Employment Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

FAMILY DEPENDENCY TREATMENT COURT COORDINATOR

The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a full-time Family Dependency Treatment Court Coordinator.  This position serves at the pleasure of the Judge.

Family Dependency Treatment Court Coordinator Job Duties and Responsibilities (not a comprehensive list):

  1. Attends, facilitates, and documents all pre-court staffings and weekly court hearings;
  2. Monitors provision of services to all family dependency treatment court clients;
  3. Maintains files on family dependency treatment court clients;
  4. Track and maintain information necessary for court records, grants, and other funding sources, generating reports when necessary;
  5. Communicates with service providers regarding family dependency treatment court clients and furthers strong working relationship between Court and service providers;
  6. Drafts and maintains policy and procedure manuals;
  7. Maintains supplies of drug test equipment and sobriety awards;
  8. Assists with the application for and maintains grants and other funding opportunities to improve or sustain the existence and growth of the family dependency treatment court;
  9. Attends meetings with Court personnel and partners to review program progress, data collection, outcomes, etc.;
  10. Assists the treatment team in troubleshooting issues as they are identified, including transportation;
  11. Arranges all contacts and visits to the family dependency treatment court by visiting professionals;
  12. Negotiates needed service provider agreements and related contracts, subject to approval by the Judge, and monitors contract compliance;
  13. Performs screenings, assessments, and drug tests;
  14. Attends and participates in multi-system case conferences and communicates outcomes to the Court;
  15. Enters and retrieves data via computer;
  16. Prepares meeting agendas and drafts meeting minutes;
  17. Acts as community liaison and develops collaborative partnerships;
  18. Creates opportunities for program participants to do community service work;
  19. Assists the participant in all phases including the orientation phase; and
  20. Any other duties which the Judge, Magistrates, and/or Court Administrator may assign.

Education and Experience Requirements:  Bachelor degree in psychology, social work, criminal justice, education, or a closely related field is required. At least two (2) years of work experience in social work, counseling, probation, criminal justice, or a related area is required. Consideration will be given for any combination of higher education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Applications: Submit a resume in writing by regular U.S. Mail, with cover letter, which must be received on or before June 8, 2020, to the Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court, Attn: Court Administrator, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691. You must complete a Wayne County Employment Application and submit it with your resume in order to be considered for the position of Family Dependency Treatment Court Coordinator.

Wayne County Employment Application (required submission with all employment opportunities) may be found here: http://www.wayneohio.org/employment-opportunities. All positions in the Juvenile and Probate Court are at-will. Failure to submit all requested materials will result in non-consideration of the application. No telephone inquiries, please. Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview.

THE WAYNE COUNTY PROBATE AND JUVENILE COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Date Posted: May 12, 2020; Application Deadline: June 8, 2020                                                

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

CHIEF DEPUTY CLERK / ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a full time Chief Deputy Clerk and Administrative Secretary.  This position serves at the pleasure of the Judge.

Chief Deputy Clerk / Administrative Secretary Job Duties and Responsibilities (not a comprehensive list):

  1. Extensive knowledge of and familiarity with all juvenile court cases types, particularly child custody, child support, delinquency, traffic, children services, and all other matters that come before the Juvenile Court;
  2. Accurately and efficiently recognizes, inputs, processes, and maintains all filings and case types;
  3. Competence in drafting of a variety of legal documents (e.g., opinions/decisions, memos, correspondence, subpoenas, amendments, addendums, etc.) with minimal direction of judicial staff;
  4. Performs all duties as a self-starter with great attention to detail, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to see projects through from beginning to end with little supervision or oversight;
  5. Capable of courteously and promptly responding to all incoming inquiries (whether by phone, mail, email, or in person) to the Court, including customers who may be hostile or abusive;
  6. Accurately maintains, files, and accesses all Juvenile Court records;
  7. Appropriately supervises, schedules, and trains Juvenile Court staff, and promotes a team-centered and positive atmosphere;
  8. Runs and submits all reporting as required or requested;
  9. Efficiently and competently operates the court management software;
  10. Maintains inventories for court supplies;
  11. Possesses exceptional customer service skills;
  12. Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance and a professional appearance;
  13. Maintains closed case files pursuant to the Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court Record Retention Schedule;
  14. Professionally communicates with the public, attorneys, court staff, government agencies, litigants, and other stakeholders;
  15. Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions;
  16. Extensive familiarity with and ability to efficiently and effectively use Microsoft Office and competently work in an Exchange environment;
  17. Any other duties which the Judge, Magistrates, and/or Court Administrator may assign.

Education and Experience Requirements:  High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Specialized, bachelor, or advanced degree such as a Paralegal degree, a Juris Doctor, or a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Archives, Organizational Behavior or a similar field preferred. At least one year relevant work experience required. Consideration will be given for any combination of higher education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of court procedures and policies, legal documents, laws, and legal factors pertinent to the Juvenile Court;
  • Thorough knowledge of the organization, operations, functions, and scope of authority of the Juvenile Court;
  • Considerable knowledge of effective supervisory and management techniques;
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload;
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions;
  • Familiarity with website editing, Adobe Acrobat, and drafting training materials a plus; and
  • Basic understanding of employment law principles preferred.

Applications: Submit a resume in writing by regular U.S. Mail, with cover letter, which must be received on or before June 8, 2020, to the Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court, Attn: Court Administrator, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691. You must complete a Wayne County Employment Application and submit it with your resume in order to be considered for the position of Chief Deputy Clerk / Administrative Secretary.

Wayne County Employment Application (required submission with all employment opportunities) may be found here: http://www.wayneohio.org/employment-opportunities. All positions in the Juvenile and Probate Court are at-will. Failure to submit all requested materials will result in non-consideration of the application. No telephone inquiries, please. Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview.

THE WAYNE COUNTY PROBATE AND JUVENILE COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Date Posted: May 12, 2020; Application Deadline: June 8, 2020

 

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