Current Job Opportunity


May 10, 2018

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number


Position Title

Mediation Services Coordinator

Job Location

Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court, Viera, Florida

Salary Range

$3,775.31 (Monthly*)
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to coordinate and administer court mediation programs. The position is responsible for scheduling and supervising staff and/or volunteers, coordinating and administering court mediation services, managing continuing mediation programs for volunteer mediators, serving as liaison/information resource, reviewing files referred to mediation, maintaining records of mediated cases, and performing related administrative functions, including reporting. The position works under general supervision of the Trial Court Administrator or other designated manager; reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

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. 

Bachelor’s degree in social work, law or a closely related field and four years of related experience.


Data Responsibility:
Directs others in major events and reports on activities and results.

People Responsibility:
Supervises or leads others by determining work procedures, assigning duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials and supplies.

Mathematical Requirements:
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.

Communications Requirement:
Reads and interprets advanced professional materials; writes complex reports and papers; speaks to high level professional personnel.

Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of principles of logical thinking and continuous exposure to pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.

Equipment Usage:
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs such as word processing.

Safety of Others:
Requires considerable responsibility for the safety and health of others.

Special Comments

Interested applicants must possess working knowledge of the family mediation process and familiarity with the county civil mediation process, specifically the summary claims process.  Florida Supreme Court Family Mediation certification required.  County mediation certification desirable.  Experience with the Clerk of Court's Public Records System (ICMS).  Familiarity with mediation rules, regulations, court rules, policies and procedures, legal documents, and legal factors pertaining to mediation is preferred.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to:

April L. Copp
Court Administration - 18th Judicial Circuit
Office of Human Resources
2825 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Viera, Florida  32940

Phone: (321)637-5674 Fax: (321)637-5484

For additional information, please visit   “Employment Tab”;   Brevard Job Opportunities. 

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying.

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 referenced by the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.