EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
|Date:||August 7, 2019||Closing Date:||August 23, 2019|
|Position Title:||Drug Court Manager||Funding Source:||State of Florida|
|Position Number:||#09463||Office Location:||Sanford, Florida|
|Starting salary:||$3,964.09 / monthly||F.T.E. Status:||1.00 (Full-Time)|
Summary of Position Responsibilities
|The position of Drug Court Manager is to manage the Seminole County Adult Drug Court Program and other Problem Solving Courts Programs such as the Veteran’s Court Program within Seminole County, 18th Judicial Circuit. This position is responsible for various administrative functions, including, but not limited to: case management, identifying and implementing program improvements in accordance with state and federal guidelines, managing and monitoring the budget, reviewing invoices and contracts, and development of grant proposals. This position supervises a team of case management staff and is responsible for training and work assignments. This position must exercise a high degree of judgment, tact, and diplomacy. The Drug Court Manager serves as liaison for Problem Solving Court programs with judiciary, constitutional officers, treatment providers and various community agencies. The position works under the supervision of the Chief Deputy Court Administrator and works directly with the Adult Drug Court Judge and Problem Solving Court Program Judges.|
|Education and Experience/Training Guidelines||Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, social work, criminal justice, judicial administration, or a closely related social science field. Four Years of related experience and two years of supervisory and budget experience. Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis.|
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
|Knowledge of the trial court system and experience in Drug Court and other Problem Solving Courts. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in program management or implementation; grant reporting, public speaking, and preparation of reports and manuals.|
|Physical Demands||Work involves a significant amount of standing, walking, sitting, talking, listening, and reaching with hands and arms.|
|Special Comments||This position may be required to travel within the county and circuit and perform work outside of standard work hours on occasion.|
Application Procedures and Closing Date
In order to be considered, a current and complete State of Florida application is required for consideration and must be received by Court Administration no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019. Please submit application and packet via email: Click Here to Apply
Criminal Justice Center – Seminole County
Only complete and current State of Florida applications with any and all required supporting documentation will be considered. Resumes may be attached as supplemental documentation only and will not be accepted as stand-alone documents. Any submission for the above position that does not meet the listed requirements will be deemed incomplete and not eligible for further consideration, and as such will be returned to sender. In addition, applications received in Court Administration office after 12:00 p.m. on the stated deadline will not be eligible for further consideration, and as such, will be returned to sender.
If you are selected to be interviewed, you will be contacted by this office, no later than August 30, 2019. If you have not been contacted by this date, you were not chosen to be interviewed and therefore, will receive no further communication from this office. Please be assured that your application received our full attention.
All information provided will be a public record and will be released upon request, unless exempt or confidential per Florida Statutes or Public Records Exemption rules.
The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit is an equal opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of nor manifest by words or conduct, bias or prejudice based on race, color, religion, age (40 or older), sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), national origin, language, marital status, socioeconomic status, or disability or genetic information, which does not preclude performance of essential job functions, and reasonable accommodation(s) is provided, as necessary and judicious. If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Please notify Court Administration at 407-665-4227, prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call through the Florida Relay Service (TDD) 1-800-955-8771.
Employment is provisional pending the results of a successful background investigation and fingerprinting.
Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The Eighteenth Judicial Circuit participates in the U.S. Government’s Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify) to assist in this required verification process for all state-funded positions. E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9) upon hire within the first 3 days of employment.
It is an objective of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing court service for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, and the trust placed in our organization by the public.
Pursuant to 110.205(2)(c) of the Florida Statutes, employment with the State Courts System is not covered under the Career Service System and all employees of the State Systems serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and do not attain tenure rights, i.e., employees can be terminated with or without cause by the Court.
EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
DRUG COURT MANAGER
Florida State Courts System
Class Title: Drug Court Manager
Class Code: 7650
Pay Grade 26
The essential function of the position within the organization is to manage drug court programs. The position is responsible for case management; developing, implementing and managing drug court programs; program budget development; developing grant proposals; supervising staff, including, selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, recommending termination; prepares periodic employee performance evaluations; policy and procedure implementation; and performing related administrative functions. The position works under the supervision of a Trial Court Administrator or other court manager, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.
Examples of Work Performed
(Note: The examples of work as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)
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Education and Experience Guidelines
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