Current Job Opportunity
Date: August 30, 2013
Closing Date: September 10, 2013
Position Title: Court Operations Manager
(Public Information Officer)
Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court, Fort Myers, Florida
Salary: $4,162.26 (Monthly*)
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.
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.
Education and Training Guidelines:
Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.
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.
Directs others in major events and reports on activities and results.
Instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Apply:
To apply go to www.governmentjobs.com and search for Public Information Officer under the location of FL-Southwest or visit www.ca.cjis20.org and click the employment link.
For additional information, questions or concerns, please contact: Dawn Whittington at 239-533-1707.
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 11:59pm 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 or disability.
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.