The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is a progressive trial court in Central Florida where employees make a difference. Our team of court professionals is richly diverse, with unique perspectives and ideas. We encourage teamwork and individual contribution and pride ourselves on changing attitudes and doing things better. We’re always interested in dynamic individuals who enjoy innovation, new ideas and the opportunity to serve others while leading the way to the court of tomorrow.

Position description

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is seeking a Juvenile Court Program Specialist to provide support for the daily operation of the court’s Drug Intervention, Neighborhood Restorative Justice Program and Teen Court diversion programs ensuring that all aspects of these programs are handled consistently, proficiently and with the utmost discretion.  This position will be located at the Juvenile Justice Center, 2000 E. Michigan Street, Orlando, Florida  32806.

Duties include providing administrative support to diversion program coordinators and case management. Work will include dealing with confidential juvenile cases, as well as supervision over juvenile offenders in compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulatory requirements.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, be able to work closely with others, be detail oriented and have a proven ability to adhere to strict confidentiality in the workplace. The role demands excellent computer skills and an ability to quickly acquire and work proficiently with a variety of computer programs. Must have superior organizational skills and a capacity to interact professionally and effectively with others, to include; coworkers, government officials, law enforcement, youth and their families, and other outside agency staff. Knowledge of diversion case management and rehabilitation principles, practices, procedures, terminology and systems. Knowledge of available community resources and social services.  A High School Diploma or GED, supplemented by four (4) years responsible experience in a diversion program, social service program, or Court related program; or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training and/or experience. This position is an Orange County funded position with benefits.

Equal opportunity employer

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836‐2261 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.

Position details
Position status: In selection process
Position #: 9685
Closing date: Open until filled
Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Type: Full-Time
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Shift: Day
Salary: $18.60/HR
Location: Orlando, FL
Relocation: Not Available

The Ninth Circuit is a unique organization, rich with diversity and unlimited opportunity where all full time employees have access to:

  • Paid Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Florida Tuition Waiver (State Employees)
  • Affordable Health Benefits
  • Optional Vision, Dental and Supplemental Insurance
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Multiple Deferred Compensation Options
  • Florida Retirement Benefits
  • Tax Favored Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Support
  • Ongoing Training and Growth Opportunities