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Job Title and Description Closing Date Job ID
Information Technology Analyst I 12/09/2019 19-7000-097
Court Interpreter II 12/16/2019 19-1000-114
Fiscal Administration Assistant I 12/23/2019 19-3000-017
Information Technology Analyst III 12/23/2019 19-4000-019
Judicial Marshal Trainee 12/31/2099 JM-1000-001
Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional) 12/31/2099 JD-7000-001
Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor 12/31/2099 PP-1000-001
Continuous Recruitment Statewide

Information Technology Analyst I

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST I




DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator


CLASS DEFINITION: In an Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for performing a range of basic information technology tasks and/or application development.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of an employee of a higher grade.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: It is not intended for the applicant to have all qualifications within each area; an applicant may have one or a combination of experience from various sections. The intent of the listed summaries is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and the responsibility common to all positions in the class.


SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL AREAS:

Audio/Visual Multimedia and Courtroom Technology: Provides basic software and hardware support for multimedia presentations, including creating, planning, designing, testing and operating teaching products and aids for use in executive-level training programs; provides basic technical and administrative support for courtroom and judges’ chambers audio/visual and telecommunications systems, including installation, operation, problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance.

Business Analysis: Manages routine system and project requirements; identifies changes to scope and tracks requirements through implementation; defines key business processes and identifies critical paths of operations; identifies the impact of technology on business processes; working with the project team, proposes, documents and assesses technical solutions to business needs, and verifies and validates basic system specifications; identifies process gaps; translates business needs into systems specifications; utilizes elicitation techniques.

Desktop Services: Diagnoses and resolves PC and desktop software needs using a variety of diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software issues and initiate repairs; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new software releases of routine nature; coordinates installation, modification and maintenance of network components; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; configures and installs terminal emulation software for host connection.

Network Support: Assists in the design and implementation of routine communication networks; assists in diagnosing and resolving issues using network management systems and utilities.

Quality Assurance: Analyzes routine project documents; identifies the impact of technology changes on current systems; assists in developing test strategies; translates systems specifications, written or derived, into test plans and test scripts; executes test plans and test scripts and documents results and defects; participates in the resolution of system defects; monitors test plans and verifies that development deliverables are consistent with the systems specifications.

Software Development: Assists in analyzing and designing, codes and tests routine software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; assists in the configuration and installation of application packages; assists with writing technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; assists in troubleshooting and supporting production issues.

Technical Help/Service Desk Analysis: Responds to calls, emails and personal requests for routine technical support; assigns, tracks, and monitors status of new and existing issues using appropriate software as necessary; acts as liaison between other technical staff, users and vendors regarding Technical Help/Service Desk requests; monitors personal computer (PC) performance.


ALL FUNCTIONAL AREAS: In all functional areas, the incumbent will use routine interpersonal and technical skills to perform and/or participate in the following:

  • Assists in diagnosing system problems and developing and coordinating resolutions;
  • Performs installation and implementation of new and existing technologies; assists in the evaluation of new technologies;
  • Tests and evaluates new hardware and/or software; may assist in making recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; assists in determining interface and utility requirements and uses design specifications; may act as a liaison to hardware and/or software vendors, developers, and management; arranges necessary hardware and software availability;
  • May assist in implementing network and system security guidelines;
  • Assists in executing specific disaster recovery plans;
  • May assist in making recommendations for migration and upgrade directions; may train business or technical staff on new procedures;
  • Assists in conducting system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; may conduct technical training programs for IT staff;
  • May communicate with business owners and management; may assist in development of current and future information technology policies, procedures and standards;
  • Performs and/or assists in the preparation of correspondence, manuals, business intelligence reporting and documentation as required;
  • Produces status reports;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Produces status reports;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Performs related duties as required.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Four (4) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific area of the position being applied for.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.

2) A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for the General Experience.

3) Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work.



Seeking a qualified individual whose primary responsibilities will be eliciting user input and drafting new report prototypes, testing new reports, responding to user questions about data/reports, identifying and documenting bugs and enhancements to existing reports, documenting requests for ad hoc data, testing and formatting ad hoc data, tracking reporting tasks and assisting with priorities and time line establishment, acting as liaison between the business users and the CDCS Reports Developer and using Tableau (visualization software). In addition, this position may also assist with other team tasks such as responding to help desk inquiries, testing the CDCS application, and assisting with data quality audits.

