Current Job Opportunity


July 9, 2014

Closing Date

July 22, 2014

Position Number


Position Title

Administrative Secretary I

Job Location

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, Port St. Lucie, Florida

Salary Range

$2,318.32 Monthly*

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary of $27,819.84 annually.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide organizational, secretarial and administrative support for a State Courts System program, unit manager, Magistrate, or Hearing Officer. The position is responsible for office tasks of high responsibility and independently develops work methods and sequences. The position works under general supervision.

Education and Training Guidelines


  • Associate’s degree.
  • Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis.


  • One year of experience in business administration, paralegal, secretarial skills or a closely related field.
  • Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience. 


Data Responsibility: Collects, classifies, formats, copies, transcribes, enters and posts data or information and computes or performs arithmetic operations.


People Responsibility:  Follows instructions and orders of supervisor; provides assistance to people to achieve task completion; serves others such as customers, attends to their requests and exchanges information with them; may provide instruction or assign duties to coworkers.


Assets Responsibility: Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies, or small amounts of money.


Mathematical Requirements: Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.


Communications Requirements: Reads journals and manuals; composes reports and business letters using proper format and grammar; speaks to groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.


Complexity of Work: Performs coordinating work involving guidelines and rules, with constant problem solving; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results or frequent exposure to unusual pressures.


Impact of Decisions: Makes decisions with minor impact - affects only those in immediate work area.


Equipment Usage:

Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs such as word processing or spreadsheets.

Special Comments

How to Apply

All information should be submitted directly to the Human Resources Office of the 19th Judicial Circuit. Unless otherwise stated, the following documents must be submitted to be considered for a position:

The Employment Application must be filled out completely – including title of position you are applying for and position number and signed. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.  State of Florida applications are available on the Job Listings page of our website, or you can pick up an application at the 19th Judicial Circuit Court Administration Offices at the St. Lucie West Annex.

Mailing Address

Corrie Johnson, Human Resource Manager

250 Northwest Country Club Drive, Suite 217

Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34986

Transcripts/Verification of Education - If you are a college graduate, transcripts must be provided if you would like your degree to be considered in the interview.  The transcripts do not need to be official; however, if you are selected for an interview, you may be asked to provide official transcripts (official transcripts must be received by the Human Resources Office directly from the institution attended).  If you are unable to provide a copy of transcripts at the time of submitting an application, a copy of the degree should be provided. 

A separate application must be submitted for each position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. 

Please do not fax applications without prior approval from the Human Resources Office.

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the interviewing process once selected, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Corrie Johnson, Human Resource Manager at telephone number (772) 807-4370; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.

We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.