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OPS Court Program Specialist II

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: LAKE CITY, FL, US, 32055

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Requisition No: 395602 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: OPS Court Program Specialist II

Position Number: 22090000 

Salary:  Annual Salary: $36,115.32 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2021 

Third Judicial Circuit of Florida

Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor Counties

Administrative Office of the Courts

Third Judicial Circuit

 Employment Opportunity

OPS Court Program Specialist II

(Term based upon available funding)

Position# TBD

Annual Salary: $36,115.32

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled


The essential function of the Court Program Specialist II position within the organization is primarily for the intake, review, file preparation, case coordination, docketing, and case management of pending civil cases in the Third Judicial Circuit.  This position will cross-train on Family case management too. The incumbent is responsible for drafting forms and orders; developing case management procedures; and instituting court processes under the direction of the assigned Judge or General Magistrate.  Additionally, this position will attend hearings, communicate with parties, collect data, and prepare orders, reports and other documents needed to manage and expedite the cases through the court system.  The position works under the general supervision of the Court Operations Manager, or other supervising positions as assigned in the future, supporting the Judges & General Magistrate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, criminal justice, psychology, sociology or a closely related subject matter plus three years of court experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Three years of professional administrative or related experience. Education may substitute for experience on a year-for-year basis. 

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Ability to organize work and establish priorities to meet deadlines; ability to handle sensitive matters with integrity and confidentiality; ability to draft comprehensive, clear and concise orders, correspondence and judicial memos; knowledge of the court system. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

How to Apply:  All applications must be submitted through the People First System and include a cover letter, resume and a copy of college degree(s) or transcripts. Incomplete applications may not be considered. The People First website is as follows:

Please note:  If you need accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call Lisa Butler at (386)754-7107. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service at (800)955-8771. The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

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: Lake City