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Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Assistant Clerk, JD/GA 12/09/2019 19-1000-118
Administrative Clerk II 12/09/2019 19-1000-119
Deputy Chief Judicial Marshal 12/09/2019 19-1000-120
Program Manager I 12/09/2019 19-7000-096
Information Technology Analyst I 12/09/2019 19-7000-097
Chief Probation Officer I 12/16/2019 19-7000-098
Court Interpreter II 12/16/2019 19-1000-114
Fiscal Administration Assistant I 12/23/2019 19-3000-017
Administrative Secretary I 12/23/2019 19-1000-122
Chief Probation Officer I 12/23/2019 19-7000-099
Chief Probation Officer II 12/23/2019 19-7000-100
Information Technology Analyst III 12/23/2019 19-4000-019
Judicial Marshal Trainee 12/31/2099 JM-1000-001
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) 12/31/2099 JD-7000-001
Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor 12/31/2099 PP-1000-001

Assistant Clerk, JD/GA

ASSISTANT CLERK - JD/GA



DIVISION: Superior Court

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in reviewing and processing a variety of court documents 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; monitors compliance with applicable statutes, case law, and rules of court; schedules pre-trial and trial calendars; notifies involved parties of case status and court decisions; may review and schedule special proceedings; may act as caseflow coordinator and assume responsibility for monitoring civil, criminal, or family assignment lists; may prepare and distribute short calendar; may arrange for transportation of prisoners; may oversee administrative support staff in providing assistance to attorneys and pro se litigants in preparing and filing appropriate documents and to ensure accurate entry of court records and dispositions into case files; may perform daily bookkeeping record entry and reporting; may perform jury administration duties; may perform the following duties of a courtroom clerk as necessary: swears in witnesses and jurors, keeps lists of witnesses and exhibits, records dispositions and other orders of the court, prepares files for data entry or other administrative record keeping; may supervise staff, conduct performance appraisals and provide training; may act for supervisor during absences; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY:
Knowledge of civil, criminal, family, and housing law; knowledge of and ability to apply relevant state and federal laws; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; computer skills; supervisory ability.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Graduation from law school.
Substitutions Allowed: For positions in the GA, three years of experience as a Deputy Clerk, Geographical Area and Juvenile Matters may be substituted for the General Experience.


This replaces the existing specification for Assistant Clerk, Judicial District in the same salary group approved effective June 29, 1990.



Administrative Clerk II

ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK II



DIVISION: Branch-wide


CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for independently performing a broad range of administrative support tasks at an advanced and highly-skilled level in such functions as operating and leading the operation of data entry equipment, word processing, document processing, court data management, court services and secretarial support in a judicial service environment.


GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: This class incorporates the advanced journey level of administrative support positions in court administrative services where job components involve substantial complexity, requiring strong administrative skills and where incumbents may be expected to serve as lead people. Typical job assignments complex secretarial assignments particularly if they involve serving in a lead capacity. This class consolidates the working titles of: Secretary I and Data Terminal Supervisor. In those instances where positions presently carrying the title of Secretary are assigned duties encompassed by the Guidelines for Class Use, they may be allocated to this class.

The class is intended to afford a career pathway for administrative support staff members who choose not to enter the Courtroom Clerk career pathway. The class is available to those Administrative Clerks I whose work clearly requires an advanced level of skill, ability and responsibility and may require the incumbent to serve as lead person.

Task assignments may include a broad range of administrative support work including data terminal operation, but may also include those positions serving as Data Terminal Supervisors with the understanding that in typical settings, those Supervisors perform several administrative support functions in addition to data terminal operation. Data Terminal Supervisor positions fit this class when their duties involve the most complex of court data management and when those positions require serving as lead person for a staff of from three to five Administrative Clerk I’s. (Full supervisors of large groups of six or more Administrative Clerk I’s may qualify as Administrative Assistant.)

Advancement to this class is not automatic. It is available to incumbents in Administrative Clerk I positions after strong performance of three years coupled with legitimate organizational need for advanced administrative support and/or lead positions. Appointment as a lead person will be considered according to the numbers of staff requiring the assistance of a lead person for training, instruction and work direction.


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


SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May lead other assigned staff members, including assisting in their training, making work assignments and reviewing completed work for accuracy.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs advanced administrative support services and may oversee and lead others in such areas as: court data management; data terminal operation, including data entry, data organization and retrieval, and production of finished data records; interviewing clients; compiling and documenting information about clients and about new or pending court matters; assisting clients, attorneys, pro se parties and members of the public in completing procedural papers and to explain court procedures and court ordered conditions of compliance; preparing case information, case records and files for court presentation; preparing documents such as reports, correspondence, notifications to parties, records and activity logs; performing such secretarial work as word processing or typing documents, correspondence and reports; filing and general office support; may plan and assign work to staff members including setting or assisting in setting production schedules; may train assigned staff; may review the work of assigned staff for accuracy and quantity; performing related duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Substantial knowledge of office administration and court support operations; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to operate data terminals and personal computers to enter, organize, store and retrieve data; ability to conduct interviews and to record and verify information; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to assist general public in procedural matters related to court support operations; ability to oversee and provide work direction to staff members; ability to instruct, train and evaluate staff members in assigned work duties; ability to prepare documents, correspondence and reports using word processing equipment and software.


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Three years of experience in secretarial, clerical, data terminal operation or court support work in a criminal justice or related field at the level of Administrative Clerk I. Three years of continuously satisfactory performance in the Administrative Clerk I class may substitute for the general experience, but advancement is not automatic and is based on clear organizational need for advanced administrative support and/or lead position.


Substitutions Allowed: College training may substitute for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience.


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



Deputy Chief Judicial Marshal

DEPUTY CHIEF JUDICIAL MARSHAL



DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator

CLASS DEFINITION: In an assigned Judicial District, this class is accountable for assisting in the management of staff and operations of prisoner transportation, court security and detention and control of prisoners in multiple Judicial locations.

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Assists with the management of a staff of Marshals in an assigned judicial district.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Assists in managing all aspects of operations involving court security, prisoner transportation and detention and control of prisoners in custody; assists in staffing needs assessment and budget development; assists in developing, recommending, and implementing related goals, operational policies, procedures and practices; assists in providing guidance and direction to staff supervisors with regard to Judicial Branch, division and unit policies and procedures; assists with the development of staff training programs; generates and reviews security and operational reports; assists with inspections and systematic checks of security features in relation to equipment and facilities; inspects operations for compliance with rules and regulations; inspects and manages facilities to ensure proper security safeguards, maintenance and sanitation; may review procedures to determine compliance with laws and regulations governing custody and control of prisoners; assists in conducting performance evaluations; assists with the establishment and review of post assignments for all staff; in accordance with established Superior Court policies and procedures, assists with recruitment of staff; may represent the judicial district in disciplinary and other labor relations proceedings in accordance with established Superior Court policies and procedures; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of the Branch who might impact on related activities; assists the Chief Marshal in ensuring that all staff display appropriate attitude and behavior toward employees and the public; participates in crisis intervention as needed and may assist staff in quelling disturbances and physically restraining individuals; reviews time and attendance records and reports; may assist in the investigation and response to staff and client complaints; may serve on statewide committees; may act for the Chief Marshal during absences; performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge of custody, security and control measures and techniques of maintaining discipline for incarcerated individuals; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to analyze emergency situations and develop effective courses of action.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Seven years of experience as a Special Deputy Sheriff or Judicial Marshal or other related work involving court security, prisoner transportation/control and custody, law enforcement, corrections, parole or probation.
Special Experience: Two years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.

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 to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree. A Master’s degree in a related field or a law degree may be substituted for one additional year of the General Experience.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENT: In addition to the checking of references and facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation, including criminal record check, will be conducted for each candidate.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Candidates must be in good health; have and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, visual and auditory acuity to perform the duties of the class. Applicants may be required to pass a physical examination.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
1) Candidates must possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification.
2) Candidates may be required to possess and maintain a Connecticut Commercial Driver’s License during employment in this class.
3) In accordance with Judicial Branch Policy, incumbents are forbidden to have firearms while engaged in the performance of Judicial Branch duties.

 

This replaces the existing specification in salary group JE 23 approved effective December 1, 2000.



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 CLASSIFICATION 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, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Considerable knowledge of the principles of organization and management including public administration; considerable  knowledge  of  relevant agency policies and procedures related to program areas; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws;  knowledge of statistical methods and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable mediation and negotiation skills; computer skills; ability to interpret and evaluate research data; ability to analyze problems accurately and develop effective courses of action.

 

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 equalling 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 manage technology components within the Computer Support, Facilities & Materials Management (COSFAMM) Unit in CSSD Administration.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Management of staff
  • Provide computer hardware and software support
  • Responsible for acquiring electronic devices and accessories for division
  • Management of equipment inventory
  • Management of Helpdesk tickets
  • Provide support for web-based applications
  • Represent COSFAMM both internally and external in absence of Manager of Administration

 

 

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

 

  • Experience with computer hardware and software
  • Ability to develop and conduct trainings on technology
  • Ability to manage projects
  • Ability to communicate accurately and effectively in written and verbal form
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse staff


Information Technology Analyst I

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST I




DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator


CLASS DEFINITION: In an Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for performing a range of basic information technology tasks and/or application development.


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


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: It is not intended for the applicant to have all qualifications within each area; an applicant may have one or a combination of experience from various sections. The intent of the listed summaries is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and the responsibility common to all positions in the class.


SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL AREAS:

Audio/Visual Multimedia and Courtroom Technology: Provides basic software and hardware support for multimedia presentations, including creating, planning, designing, testing and operating teaching products and aids for use in executive-level training programs; provides basic technical and administrative support for courtroom and judges’ chambers audio/visual and telecommunications systems, including installation, operation, problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance.

Business Analysis: Manages routine system and project requirements; identifies changes to scope and tracks requirements through implementation; defines key business processes and identifies critical paths of operations; identifies the impact of technology on business processes; working with the project team, proposes, documents and assesses technical solutions to business needs, and verifies and validates basic system specifications; identifies process gaps; translates business needs into systems specifications; utilizes elicitation techniques.

Desktop Services: Diagnoses and resolves PC and desktop software needs using a variety of diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software issues and initiate repairs; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new software releases of routine nature; coordinates installation, modification and maintenance of network components; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; configures and installs terminal emulation software for host connection.

Network Support: Assists in the design and implementation of routine communication networks; assists in diagnosing and resolving issues using network management systems and utilities.

Quality Assurance: Analyzes routine project documents; identifies the impact of technology changes on current systems; assists in developing test strategies; translates systems specifications, written or derived, into test plans and test scripts; executes test plans and test scripts and documents results and defects; participates in the resolution of system defects; monitors test plans and verifies that development deliverables are consistent with the systems specifications.

Software Development: Assists in analyzing and designing, codes and tests routine software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; assists in the configuration and installation of application packages; assists with writing technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; assists in troubleshooting and supporting production issues.

Technical Help/Service Desk Analysis: Responds to calls, emails and personal requests for routine technical support; assigns, tracks, and monitors status of new and existing issues using appropriate software as necessary; acts as liaison between other technical staff, users and vendors regarding Technical Help/Service Desk requests; monitors personal computer (PC) performance.


ALL FUNCTIONAL AREAS: In all functional areas, the incumbent will use routine interpersonal and technical skills to perform and/or participate in the following:

  • Assists in diagnosing system problems and developing and coordinating resolutions;
  • Performs installation and implementation of new and existing technologies; assists in the evaluation of new technologies;
  • Tests and evaluates new hardware and/or software; may assist in making recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; assists in determining interface and utility requirements and uses design specifications; may act as a liaison to hardware and/or software vendors, developers, and management; arranges necessary hardware and software availability;
  • May assist in implementing network and system security guidelines;
  • Assists 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;
  • Assists 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;
  • Performs and/or assists in the preparation of correspondence, manuals, business intelligence reporting and documentation as required;
  • Produces status reports;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Produces status reports;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Performs related duties as required.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Four (4) 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.

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 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.



Seeking a qualified individual whose primary responsibilities will be eliciting user input and drafting new report prototypes, testing new reports, responding to user questions about data/reports, identifying and documenting bugs and enhancements to existing reports, documenting requests for ad hoc data, testing and formatting ad hoc data, tracking reporting tasks and assisting with priorities and time line establishment, acting as liaison between the business users and the CDCS Reports Developer and using Tableau (visualization software). In addition, this position may also assist with other team tasks such as responding to help desk inquiries, testing the CDCS application, and assisting with data quality audits.

 

The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Business Analysis: manages routine system and project requirements; identifies changes to scope and tracks requirements through implementation; defines key business processes and identifies critical paths of operations; identifies the impact of technology on business processes; working with the project team, proposes, documents and assesses technical solutions to business needs, and verifies and validates basic system specifications; identifies process gaps; translates business needs into systems specifications; utilizes elicitation techniques.



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.


This replaces the existing specification for Assistant Chief Probation Officer in the same salary group approved effective June 23, 1991.



Court Interpreter II

COURT INTERPRETER II

DIVISION: Superior Court


CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for accurately interpreting in simultaneous and consecutive modes between English and the target language the most complex legal proceedings for the Judicial Branch and various court service programs statewide; for accurately translating between English and target language complex written documents; assisting in editing and proof reading translations; assisting in training of court interpreters.


GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Incumbents of the class are required to have passed the oral portion of the Consortium for State Court Interpreters Certification program and are expected to fulfill all program requirements for such program by a date to be determined by Superior Court. Interpreting and translating assignments may be in courtrooms or other locations, such as arraignment holding rooms, in support of court operations. These assignments may be in court proceedings, trials, hearings, arraignments, or ex-parte matters. Although incumbents may perform routine interpreting or translating tasks, they may be assigned to complex, high profile or critically important cases. Target language typically is Spanish but may be other languages as required by defendants, witnesses, litigants and other non-English speaking parties provided for under Connecticut law.


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


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs simultaneous and consecutive interpreting from spoken English into another oral or manual language and reverse in a variety of complex legal proceedings, hearings, attorney/client conferences, pre-arraignment communications and related matters in person and by telecommunication devices; makes court announcements and proclamations in Spanish or other non-English languages as directed by the judge; reviews daily dockets to determine which courts and proceedings will require an interpreter; maintains records of services provided; prepares activity reports; at the direction of the court, may, by interpreting, assist defendants in completing court-related forms; translates forms and documents into the target language; assists in editing and proof reading translations, assists in the training of court interpreters; performs related duties as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Simultaneous and consecutive interpreting and written language proficiency with college-level vocabulary in English and Spanish or other specified language; successfully passing the oral portion of the Consortium for State Court Interpreters Certification program and fulfillment of all program requirements of such program by a date to be determined; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; basic computer usage skills.


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Three years of experience interpreting and translating into and from Spanish or other specified language as primary responsibility. Incumbents must have passed the oral portion of the Consortium for State Court Interpreters Certification program and to have fulfilled all program requirements of that program by a date to be determined by Superior Court; or hold the court interpreter certification from the Administrative Offices of the United States Courts. Candidates will be required to pass a written examination.


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



Seeking certified Spanish and Portuguese language court interpreters for the Superior Court, to provide interpreting and translating services in all court sessions and other matters, as assigned by the program manager.  The preferred candidates are required to have passed the written and the oral certification exam provided by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC), Council of Language Access Coordinators (CLAC), or possess the Court Interpreter Certification from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. Applicants must submit documentation of certification at the time of the application. Information regarding certification requirements and reciprocity can be found at: https://jud.ct.gov/external/news/jobs/interpreter.htm Interpreting and translating assignments may be in courtrooms or other locations, such as arraignment holding rooms, in support of court operations. These assignments may also be in court proceedings, trials, hearings, arraignments, or ex-parte matters. Although incumbents may perform routine interpreting or translating tasks, they may be assigned to complex, high profile or critically important cases.  In-state travel is required.




Fiscal Administration Assistant I

FISCAL ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT I

 

 

 

DIVISION:  Office of the Chief Court Administrator

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for providing assistance in Fiscal Administration by performing a variety of clerical work associated with the operations of the major units within the division.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the general supervision of a Fiscal Administration Supervisor or an employee of higher grade in the performance of routine tasks; receives closer supervision when performing more advanced tasks.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

General Duties:

Performs a limited range of duties in the following areas:  researches and processes complex financial transactions using the Judicial Branch's in house computerized system and the State's integrated financial management system;  audits, examines and verifies accuracy and appropriateness of documents submitted for payment; verifies validity of authorization;  verifies amounts, sources and proper application of cash receipts and disbursements;  processes budget codes payments by appropriation (fund and special identification), court location, program and expense type;  compiles data necessary for multi-screen input; analyzes and determines appropriateness of interfaced data into the State’s system; maintains bookkeeping and other financial records;  balances and reconciles various accounts;  prepares reports of account information and account history;  responds to inquiries from vendors, the public, Judicial employees and divisional management;  determines if claims for payment against the Judicial Branch are legal, proper, correct and valid;  ensures that payments are made in a timely, accurate and efficient manner;  may assist higher level employees in performing more advanced tasks; performs related duties as required.

 

Accounts Payable Duties

Audits claims for payment from attorneys, arbitrators, attorney trial referees, fact-finders, lessors, magistrates, medical providers, postal services, state marshals, utilities, victim claimants, volunteers and contracted services/commodities;  audits requests for reimbursements from Judges and employees;  verifies invoice amounts to established fee schedules, statutory rates, court-ordered documentation, Office of the State Comptroller's regulations and contracted rates;  checks quantities, unit prices and terms of contracts;  resolves invoice discrepancies with vendors and corrects documents; ensures that proper funds are available before an invoice is processed; creates all vouchers in the State’s system;  reviews and maintains the Comptroller's vendor file including any additions and/or modifications;  utilizes activated speed charts in the State’s accounts payable module.

 

Payroll Duties:

Prepares biweekly and/or semi-monthly regular, overtime and supplemental payrolls;  verifies check register and printouts to worksheets and records;  prepares payroll input forms required for new hires, reclassifications, transfers, terminations, retirements, over-payments/under payments, wage increases and payroll deduction changes;  prepares and totals various deduction worksheets;  prepares supplemental payrolls for longevity payments, promotional adjustments, etc.;  calculates and processes retroactive payments, collective bargaining increases and annual increases;  communicates on a bi-weekly basis with the Office of the State Comptroller’s Central Payroll Division and other state agencies’ payroll units;  responds to employee inquiries regarding paychecks and payroll practices and procedures;  maintains various records and files for payroll data and forms; calculates Worker's Compensation and/or retirement earnings information; monitors court ordered wage executions.

 

Revenue Duties:

Verifies the daily bank transactions of the Judicial Branch utilizing the State’s integrated financial system, the Branch’s cashiering system and deposit transmittals;  applies and posts funds received to multiple accounts by creating multi-line direct-journal accounting entries for each verified transaction;  monitors, researches and resolves bank deposit discrepancies and unidentified bank transactions with depositing offices and the Office of the State Treasurer;  researches payer and docket information utilizing the Criminal/Motor Vehicle System and Judicial Branch website; creates, maintains and verifies accounts receivable records;  reconciles courts’ daily cash journals using cash register reports/pay files;  initiates cash register pay file corrections with Court Operations;  reconciles monthly avails ledger to revenue system reports;  assists accountants with transaction research; processes revenue refunds; creates multi-screen one-time vendor payment vouchers.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and procedures; skill in utilization of  personal computers involving both mainframe and web-based integrated financial management systems;  ability to categorize funds and accounts by code;  knowledge of account balancing and reconciliation procedures and methods; familiarity with invoice processing and fund allocation; skill in processing of payrolls including calculation of special payments; ability to perform basic arithmetic computations; some knowledge of personnel and payroll procedures, purchasing procedures and contract preparation;  basic interpersonal skills;  oral and written communication skills.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience:  Four years of experience in accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, bookkeeping, banking or financial record keeping.  An incumbent who is classified as an Fiscal Administration Assistant I will be advanced to Fiscal Administration Assistant II after successful completion of two years of experience.

 

Substitutions AllowedCollege training in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted 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.




Seeking a qualified individual to perform a variety of financial clerical work in the areas of revenue accounting, accounts payable, payroll and/or other Financial Services Unit tasks.


The successful candidate will be given a limited range of duties in the following areas:  researches and processes complex financial transactions using the Judicial Branch's in house computerized system and the State's integrated financial management system;  reviews, examines and verifies accuracy and appropriateness of documents submitted for payment; verifies validity of authorization;  verifies amounts, sources and proper application of cash receipts and disbursements;  processes budget codes payments by appropriation (fund and special identification), court location, program and expense type;  compiles data necessary for multi-screen input; analyzes and determines appropriateness of interfaced data into the State’s system; maintains bookkeeping and other financial records;  balances and reconciles various accounts;  prepares reports of account information and account history;  responds to inquiries from vendors, the public, Judicial employees and divisional management;  determines if claims for payment against the Judicial Branch are legal, proper, correct and valid;  ensures that payments are made in a timely, accurate and efficient manner; and may assist higher level employees in performing more advanced tasks. Candidate with Peoplesoft Core-CT experience preferred.







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.





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.




Chief Probation Officer II

CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER II



DIVISION: Court Support Services


CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for supervising the staff and operations of one or more large probation office locations.


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 Regional Manager or other employee of higher grade.


SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises 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 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 agency policies and procedures; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; computer skills; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; considerable supervisory ability.


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: A Bachelor's degree and six (6) years of experience conducting pre-sentence investigations and/or supervising clients referred by the court.


Special Experience: Three (3) 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 (1) 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.



Information Technology Analyst III

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST III



DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator


CLASS DEFINITION: In an Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for working at an advanced level performing complex and technical support work.


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


SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise staff as assigned or act as a team leader.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: It is not intended for the applicant to have all qualifications within each area; an applicant may have one or a combination of experience from various sections. The intent of the listed summaries is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and the responsibility common to all positions in the class.


SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL AREAS:

Audio/Visual Multimedia and Courtroom Technology: Provides complex software and hardware support for multimedia presentations, including creating, planning, designing, testing and operating teaching products and aids for use in executive-level training programs; provides complex technical and administrative support for courtroom and judges’ chambers audio/visual and telecommunications systems, including installation, operation, problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance.
Special Experience Required: Prepared, planned, designed and operated multimedia teaching products and aids for use in executive level educational programs; or designed and technically administered audio/video systems including visual conferencing.

Business Analysis: Manages complex system and project requirements; identifies changes to scope and tracks requirements through implementation; defines key business processes and identifies critical paths of the operations; identifies the impact of technology on business processes; working with the project team, proposes, documents and assesses technical solutions to business needs, and verifies and validates complex system specifications; provides gap analyses; translates business needs into systems specifications; provides elicitation and facilitation services.

Special Experience Required: Participated in application development projects providing specifications, documentation, and/or training materials obtained using elicitation and facilitation techniques.

Database Administration: Provides complex level database support and troubleshooting; designs, installs, tunes and maintains integrity of enterprise wide databases; leads integration efforts, transitioning applications to new technology.

Special Experience Required: Supported major enterprise databases including design, creation and tuning.


Desktop Services: Diagnoses and resolves PC and desktop software needs using a variety of diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software issues and initiate repairs; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new complex and/or enterprise wide software releases; coordinates installation, modification and maintenance of network components; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; configures and installs terminal emulation software for host connection.

IT Security: Conducts routine and moderately complex IT risk analysis by assessing administrative, technical and physical safeguards; assists in performing IT investigations maintaining chain of custody and forensic analysis; prevents and responds to routine and moderately complex security intrusions.

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

Network Support: Designs and implements moderately complex level communication networks; diagnoses and provides problem resolution using network management systems and utilities.

Special Experience Required: Assisted in the design, implementation and management of a major communications network. Provided technical and administrative support for a wide area network (WAN) or network software.

Platform Administration: Performs moderately complex duties related to enterprise wide server, storage and email support; assists in the development of server, storage, and email standards; configures, installs, supports, maintains, upgrades, and may trouble shoot server, storage, and email software, hardware, off-the-shelf packages and operating systems.
Special Experience Required: Assisted in the installation and maintenance of major sub-systems or installed and maintained other host and/or mini-computer systems.

Project Management: Assists the Project Manager or higher level employee in organizing and executing complex technology subprojects and projects; coordinates, monitors & controls and closes projects; schedules and facilitates meetings for planning, coordinating and tracking the design, development, programming and implementation of information systems subprojects and projects; tracks project progress and escalates risks to management for mitigation; produces project status reports for management use.
Special Experience Required: Served as a task coordinator responsible for planning, coordinating and tracking the design, development, programming and implementation of information system project components.

Quality Assurance: Analyzes moderately complex level project documents; identifies the impact of technology changes on current systems; develops test strategies; translates systems specifications, written or derived, into test plans and test scripts; executes test plans and test scripts and documents results and defects; coordinates the resolution of system defects; monitors test plans and verifies that development deliverables are consistent with the systems specifications.

Special Experience Required: Participated in application development projects providing test strategies, test plans, test scripts, testing and/or training materials for all project phases.

Software Development: Analyzes, designs, codes and tests moderately complex software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; configures and installs application packages; writes technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; troubleshoots and supports production issues; entry level task coordination in support of project management.

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


ALL FUNCTIONAL AREAS: The employee will use complex interpersonal and technical skills to perform and/or participate in the following:

  • Diagnoses system problems and develops and facilitates resolutions;
  • Manages planning, estimating, analysis, design, selection, installation and implementation of new and existing technologies; evaluates new technologies;
  • Tests and evaluates new hardware and/or software; makes recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; determines interface and utility requirements and creates design specifications; acts as liaison to hardware and/or software vendors, developers, and management; arranges necessary hardware and software availability; oversees hardware and software vendors;
  • Develops and implements network and system security guidelines;
  • Makes recommendations for migration and upgrade directions; trains business or technical staff on new procedures;
  • Conducts system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; conducts technical training programs for IT staff;
  • Acts as project coordinator overseeing other technical staff and support personnel; plans and coordinates projects of assigned staff; reviews work of assigned personnel;
  • Calculates project time and cost estimates; prepares necessary procedural specifications to meet design requirements; defines data flow;
  • Manages project budgets and schedules; reviews work of assigned IT staff and serves as consultant and/or troubleshooter; reviews documentation work of assigned staff;
  • Communicates with business owners and management; facilitates meetings; assists in development of current and future information technology policies, procedures and standards;
  • Participates in Request for Proposal (RFP) process;
  • Implements and executes disaster recovery plans, assists in determining critical applications and personnel, or ensures offsite backups;
  • May perform some or all of the above at the working supervisor level;
  • Prepares correspondence, manuals, business intelligence reporting and documentation as required;
  • Produces status reports;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Performs related duties as required.



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

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

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.




Seeking an Information Technology Analyst III responsible for software development and support of applications for the Judicial Branch Office of Victim Services.



The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Software Development: Analyzes, designs, codes and tests moderately complex software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; configures and installs application packages; writes technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; troubleshoots and supports production issues; entry level task coordination in support of project management. Special Experience Required: Participated in the design, development and support of software applications and reporting.

 

The successful candidate must be able to work with business customers to analyze the requirements, develop, support and enhance the web components to satisfy them, and maintain the legacy VB6 system while this is in progress. Responsible for analysis, design, coding, testing, code migration, performance testing and maintenance of web sites using VB.Net and the Microsoft MVC framework. Develop database data access layer objects using SQL Server stored procedures to interact with SQL Server 2012/2016 databases.

 

Developer skills required will include proficiency in Visual Studio 2012, TFS, MVC using VB.net and Razor, J-Query and Bootstrap, HTML5 and CSS, including responsive design principles. Proficiency with SQL Server including the ability to write and debug stored procedures, create and modify table structures and relationships as well as normalize data is required. Knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) would be a plus.

 

Qualified candidates must be proficient with:

  • Visual Studio/TFS
  • SQL Server 2012/2016 databases
  • Web UI design principles

 

Proficiency with .Net includes the ability to:

  • Create, modify and debug applications using the MVC Framework
  • Modify and debug applications using Web Forms
  • Use Entity Framework

 

Proficiency with SQL Server including the ability to:

  • Create, Modify and Debug Stored Procedures
  • Create and Modify Table Structures and Relationships

 

Additional skills would be a plus:

  • Unit test creation (test driven development) and responsive design principles.

 

The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, as well as the ability to work effectively with all levels of technical and non-technical staff and management. Strong organization and documentation skills are required with an attitude to learn and grow with the position. The candidate must be able to work independently with supervisory guidance.



Judicial Marshal Trainee

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.

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 Operations Division Personnel Services Unit.

Current starting salary is approximately $42,355 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.




Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional)

 

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 is approximately $34,885 annually – plus benefits.

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




Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor

Seeking qualified individuals for the Superior Court Operations Division to record verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings using electronic equipment.  Successful candidates will set up and test equipment; monitor recordings using earphones; maintain proper notes of proceedings; prepare transcripts; maintain records and files; and perform other related duties as required.

 

Minimum requirements are two (2) years of clerical experience and the ability to produce typewritten material at a rate of 50 wpm. Substitutions allowed: 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 one year.

 

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

 

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.

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 Superior Court Operations Division, Court Transcript Services.


Current starting salary is approximately $42,055 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.