Court Program Specialist II - Civil Case Manager

Job Location

Judge Lynn N. Silvertooth Judicial Center

Position Type

Full-time, Monday-Friday


$47,283.00 including CAD (non-negotiable); State employees are paid on the last workday of each month) The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary. Benefits include membership in the Florida Retirement System and a generous contribution by the State to health insurance premiums.


The civil case manager is responsible for performing administrative and case management functions in circuit and county civil divisions in support of the timely resolution of civil cases, while adhering to the time standards established in the rules of general practice and judicial administration. This position is responsible for collecting and reporting on case/program data and maintaining databases as needed. The Civil Case Manager works under the general supervision of a Program Coordinator, developing work methods and sequences.

This is a high-volume division of the court. Candidates must be proficient using computers and Microsoft Office products and able to generate multiple documents. Attention to detail is important. 

Knowledge, skills and abilities

This position requires basic knowledge of the legal system, civil court processes and procedures and the following skills and abilities: 

  • Analyze court files for completeness of appropriate legal documentation and the ability to move cases through the court process;
  • Review case data and reports for case integrity and accuracy; identify discrepancies and report to clerk;
  • Review pending case data and identify cases in need of judicial intervention; determines whether case requires a case management conference or appropriate hearing;
  • Maintain daily, monthly, and yearly statistics regarding the Civil Case Management Plan; or creates and maintains record systems for efficient case management;
  • Work independently, as well as with a team;
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Establish work priorities;
  • Appropriately work with litigants and attorneys who are under the stress inherent in civil legal conflicts;
  • Understand the limitations of services of case management and what constitutes the unauthorized practice of law; and
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning sensitive issues before the court.


Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, criminal justice, psychology, sociology or a closely related social science field; and three years of professional, administrative and/or analytical related experience.  Paralegal or work-related experience to case management is preferred and may replace the education requirement.


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Interested applicants must submit a current State of Florida Application to the Human Resources Manager of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. A cover letter and current resume are encouraged. Application materials may be submitted electronically or via mail delivery.

Email: Human Resources Manager
Or mail to: Twelfth Judicial Circuit
Human Resources Manager
P.O. Box 48927
Sarasota, FL 34230

*If you do not submit a State of Florida application, you will not be considered. If you have submitted a State of Florida application directly to the Twelfth Judicial Circuit within the past 12 months, please indicate – you will not be required to submit a new application.

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.

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.

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Reasons to work with the Twelfth Judicial Circuit


As a state or county-funded court employee, you will become eligible for healthcare, retirement savings through a self-directed investment plan or a dedicated pension plan, paid time off plus 12 paid holidays each year.

Career Advancement

Court employees become eligible for tuition programs and career advancement programs to grow or enhance leadership skills.

Our Culture

Court employees can expect a safe and diverse work environment with managers that want to help you succeed.


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 or the Florida Relay Service, 711 or 1 (800) 955‑8771

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