Employment Opportunities

All prospective candidates for employment must complete an application in full, including all signatures. Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected]. If you are unable to download the electronic application, you may pick up a paper application at the Assignment Commissioner’s window located on the 2nd and 4th floors of the Lorain County Justice Center, 225 Court Street, Elyria, OH 44035. Applications may also be delivered to Administration on the 4th floor of the Lorain County Justice Center.


Be sure to complete all sections of the application including the Pre-Employment Controlled Substances Testing Authorization and the Criminal Records Check and Release of Information.  Fillable pdf can ONLY be filled out using Adobe Reader.  Microsoft EDGE will not work.

Working with Lorain County Domestic Relations Court

Lorain County Domestic Relations Court offers employment opportunities for a variety of skill sets.  Our goal is to hire and maintain positive, skilled professionals that are dedicated to our mission and to making an impact in the lives of youth and families.  Many of our staff members have made employment with our Court as their career due to the relationships built with co-workers and supervisors.  The driving force behind our staff is their willingness to be selfless at times and to make mission-based decisions for the best interest of the Court and the public that we serve.


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Requirements: Educational requirements vary among positions. A minimum qualification for a non-degreed position will require a high school diploma or a GED. An acceptable field for those positions requiring a Bachelor’s degree, would be Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Social Work or a related field. Additionally, qualified candidates will meet the following:

  • Meet the posted age requirement
  • Ability to communicate & work appropriately with professional staff, adolescents & the general public
  • Proven written & verbal communication skills
  • Must submit to mandatory drug & alcohol screening
  • Valid O.D.L. & proof of insurance
  • No more than one moving violation or at fault accident in the last 3 years
  • Pass physical exam, if required
  • 3 letters of reference, if required

*An interview may or may not be required
*An equal opportunity employer M/F

Employment FAQ’s

Lorain County Domestic Relations Court offers excellent fringe benefits including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Two Weeks Paid Vacation
  • 14 paid holidays
  • OPERS Retirement System
  • Supplemental Retirement options