ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL

 

COURT PROGRAM SPECIALIST II – Adult Drug Court

State Funded (11701)

 

Description of Work:

This is responsible paraprofessional work assisting the Prison Diversion Drug Court Program staff with the case management of drug-related cases. Working contacts are established with judges assigned to the Drug Court, courts system personnel, State Attorney’s Office, Public Defender, local law enforcement agencies, community agencies, treatment providers, the Clerk of the Circuit Court, litigants and the public. The purpose of these contacts is to assist in monitoring, evaluating, and improving the handling of Drug Court cases. This position may be responsible for making a high volume of referrals to mental health, substance abuse treatment, and community or social service providers.

 

The Court Program Specialist II must exercise discretion in dealing with confidential and extremely sensitive issues before the Court. Work is performed under stressful conditions and involves contact with individuals involved in emotional situations. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Adult Drug Court Program Coordinator. Assignments are made orally or in writing and work is reviewed through observation of results obtained, conferences and periodic reports or evaluations.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, criminal justice, psychology, sociology or a closely social science related field and four years of related experience. Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.

        

Location:        Pinellas County Justice Center, 14250 49th Street North, Clearwater, Florida 33762

 

Salary:            $3,171.53 Monthly plus Benefits; State Pay Grade 30

Remote work is available for most positions with a supervisor’s recommendation, not to exceed two days per week.

 

Submit Application and Resume To:    The Sixth Judicial Circuit Court

                                                                   Human Resources, Suite 2H

                                                                   14250 49th Street North

                                                                   Clearwater, Florida 33762

                                                                   Fax:  727-453-7166 or SixthCircuitHR@jud6.org

 *Application at: www.jud6.org, under “employment”

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:              Thursday, September 29, 2022 @ 12:00 p.m.  

 

 

Equal Opportunity and Diversity Employer

Drug-free Workplace

 

This Organization Participates in E-Verify

 

ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO REQUIRES A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS SHOULD CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (727) 453-7165 IN ADVANCE.