Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is hiring a Court Officer

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
12 SE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601

Job Title:   Court Officer

Job Description
This is a responsible, professional criminal justice position providing community supervision of pretrial defendants and sentenced offenders, and/or pretrial release investigations in the Alachua County Department of Court Services.

An employee assigned to this classification attends Court hearings and monitors Court proceedings in order to provide judicial support as a liaison between the department, the Court system, and other criminal justice and support agencies.

Work is performed under the general direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.

Hours:  40
Starting Pay:   $41,454.40 Annually

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, behavioral sciences, social work, counseling or related field and two years of related, professional experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. A valid Florida Driver License is required and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets the requirements of Alachua County policy # 6-7; Motor Vehicle Records will be reviewed prior to employment. If in the past 24-month period, the record shows more than 3 moving traffic violations, and/or a conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position. Must satisfactorily complete local, state and national criminal history and fingerprint checks. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.

Must successfully obtain the FDLE Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Certification within one month of employment or assignment which requires access to the Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC)/National Crime Information Center (NCIC). Certification must be maintained as a condition of employment; re-certification required every two years. This is Level One certification.

This position will require working a late night shift and will be required to possibly work on Weekends, Holidays, and/or Off-Scheduled Hours.


CLOSE DATE/TIME: Fri. 06/28/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time