 

The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Business Analysis: manages routine system and project requirements; identifies changes to scope and tracks requirements through implementation; defines key business processes and identifies critical paths of operations; identifies the impact of technology on business processes; working with the project team, proposes, documents and assesses technical solutions to business needs, and verifies and validates basic system specifications; identifies process gaps; translates business needs into systems specifications; utilizes elicitation techniques.



Court Interpreter II

COURT INTERPRETER II

DIVISION: Superior Court


CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for accurately interpreting in simultaneous and consecutive modes between English and the target language the most complex legal proceedings for the Judicial Branch and various court service programs statewide; for accurately translating between English and target language complex written documents; assisting in editing and proof reading translations; assisting in training of court interpreters.


GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Incumbents of the class are required to have passed the oral portion of the Consortium for State Court Interpreters Certification program and are expected to fulfill all program requirements for such program by a date to be determined by Superior Court. Interpreting and translating assignments may be in courtrooms or other locations, such as arraignment holding rooms, in support of court operations. These assignments may be in court proceedings, trials, hearings, arraignments, or ex-parte matters. Although incumbents may perform routine interpreting or translating tasks, they may be assigned to complex, high profile or critically important cases. Target language typically is Spanish but may be other languages as required by defendants, witnesses, litigants and other non-English speaking parties provided for under Connecticut law.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the direction of a Lead Court Interpreter or other employee of higher grade.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Performs simultaneous and consecutive interpreting from spoken English into another oral or manual language and reverse in a variety of complex legal proceedings, hearings, attorney/client conferences, pre-arraignment communications and related matters in person and by telecommunication devices; makes court announcements and proclamations in Spanish or other non-English languages as directed by the judge; reviews daily dockets to determine which courts and proceedings will require an interpreter; maintains records of services provided; prepares activity reports; at the direction of the court, may, by interpreting, assist defendants in completing court-related forms; translates forms and documents into the target language; assists in editing and proof reading translations, assists in the training of court interpreters; performs related duties as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Simultaneous and consecutive interpreting and written language proficiency with college-level vocabulary in English and Spanish or other specified language; successfully passing the oral portion of the Consortium for State Court Interpreters Certification program and fulfillment of all program requirements of such program by a date to be determined; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; basic computer usage skills.


EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Three years of experience interpreting and translating into and from Spanish or other specified language as primary responsibility. Incumbents must have passed the oral portion of the Consortium for State Court Interpreters Certification program and to have fulfilled all program requirements of that program by a date to be determined by Superior Court; or hold the court interpreter certification from the Administrative Offices of the United States Courts. Candidates will be required to pass a written examination.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents will be required to travel in the course of their daily work.



Seeking certified Spanish and Portuguese language court interpreters for the Superior Court, to provide interpreting and translating services in all court sessions and other matters, as assigned by the program manager.  The preferred candidates are required to have passed the written and the oral certification exam provided by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC), Council of Language Access Coordinators (CLAC), or possess the Court Interpreter Certification from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. Applicants must submit documentation of certification at the time of the application. Information regarding certification requirements and reciprocity can be found at: https://jud.ct.gov/external/news/jobs/interpreter.htm Interpreting and translating assignments may be in courtrooms or other locations, such as arraignment holding rooms, in support of court operations. These assignments may also be in court proceedings, trials, hearings, arraignments, or ex-parte matters. Although incumbents may perform routine interpreting or translating tasks, they may be assigned to complex, high profile or critically important cases.  In-state travel is required.




Fiscal Administration Assistant I

FISCAL ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT I

 

 

 

DIVISION:  Office of the Chief Court Administrator

 

CLASS DEFINITION:  This class is accountable for providing assistance in Fiscal Administration by performing a variety of clerical work associated with the operations of the major units within the division.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the general supervision of a Fiscal Administration Supervisor or an employee of higher grade in the performance of routine tasks; receives closer supervision when performing more advanced tasks.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

General Duties:

Performs a limited range of duties in the following areas:  researches and processes complex financial transactions using the Judicial Branch's in house computerized system and the State's integrated financial management system;  audits, examines and verifies accuracy and appropriateness of documents submitted for payment; verifies validity of authorization;  verifies amounts, sources and proper application of cash receipts and disbursements;  processes budget codes payments by appropriation (fund and special identification), court location, program and expense type;  compiles data necessary for multi-screen input; analyzes and determines appropriateness of interfaced data into the State’s system; maintains bookkeeping and other financial records;  balances and reconciles various accounts;  prepares reports of account information and account history;  responds to inquiries from vendors, the public, Judicial employees and divisional management;  determines if claims for payment against the Judicial Branch are legal, proper, correct and valid;  ensures that payments are made in a timely, accurate and efficient manner;  may assist higher level employees in performing more advanced tasks; performs related duties as required.

 

Accounts Payable Duties

Audits claims for payment from attorneys, arbitrators, attorney trial referees, fact-finders, lessors, magistrates, medical providers, postal services, state marshals, utilities, victim claimants, volunteers and contracted services/commodities;  audits requests for reimbursements from Judges and employees;  verifies invoice amounts to established fee schedules, statutory rates, court-ordered documentation, Office of the State Comptroller's regulations and contracted rates;  checks quantities, unit prices and terms of contracts;  resolves invoice discrepancies with vendors and corrects documents; ensures that proper funds are available before an invoice is processed; creates all vouchers in the State’s system;  reviews and maintains the Comptroller's vendor file including any additions and/or modifications;  utilizes activated speed charts in the State’s accounts payable module.

 

Payroll Duties:

Prepares biweekly and/or semi-monthly regular, overtime and supplemental payrolls;  verifies check register and printouts to worksheets and records;  prepares payroll input forms required for new hires, reclassifications, transfers, terminations, retirements, over-payments/under payments, wage increases and payroll deduction changes;  prepares and totals various deduction worksheets;  prepares supplemental payrolls for longevity payments, promotional adjustments, etc.;  calculates and processes retroactive payments, collective bargaining increases and annual increases;  communicates on a bi-weekly basis with the Office of the State Comptroller’s Central Payroll Division and other state agencies’ payroll units;  responds to employee inquiries regarding paychecks and payroll practices and procedures;  maintains various records and files for payroll data and forms; calculates Worker's Compensation and/or retirement earnings information; monitors court ordered wage executions.

 

Revenue Duties:

Verifies the daily bank transactions of the Judicial Branch utilizing the State’s integrated financial system, the Branch’s cashiering system and deposit transmittals;  applies and posts funds received to multiple accounts by creating multi-line direct-journal accounting entries for each verified transaction;  monitors, researches and resolves bank deposit discrepancies and unidentified bank transactions with depositing offices and the Office of the State Treasurer;  researches payer and docket information utilizing the Criminal/Motor Vehicle System and Judicial Branch website; creates, maintains and verifies accounts receivable records;  reconciles courts’ daily cash journals using cash register reports/pay files;  initiates cash register pay file corrections with Court Operations;  reconciles monthly avails ledger to revenue system reports;  assists accountants with transaction research; processes revenue refunds; creates multi-screen one-time vendor payment vouchers.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:  Knowledge of bookkeeping principles and procedures; skill in utilization of  personal computers involving both mainframe and web-based integrated financial management systems;  ability to categorize funds and accounts by code;  knowledge of account balancing and reconciliation procedures and methods; familiarity with invoice processing and fund allocation; skill in processing of payrolls including calculation of special payments; ability to perform basic arithmetic computations; some knowledge of personnel and payroll procedures, purchasing procedures and contract preparation;  basic interpersonal skills;  oral and written communication skills.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience:  Four years of experience in accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, bookkeeping, banking or financial record keeping.  An incumbent who is classified as an Fiscal Administration Assistant I will be advanced to Fiscal Administration Assistant II after successful completion of two years of experience.

 

Substitutions AllowedCollege training in accounting or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience  to a maximum of two years for an Associate’s degree.




Seeking a qualified individual to perform a variety of financial clerical work in the areas of revenue accounting, accounts payable, payroll and/or other Financial Services Unit tasks.


The successful candidate will be given a limited range of duties in the following areas:  researches and processes complex financial transactions using the Judicial Branch's in house computerized system and the State's integrated financial management system;  reviews, examines and verifies accuracy and appropriateness of documents submitted for payment; verifies validity of authorization;  verifies amounts, sources and proper application of cash receipts and disbursements;  processes budget codes payments by appropriation (fund and special identification), court location, program and expense type;  compiles data necessary for multi-screen input; analyzes and determines appropriateness of interfaced data into the State’s system; maintains bookkeeping and other financial records;  balances and reconciles various accounts;  prepares reports of account information and account history;  responds to inquiries from vendors, the public, Judicial employees and divisional management;  determines if claims for payment against the Judicial Branch are legal, proper, correct and valid;  ensures that payments are made in a timely, accurate and efficient manner; and may assist higher level employees in performing more advanced tasks. Candidate with Peoplesoft Core-CT experience preferred.







