HIRING PROCESS
 
Thank you for your interest in employment with the Franklin County Domestic and Juvenile Court. You will find a listing of employment opportunities posted Click Here
 
Applications are accepted in Human Resources through our interactive application system which you may access from
Click Here
.   Applications will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.  Positions have varied closing times so please follow the deadline listed on the posting.
 
As a condition of employment all employees must pass a criminal background check that includes fingerprinting and a drug screen. Public law requires all new appointees to submit proof of identity and employment eligibility.

WHERE TO START?
 
We know that finding a job can sometimes be a difficult thing to do. We want to help you not only get a job but establish a great career.

STEP 1:
 
Finding the Right Position
 
  1. To find out what jobs are open, refer to the “Job Opportunities” section on this website.
  2. Read the job announcement, position responsibilities and qualifications thoroughly. Check the minimum requirements for the job to see if you qualify.
  3. Evaluate your work history, education and training to determine if you meet the qualifications and can successfully perform the duties through related experience, training or transferrable skills.
  4. You may want to write down key points that relate to your qualifications and what information you intend to include on your application which will make it easier for you to complete the on-line process.
  5. Please fully complete each section of the on-line form.   You will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter, your resume and any other supporting documents; however your application will be rejected if you substitute a resume for the experience section of the application form.

HOW TO APPLY
 
STEP 2:
 
Completing the Application Materials
 
  1. Complete the application and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable). Remember to include all the important information about your experience for each position.
  2. If you are not using out on-line application process (suggested) but submitting a hard copy, please type or print in ink neatly and sign & date your application.
  3. Attach any required documents (transcripts, diplomas, certificates, licenses, supplemental questionnaire responses).
  4. Make a copy of all application materials for your records.

STEP 3:
 
Submitting Your Application
 
  1. We prefer you use our automated application system but you may mail, hand-deliver or fax your application materials to Human Resources.  The fax number is 614-525-2230.
  2. Submit your application by the deadline date and time as indicated on the announcement.  Postmarks are not accepted.
  3. If you have a disability and need special accommodations please notify Human Resources prior to the final filing date.
  4. Your application will be screened to ensure it meets the minimum qualifications.   If you are among the most qualified applicants, you may be contacted to participate in the interview process.  Submitting an application does not guarantee an interview.
STEP 4:
 
Interviewing
 
  1. Be punctual and confirm your interview time and location.  Make sure you understand exactly where to go for your interview.  The Court has two buildings and several floors.  We are located in downtown Columbus and depending on your interview time, parking can be an issue.  You will have to go through a security checkpoint to enter any locations of the Court.  Please leave yourself enough time to arrive at your interview location as scheduled.  If you have any questions, please refer to our map and directions {insert link} or call Human Resources for assistance.
  2. Learn as much as you can about the Court, the services we provide and the department and position for which you are interviewing.  This website will provide much needed information so you can acquaint yourself with the mission and services provided by the organization.
  3. Please dress professionally for your interview
  4. Don’t hesitate to ask the Interviewer questions and request clarification if you are unclear on any aspects of the position or the hiring process.