Why Work for Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division?


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Mission Statement

To administer justice, rehabilitate juveniles, support and strengthen families, and promote public safety.

Benefits of Employment

Medical and Hospitalization

We currently offer plans which allow employees access to the Cleveland Clinic system, University Hospitals system, and MetroHealth Medical Center (depending on which option is chosen). Our providers are currently Medical Mutual and MetroHealth.

Prescription Drug Coverage is offered through CareMark.

Dental Care

Vision Care

Employee Assistance Program

Group Term Life Insurance

Pension Plan

New employees have three alternatives for retirement plans through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS). These plans are paid funded by both employer and employee contributions.
  • Traditional Pension Plan
    Defined Benefit Plan. Retirement benefit is determined by a formula based on the years of service and three highest years of salary.
  • Member-Directed Plan
    A Defined Contribution Plan. Retirement benefit is determined by employee & employer contributions and gains/losses of investment options.

457 Deferred Compensation Plans

Cuyahoga County offers several deferred compensation plans. These plans offer a variety of investment options as well as various service options. Whether you are a do-it yourselfer, or require some additional investment advice, Cuyahoga County has a plan to fit your needs.

Paid Time Off

Based on your years of continuous service as an employee, you will be eligible to earn paid vacation days. Full time employees accrue up to 15 days per year of sick leave.


The Juvenile Court observes 12 holidays each calendar year: New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Memorial Day; Presidents Day; Juneteenth; Independence Day; Labor Day; Columbus Day; Veteran’s Day; Thanksgiving Day; Day After Thanksgiving Day; and Christmas Day.

Wellness Program

Cuyahoga County offers wellness and on-site education/support programs.

Credit Unions

Cuyahoga County offers the option of payroll deduction for two credit unions - Ohio First Class Credit Union and Northcoast Credit Union.

Interested in Submitting an Application?

If you are interested in being considered for a position at Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division, please visit https://juvenilecourt.applicantstack.com/x/openings .  This link lists the Court’s current job openings.  Applicants may apply to specific openings by clicking on the job title to view the posting, and then clicking the “Apply” button at the bottom of the page.

Application Tips:
If you are interested in multiple positions, you will need to submit a separate application for each position. 

You may attach a resume and cover letter to your online application, however, the employment application form must be completed in its entirety.  Please do not write “see resume” on any portion of the employment application, or your application will not be considered. 

Once you apply for a position, you will not be able to change or update any information on Applicant Stack.   Once you submit your application for a particular posting, it will be immediately submitted to the Juvenile Court’s Human Resources Department.  Your online application is stored on a secure site, and only authorized Human Resource staff and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.  

Please do not call the Juvenile Court’s Human Resources Department regarding the status of your application or the status of a job opening.  The Juvenile Court department with the open position will contact you if they wish to schedule an interview.  Juvenile Court job openings remain posted on Applicant Stack until the position is filled. 

State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin and ancestry, sex, age and disability.  The Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If you have a disability that needs accommodation please contact the Court’s Human Resources Department or Ohio Relay Service 1-800-750-0750.  All County Offices adhere to a Smoke Free and Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.


The Juvenile Court welcomes interns/externs in a number of departments year-round.

Probation Department:

Internships are available for undergraduate students of any major interested in a career in juvenile or criminal justice and for graduate students in a social work program. Contact Graham Brantley, Deputy Chief Probation Officer, at (216) 348-4490 or GBrantley@cuyahogacounty.us for more information.

Detention Services:

Internships and volunteer opportunities in the Juvenile Detention Center are available. Contact Jackie Brackett, Volunteer Coordinator, at JBrackett@cuyahogacounty.us for more information.

Diagnostic Clinic:

Internships are available for graduate students in a psychology program. Contact Dr. Amy Justice, Court Clinic Director, at (216) 443-8449 or AJustice@cuyahogacounty.us for more information.

Law Students:

Internships and externships are available for law students who have completed at least one year of law school. Externships are arranged through your law school’s application process. Internships can be arranged directly through the Juvenile Court or through your law school’s career services office. For more information, contact Emily Erossy, Senior Staff Attorney, at (216) 443-5721 or ERErossy@cuyahogacounty.us. The Juvenile Court also participates in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Minority Clerkship Program.