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Apply for a job in the Trial Court and Appeals Court for internal candidates

If you are an external candidate and you would like to apply for a job within the Trial or Appeals Court, follow the steps below in order to begin your application.

Human Resources Department at the Trial Court

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What you need

To apply for a position within the Trial Court or Appeals Court, a candidate must apply online through our online applicant tracking service during the posting period. The online application must be submitted no later than the end of the day on the closing date of the posting.

Consistent with state law (Ch. 478, s. 328 of the Acts of 1978), only persons who are residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts may serve as officers in or as employees of the Judicial branch.

Please contact the Human Resources Department at if you need additional information.

How to apply

If you are an internal candidate applying for a job in the Trial Courts or Appeals Court, click on the link above to access jobs online. From there you can search for the job that you wish to apply for as well as see other available jobs that you can apply for.

  1. After clicking on the job that you wish to apply for, look for two dark gray bars in the top right of the page that say "Apply for this Job Online" and "Refer this Job to a Friend."
  2. To apply, click on the button that reads "Apply for this Job Online."
  3. You will then be prompted to either sign in if you are a returning candidate and have already made a profile or make a new profile if it is your fist time applying within the courts system.
  4. Follow the prompts in filling out your profile and submit the necessary forms to apply for the job.


Massachusetts Trial Court: Human Resources Department
2 Center Plaza, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02108


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