Current Job Opportunity


August 14, 2015

Closing Date

August 26, 2015

Position Number


Position Title

Supervising Court Interpreter

Job Location

Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court, Fort Myers, Florida

Salary Range

$4,588.92 (Monthly*)
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to supervise operations of the Court Interpreter Department. The position is responsible for supervising staff; scheduling, training, supervising and assisting with interpreting and translating assignments; managing budgets; and performing related administrative/clerical functions. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Education and Training Guidelines

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis. Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience. 

Bachelor’s degree in social science, public administration, public affairs, criminal justice, sociology, or a closely related field and three years of related experience, including two years of managerial/supervisory experience.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations Required:
Requires appropriate interpreter qualification/certification.


Data Responsibility: Coordinates or determines time, place, or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data and possibly executes determinations or reports on events.

People Responsibility:  Supervises or directs others by determining or interpreting work procedures, assigning specific duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency.

Assets Responsibility: Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies, or small amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements: Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.

Communications Requirements: Reads scientific and technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and legal documents; writes complex translations; makes presentations to professional groups.

Complexity of Work: Performs supervisory work involving policy and guidelines, solving both people and work related problems; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions: Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.

Equipment Usage: Leads or handles machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computer, listening devices, printers or dictaphones.

Safety of Others: Requires some responsibility for safety of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety.

Special Comments

How to Apply

Apply online at and search location FL-Southwest or visit our website at 

For additional information, please contact Dawn Whittington at (239)533-1707 or

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. 

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability. 

We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.