification is assigned in accordance with the guidelines promulgated by the Supreme Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Acts as personal secretary; takes and transcribes complex dictation; composes routine correspondence regarding agency policies, regulations, and procedures; screens mail, telephone calls, and visitors and determines action required; may interpret routine policies and procedures; processes routine and confidential documents; may pre-screen clients, petitioners, or complaining witnesses; arranges conferences and meetings; researches, assembles, and coordinates meeting materials; maintains filing system; receives and reviews reports and forms for accuracy and completeness; may prepare and process fiscal and personnel documents; maintains inventory of supplies and equipment; may assign case numbers and maintain case files; types a variety of memoranda, correspondence, and reports; proofread and edits correspondence; develops and maintains filing systems; creates and maintains data bases; may assist in preparation of financial and budget reports; may have supervisory responsibilities and be responsible for office secretarial operations; perform special projects as assigned; perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of office systems and procedures; considerable knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling; knowledge of business communications; knowledge of the division's/unit's policies and procedures; some knowledge of business math; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to schedule and prioritize office workflow; ability to operate office equipment which may include word processors, computer terminals, or other automated equipment; ability to take notes (shorthand, speedwriting, or other method acceptable to the supervisor).

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Four (4) years of secretarial experience, including an ability to type 50 words per minute and take dictation at 100 words per minute.





Seeking an Administrative Secretary I for the Judges’ Secretaries Office. The successful candidate will be accountable for performing a variety of difficult and responsible secretarial support functions requiring specialized skills.


Juvenile Matters Supervisor I

JUVENILE MATTERS SUPERVISOR I

DIVISION:Court Support Services

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for supervising the staff and operations of one or more small court support services office locations, or for assisting with the supervision of a large juvenile probation office location.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Assignment of Supervisors I and II to large or small office designations will be determined by the Guidelines for Classification Use promulgated by the Supreme Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from a Juvenile Matters Supervisor II or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises juvenile probation staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans office work; establishes and maintains office procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding office policies and procedures; represents the Division in court proceedings; reviews and approves contents and recommendations of reports prior to submission to the court; may review and respond to complaints involving staff performance or office procedures and policies; oversees security and maintenance of facilities and office equipment; assumes responsibility for the integrity and operation of the automated system; oversees court support services in the areas of intake, assessment, referral, evaluations, investigations, and/or supervision of clients referred by the court; may supervise a caseload of clients; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of complex family dynamics and child development; considerable knowledge of the social, cultural, educational, economic, psychological, and legal issues affecting the child's adjustment and development; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply investigation, interviewing, and counseling practices, procedures, and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to interpret psychiatric, psychological, and educational evaluations; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: A Bachelor's degree and five years of experience conducting intake screening, pre-dispositional studies, and/or supervision of juvenile probationers.

Special Experience: Two years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of Juvenile Probation Officer II.

Substitutions Allowed: A Master's degree in the social sciences or a related field may be substituted for one year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients.





Juvenile Detention Shift Supervisor

JUVENILE DETENTION SHIFT SUPERVISOR

DIVISION:Court Support Services

CLASS DEFINITION: Under the supervision of an employee of a higher grade, oversees personnel and activities relating to detained children during an assigned shift.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Supervises and coordinates the activities during an assigned shift; supervises and participates in educational, counseling and recreational activities with detainees; implements detention center policies and procedures; assigns duties and work schedules to detention center staff and evaluates their job performance; determines work procedures; maintains attendance and other records regarding personnel and detainees; assists in staff training and development; supervises intake and release activities and ensures that referrals and admission materials are complete and properly signed; reviews and monitors the daily log; conducts safety inspections and fire drills; orders equipment and supplies; conducts periodic inventories, supervises light maintenance activities; prepares and submits written reports regarding detainees, and various aspects of the detention center operation; may perform the duties of a Juvenile Detention Officer; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the care and custody of juveniles; considerable knowledge of the behavioral and emotional problems experienced by juveniles; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer usage skills; supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Five years of experience in performing correctional work, institutional supervision of adolescents, juveniles or young adults, or comparable areas of prevention of juvenile delinquency.

Substitutions Allowed: College training in a related field may be substituted on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor’s degree.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive detainees; may be exposed to communicable diseases.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
1) A criminal record investigation will be conducted for all candidates; appointment to the class will be dependent upon successful clearance through such investigation.
2) Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license.
3) Incumbents may be required to pass a physical examination.







Information Technology Analyst II - Open VMS Applications System Administration and Environmental Access Coordinator

Information Technology Analyst II - Open VMS Applications System Administration and Environmental Access Coordinator

Seeking an OpenVMS Applications System Administration and Environment Access Coordinator (Information Technology Analyst II) for the Information Technology Division, Platform Services Unit. Qualified applicants will possess experience in the specific functional area of Platform Administration.  Responsibilities for the platform include security monitoring, software installation, firmware updates, monitoring of hardware along with software, regular evaluation of performance, network connectivity, account requests, backups, restores, drive provisioning, and ensuring the applications are working properly for the various business units.  The various interfaces and interactions with our Windows server environment require a working knowledge of Windows.    We run multiple data centers in an active-active configuration mode needing occasionally to have one side down for maintenance.  Various interfaces to our JAMS scheduler, Attunity servers, ConsoleWorks, SQL, BlueZone and ABC/StorServer appliances need to be maintained and monitored as part of this environment. day to day administration, Operation configuration, installation of all ITD legacy application scheduled jobs. Utilizing management tools to track incidents and problems as well as ensuring on-call request responses for ITD.

Technical Help/Service Desk Analysis: Respond to calls, emails, and personal requests for routine technical support; assign, track, and monitor status of new and existing issues using appropriate software as necessary; act as liaison between other technical staff, users and vendors regarding technical help/service desk requests; monitors personal computer (PC) performance.