Information Technology Analyst III

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ANALYST III



DIVISION: Office of the Chief Court Administrator


CLASS DEFINITION: In an Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for working at an advanced level performing complex and technical support work.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision of an employee of higher grade.


SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise staff as assigned or act as a team leader.


EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: It is not intended for the applicant to have all qualifications within each area; an applicant may have one or a combination of experience from various sections. The intent of the listed summaries is to give a general indication of the level of difficulty and the responsibility common to all positions in the class.


SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL AREAS:

Audio/Visual Multimedia and Courtroom Technology: Provides complex software and hardware support for multimedia presentations, including creating, planning, designing, testing and operating teaching products and aids for use in executive-level training programs; provides complex technical and administrative support for courtroom and judges’ chambers audio/visual and telecommunications systems, including installation, operation, problem diagnosis, repair and maintenance.
Special Experience Required: Prepared, planned, designed and operated multimedia teaching products and aids for use in executive level educational programs; or designed and technically administered audio/video systems including visual conferencing.

Business Analysis: Manages complex system and project requirements; identifies changes to scope and tracks requirements through implementation; defines key business processes and identifies critical paths of the operations; identifies the impact of technology on business processes; working with the project team, proposes, documents and assesses technical solutions to business needs, and verifies and validates complex system specifications; provides gap analyses; translates business needs into systems specifications; provides elicitation and facilitation services.

Special Experience Required: Participated in application development projects providing specifications, documentation, and/or training materials obtained using elicitation and facilitation techniques.

Database Administration: Provides complex level database support and troubleshooting; designs, installs, tunes and maintains integrity of enterprise wide databases; leads integration efforts, transitioning applications to new technology.

Special Experience Required: Supported major enterprise databases including design, creation and tuning.


Desktop Services: Diagnoses and resolves PC and desktop software needs using a variety of diagnostic tools to identify hardware and/or software issues and initiate repairs; rebuilds PCs and reconfigures user specific settings; installs new complex and/or enterprise wide software releases; coordinates installation, modification and maintenance of network components; assists in implementation of network and/or system hardware and software upgrades and/or enhancements; configures and installs terminal emulation software for host connection.

IT Security: Conducts routine and moderately complex IT risk analysis by assessing administrative, technical and physical safeguards; assists in performing IT investigations maintaining chain of custody and forensic analysis; prevents and responds to routine and moderately complex security intrusions.

Special Experience Required: Participated in the selection, development and implementation of industry best practice security policies and technologies to secure an enterprise level network. Led security project initiatives, provided risk analysis and reporting as well as forensic analysis for threat assessment and system vulnerabilities.

Network Support: Designs and implements moderately complex level communication networks; diagnoses and provides problem resolution using network management systems and utilities.

Special Experience Required: Assisted in the design, implementation and management of a major communications network. Provided technical and administrative support for a wide area network (WAN) or network software.

Platform Administration: Performs moderately complex duties related to enterprise wide server, storage and email support; assists in the development of server, storage, and email standards; configures, installs, supports, maintains, upgrades, and may trouble shoot server, storage, and email software, hardware, off-the-shelf packages and operating systems.
Special Experience Required: Assisted in the installation and maintenance of major sub-systems or installed and maintained other host and/or mini-computer systems.

Project Management: Assists the Project Manager or higher level employee in organizing and executing complex technology subprojects and projects; coordinates, monitors & controls and closes projects; schedules and facilitates meetings for planning, coordinating and tracking the design, development, programming and implementation of information systems subprojects and projects; tracks project progress and escalates risks to management for mitigation; produces project status reports for management use.
Special Experience Required: Served as a task coordinator responsible for planning, coordinating and tracking the design, development, programming and implementation of information system project components.

Quality Assurance: Analyzes moderately complex level project documents; identifies the impact of technology changes on current systems; develops test strategies; translates systems specifications, written or derived, into test plans and test scripts; executes test plans and test scripts and documents results and defects; coordinates the resolution of system defects; monitors test plans and verifies that development deliverables are consistent with the systems specifications.

Special Experience Required: Participated in application development projects providing test strategies, test plans, test scripts, testing and/or training materials for all project phases.

Software Development: Analyzes, designs, codes and tests moderately complex software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; configures and installs application packages; writes technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; troubleshoots and supports production issues; entry level task coordination in support of project management.

