|Job Description :
Minimum Salary: $62,272.99
Maximum Salary A: $108,119.61
Maximum Salary B: $102,713.63
SHOULD ANOTHER POSITION BECOME AVAILABLE WITHIN THE NEXT FIVE MONTHS OF THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS RECRUITMENT, THE APPLICANT POOL FROM THIS POSTING MAY BE USED TO FILL ADDITIONAL POSITIONS.
Note: This position may qualify for up to 1 day of remote work outside of Judiciary buildings based on position. To participate in this program, you will be required to have high speed home internet access. This program does not supersede the “New Jersey First Act”, which requires newly hired Judiciary employees to establish and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.
Effective February 1, 2022, the New Jersey Judiciary will require all state court judges and staff to provide to Human Resources either (1) proof of initial vaccination and booster against COVID-19 once eligible to receive the booster; or (2) results of weekly tests for COVID-19. This information is maintained in a secure Judiciary application that is accessible only by a limited group of Human Resources staff.
Example of Duties
The New Jersey Judiciary, Hudson Vicinage, is seeking a detail oriented professional to work in the Civil Division as a Court Services Supervisor 2. Under the general direction of the Division Manager and Assistant Division Manager, the selected individual supervises, monitors, coordinates and oversees a team of specialized staff who perform data entry related activities; provides customer service, track cases for case management purposes, oversees special projects, reports progress and resolution of problems in achieving goals and objectives to higher levels of management. Leads a case management team; develops and formulates procedures and/or practices to ensure efficient court/unit operations. The candidate will also oversee, monitor, and review a civil caseload and interact with Judges, staff, the public, and self-represented litigants. The successful candidate will develop and reconcile statistical reports, oversee projects, and report on case and project progression. The position includes conducting formal work performance evaluation; setting performance expectations; mediating conflicts between team members; mentoring and training staff and other related duties as required. This position requires strong communication skills and is responsible for all aspects of case processing from intake through disposition, including docketing, case preparation, calendaring, records management, adjournments and dismissals. Performs related work as required.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience, one year of which shall have included experience in calendar management; case management; enforcement of court orders; and/or supervision, monitoring and intervention of offenders.
Substitution: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional paraprofessional and/or professional experience on a year-for-year basis with one year of such experience being equal to 30 semester hour credits. An associate’s degree and two years of additional paraprofessional and/or professional experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree may be substituted for one year of general experience as indicated above –OR– a law degree may be substituted for two years of general experience as indicated above.
Note: Court Services Supervisor 2 is an unclassified position and the Judiciary has the non-reviewable right to remove employees in this position. Removed employees in this position will be permitted to return to their previously held career service title and if no prior career service title was held, the Judiciary will make good faith reasonable efforts to place the employee in another position.
Driver’s License: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
Authorization to Work: US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.
Special Note: Newly hired employees must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting. All data received will be kept in strict confidence except to inform the individual of the findings and what action will be taken as a result of this information.
Residency Law: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the “New Jersey First Act,” all persons newly hired by the Judiciary must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.
Terms and conditions of employment will be governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
Minimum Salary Note: For newly hired individuals, the starting salary will normally be at the minimum of the salary range. For current Judiciary employees, salary upon promotion or advancement will be an increase of 5% of base salary, not to exceed the maximum of the range, or the minimum salary of the band/level, whichever is greater.
Maximum Salary Note: Maximum Salary A is for Judiciary employees hired prior to August 29, 2015 and Maximum Salary B is for newly hired individuals or Judiciary employees hired on or after August 29, 2015.
The NJ Judiciary requires all applicants to complete the application process fully and as instructed. All applicants must complete the work experience and education sections and attach any required documents. Applications must describe all relevant work experience in detail, beginning with your current or most recent job, including military service (indicate rank), internships and job-related volunteer work, if applicable. Use a separate section to describe each position. Applicants who indicate “see resume” or enter their initials to acknowledge that they have skipped the Work History and Education sections will not be considered, unless they do not possess any education history or work experience. Only applicants that follow the application instructions and submit completed applications will be considered.
The New Jersey Judiciary consists of: the Supreme Court, the Superior Court including the Appellate Division and the Trial Court of the 15 vicinages in New Jersey, the Tax Court and the Municipal Court System. The Administrative Office of the Courts provides technical assistance, operational support, training, research and development, budget and personnel coordination, and development and operation of information systems for the Courts of New Jersey.
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