Current Job Opportunity
October 28, 2016
Open Until Filled
Family Court Manager
Third Judicial Circuit Court, Lake City, Florida
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.
The essential function of the position
within the organization is to manage the programs and operations of a unified family court. The position is responsible for
staff supervision; developing and overseeing family court programs; writing and managing contracts and grants; overseeing
equipment and inventory; managing family court budgets; evaluating and monitoring casework; developing and administering
policy and procedures; and performing related administrative functions, including reporting. The position develops and
implements family court programs within organizational policies; reports major activities to executive level administrators
through conferences and reports.
Education and Training Guidelines
Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis. Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience and two years of related experience.
Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, criminal justice, social work or a closely related social science
field and five years of related experience, including extensive knowledge of the Florida State Courts System and two years
of supervisory experience.
Juris doctorate may substitute for up to three years of related experience.
*Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, criminal justice, psychology, sociology or a closely related field and five years of related experience is required. A Master’s degree in any of the above areas is preferred.
Directs others in major events and reports on activities and results. Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data and information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; changes policy; procedures, or methodologies based on new facts, knowledge or interpretation.
Instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.
Directs others by issuing orders and instructions.
Has the responsibility and opportunity for achieving major economies and/or preventing major losses through the management of a moderate sized department, authorizing expenditures of large amounts of monies or supervising the purchasing of high value materials, supplies and equipment.
Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics.
Reads and interprets advanced professional materials; writes extremely complex reports and papers; speaks to high level professional groups.
Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.
Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs, such as word processing, spreadsheets or custom applications.
Safety of Others:
Requires considerable responsibility for the safety and health of others.
How to Apply
Submit a current and complete State of Florida application, cover letter and resume to:
Jenn Lussier, Budget Manager/General Services
173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Room 408
Lake City, Florida 32055
For additional information, please visit www.jud3.flcourts.org.
A State of Florida job application can be found at:
Incomplete packets will not be considered.
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771 or call Lisa Butler at (386)754-7107.