Special Experience Required: Participated in the design, development and support of software applications and reporting.


ALL FUNCTIONAL AREAS: The employee will use complex interpersonal and technical skills to perform and/or participate in the following:

  • Diagnoses system problems and develops and facilitates resolutions;
  • Manages planning, estimating, analysis, design, selection, installation and implementation of new and existing technologies; evaluates new technologies;
  • Tests and evaluates new hardware and/or software; makes recommendations for hardware and/or software purchases; determines interface and utility requirements and creates design specifications; acts as liaison to hardware and/or software vendors, developers, and management; arranges necessary hardware and software availability; oversees hardware and software vendors;
  • Develops and implements network and system security guidelines;
  • Makes recommendations for migration and upgrade directions; trains business or technical staff on new procedures;
  • Conducts system performance analysis, tuning or storage management; conducts technical training programs for IT staff;
  • Acts as project coordinator overseeing other technical staff and support personnel; plans and coordinates projects of assigned staff; reviews work of assigned personnel;
  • Calculates project time and cost estimates; prepares necessary procedural specifications to meet design requirements; defines data flow;
  • Manages project budgets and schedules; reviews work of assigned IT staff and serves as consultant and/or troubleshooter; reviews documentation work of assigned staff;
  • Communicates with business owners and management; facilitates meetings; assists in development of current and future information technology policies, procedures and standards;
  • Participates in Request for Proposal (RFP) process;
  • Implements and executes disaster recovery plans, assists in determining critical applications and personnel, or ensures offsite backups;
  • May perform some or all of the above at the working supervisor level;
  • Prepares correspondence, manuals, business intelligence reporting and documentation as required;
  • Produces status reports;
  • Supports production applications and environments as required;
  • Performs related duties as required.



EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
General Experience: Eight (8) years of experience in information technology (IT), programming, systems/software development or another IT related field with a concentration in the specific area of the position being applied for.

Special Experience: One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the advanced working level with responsibility for performing a full range of moderately complex technical support functions as highlighted in one of functional area(s) listed above.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) College training in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.

2) A Master’s degree in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering or related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

3) Relevant certification in management information systems, computer science, electrical engineering, project management or related area may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the general experience.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may be required to travel within the State in the course of their daily work.




Seeking an Information Technology Analyst III responsible for software development and support of applications for the Judicial Branch Office of Victim Services.



The preferred candidate will possess the following experience in the specific functional area of Software Development: Analyzes, designs, codes and tests moderately complex software applications, data and reports including business intelligence reports; configures and installs application packages; writes technical program specifications and technical systems specifications; troubleshoots and supports production issues; entry level task coordination in support of project management. Special Experience Required: Participated in the design, development and support of software applications and reporting.

 

The successful candidate must be able to work with business customers to analyze the requirements, develop, support and enhance the web components to satisfy them, and maintain the legacy VB6 system while this is in progress. Responsible for analysis, design, coding, testing, code migration, performance testing and maintenance of web sites using VB.Net and the Microsoft MVC framework. Develop database data access layer objects using SQL Server stored procedures to interact with SQL Server 2012/2016 databases.

 

Developer skills required will include proficiency in Visual Studio 2012, TFS, MVC using VB.net and Razor, J-Query and Bootstrap, HTML5 and CSS, including responsive design principles. Proficiency with SQL Server including the ability to write and debug stored procedures, create and modify table structures and relationships as well as normalize data is required. Knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) would be a plus.

 

Qualified candidates must be proficient with:

  • Visual Studio/TFS
  • SQL Server 2012/2016 databases
  • Web UI design principles

 

Proficiency with .Net includes the ability to:

  • Create, modify and debug applications using the MVC Framework
  • Modify and debug applications using Web Forms
  • Use Entity Framework

 

Proficiency with SQL Server including the ability to:

  • Create, Modify and Debug Stored Procedures
  • Create and Modify Table Structures and Relationships

 

Additional skills would be a plus:

  • Unit test creation (test driven development) and responsive design principles.

 

The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, as well as the ability to work effectively with all levels of technical and non-technical staff and management. Strong organization and documentation skills are required with an attitude to learn and grow with the position. The candidate must be able to work independently with supervisory guidance.



Judicial Marshal Trainee

Seeking entry level applicants interested in starting a career path as a Judicial Marshal. Minimum requirements are possession of a high school diploma or general equivalency degree. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older. This is an entry level position; extensive experience is not required; military experience or a demonstrated interest in criminal justice is desirable. Applicants selected for interview will be required to meet established physical performance criteria as demonstrated through a physical fitness test, a pre-employment physical, successfully pass a drug screening process as well as a criminal records check and general background check. Selected candidates will be required to attend and pass all phases of an approximately 15 week pre-service Academy followed by a course of field training. Skills to be acquired will include handcuffing, use of defensive spray and defensive baton, CPR, First Aid, prisoner management, and other skills relevant to the care and custody of prisoners as well as the safety and security of Judicial Branch staff and users of the courts. The Judicial Marshal Academy will include a physical training regimen to ensure the fitness of candidates for practical training functions. During the training Academy, recruits will be required to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with the proper endorsements to operate prisoner transportation vehicles.

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Judicial Districts in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Judicial Districts in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Judicial District indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the District and may not be limited by the applicant.

Please note that if you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting.

After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the Court Operations Division Personnel Services Unit.

Current starting salary is approximately $42,355 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.




Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee (Transitional)

 

Seeking entry level applicants interested in starting a career path as a Juvenile Detention Officer Trainee. Applicants must possess basic knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the care, custody, safety and security of juveniles. Duties include: supervision of the daily activities of detainees; maintaining security; overseeing and documenting detainee behavior, including information on detainee health, misconduct, abuse or potentially criminal conduct; supervising and instructing detainees in matters of personal hygiene; taking necessary action to intervene and control detainee behavior which is physically threatening using approved control and restraint methods; maintaining order and discipline; applying handcuffs and leg restraints for detainees being transported.

Applicants selected for interview will be required to complete a pre-employment physical, successfully pass a drug screening process as well as a criminal records check and a DCF background check. Selected candidates will be required to attend and pass all phases of an approximately 5 week pre-service training followed by a course of shadowing in the detention center. Skills to be acquired will include handcuffing, TCI, suicide prevention, CPR, First Aid, Safe Crisis Management, and other skills relevant to the care and custody of juveniles as well as the safety and security of Judicial Branch staff. The pre-service training will include the proper application of approved restraint techniques. Incumbents must possess and maintain a valid Connecticut motor vehicle operator’s license. Incumbents should be aware that there is a risk of injury from assaultive or abusive detainees and exposure to communicable diseases is possible. 

 

Applicants must be able and willing to work evening and/or night shifts, weekends and holidays.  Mandatory overtime is likely.  Positions will be full-time 40 hours.


Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application.  Applicants should select all Detention Centers in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Detention Centers in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Detention Center indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the state and may not be limited by the applicant.

Please note that if you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting.

After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the Court Support Services Division Juvenile Residential Services. 

Starting salary is approximately $34,885 annually – plus benefits.

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is committed to building a diverse workforce and encourages applications from female candidates.




Permanent Part-Time Court Recording Monitor

Seeking qualified individuals for the Superior Court Operations Division to record verbal testimony during courtroom proceedings using electronic equipment.  Successful candidates will set up and test equipment; monitor recordings using earphones; maintain proper notes of proceedings; prepare transcripts; maintain records and files; and perform other related duties as required.

 

Minimum requirements are two (2) years of clerical experience and the ability to produce typewritten material at a rate of 50 wpm. Substitutions allowed: College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of one year.

 

This position is 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

 

Locations are listed on the online application and must be indicated at the time of application. Applicants should select all Judicial Districts in which they are willing to work. Limiting availability by limiting Judicial Districts in which you will work may impact your ability to be hired. Selection of a Judicial District indicates willingness to accept assignment at any location within the District and may not be limited by the applicant.

Please note that if you need to update your application for this posting, you may withdraw your application, update your profile and re-apply for the posting.

After you apply, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have qualified for the position, your continuous recruitment application will expire one year from the date of the email. After the one-year application period has ended, you may reapply for the position.

 

If you have qualified for the position and are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the Superior Court Operations Division, Court Transcript Services.


Current starting salary is approximately $42,055 annually – plus State of Connecticut benefits.

 



Continuous Recruitment Statewide

The Judicial Branch is accepting applications for the following continuous recruitment postings:

The Judicial Branch is temporarily suspending the following continuous recruitment postings. Please return to this website periodically for updates on these positions:

  • Adult Probation Officer Trainee
  • Office Clerk

E-mail questions to: HR.Recruitment@jud.ct.gov