Job Details

Trial Court Administrator

Company name

19th Judicial Circuit

Organization Type


Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018


USD 9583 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Port Saint Lucie, FL
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Trial Court Administrator The candidate directs court programs and services, ensuring compliance with applicable procedures, policy, regulations and statutes. Supervises staff, including organizing and selecting staff or recommending selection; trains, assigns, and evaluates staff work; provides for staff technical or professional growth; counsels, disciplines, and terminates or recommends termination of staff; and prepares periodic employee performance evaluations. Develops policies and procedures in consultation with senior management staff to ensure efficient and economical operations and evaluates results to ensure compliance and identify deficiencies. Collaborates with senior management staff to develop strategic plans and capital projects; oversees and coordinates implementation of plans to ensure adherence to standards, policies, and procedures, and makes adjustments as needed. Develops, presents, and defends budget requirements; collaborates on development of capital budgets; oversees fiscal activity to ensure proper accounting controls and to review and approve expenditures. Oversees court facilities, including security in cooperation with law enforcement, construction and/or reconstruction, and maintenance. Supervises information technology to ensure availability and functionality of various information and recording systems for the judiciary and staff. Serves as liaison with public and private entities regarding court programs and services; supervises communications and coordinates media relations. Attends and/or conducts staff, board, committee, task force and other professional meetings and conferences; attends technical or professional seminars or conferences to improve professional skills. Conducts research to discover new methodologies or to find solutions for unresolved problems. Directs/supervises non-judicial trial court workforce. Reads and interprets highly complex professional materials involving abstract theories and concepts; writes for professional publications; develops and presents papers at professional conferences. 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. Makes decisions with significant impact - has widespread impact on public, internal organization and local government. Develops and implements long range plans and programs to support the goals and objectives of the organization.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have juris doctorate degree (Florida Bar membership preferred), or a bachelor’s degree in public, business, or judicial administration (master’s degree preferred). Additional relevant experience is substitute for the preferred educational level on a year-to-year basis. Must have 5+ years of related work experience, including extensive knowledge of the Florida State Courts System and 2+ years’ supervisory experience. Additional relevant education is substitute for experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.

Additional info

Position Number 01629 Submit Application, Resume, and References.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
19th Judicial Circuit
250 NW Country
Club Drive
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986