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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
Administrative Office of the Courts, Judicial Information Center Telecommunications/
Network Technologist I
#AOC0101N15
New Castle County $50,485 - $63,106   2/2/2015 Apply
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Administrative Office of the Courts, Judicial Information Center Senior Technical Manager
#AOC0102N15
New Castle County $61,848 - $77,310 - $92,772   2/4/2015 Apply
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Delaware Supreme Court, Arms of the Court Staff Attorney/Deputy Court Administrator for the Arms of Court and Executive Director of the Board of Bar Examiners
#AOC0103N15
City of Wilmington $83,954 - $95,147   2/5/2015 Apply
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Administrative Office of the Courts, Judicial Information Center Systems Software Specialist/Oracle DBA
#AOC1202N14

Extended Posting
New Castle County $47,184 - $58,980 - $70,776 Preferred Qualification 2/20/2015 Apply
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Court of Common Pleas Court Security Officer I
#01212015-CCP/NCC/CSOI
New Castle County Courthouse $25,663 - $32,079 Preferred Qualification Open Until Filled Apply
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Superior Court Judicial Case Manager I
#SC1117N14
New Castle County Courthouse $29,384 - $36,730   Open Continuous Apply
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Superior Court Real Time Court Reporter
#SC0827N14
Sussex County $46,043 - $61,391
plus transcript income
Selective and Special Requirements Open Continuous Apply
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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
Justice of the Peace Court Judicial Case Processor III
#011215-MAFC03-21300
New Castle County $27,458 - $34,323 Rotating Shifts - 12am - 8am, 8am - 4pm & 4pm - 12am; Weekends/Holidays Required 1/27/2015 Apply
Justice of the Peace Court Judicial Case Processor I
#011415-MAFC01-21301
New Castle County $23,986 - $34,323 Rotating Shifts:12am-8am,8am-4pm&4pm-12am/Weekends&Holidays Req./5% Shift Diff. 1/27/2015 Apply
Justice of the Peace Court Judicial Case Processor I
#012115-MAFC01-21300
Sussex County $23,986 - $29,983 Rotating Shifts - 12am - 8am, 8am - 4pm & 4pm - 12am; Weekends/Holidays Required 1/29/2015 Apply
Family Court Judicial Case Processor I
#012215-MAFC01-20800
New Castle County $23,986 - $29,983   1/29/2015 Apply
Justice of the Peace Court Judicial Case Processor I
#012215-MAFC01-21300
Court 16
Dover
$23,986 - $29,983   1/302015 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
Superior Court Administrative Specialist III
#SC0129N15
City of Wilmington $29,384 - $36,730 Open to Judicial Branch Employees Only 2/11/2015 Apply
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Other Job Postings
These positions include casual/seasonal, contractual, and non-permanent.
Court / Agency
Position Title
Location
Salary
Note
Closing Date
Apply
Family Court Independent Contract Opportunity
Court Improvement Program (CIP)
Child Welfare Grant Manager
#012015-FCCIPContract
City of Wilmington Maximum
$45.00/hour
This contract opportunity is for one year with an option for renewal 2/1/2015 See Posting
Child Placement Review Board Child Placement Review Board Staff
#AOC0104N15
City of Wilmington $16,819 - $21,024 per year; 18.75 hours per week, with benefits Preferential Requirement 2/6/2015 Apply
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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

$192,360

There is a requirement of political balance and in this case, the appointee may be a member of either party. The appointee must be a citizen of the State of Delaware and learned in the law.

Persons who meet the legal qualifications of the offices described are invited to file with the Commission a
Questionnaire for Nominees for Judicial Office (pdf version).

Completed Questionnaires must be received no later than
noon on February 6, 2015

at:

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

Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware,
Kent County
$180,733 There is a requirement of political balance 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.
Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware,
New Castle County
$180,733 There is a requirement of political balance and in this case, the appointee may be a member of either party. The appointee must be a citizen of the State of Delaware and learned in the law.
Commissioner of the Court of Common Pleas,
New Castle County
$107,898 There is a requirement of political balance and in this case, the appointee must be Democrat. 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.
Commissioner of Family Court,
New Castle County
$111,775 There are no political balance requirements for this office. The appointee must be a resident of the State of Delaware for at least 5 years immediately preceding his or her appointment and reside in New Castle County.  All non-incumbent applicants must be duly admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware.