Requisition No: 799496
Agency: State Courts System
Working Title: SENIOR COURT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT - 22010592
Position Number: 22010592
Posting Closing Date: 07/03/2023
Internal Title: Civil Court Operations Manager
The essential function of the position is to provide leadership and administrative support to the civil division. The position is responsible for supervising staff; planning, implementing, and managing projects of responsibility; implementing and clarifying policy and procedures; providing support with the processing of court cases; performing research; analyzing data; and serving as liaison and information resource. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings. This position reports to the Director of Case Management.
Examples of Work Performed
- Directs and supervises staff, including organizing, selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations; reviews and approves timesheets and leave requests.
- Manages special assignments as directed.
- Monitors legislative activity/changes related to area of responsibility.
- Provide direction and training for staff including the use of crystal reports function, and the court’s judicial viewer, “JVS” and “OLS.”
- Supervise staff, monitor staff performance and track work of staff as required to ensure efficiency and timeliness of completion.
- Monitors case load reports for compliance with Differentiated Case Management, Service of Process, Lack of Prosecution, Liquidation Orders, Cases exceeding time standards as well as compliance with general time standards.
- Ensures quality control by monitoring review of case reports identifying missing crucial data elements pertaining to claim amounts, final judgment amounts, closing codes, proper party updates, and capturing demands for jury trial and any other filing deficiencies.
MINIMUM Education and Experience Guidelines
Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, court/judicial administration, court/judicial management, business management, legal studies, or a closely related field.
Six years of related work experience, including two years in a supervisory or managerial capacity.
Additional relevant experience may substitute for college education on a year-for-year basis.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of Florida Court System with a focus on civil cases.
- Knowledge of Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, Local Rules and Administrative Orders, Rules of General Practice and Judicial Administration, and Small Claims Rules.
- Knowledge of Court Performance Standards, Civil Case Management, specifically Differentiated Case Management.
- Knowledge of Florida Supreme Court directives found in Administrative Order(s), memorandums and training.
- Skilled at leading others.
- Skilled in identifying and implementing best practices.
- Ability to plan and execute complex projects with many competing demands.
- Knowledge of interviewing and selection techniques, following EEOC, State and Local Policies and Procedures.
- Working knowledge and understanding of specialized vocabulary used in judicial proceedings.
- Detailed oriented; excellent communication skills.
- Accurate use of the English language, grammar, punctuation and spelling.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be received until the position is filled. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any of the protected classes.
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the interviewing process once selected, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Palm Beach County Courthouse, 205 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, Florida 33401; telephone number (561) 355-4380 at least 7 days before your scheduled either in-person or telephonic interview; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call “711.”
How to Apply
For additional information and to apply visit the [15th Judicial Circuit] Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Employment website [https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/15thcircuit?page=1].
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.