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Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32202

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Requisition No: 397461 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: PROGRAM COORINATOR - 22012024

Position Number: 22012024 

Salary:  $52,917.55 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 06/24/2021 

Program Coordinator

$52,917.55 Annually


Fourth Judicial Circuit Court, Jacksonville, Florida


The position works independently to assist the civil division judges by providing differentiated case management and administrative support to the civil division. This independent and supervisory position will coordinate and supervise civil case management operations and staff for the circuit.

Examples of Work

Review new civil case filings to determine appropriate complexity level for case management and compliance with statutes, civil rules, and administrative orders.

Supervises the assignment of cases and oversees support staff positions that are responsible for monitoring case progress.

Reviews and tracks civil cases to ensure that all court required timelines are met and documents are submitted. Develop all program and operating procedures for differentiated case management protocols.

Communicates with the judges on the status of their cases in meeting timelines required in the case management orders and follow-up as instructed.

Monitor compliance by the parties with case management as set forth in statutes, civil rules, and administrative orders.

Communicate with parties regarding compliance with rules for civil actions and additional requirements or documents needed to advance the administration of the case.

Education and Experience Guidelines

A bachelor’ degree in business administration, criminology, social work, law or a closely related field; and

Two years of professional related experience.

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year for year basis.


Knowledge of the legal system; court process and procedures. Ability to research statutes and rules and apply to court procedures. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing.

Ability to establish work priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to maintain attention to details to ensure accurate results. Ability to maintain confidentially concerning sensitive issues before the court.

Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other court personnel, legal professionals, litigants, and the general public.

Special Comments

The Florida State Courts System offers a comprehensive selection of State of Florida employee benefits: membership in the Florida Retirement System, optional enrollment in a subsidized Health insurance plan, optional enrollment in Life, Dental, and Disability insurance plans, and paid $25,000 term life insurance.  For more information on the benefits available to State of Florida employees visit:

The Florida State Courts System is a criminal justice agency.  The successful applicant will be fingerprinted for the purpose of conducting a criminal history record check.  Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.

In accordance with Section 110.205(2)(c), Florida Statutes, positions with the Florida State Courts System (judicial branch) are not covered under the Career Service System.  All employees of the Florida State Courts System are at-will employees and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and do not attain tenure rights.

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete online state employment application, attach a cover letter and resume, through the People First website

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.

For assistance with using the People First System contact the People First Service Center at 1-866-663-4735.

For additional information contact Debra Marchant at 904-255-1022

To learn more about the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida visit its website

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, 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 711 or 1-800-955-8771.



The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville