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Date

November 30, 2017

Closing Date

December 15, 2017

Position Number

10973

Position Title

Court Operations Manager

Job Location

Fifth Judicial Circuit Court, Brooksville, Florida

Salary Range

$4,419.07 Monthly*; *The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist a Marshal of a District Court of Appeal, Trial Court Administrator, and/or Chief Judge, in the organization, development, and implementation of court services and one or more court program, such as budget development, personnel administration, purchasing, facility management, court interpreters, alternative sanctions, family court, court reporting, and jury management. This position provides supervision and management oversight of court support staff by assigning and reviewing work, conducting performance appraisals, and recommending and arranging training. The position may perform supervisory duties including hiring and training of court staff and conducts performance evaluation for subordinate staff. The position is also responsible for monitoring the performance of various court programs to assure compliance with court policy and procedures. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

*The essential function of this position is to plan and manage projects and provide assistance to judges and staff to facilitate efficient court operations.  The position is responsible for supervising staff, managing projects of responsibility, budgeting, facilities management, developing written and visual content/materials, serving as a court liaison to other related state agencies and county governments, attending meetings, emergency operations, and performing related administrative functions. This position also establishes and maintains effective liaison and communication with the Judiciary, Court Administration Staff, Clerk of the Court, DCA and other parties relevant to the area of responsibility.

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 business management, judicial or public administration, criminology or a closely related field and five years of related experience, including two years of supervisory experience.

*
A master's degree may substitute for one year of the recommended experience. Juris doctorate degree may substitute for two years of the required experience.

Competencies

Data Responsibility:
Directs others in major events and reports on activities and results.

People Responsibility:
Instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of equipment of high value or moderate amounts of money.  

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics.

Communications Requirements:
Reads financial reports and legal documents; makes presentations to professional groups; writes periodic reports on department operations.

Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of principles of logical thinking, scientific, medical, or legal practice to diagnose or define problems, collect data and solve abstract problems with widespread unit or organization impact; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results and continuous exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with serious impact - affects most units in organization, and may affect 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 recording equipment, computers, peripherals, or software programs such as word processing or custom applications.

Safety of Others:
Requires responsibility for the safety and health of others.

Special Comments

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of and ability to use correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.  Knowledge of and ability to perform mathematical operations and statistical reports and data. Deals with quantities, magnitudes, and forms and their relationship and attributes by use of number and symbols.  Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics. Ability to plan and prepare reports, correspondence, and charts in a variety of formats.  Ability to use a personal computer and related applications such as WordPerfect, Word, spreadsheets and report generators. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, and meet deadlines.  Ability to communicate effectively.  Ability to deal tactfully with the public.  Ability to use independent judgment and discretion concerning confidential information. Ability to direct others in major events and reports on activities and results.  Instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice.  Requires responsibility for achieving moderate economies and or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of equipment of high value or moderate amounts of money. Ability to make decisions of serious impact -those affecting most units in the organization, as well as affecting citizens.

How to Apply

Submit a current State of Florida application and verification of required education (i.e., copy of high school diploma, copy of college degree or college transcripts) to:

Office of the Trial Court Administrator
Robin Hamel, Court Operations Consultant
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, FL 32778
(352) 253-1607

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.