Current Job Opportunity


September 11, 2018

Closing Date

September 25, 2018

Position Number


Position Title

Senior Court Operations Consultant

Job Location

Office of the State Courts Administrator, Office of Resource Planning and Support Services, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$5,371.43 Monthly*

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide leadership and administrative support to court programs and projects. The position is responsible for supervising staff; planning, implementing and managing projects of responsibility; providing policy support to Supreme Court Commissioners and committees, implementing and clarifying policy and procedures; providing support with the processing of legal cases; budget and/or contract management; performing research; analyzing data; serving as liaison and information resource. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings. The position works under the limited supervision of the Manager, Resource Planning and Support Services.

Education and Training Guidelines

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.  
Bachelor’s degree in public, business, or judicial administration, judicial or business management, law or a closely related field. A master’s degree is preferred. A juris doctorate degree is required as appropriate to slots in this position.


Six years of related experience including two years of supervisory experience.



Data Responsibility:
Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; modifies policies, procedures, or methodologies based on new facts, knowledge, or interpretations.

People Responsibility:
Exchanges ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs, or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of supplies of high value or moderate amounts of money.

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 Requirements:
Reads and interprets highly complex professional materials involving abstract theories and concepts; writes for professional publications; develops and presents papers.

Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of broad principles of professional management and leadership to solve new problems for which conventional solutions do not exist; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results and continuous exposure to unusual pressure.

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

Equipment Usage:
Leads or handles machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a 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 some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Special Comments

Knowledge of Florida’s court system preferred. 

Knowledge of developing legislative budget requests and allocating resources using funding formulas preferred.

How to Apply

Submit/upload a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

For additional information, please contact Human Resources at (850) 487-0778.

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by the closing date.

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.