In all functional areas, the incumbent will use routine interpersonal and technical skills to perform and/or participate in the following:
•    Assist in diagnosing system problems and developing and coordinating resolutions.
•    Perform installation and implementation of new and existing technologies; assist in the evaluation of new technologies.
•    Test and evaluate new hardware and/or software; may assist in making recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; assist in determining interface and utility requirements and use design specifications; may act as a liaison to hardware and/or software vendors, developers, and management; arrange necessary hardware and software availability.
•    Coordinate all aspects of new Windows Server deployment.
•    Manage and coordinate applications for the creation of new user accounts and deletion of old accounts.
•    Assist the Help Desk in troubleshooting user problems with system connections, and user account issues.
•    Provide insight, guidance, and support for JBA functional development, maintenance, and monitoring.
•    Manage the creation and deletion of printer queues on behalf of the Branch user community.
•    Work with implementation of business units software/interface requests.
•    May assist in implementing network and system security guidelines.
•    Assist in executing specific disaster recovery plans.
•    May assist in making recommendations for migration and upgrade directions; may train business or technical staff on new procedures.
•    Assist in conducting system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; may conduct technical training programs for IT staff.
•    May communicate with business owners and management; may assist in development of current and future information technology policies, procedures, and standards.
•    Perform and/or assist in the preparation of correspondence, manuals, business intelligence reporting and documentation as required.
•    Produce status reports.
•    Support production applications and environments as required.
•    Perform related duties as required.

Desirable Qualifications include:
•    Working knowledge of DCL is required to use or create and run scripts for a variety of needs.
•    The ability to serve as a point of contact to audit security changes to the environments to ensure only authorized users/applications are allowed access to end user applications or data.
•    Perform environment inventory, review, and cleanup on an as needed basis.
•    The ability to troubleshoot issues with server hardware and software.
•    The ability to monitor the server environment and create documents and spreadsheets with inventory details.
•    Experienced with ACMS, DTR, Cobol, Attunity, Rdb, Forms, along with standard OVMS tools and utilities, such as accounting, analyze, SCACP and LANCP.

The chosen candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written with a collaborative approach to work in a close team environment and the ability to work effectively with all levels of technical and non-technical staff and management is necessary.

Administrative Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently supervising administrative support or Courtroom Clerk staff or for performing advanced administrative support or complex technical support tasks at a paraprofessional level in a judicial service environment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class represents the highest level of administrative support positions in the bargaining unit. The class has four distinct uses:

Administrative Assistant (advanced technical or administrative support, or supervision of specialized administrative support services)

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk

Clerical Supervisor

Courtroom Clerk 2 (for 65% or more of their time, performs as advanced Courtroom Clerk or Supervising Courtroom Clerk);

In the Administrative Assistant uses of the class, positions serve in a paraprofessional role in complex, specialized or technical administrative support functions. For example, this may include paraprofessional practice of technical work in such areas as telecommunications or the supervision of complex accounting support work or the most complex and involved assignments of court support services.

In the Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk use of the class, positions perform complex juvenile case file management in conditions of strict confidentiality including serving as Courtroom Clerk in juvenile matters.

In the Courtroom Clerk II uses of class, incumbents are required to directly supervise or to serve as strong lead for other Courtroom Clerks including providing their training and daily work assignments, but not performance review. In jurisdictions having only one Courtroom Clerk, incumbents may serve as lead person for other court services staff members. In either case, incumbents are required to perform at an advanced level of competence in courtroom clerk assignments including serving judges in highly complex and involved cases.

Advancement to this class is not automatic. The class is intended to afford career progress opportunities both in administrative support services and in courtroom clerk occupations but is limited to well-qualified and proven incumbents in their respective fields of work and appointment must be based on demonstrated need for such positions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level staff as assigned, including providing training, making work assignments and reviewing completed work for accuracy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administrative Assistant uses: Supervises assigned staff in performing such work as: data terminal operation, court data management including data organization and retrieval, and production of finished data records; preparation and maintenance of case files and information for presentation in court; assisting clients, attorneys, pro se parties and members of the public in completing procedural papers and by explaining court procedures and court-ordered conditions of compliance; preparing documents such as reports, correspondence, notifications to parties, records and activity logs; performing such clerical work as typing, filing and general office support. Incumbents may supervise staff in posting, compiling and reconciling accounting support data such as accounts payable, receivable and payroll processing.

Positions may be assigned to perform specialized or technical work such as: planning, scheduling and overseeing the installation of telecommunications systems; assisting in the administration of Branch-wide purchasing; overseeing the management of complex and sensitive case files, including reviewing file content for completeness and providing instruction to support staff in proper case file development for the courts.

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk uses: Maintains court dockets and diaries of hearing assignments and case reviews; records judgments, orders and other file entries; coordinates and arranges appointments of counsel and referral for various professional services; executes and coordinates proper service of notice, summons and subpoena, including notice by publication and registered mail; reviews billings for accuracy and arranges for the payment of fees; provides for the orderly assignment of all cases for appropriate court hearing and assures that all files are prepared for hearing; provides or oversees all statistical reporting, bookkeeping, supply requisitioning, court attendance, execution of legal or court documents and file maintenance; may act for the Juvenile Matters Clerk during absences; may supervise assigned staff as designated by the Clerk or in the absence of the Clerk; may perform duties outlined in the Courtroom Clerk job description; performs related duties as required.

Clerical Supervisor uses: Supervises clerical staff; trains assigned staff members; assigns and reviews work for accuracy and timely completion; determines work priorities; may establish record keeping systems; provides input to staff performance reviews; analyzes and revises office procedures; coordinates workflow with staff and related work units; may serve as courtroom clerk; provides recommendations regarding administrative policies and procedures; types or word processes a variety of correspondence and reports, many of which involve confidential information; may receive and record revenues and fees; may prepare financial and budget reports; maintains inventory control and maintenance schedules for office equipment; performs other related duties as required.

Courtroom Clerk 2 uses: Supervises the work of Courtroom Clerks I including training, making work assignments and scheduling courtroom service. Performs courtroom clerk service in assigned courtrooms including assembling case documents, reviewing documents for completeness and in accordance with the preferences of judges; assisting judges at court in the flow of documents, properly recording motions and orders, recording and safekeeping exhibits; swearing those who provide testimony in court; and assuring the proper completion of documents resulting from judges’ orders. As advanced Courtroom Clerks, incumbents typically are called upon to serve as courtroom clerk for involved, complex or sensitive trials and hearings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Advanced knowledge of office administration and court support operations procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data and to produce complex written reports and records; ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information; ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to court support operations; ability to supervise and provide work direction to staff members; ability to instruct, train and evaluate staff members in assigned work duties.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Five years of experience in administrative support, accounting support, or court support work.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may substitute for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of two years for an Associate’s degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.




Seeking an Administrative Assistant to work in both the warehouse and field offices. The duties of this position include: Supervising warehouse staff, scheduling field services and moves; training assigned staff members; assigning and reviewing work for accuracy and timely completion; determining work priorities; may establish recordkeeping systems; provide input on staff performance reviews; analyzes and revises procedures; works with vendors and outside organizations; coordinates workflow with staff and related work units; provides recommendations regarding administrative policies and procedures; processes a variety of correspondence and reports, many of which involve confidential information; may prepare financial and budget reports; maintains forms and equipment inventories and controls and maintenance schedules for equipment; performs other related duties as required.

The preferred candidate will possess advanced knowledge of office and warehouse administration, considerable interpersonal skills, considerable oral and written communication skills, ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store, retrieve, and analyze data and to produce complex written reports and records, ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information, and ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to operations.

This position requires lifting and in-state travel without advance notice. The successful candidate will be trained to operate an electric forklift and preference will be given to those who possess and maintain a valid Connecticut Driver’s License.

Administrative Secretary II

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY II

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: Under the direction of a senior administrative official within the Judicial branch is responsible for complex secretarial and general office management assignments, requiring highly specialized skill, confidentiality and independent judgment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class is assigned in accordance with the guidelines promulgated by the Supreme Court.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Acts as personal and confidential secretary; prepares a variety of correspondence for signature; may interpret agency policies and procedures upon request; may prepare and process fiscal or personnel documents; composes routine correspondence; transcribes complex dictation; produces a variety of typewritten correspondence; relieves supervisor of routine administrative details; produces statistical, legal and confidential reports; transmits supervisor’s orders to proper persons and conducts follow-up; screens calls, visitors and correspondence; proofreads and edits materials; schedules appointments and arranges meetings; may prepare complex financial and budget reports; may review forms for accuracy and completeness; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Four (4) years of secretarial experience, and the ability to produce typewritten material at a rate of 50 wpm. May be required to take notes in shorthand, speedwriting, or other method acceptable to the manager.





Seeking an Administrative Secretary II for the Judges' Secretaries Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for complex secretarial and general office management assignments, requiring highly specialized skill, confidentiality and independent judgment.



Court Operations Assistant

COURT OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for performing specialized administrative support tasks in courtroom clerk service, jury administration and related court support services to assist in the effective functioning of assigned courts.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class consolidates the working titles of Courtroom Clerk I and Jury Services Assistant. Although incumbents may perform a variety of other administrative support tasks in support of court operations, incumbents allocated to this class must be regularly assigned to Courtroom Clerk or Jury Services Assistant duties for less than 65% of their time. Those incumbents who perform such work as court services or data terminal operation and who may serve as Courtroom Clerk or Jury Services Assistant for intermittent or occasional periods of time typically should be allocated to the Administrative Clerk I class.

When courts are not in session, incumbents generally perform court services work.

Positions whose principal assignments are as Courtroom Clerk are distinguished from Courtroom Clerks in the Administrative Assistant class in that those positions are required to lead or direct the work of other Courtroom Clerks including making their daily work assignments and providing their training. Those Courtroom Clerk positions are recognized as the advanced level of practitioners in that field.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a Deputy Clerk or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May lead lower level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Provides juror orientation and instructions; answers questions from jurors and provides assistance; swears in jurors; enters juror attendance information into computer; collects juror information questionnaires; enters and retrieves information in computer to prepare jury panels for cases; processes juror payroll, mileage and other reimbursements; may exercise independent judgment with regard to postponing or excusing jurors from service in accordance with orders of the court; prepares appropriate forms; prepares lists of jurors selected for trials; schedules jurors according to caseflow needs; arranges for necessary equipment and accommodations for jurors with special needs; opens mail; makes copies; orders supplies; maintains filing systems and records.

Records courtroom proceedings in civil, criminal, family and juvenile matters; provides continuance dates for future court proceedings; puts defendants to plea; calls bond forfeitures; swears in witnesses; marks exhibits; records dispositions; receives verdicts; prepares a variety of court orders; carries out orders of the court; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of court operations and courtroom procedures; considerable knowledge of office procedures; considerable knowledge of and ability to use legal terminology; considerable knowledge of proper grammar, spelling and punctuation; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; considerable ability to carry out multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; computer usage skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Three years of clerical experience in a Clerk’s Office.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) A Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for the General Experience.
2) An Associate’s degree and one year of court or legal experience may be substituted for the General Experience. 3) Sixty college credits and one year of court or legal experience may be substituted for the General Experience.




Administrative Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently supervising administrative support or Courtroom Clerk staff or for performing advanced administrative support or complex technical support tasks at a paraprofessional level in a judicial service environment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class represents the highest level of administrative support positions in the bargaining unit. The class has four distinct uses:

Administrative Assistant (advanced technical or administrative support, or supervision of specialized administrative support services)

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk

Clerical Supervisor

Courtroom Clerk 2 (for 65% or more of their time, performs as advanced Courtroom Clerk or Supervising Courtroom Clerk);

In the Administrative Assistant uses of the class, positions serve in a paraprofessional role in complex, specialized or technical administrative support functions. For example, this may include paraprofessional practice of technical work in such areas as telecommunications or the supervision of complex accounting support work or the most complex and involved assignments of court support services.

In the Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk use of the class, positions perform complex juvenile case file management in conditions of strict confidentiality including serving as Courtroom Clerk in juvenile matters.

In the Courtroom Clerk II uses of class, incumbents are required to directly supervise or to serve as strong lead for other Courtroom Clerks including providing their training and daily work assignments, but not performance review. In jurisdictions having only one Courtroom Clerk, incumbents may serve as lead person for other court services staff members. In either case, incumbents are required to perform at an advanced level of competence in courtroom clerk assignments including serving judges in highly complex and involved cases.

Advancement to this class is not automatic. The class is intended to afford career progress opportunities both in administrative support services and in courtroom clerk occupations but is limited to well-qualified and proven incumbents in their respective fields of work and appointment must be based on demonstrated need for such positions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level staff as assigned, including providing training, making work assignments and reviewing completed work for accuracy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administrative Assistant uses: Supervises assigned staff in performing such work as: data terminal operation, court data management including data organization and retrieval, and production of finished data records; preparation and maintenance of case files and information for presentation in court; assisting clients, attorneys, pro se parties and members of the public in completing procedural papers and by explaining court procedures and court-ordered conditions of compliance; preparing documents such as reports, correspondence, notifications to parties, records and activity logs; performing such clerical work as typing, filing and general office support. Incumbents may supervise staff in posting, compiling and reconciling accounting support data such as accounts payable, receivable and payroll processing.

Positions may be assigned to perform specialized or technical work such as: planning, scheduling and overseeing the installation of telecommunications systems; assisting in the administration of Branch-wide purchasing; overseeing the management of complex and sensitive case files, including reviewing file content for completeness and providing instruction to support staff in proper case file development for the courts.

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk uses: Maintains court dockets and diaries of hearing assignments and case reviews; records judgments, orders and other file entries; coordinates and arranges appointments of counsel and referral for various professional services; executes and coordinates proper service of notice, summons and subpoena, including notice by publication and registered mail; reviews billings for accuracy and arranges for the payment of fees; provides for the orderly assignment of all cases for appropriate court hearing and assures that all files are prepared for hearing; provides or oversees all statistical reporting, bookkeeping, supply requisitioning, court attendance, execution of legal or court documents and file maintenance; may act for the Juvenile Matters Clerk during absences; may supervise assigned staff as designated by the Clerk or in the absence of the Clerk; may perform duties outlined in the Courtroom Clerk job description; performs related duties as required.

Clerical Supervisor uses: Supervises clerical staff; trains assigned staff members; assigns and reviews work for accuracy and timely completion; determines work priorities; may establish record keeping systems; provides input to staff performance reviews; analyzes and revises office procedures; coordinates workflow with staff and related work units; may serve as courtroom clerk; provides recommendations regarding administrative policies and procedures; types or word processes a variety of correspondence and reports, many of which involve confidential information; may receive and record revenues and fees; may prepare financial and budget reports; maintains inventory control and maintenance schedules for office equipment; performs other related duties as required.

Courtroom Clerk 2 uses: Supervises the work of Courtroom Clerks I including training, making work assignments and scheduling courtroom service. Performs courtroom clerk service in assigned courtrooms including assembling case documents, reviewing documents for completeness and in accordance with the preferences of judges; assisting judges at court in the flow of documents, properly recording motions and orders, recording and safekeeping exhibits; swearing those who provide testimony in court; and assuring the proper completion of documents resulting from judges’ orders. As advanced Courtroom Clerks, incumbents typically are called upon to serve as courtroom clerk for involved, complex or sensitive trials and hearings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Advanced knowledge of office administration and court support operations procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data and to produce complex written reports and records; ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information; ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to court support operations; ability to supervise and provide work direction to staff members; ability to instruct, train and evaluate staff members in assigned work duties.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Five years of experience in administrative support, accounting support, or court support work.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may substitute for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of two years for an Associate’s degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.




Court Officer, Judicial District

COURT OFFICER, JUDICIAL DISTRICT

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks including reviewing and processing a variety of court documents, providing legal research to judges in trial courts, and performing other administrative duties.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a Chief Clerk or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May lead/supervise lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Reviews, evaluates, and processes a variety of files, motions, orders and judgments in civil, criminal, family and housing areas presented by attorneys and pro se parties; monitors compliance with applicable statutes, case law, and rules of court; schedules pretrial and trial calendars; notifies parties of case status and court decisions; may review and schedule special proceedings; may implement and maintain efficient caseflow procedures to ensure prompt disposition of cases; may prepare short calendar; prepares files for data entry and works closely with data entry personnel to ensure accurate entry of court records and dispositions into case files; performs legal research requested by judges on matters pending in the trial court by identifying legal issues presented by a fact situation, finding applicable law and analyzing it to a sound conclusion in a given case; communicates findings to judges either orally or by memoranda; assists judges in locating such research materials as they may require; consults with judges on research matters as needed; may supervise clerical staff; may act for supervisor in that person's absence; may assist in the training of newly hired employees; may open court; swears in witnesses and jurors; escorts jurors to courtroom; keeps lists of witnesses and exhibits; may coordinate voir dire proceedings; records dispositions and other orders of the court; maintains decorum in courtroom; consults with supervisor as needed; assists with updating office and department resources; keeps records and required paperwork current; stays current on Connecticut law; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of law and legal process, legal principles and practice; knowledge of and demonstrated ability in legal research; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Graduation from law school; word processing and computerized legal research skills preferred but not required.




Deputy Clerk, Geographical Area/Juvenile Matters

DEPUTY CLERK, GEOGRAPHICAL AREA/JUVENILE MATTERS

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for supervising administrative support and operational support services for a Geographical Area court or for a Juvenile Matters court.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Positions of the class function as supervisors of administrative staff supporting Geographical Area courts or Juvenile Matters courts. Under their direction staff members perform such work as preparation and management of court case files, serving as courtroom clerks, operating data terminals to record comprehensive case information, processing and carrying out judges' court orders, receiving and accounting for payments made to the courts, and assisting attorneys and litigants in preparing proper paperwork for use by the courts and in following proper procedures.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from a Clerk of the Court or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises lower level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Supervises staff in general clerical, bookkeeping and case processing duties; plans, assigns and directs work to assure accurate and efficient completion of assignments; coordinates tasks of groups of staff members who perform generally similar functions; monitors and assesses staff performance and provides input to their performance evaluations; trains staff in job duties including procedural, statutory and rules requirements and changes thereof; supervises maintenance of office equipment and supply inventories; supervises proper accounting for bank and checking accounts; prepares or oversees preparation of statistical, budgetary, expenditure and other reports as required by the clerk, administrative or presiding judge and judicial administration; performs administrative support and accounting tasks as needed to assure effective operation of the Clerk’s office; may attend and participate in support of court sessions; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of judicial administration; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; practical application of supervisory techniques to judicial support and court administration; knowledge of accounting and financial control principles and practices; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; advanced skills in report composition and writing; personal computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Graduation from an accredited law school or a Master’s degree in a related field; or six years of administrative support experience in a Clerk’s office or in a statewide judicial operations function at the level of Administrative Clerk I.

Substitutions Allowed: A Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in a Clerk’s office or in a statewide judicial court operations function may be substituted for the General Experience.




Chief Probation Officer I

CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER I

DIVISION: Court Support Services

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for supervising the staff and operations of one or more small court support services office locations, or for assisting with the supervision of a large probation office location.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Assignment of Chiefs I and II to large or small office designations will be determined by the Guidelines for Classification Use promulgated by the Supreme Court.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from a Chief Probation Officer II or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises court support services staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans office work; establishes and maintains office procedures including procedures for security of evidence and money collected; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding office policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; represents the Division in court proceedings; reviews and approves contents and recommendations of reports prior to submission to the court; reviews and responds to complaints involving staff performance or office procedures and policies; oversees security and maintenance of facilities and office equipment; assumes responsibility for the integrity and operation of the automated system; oversees court support services in the areas of intake, assessment, referral, evaluations, investigations, and/or supervision of clients referred by the court; may provide services to a caseload of clients; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of criminal behavior; considerable knowledge of psychology; considerable knowledge of the social, cultural, economic, psychological, and legal issues influencing the attitudes and behaviors of clients and their families; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: A Bachelor's degree and five years of experience conducting pre-sentence investigations and/or supervising clients referred by the court.

Special Experience: Two years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of Adult Probation Officer II.

Substitutions Allowed: A Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field may be substituted for one year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents are required to have a valid Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's License and a motor vehicle available for daily use.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients.





Office Clerk

OFFICE CLERK

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for receiving on the job training and for attaining increasing skills in operation of data entry equipment, word processing, document processing, public service and general office support in a judicial service environment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASSIFICATION USE: This class consolidates the working titles: Office Clerk and Data Terminal Operator Trainee. Incumbents in this class may be designated to receive training in data terminal operation or in general judicial office support or a combination of both, according to the needs of the work unit, and to serve in an entry level in any of those capacities. Incumbents may be selected to follow a data terminal operation track or a general administrative support track. In either track, incumbents may perform a range of administrative support tasks involving data entry, data coding, filing, word processing, customer service, basic bookkeeping or other court services assignments. The class is intended to provide a range of skills and abilities for upward advancement of incumbents into other court services assignments and to provide incumbents with a range of skills and abilities for supporting court operations.

Incumbents in this class will progress to Administrative Clerk I after two years of satisfactory experience in this class.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the close supervision of an employee of higher grade.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Produces typewritten and word-processed material such as court reports, correspondence, financial and statistical statements and other documents; operates and receives training in operating data entry equipment; processes forms and documents such as purchasing, billing and agency forms; may receive, record and disburse money; may maintain records and summaries; meets and greets public visitors and performs other personal receptionist duties; answers telephones, routes calls and provides information regarding agency procedures; may make records of assignments and dispositions of court cases during court proceedings; maintains and batches files, forms and documents; may prepare documents for data entry including reviewing such documents for apparent errors; operates a variety of office equipment such as copiers, printers and similar equipment; performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: One year of related clerical experience involving operation of personal computer or data entry terminal; may be required to produce typewritten material at a rate of 40 wpm.





Seeking an Office Clerk to fill a unique position in a dynamic on-the-job training work environment for its Inventory Services Office. The selected candidate will perform physical inventories at Branch facilities across the state using manual and automated systems. During the inventory training process, the successful candidate will be assigned additional tracking and reporting functions using MS Excel. State vehicles will be used for in-state travel. Preference will be given to those candidates who possess a valid driver’s license.

Program Manager I

PROGRAM MANAGER I

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for managing, developing and monitoring programs, policies and procedures critical to a division’s operations.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Assignment of Program Managers to the I and II levels will be determined by the Chief Court Administrator based on recommendations from the appropriate Executive Director.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Formulates and oversees the implementation of programs, policies and procedures affecting one or more assigned areas of responsibility; monitors program and policy compliance with statutes, rules, regulations, directives, program guidelines and Judicial Branch goals and objectives; performs quality control audits; evaluates the effectiveness of both operational and administrative programs; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding assigned areas of responsibility; provides technical and consultative services regarding programs; analyzes current operations and makes recommendations for improvement; responds to complaints from the public; conducts research and prepares and analyzes management reports to determine the impact on current policies and procedures; conducts training in related areas; recommends solutions to problems in related areas; interprets statutes and rules of practice for application in program areas; may develop budget requests and options; may review and analyze legislative proposals and regulations; develops, forms, manuals and other instructional materials; conducts site visits; serves on department committees; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of court operations, trial procedures and rules of practice; knowledge of the principles, concepts and methods of statistical analysis; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; well-developed skills in interpersonal communications, oral and written communications; substantial database-oriented computer skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Nine years of professional experience in a broad range of functions related to assigned areas, including some responsibility for planning, research and statistical analysis, organizational analysis, or a related field.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor’s degree. 2) A law degree or a master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.




Seeking a qualified individual to develop and implement a multi-faceted Training Program for the Gail Burns-Smith Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners Program, for the purpose of ensuring that health care providers and community partners receive training that allows for skilled and trauma-informed care for patients who present as victims of sexual assault in Connecticut’s acute care hospitals.

The preferred candidate will hold a current unrestricted CT license or the ability to obtain a CT license as a Registered Nurse or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and possess the following experience and credentials:

  • Background in the care of sexual assault patients and knowledge regarding sexual assault issues and best practices in the clinical care of sexual assault patients;
  • Experience in teaching adult learners;
  • Administrative or management experience preferred;
  • 10 years of professional nursing experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing;
  • Board Certified SANE-A (Applicants who do not possess the certification will be considered however certification must be obtained within the first year of employment).


Administrative Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently supervising administrative support or Courtroom Clerk staff or for performing advanced administrative support or complex technical support tasks at a paraprofessional level in a judicial service environment.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class represents the highest level of administrative support positions in the bargaining unit. The class has four distinct uses:

Administrative Assistant (advanced technical or administrative support, or supervision of specialized administrative support services)

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk

Clerical Supervisor

Courtroom Clerk 2 (for 65% or more of their time, performs as advanced Courtroom Clerk or Supervising Courtroom Clerk);

In the Administrative Assistant uses of the class, positions serve in a paraprofessional role in complex, specialized or technical administrative support functions. For example, this may include paraprofessional practice of technical work in such areas as telecommunications or the supervision of complex accounting support work or the most complex and involved assignments of court support services.

In the Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk use of the class, positions perform complex juvenile case file management in conditions of strict confidentiality including serving as Courtroom Clerk in juvenile matters.

In the Courtroom Clerk II uses of class, incumbents are required to directly supervise or to serve as strong lead for other Courtroom Clerks including providing their training and daily work assignments, but not performance review. In jurisdictions having only one Courtroom Clerk, incumbents may serve as lead person for other court services staff members. In either case, incumbents are required to perform at an advanced level of competence in courtroom clerk assignments including serving judges in highly complex and involved cases.

Advancement to this class is not automatic. The class is intended to afford career progress opportunities both in administrative support services and in courtroom clerk occupations but is limited to well-qualified and proven incumbents in their respective fields of work and appointment must be based on demonstrated need for such positions.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level staff as assigned, including providing training, making work assignments and reviewing completed work for accuracy.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administrative Assistant uses: Supervises assigned staff in performing such work as: data terminal operation, court data management including data organization and retrieval, and production of finished data records; preparation and maintenance of case files and information for presentation in court; assisting clients, attorneys, pro se parties and members of the public in completing procedural papers and by explaining court procedures and court-ordered conditions of compliance; preparing documents such as reports, correspondence, notifications to parties, records and activity logs; performing such clerical work as typing, filing and general office support. Incumbents may supervise staff in posting, compiling and reconciling accounting support data such as accounts payable, receivable and payroll processing.

Positions may be assigned to perform specialized or technical work such as: planning, scheduling and overseeing the installation of telecommunications systems; assisting in the administration of Branch-wide purchasing; overseeing the management of complex and sensitive case files, including reviewing file content for completeness and providing instruction to support staff in proper case file development for the courts.

Assistant Juvenile Matters Clerk uses: Maintains court dockets and diaries of hearing assignments and case reviews; records judgments, orders and other file entries; coordinates and arranges appointments of counsel and referral for various professional services; executes and coordinates proper service of notice, summons and subpoena, including notice by publication and registered mail; reviews billings for accuracy and arranges for the payment of fees; provides for the orderly assignment of all cases for appropriate court hearing and assures that all files are prepared for hearing; provides or oversees all statistical reporting, bookkeeping, supply requisitioning, court attendance, execution of legal or court documents and file maintenance; may act for the Juvenile Matters Clerk during absences; may supervise assigned staff as designated by the Clerk or in the absence of the Clerk; may perform duties outlined in the Courtroom Clerk job description; performs related duties as required.

Clerical Supervisor uses: Supervises clerical staff; trains assigned staff members; assigns and reviews work for accuracy and timely completion; determines work priorities; may establish record keeping systems; provides input to staff performance reviews; analyzes and revises office procedures; coordinates workflow with staff and related work units; may serve as courtroom clerk; provides recommendations regarding administrative policies and procedures; types or word processes a variety of correspondence and reports, many of which involve confidential information; may receive and record revenues and fees; may prepare financial and budget reports; maintains inventory control and maintenance schedules for office equipment; performs other related duties as required.

Courtroom Clerk 2 uses: Supervises the work of Courtroom Clerks I including training, making work assignments and scheduling courtroom service. Performs courtroom clerk service in assigned courtrooms including assembling case documents, reviewing documents for completeness and in accordance with the preferences of judges; assisting judges at court in the flow of documents, properly recording motions and orders, recording and safekeeping exhibits; swearing those who provide testimony in court; and assuring the proper completion of documents resulting from judges’ orders. As advanced Courtroom Clerks, incumbents typically are called upon to serve as courtroom clerk for involved, complex or sensitive trials and hearings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Advanced knowledge of office administration and court support operations procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to operate personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data and to produce complex written reports and records; ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information; ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to court support operations; ability to supervise and provide work direction to staff members; ability to instruct, train and evaluate staff members in assigned work duties.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING General Experience: Five years of experience in administrative support, accounting support, or court support work.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may substitute for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of two years for an Associate’s degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.




Seeking a qualified individual to perform a variety of administrative support functions.  This position will be assigned to the Office of Victim Services – Compensation Unit. The position is accountable for working directly with victims of crime and to correspond/contact medical providers, employers and/or insurers to gather data relevant to process victim compensation claims; has knowledge of and evaluates collateral sources such as medical and auto insurance, worker’s compensation, Department of Social Services benefits and second injury fund; and makes recommendations for approval or denial of claims. Experience in claims processing is preferred.


Assistant Clerk, Appellate

ASSISTANT CLERK, APPELLATE

DIVISION: Supreme/Appellate Courts

CLASS DEFINITION: In the Office of the Chief Clerk, this class is accountable for monitoring appeals from initial filing to final disposition and for performing a variety of administrative and courtroom related duties.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Deputy Chief Clerk and the Chief Clerk.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May lead/supervise lower level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Screens and processes all motions and petitions for certification; reviews files for substance and procedural compliance; interprets and applies Practice Book rules and statutes related to appellate procedures; responds to oral and written inquires regarding appellate procedures from the Bar, pro se litigants, court personnel, etc.; prepares memoranda on motions; implements all aspects of the nisi dismissal program; prepares monthly docket and assignments for days; prepares printed records; attends court hearings as assigned; presents oral motions to the court; prepares statistical reports; conducts hearings on taxation of costs; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Membership in the Connecticut Bar.





Administrative Trainee

ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINEE

DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator; Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: Under the direction of an employee of higher grade, receives on-the-job training in introductory court administration for a technical or professional position within the Judicial Department.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Receives on-the-job training to qualify for advancement into a technical or professional level position within a division; performs a variety of increasingly responsible tasks in one or more administrative units; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: A Bachelor's or a Master's degree.*
*Note: Incumbents with a Master's degree may be hired at step 2 of the pay group.

APPOINTMENT: Appointment to positions in this class shall be for a period not to exceed twenty-four months.





Seeking an Administrative Trainee for the Computer Support, Facilities & Materials Management Unit (COSFAMM). 

The successful applicant’s primary duty will be to provide support for facility-related tasks. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with planning, design and development of contracts, specifications and other related documents for construction bids, maintenance, security and facilities-related projects
  • Site visit to property-managed and leased facilities on a routine basis to conduct facility inspections and identify items to be addressed
  • Assist in tracking and addressing facilities issues with vendors to resolve issues
  • Assist in the monitoring and tracking of building issues, projects, requests and expenditures
  • Collecting quotes, submitting orders and processing requests with vendors
  • Collecting and recording documentation for Accreditation
Knowledge of the principles and practices of facilities management is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills are required. Strong computer skills are also preferable, as is the ability to work effectively with staff from several disciplines, outside agencies and vendors. Travel is required.

Judicial Marshal Trainee

JUDICIAL MARSHAL TRAINEE

 

DIVISION: Superior Court 

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for receiving training in providing the full range of security and other court-related services performed by Judicial Marshals, as assigned in accordance with established Judicial policies and procedures.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of a Lead Judicial Marshal or other employee of higher grade.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:   Receives training in all of the areas outlined in the job description for Judicial Marshal; maintains safety and security of staff and visitors as assigned; may patrol interior and exterior of buildings; monitors all movement through assigned areas and checks all incoming persons for proper identification as required; inspects packages and mail for contraband; secures property taken into custody and maintains for return to original owner; may perform physical searches of persons as needed; conducts periodic searches of all non-secured or public areas; secures access points to assigned areas; checks area for fire safety and emergency evacuation procedures; may quell disturbances and physically restrain persons; may assist in the control and transportation of prisoners in custody;  may enforce parking regulations; may keep records and prepare reports; may calibrate metal detectors as needed; may transport files and documents requested by court staff; assists jurors and members of the public by guiding them to proper locations, providing directions and information as requested; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

Interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; basic computer skills; ability to think and act quickly in an emergency with judgment and discretion.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience: Graduation from high school (or GED certification) and any experience or training which would provide the skills and abilities indicated above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1)  Candidates must have reached their 21st birthday.

2) Candidates are required to obtain and maintain a Connecticut Commercial Drivers’ License  with appropriate endorsements (or whatever other license may be required to drive the prisoner transport vehicles operated by the Judicial Branch) during employment in the class.

3)  In accordance with Judicial Branch policy, incumbents are forbidden to have firearms while engaged in the performance of Judicial Branch duties.

 

CHARACTER REQUIREMENT:  In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate will be made before candidates are certified for permanent appointment.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT:  Candidates must possess general good health; be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, visual and auditory acuity to perform the duties of the class.  Applicants will be required to pass a physical examination.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Incumbents may be some risk of injury in performing the duties of the class.




Seeking entry-level applicants interested in starting a career path as a Judicial Marshal. Minimum requirements are possession of a high school diploma or general equivalency degree. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older. This is an entry-level position; extensive experience is not required; military experience or a demonstrated interest in criminal justice is desirable. Applicants selected for interview will be required to meet established physical performance criteria as demonstrated through a physical fitness test, a pre-employment physical, successfully pass a drug screening process as well as a criminal records check and general background check. Selected candidates will be required to attend and pass all phases of an approximately 15 week pre-service Academy followed by a course of field training. Skills to be acquired will include handcuffing, use of defensive spray and defensive baton, CPR, First Aid, prisoner management, and other skills relevant to the care and custody of prisoners as well as the safety and security of Judicial Branch staff and users of the courts. The Judicial Marshal Academy will include a physical training regimen to ensure the fitness of candidates for practical training functions. During the training Academy, recruits will be required to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with the proper endorsements to operate prisoner transportation vehicles.

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Judicial Districts in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Judicial Districts in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Judicial District indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the District and may not be limited by the applicant.

Note: If you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting. After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the Superior Court Operations Division, Personnel Services Unit.

Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional)

JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER TRAINEE (TRANSITIONAL)

 

 

DIVISION: Court Support Services

 

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for receiving on the job training in and assuming increasing responsibilities for the care and custody of juvenile detainees.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Positions of the class work under the general supervision of a Juvenile Detention Shift Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Receives on the job training and assumes increasing responsibility for supervising the daily activities of detainees; maintains security; admits and releases juvenile detainees in conformance with well-defined procedures; explains detention procedures to juveniles, parents, legal counsel, police, social workers and others in privity to the juveniles’ detention; administers intake questionnaires under the supervision of professionals; oversees and documents juvenile detainees’ behavior, including information on detainees’ apparent health, misconduct, abuse or potentially criminal conduct; supervises and participates in recreational activities with detainees; supervises and instructs detainees in procedures and principles of personal hygiene; takes necessary action to intervene and control detainees’ behavior which is physically threatening to themselves or to others; receives instruction and training from physicians and nurses in and assists with dispensing authorized medications to detainees and recording information about such dispensation; assists with transportation of detainees including attaching handcuffs and leg restraints and supervising the detainees during their preparation and transportation; prepares, serves and supervises meals and snacks for detainees in the absence of food services staff; assists in receiving and storing supplies; supervises the activities of detainees during visiting hours in accordance with detention policy; performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Basic knowledge of the principles and practices involved in care and custody of juveniles; basic knowledge of the behavioral and emotional problems experienced by juveniles; basic knowledge of child psychology; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; basic computer usage skills; ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience: Two years of experience in performing correctional work or institutional supervision of adolescents, juveniles or young adults or comparable areas of prevention of juvenile delinquency.

Substitutions Allowed:

College training in a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half year of experience.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Incumbents may be exposed to risk of injury from assaultive or abusive detainees; they may be exposed to communicable diseases.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

A criminal record investigation will be conducted for all candidates; appointment to the class will be dependent upon successful clearance through such investigation.

Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license.

Incumbents may be required to pass a physical examination.




Seeking entry level applicants interested in starting a career path as a Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee. Applicants must possess basic knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the care, custody, safety and security of juveniles. Duties include: supervision of the daily activities of detainees; maintaining security; overseeing and documenting detainee behavior, including information on detainee health, misconduct, abuse or potentially criminal conduct; supervising and instructing detainees in matters of personal hygiene; taking necessary action to intervene and control detainee behavior which is physically threatening using approved control and restraint methods; maintaining order and discipline; applying handcuffs and leg restraints for detainees being transported.

Applicants selected for interview will be required to complete a pre-employment physical, successfully pass a drug screening process as well as a criminal records check and a DCF background check. Selected candidates will be required to attend and pass all phases of an approximately 5 week pre-service training followed by a course of shadowing in the detention center. Skills to be acquired will include handcuffing, TCI, suicide prevention, CPR, First Aid, Safe Crisis Management, and other skills relevant to the care and custody of juveniles as well as the safety and security of Judicial Branch staff. The pre-service training will include the proper application of approved restraint techniques. Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license. Incumbents should be aware that there is a risk of injury from assaultive or abusive detainees and exposure to communicable diseases is possible.

Applicants must be able and willing to work evening and/or night shifts, weekends and holidays. Mandatory overtime is likely. Positions will be full-time 40 hours.

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Detention Centers in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Detention Centers in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Detention Center indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the state and may not be limited by the applicant.

Please note that if you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting.

After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the Court Support Services Division Juvenile Residential Services. Starting salary range is approximately $39,263 - $47,910/year for day shift positions or $41,343 - $49,990/year for night shift positions – plus State of Connecticut benefits. New employees begin at the minimum. The starting salary for existing state employees may be higher than the minimum, in accordance with existing Judicial Branch policy.

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is committed to building a diverse workforce and encourages applications from female candidates.

Office Clerk

OFFICE CLERK

 

  

DIVISION:  Branch-Wide

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for receiving on the job training and for attaining increasing skills in operation of data entry equipment, word processing, document processing, public service and general office support in a judicial service environment.

 

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:   This class consolidates the working titles: Office Clerk and Data Terminal Operator Trainee. Incumbents in this class may be designated to receive training in data terminal operation or in general judicial office support or a combination of both, according to the needs of the work unit, and to serve in an entry level in any of those capacities. Incumbents may be selected to follow a data terminal operation track or a general administrative support track. In either track, incumbents may perform a range of administrative support tasks involving data entry, data coding, filing, word processing, customer service, basic bookkeeping or other court services assignments. The class is intended to provide a range of skills and abilities for upward advancement of incumbents into other court services assignments and to provide incumbents with a range of skills and abilities for supporting court operations.

Incumbents in this class will progress to Administrative Clerk I after two years of satisfactory experience in this class.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the close supervision of an employee of higher grade.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:  Produces typewritten and word-processed material such as court reports, correspondence, financial and statistical statements and other documents; operates and receives training in operating data entry equipment; processes forms and documents such as purchasing, billing and agency forms; may receive, record and disburse money; may maintain records and summaries; meets and greets public visitors and performs other personal receptionist duties; answers telephones, routes calls and provides information regarding agency procedures; may make records of assignments and dispositions of court cases during court proceedings; maintains and batches files, forms and documents; may prepare documents for data entry including reviewing such documents for apparent errors; operates a variety of office equipment such as copiers, printers and similar equipment; performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  One year of related clerical experience involving operation of personal computer or data entry terminal; may be required to produce typewritten material at a rate of 40 wpm.




Seeking qualified individuals to perform a variety of clerical assignments including:  producing typewritten correspondence, reports and agency forms; answering the phone; assisting the public; maintaining files, and other related duties. Open positions include both permanent part-time and full-time positions.


Minimum requirements are one year of related clerical experience involving operation of personal computer or data entry terminal; may be required to produce typewritten material at a rate of 40 wpm.

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Judicial Districts in which they are willing to work. Candidates will be considered for positions within various Judicial Districts and the Hartford Judicial Branch Call Center.  Limiting availability by limiting Judicial Districts in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Judicial District indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the District and may not be limited by the applicant.

Please note that if you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting.

After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the hiring division.

Current starting salary range is $38,586 - $49,090/yr for 35 hour per week positions or $44,097 - $56,102/yr for 40 hour per week positions – plus State of Connecticut benefits. New employees begin at the minimum.  The starting salary for existing state employees may be higher than the minimum, in accordance with existing Judicial Branch policy.


Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site at: https://www.jud.ct.gov/hronline/. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Please reference posting number OC-8000-001

AA/EOE


Court Recording Monitor Trainee

COURT RECORDING MONITOR TRAINEE

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for operating electronic recording equipment to record verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings and preparing accurate and timely transcripts.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of an Official Court Reporter or other employee of higher grade.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Receives on the job training in the following job functions in order to become proficient in the duties outlined in the job descriptions for Court Recording Monitor I and II:

*Setting up and testing recording equipment;

*Operating equipment to record verbal testimony during court proceedings;

*Monitoring recordings using earphones;

*Creating proper and accurate notes of court proceedings, including names of participants, case/docket numbers and marks notes for recall testimony;

*Preparing accurate transcripts and appeal papers in accordance with established deadlines;

*Assembling and maintains records and files;

*Preparing reports and correspondence as assigned;

*Performing clerical and other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of office administration; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to prepare accurate typewritten documents; ability to operate personal computers and other related equipment to enter, organize, store and retrieve data in accordance with established deadlines.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: One (1) year of clerical experience and the ability to produce accurate typewritten documents at a rate of 50 words per minute.

Substitutions Allowed: College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience.

ADVANCEMENT: After two years of satisfactory job performance, including the ability to type accurate and timely transcripts, Court Recording Monitor Trainees will automatically be eligible for advancement to Court Recording Monitor I. Advancement will occur on the first day of the first full pay period following eligibility.





Seeking individuals for on-the-job training to record verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings using electronic equipment. Successful candidates will set up, test and operate recording equipment; monitor recordings using earphones; create and maintain proper notes of court proceedings; prepare transcripts and appeal papers; assemble and maintain records and files; and perform other related duties as required.

This position is 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

Current starting salary range is approximately $41,449 - $52,775 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits. New employees begin at the minimum. The starting salary for existing state employees may be higher than the minimum, in accordance with existing Judicial Branch policy.

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Judicial Districts in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Judicial Districts in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Judicial District indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the District and may not be limited by the applicant.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, the Superior Court Operations Division, Court Transcript Services, will contact you.

Once you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the application. You may reapply for the position once the one-year application period has concluded.

Court Interpreter I

COURT INTERPRETER I

DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for accurately interpreting in simultaneous, consecutive and sight translation modes between English and the target language in legal proceedings for the Judicial Branch and various court service programs statewide; for accurately translating written documents between English and the target language.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Interpreting and translating assignments may be in courtrooms or other locations, in support of court operations. These assignments may be in court proceedings, trials, hearings, arraignments, or ex-parte matters. Target language typically is Spanish but may be other languages as required by defendants, witnesses, litigants and other non­English speaking individuals.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the direction of a Lead Court Interpreter or other employee of higher grade.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Performs the three modes of interpreting (simultaneous, consecutive, and sight translation) from English into another oral or manual language and reverse in a variety of court proceedings, hearings, attorney/client conferences, pre-arraignment communications and related matters in person and by remote devices;
  • makes court announcements in Spanish or other non-English languages as directed by the judge;
  • maintains records of services provided;
  • prepares activity reports;
  • collects and enters data into automated recordkeeping systems;
  • participates in study and training activities individually or in groups in order to develop and maintain interpreting and translating skills; at the direction of the court,
  • may, by interpreting, assist defendants in completing court-related forms;
  • drafts translations of forms and documents in the target language;
  • performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE. SKILL AND ABILITY: Simultaneous, consecutive and sight interpreting and written language proficiency with college-level vocabulary in English and Spanish or other specified language; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; basic computer usage skills.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Demonstrated ability to perform simultaneous, consecutive and sight interpreting and written language proficiency in the target language.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents will be required to travel in the course of their daily work.





Seeking individuals to serve as Court Interpreter I to: perform the three modes of interpreting (simultaneous, consecutive, and sight translation) from English into Spanish or Portuguese and reverse in a variety of court proceedings, hearings, attorney/client conferences, pre-arraignment communications and related matters in person and by remote devices; makes court announcements in Spanish or Portuguese as directed by the judge; maintains records of services provided; prepares activity reports; collects and enters data into automated recordkeeping systems; participates in study and training activities individually or in groups in order to develop and maintain interpreting and translating skills; at the direction of the court, may, by interpreting, assist defendants in completing court-related forms; drafts translations of forms and documents in the target language; performs related duties as required.

Target language proficiency must be indicated at time of application.