Delaware State Courts
   home | feedback 
  search
Delaware State Courts.  The Official Website of the Delaware Judiciary
Delaware State Courts
 Career Opportunities  Home

 Benefits

 Frequently Asked  Questions

 Human Resources  Contacts in the  Courts

 Judicial Branch
 Personnel Rules

Career Opportunities within the State of Delaware Judicial Branch

The Delaware Judiciary is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

  • As State fiscal concerns and revenue projections continue to be carefully monitored, the Judicial Branch is continuing an intensive hiring review for the filling of all vacancies.  Applicants may apply for positions listed on this website; however, the actual filling of any vacancy is subject to final approval by the Chief Justice pursuant to Administrative Directive 180.

  • Effective January 1, 2013, the Judicial Branch adopted Administrative Directive 181 and is committed to providing a healthy and productive work environment for employees, clients, visitors, and others who come to the Delaware Courts.  Therefore, the use of tobacco products is prohibited within the boundaries of all State workplaces including all buildings, facilities - indoor and outdoor spaces - and the surrounding grounds owned by the State.
Non-Merit Job Postings
These Judicial Branch positions are exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System. Applicants must complete the required job application form and return it by following the instructions listed on the specific job announcement. The link under apply will take you to the application form. Please be sure to keep a copy of your application for your records.
Court /Agency
Position Title
Location
Salary
Note
Closing Date
Apply
Justice of the Peace Court Management Analyst III
#080614-MFDB03-21300
Determined by selected candidate $47,184 - $58,980 Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System 8/20/2014 Apply
Supeiror Court Paralegal II
#SC0815N14
New Castle County Courthouse $33,638 - $35,739   8/24/2014 Apply
Word|PDF
Administrative Office of the Courts, Judicial Information Center Strategic Information Systems Manager (extended posting)
#AOC0704N14
New Castle County $61,848 - $77,310 - $92,772   9/2/2014 Apply
Word|PDF
Court of Common Pleas Chief Electronic Court Reporter
#07092014-CCPChiefECR
New Castle County Courthouse $43,034 - $57,379 - $71,724   Open Until Filled Apply
Word|PDF
Justice of the Peace Court Operations Manager
#081314-MAFZ06-21300
Kent & Sussex Counties $54,017 - $67,521 Exempt from the State of Delaware Merit System 8/27/2014 Apply
Court of Chancery Court Reporter - Real Time
#AOC0703N14
Sussex County $63,357
plus transcript income to include high volume and daily copy trials
Mandatory and Selective Requirements Open until filled Apply
Word|PDF
Superior Court Real Time Court Reporter
#SC1203N13
New Castle County Courthouse $46,043 - $61,391 plus transcript income Selective and Special Requirements Open Continuous Apply
Word|PDF

Merit Job Postings
These Judicial Branch positions are covered by the State of Delaware Merit System. Applicants must complete the State of Delaware job application form and return it by following the instructions listed on the specific job announcement. The link under apply will take you to the State of Delaware Employment Link (DEL) website so you may submit your application on line.
Court/ Agency
Position Title
Location
Salary
Note
Closing Date
Apply
Family Court Social Service Specialist III
#08514-MDDO03-20800

(two vacancies)
Sussex County $31,440 - $39,300   8/22/2014 Apply
Family Court Human Resource Specialist III
#081514-MACB03-20800
Kent County $44,094 - $55,117   8/23/2014 Apply
Family Court Senior Accountant
#081514-MABB02-20800
New Castle County $33,638 - $42,047   8/23/2014 Apply
Justice of the Peace Court Accounting Specialist
#081214-MABA02-21300
New Castle $27,458 - $34,323   8/27/2014 Apply

In-House Only Merit and Non-Merit Job Postings
These positions are promotional opportunities for current permanent employees in a position within the Delaware Judicial Branch and who have completed their initial probationary period. Only those employees may apply. The link under apply will take you to the appropriate application form. Please be sure to keep a copy of your application for your records.
Court/ Agency
Position Title
Location
Salary
Note
Closing Date
Apply
Currently, there are no in-house postings. Please check back. Apply
Word|PDF

Other Job Postings
These positions include casual/seasonal, contractual, and non-permanent.
Court / Agency
Position Title
Location
Salary
Note
Closing Date
Apply
Justice of the Peace Court Court Security Officer II
#081114-MBDE02-21300
Kent County $27,458 - $34,323 Rotating Shifts/ Holidays & Weekends Required / 5% Shift Differential 8/22/2014 Apply

Judicial Officer Postings
The Questionnaire for Nominees for Judicial Office is to be used when the Judicial Nominating Commission provides public notice that judicial offices can be filled by appointment of the Governor.
Position Title
and Location
Salary
Application Requirements
Closing Date / How to Apply
Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware $191,860 There are requirements of political balance under the Delaware Constitution Art. IV § 3 and,  in  this  case,  the  appointee  must  be  a  member  of  the  Democratic  Party.  The appointee must be a citizen of the State of Delaware and learned in the law.
Questionnaire for Nominees for Judicial Office (pdf version)

Completed Questionnaires must be received no later than 12 noon,
August 27, 2014, at the below-listed address. Interviews of candidates will be scheduled thereafter.


Judicial Nominating Commission
William B. Chandler, III, Chairman
Eight West Laurel Street
Georgetown, DE 19947-1424

Commissioner of the Superior Court, New Castle County $111,275 There is a requirement of political balance under 10 Del.C. § 511(a) and, in this case, the appointee may be a member of either party. There also are requirements that the appointee be a resident of New Castle County and duly admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware.
Questionnaire for Nominees for Judicial Office (pdf version)