- Public Speaking
- Communication Skills
Judicial Branch Overview
The Colorado Judicial Branch is a premier state government agency focusing on state trial courts and offender probation. Across the many varied career paths within the organization we universally recruit ambitious individuals to become valued public servants and future leaders. We are seeking applicants who want to contribute in making the Judicial Branch the "employer of choice" in Colorado. In addition, our desire is to hire professionals who consistently demonstrate integrity, embrace change, and contribute to the bottom line success of their smaller work team and the larger goals of the organization.
In return, you will gain valuable experience with a progressive organization known as one of the top judicial systems in the nation. The Judicial Branch allows employees to work with creativity in a unique culture defined by ethics, where execution, excellence and high performance are rewarded. Career opportunities abound within the organization as the average Judicial employee has tenure of 10+ years of service.
In a recent statewide employee survey an overwhelming majority of our employees ranked “sufficient work/life balance” as the #1 benefit of their job. Additionally, Judicial Branch employees take great pride in serving an organization that provides high-quality services to Colorado residents. Providing a positive work environment and culture with a competitive total rewards compensation package, the Colorado Judicial Branch is the solid career opportunity for which you have been seeking!
General Statement of Duties
This position performs professional and technical work by providing training to employees on court business practices and programs.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and two years of ICON/Eclipse experience. Education may be substituted with Court experience on a year for year basis.
**This is a promotional opportunity for current Colorado Judicial Department Employees only.**
It is preferred that the desired candidate will have:
A minimum of 5 years trial court experience within the Colorado Judicial Branch with knowledge of a variety of case classes in district and county court,
A minimum of 2 years training experience,
The ability to communicate information clearly,
The ability to problem solve complex procedural questions,
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching, and instruction.
The successful candidate will be housed and responsible for trial court training in the 8th, 14th, and 19th districts. Travel is required between all court locations in these districts, at times during adverse weather conditions. Travel is on a rotational basis as determined by the workload and scheduling with the districts. Training will also be required at a variety of conferences and retreats as needed. Regular meetings and professional development will occur in Denver.
The ideal candidate should possess knowledge of trial court practices and procedures including but not limited to coding, sentencing, probation triggers, data integrity, appeals, bonds, warrants, judgments, garnishments, domestic, civil, juvenile case processing, and the case management systems (Eclipse/JPOD). The desired candidate should possess the ability to develop and provide training programs for adult learners and must also possess the skills and ability to train large diverse groups and manage professional attendees. They must also have the ability to write and edit at a professional level and have excellent public speaking and verbal communication skills.
The selection process will include timed presentations and formal interview questions.