Home | Administration & Funding | Employment | Jobs | 10229 - Court Program Specialist II

Current Job Opportunity


September 11, 2019

Closing Date

September 24, 2019

Position Number


Position Title

Court Program Specialist II

Job Location

Ninth Judicial Circuit, Orlando, Florida

Salary Range

$3,009.61 - $6,425.04 Monthly*; *The successful candidate will be hired at or near the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist judges and magistrates with the timely disposition of cases through case management, case monitoring and program implementation. The position is responsible for providing information to litigants and trial court staff, reviewing filings and making referrals to community-based services, managing and preparing cases for court hearings and briefing judges, attending hearings, and other trial court proceedings, maintaining record/filing system, training and assisting new departmental personnel, scheduling hearings, and performing related administrative support functions. The position is responsible for collecting and reporting on case/program data and maintaining databases as needed. The position works under general supervision of a court manager developing work methods and sequences.

Education and Training Guidelines


Refers to job specific training and education that is recommended for entry into the position. Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis.

Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, criminal justice, psychology, sociology or a closely social science related field.


Refers to the amount of related work experience that is recommended for entry into the position that would result in reasonable expectation that the person can perform the required tasks. Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.

Three years of professional administrative analytical related experience.

Master’s degree may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Juris doctorate degree may substitute for two years of the required experience.


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

People Responsibility:
Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires responsibility for only small quantities of low cost items or supplies where opportunities for achieving economies or preventing loss are negligible.

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

Communications Requirements:
Reads professional publications; composes complex reports and manuals; speaks formally to groups outside the organization.

Complexity of Work:
Performs coordinating work involving guidelines and rules, with constant problem solving; requires continuous close attention for accurate results or frequent exposure to unusual pressures.

Impact of Decisions:
The impact of errors is extremely serious – affects work unit and affects other units or citizens.

Equipment Usage:
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs, such as word processing or spreadsheets.

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

Special Comments

The Court Program Specialist II position assists the Alternative Dispute Resolution Center Director with program administration and evaluation.  This position helps to coordinate both County and Family Mediation Programs and assists with special projects and reports.  Duties include processing county court cases that are mediated through the department, including preparation of proposed defaults and dismissals for judge’s signature, preparation of county mediation docket, follow-up on mediation payments, calendaring system and scheduling of rule to show cause hearings, and processing end of day files for family mediations. 

This position requires a high volume of customer service to the public, other departments, mediators and volunteers.  Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.  Candidate must be proficient in use of Microsoft and database applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.  A Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, social work, law or a closely related field, plus three years of related experience is preferred. Relevant experience may substitute for required education on a year-for-year basis.  Bilingual in Spanish desirable.  State funded position with benefits.

How to Apply

Please go to the following link for full posting and to apply:

For additional information, please contact Human Resources at (407)836-2261.

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.

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.