Current Job Opportunity
Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.
Date: August 23, 2013
Closing Date: August 29, 2013
Position Number: 00036
Position Title: Deputy Clerk II - Supreme Court
Job Location: Florida Supreme Court, Clerk's Office, Tallahassee, Florida
Salary Range: $2,638.72 - $5,013.57 (Monthly*)
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.
The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide complex clerical support for the processing, maintaining or posting of information for Supreme Court cases. The position is responsible for maintaining the status of assigned cases, circulating files to the justices, creating and issuing orders, issuing mandates, docketing and filing pro-se/inmate mail, docketing Bar mail and pleadings filed in cases, serving as information resource, preparing opinions for release to the public, and performing related clerical tasks. The position works under general supervision according to some procedures; decides how and when to complete tasks.
*This position performs a variety of detailed secretarial and clerical tasks for the Clerk and Chief Deputy Clerk of the Supreme Court.
Education and Training Guidelines:
Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.
Associate’s degree in paralegal, law or a closely related field and four years of related experience.
*Previous court or legal experience is desirable.
Complexity of Work:
Impact of Decisions:
**Knowledge of Windows Operating Systems and Web based applications helpful. Knowledge of word processing applications such as Word or Word Perfect essential. Ability to communicate clearly and work courteously with co-workers and the public. Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality. Ability to multi-task.
**Ability to speak Spanish desired but not required.
How to Apply:
Submit a current and complete State of Florida application, verification of required education (i.e., copy of high school diploma, copy of college degree or college transcript) to:
Florida Supreme Court
For additional information, questions or concerns, please contact: Office of Personnel Services at 850-487-0778.
An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date.
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 or disability.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.