Employment - Frequently Asked Questions
Human Resources Department
Q. I'm interested in applying for a job within the Massachusetts Trial Court. How do I go about doing so?
All vacant Trial Court positions within the Commonwealth
of Massachusetts are posted on the Trial Court Website, www.state.ma.us/courts/jobs for
a period of at least ten business days, and the site is updated
daily. In addition, this information is also available on the Court
Jobs Hotline, which can be reached by calling 800.462.5059 (from
within Massachusetts only), or 617.878.0479. These are positions
that are not restricted to Trial Court employees
In order to be considered for any vacant position, a completed Trial Court Application for Employment must be received no later than the end of the business day on the closing date. Please note that applications can only be submitted when there is a vacancy for a particular position and we are unable to maintain any applications on file. To apply for a position within the Trial Court, please submit your Trial Court Application for Employment, along with any additional paperwork (i.e. resume, cover letter) to the specific office that is advertising the vacancy.
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Q. Is it possible to view a list of job descriptions?
Detailed job descriptions for most Trial Court positions are available on this website. A Guide for Job Descriptions can be viewed at http://www.mass.gov/courts/admin/hr/jobdescriptionguide.html
Q. I recently submitted an application for employment with the Massachusetts Trial Court. How can I find out the status of my application?
In order to check on the status of a vacant position
or submitted application, individuals may contact the specific
court or office location where the vacancy exists, as it is this
department/office that is responsible for receiving all applications
and conducting interviews. For those applicants who have applied
to a centralized office (i.e. Office of the Commissioner of Probation
or Security Department), inquiries may be directed to that office,
regardless of the location(s) where the applicant has requested