Court Research Specialist

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Universal Background Screening is a leading provider of background screening solutions including a comprehensive selection of employment background checks and verifications, employee drug testing, employment physicals, and compliance management services. For more than thirty years, Universal experts have consulted with clients to implement compliant background screening programs tailored to their unique needs.

We are currently seeking full time Court Research Specialists to join our growing team. This position is responsible for providing accurate criminal and civil court record information to our clients.


  • Perform record research through various court access systems
  • Review and analyze court data, identifying key information and entering it into a common format
  • Contact clerk of court and other agencies via telephone as needed to obtain and/or confirm case information
  • Review your own work and that of Court Records team members to assure accuracy in search criteria and data entry

Required Skills

  • Excellent written communication skills (spelling/grammar)
  • Demonstrated ability to complete sequential tasks in an efficient and accurate manner
  • Ability to work in a fast paced atmosphere with a fluctuating workload
  • Work independently and/or in a team environment as needed
  • Data entry/word processing skills and a high degree of comfort navigating the internet and using web-based applications
  • Typing/keyboarding skills of at least 35 words/minute
  • High School education is required, but coursework or an Associates degree in Criminal Justice, Paralegal or other related field is preferred
  • Knowledge of criminal court processes and terminology will be an asset to this position

The starting pay for this position is $12.00/hr.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes but is not limited to: medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; employee funded 401k; vacation and sick time; and paid company holidays.

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Location: New Port Richey, FL
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