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Salary: $33,500/yearPosition available: Immediately
The job The Sarasota Drug Court Program of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit is seeking a Drug Court (Opiate Track) Case Manager. Drug Court is a specialized treatment court that combines legal proceedings, addictions treatment and rehabilitation into one program. Client participation is voluntary in this judicially supervised treatment approach, developed jointly by court staff and mental health professionals. The successful candidate will be an employee of First Step of Sarasota, supervised by the Court, and based in Sarasota.
This position provides case management services to program participants, establishes and maintains community partnerships, advocates for the program, and reports program data to the Court and community partners.
We are seeking someone who has experience working with the mental health/substance abuse population. Our ideal candidate has a work history that demonstrates he/she is proactive, self-motivated, and has the ability to work with clients in this unique program setting. The proven ability to form relationships with local community service agencies is a plus.
A few of your daily responsibilities:
Some of the skills, knowledge and abilities needed:
Education A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, counseling, social or behavioral science or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Apply Send your resume and completed First Step of Sarasota application (available under Related Links at right) to the address, fax or email below. Electronic submissions via fax and email are encouraged. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so interested candidates are encouraged to apply early.
Human Resources ManagerJudge Lynn N. Silvertooth Judicial Center P.O. Box 48927 Sarasota, FL 34230Fax: (941) 861-7904Email: HR@jud12.flcourts.org
The successful applicant will be subject to a Criminal Background Check. The Florida State Courts System is a criminal justice agency.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, or disability. If you need an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process, please call (941) 861-7811.
Position Type: Full-timePosition available: ImmediatelyHourly Rate: $17.60/hour with DJJ Certification; $15.58/hour without DJJ Certification
The Twelfth Judicial Circuit is accepting applications for Pretrial Services Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) Screener vacancies in Sarasota County. The positions are in the JAC in the Sarasota County jail. Work schedules at the JAC are in 12-hour shifts, and include nights, weekends and holidays. There is a shift differential for working nights once training is completed.
EducationA BA/BS from an accredited college or university with a major in criminal justice, social or behavioral science or related field. You must obtain certification by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) as a Florida Crime Information Center/National Crime Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) operator within one month of appointment (CJIS certification). Required to maintain Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) certification to screen arrested youth, or obtain DJJ certification to screen arrested youth within 180 days of appointment. Both CJIS and DJJ certification trainings are provided in-house after employment; both certifications must remain current throughout employment.
BenefitsThe Sarasota County Government benefit package includes health, dental and vision insurance; supplemental insurance (cancer, disability, and accident); Florida Retirement System membership; and paid time off.
ApplyApply directly through Sarasota County Government Career Opportunities page. The posting will close on June 28, 2019. You must complete the online application to be considered for this position. Cover letters are encouraged.
The Florida Legislature has approved funding for one new Trial Court Law Clerk position in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. Funding remains contingent on the final approval of the Governor.
Job location: Manatee County Judicial Center Position number: TBD Position available: Anticipated start date of July 1 or later Monthly salary: $3,818.10 (for members of the Florida Bar); $3,436.29 (if awaiting results of the Florida Bar or prior to taking the Florida Bar exam) Note: The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary
Applications and resumes will be reviewed as they are received. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early.
The essential function of the Trial Court Law Clerk position is research and writing of legal memoranda, draft opinions, orders and reports; conduct legal research; review briefs and case files in numerous areas of law, including appeals from county court (both civil and criminal), complex civil litigation, constitutional questions, complex family law cases and criminal matters, including post-conviction motions and related civil matters such as petitions for extraordinary relief filed by or on behalf of sentenced inmates, pretrial detainees and other litigants.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Circuit’s Senior Staff Attorneys, Court Administrator and Judges, and is reviewed in progress, as necessary, and upon completion.
Education and Training GuidelinesJuris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school.
Licenses, Certifications and Registrations RequiredRequires membership in the Florida Bar within one year of hire.
Examples of Work Performed
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities This position requires knowledge of the legal system; criminal and civil court processes and procedures, and the knowledge, skills and abilities listed below.
Knowledge: Legal principles, statutory and case law, court rules and procedures, legal publications, Florida State Courts System.
Skills: Manual legal research; computerized legal research, including Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis; legal writing and drafting.
Abilities: Reason logically and analytically; grasp, comprehend and analyze complex legal issues and complicated factual details; digest and communicate ideas and concepts orally and in writing; exercise discretion, confidentiality, impartiality and honesty.
To Apply:Submit a current and complete State of Florida Application (find a copy under "Related Links" on this page), resume, cover letter, writing sample, law school transcripts and copy of Florida Bar card:
Human Resources Manager Court Administration Judge Lynn N. Silvertooth Judicial Center P.O. Box 48927 Sarasota, Florida 34230
Faxed and emailed applications will be accepted.Fax: 941-861-7904Email: HR@jud12.flcourts.org
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, or disability. If you need an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process, please call 941-861-7811.
Pursuant to 110.205(2)(c) of the Florida Statutes, employment with the State Courts System is not covered under the Career Service System and all employees of the State System serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and do not attain tenure rights.
Position Type: ContractualPosition Available: ImmediatelyHourly Rate: $75 / hour for therapy ($25 - $50 for court appearance)
The Twelfth Judicial Circuit is accepting applications from licensed mental health therapists (LCSW, LMHC, Psy.D, Ph.D) for clinical counseling services for its Behavioral Health Court. This court is also locally known as Mental Health Court. The provider will be responsible for providing the counseling services in its own office which must be located in Sarasota County. Provider will be an independent contractual service provider with the Court. Qualified individuals will be placed on an approved list and will be referred appropriate cases on an as needed basis by the Health Care Court Administrator
Duties include but are not limited to:
Payment as Follows:
Services will be invoiced on a monthly basis outlining days and hours worked, including backup documentation for clients served and services provided. Due to federal grant guidelines, these contractual counseling services contracts will be awarded on an annual basis and must be renewed annually. All applicants are further advised that the Additional Contract Provisions, “Attachment A”, are required to be included in all contracts.
Please read the 2018 Selection and Submission Criteria.
The Court reserves the right to limit the number of counselors participating and/or add counselors based upon special needs or location. All applicants will be subject to criminal background checks on an annual basis.
Contract award is subject to FDLE JAG Program Standard Conditions and additional Federal Grant Requirements (2 CFR Part 200), see attached.
Human Resources Manager