Current Job Opportunity
Date: September 21, 2012
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Law Clerk - District Court
Fifth District Court of Appeal, Daytona Beach, