Full Job Description
The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is a progressive trial court in Central Florida where employees make a difference. Our team of court professionals is richly diverse, with unique perspectives and ideas. We encourage teamwork and individual contribution and pride ourselves on changing attitudes and doing things better. We’re always interested in dynamic individuals who enjoy innovation, new ideas and the opportunity to serve others while leading the way to the court of tomorrow.
The Court Program Specialist I position assists the Dispute Resolution Director by providing administrative support. This position demands a significant level of customer service skills, as it is responsible for scheduling mediations, answering phones, interacting daily with the public, and working with volunteer and contract mediators. The ideal candidate for this position will be self-motivated with the ability to work closely with others, have excellent organizational and communication skills, possess the ability to maintain confidentiality, and have the ability to deal with sensitive issues using diplomacy and discretion. A general understanding of computers, word processing, database software, and basic office skills is also required. Duties will include scheduling mediations, preparing orders, answering phones, filing, assisting litigants in person, via phone, and through correspondence, creating and preparing new mediation cases, and any other tasks assigned by the Dispute Resolution Director.
A Bachelor’s Degree in public or business administration, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, pre-law, or a closely related social science field is required. Relevant experience may substitute for required education on a year-for-year basis. Bilingual in Spanish desirable. State funded position with benefits.
Position status: In selection process
Position #: 22010225
Closing date: Open until filled
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Relocation: Not Available
The Ninth Circuit is a unique organization, rich with diversity and unlimited opportunity where all full time employees have access to:
- Paid Leave
- Paid Holidays
- Florida Tuition Waiver (State Employees)
- Affordable Health Benefits
- Optional Vision, Dental and Supplemental Insurance
- Free Life Insurance
- Multiple Deferred Compensation Options
- Florida Retirement Benefits
- Tax Favored Spending Accounts
- Employee Assistance Support
- Ongoing Training and Growth Opportunities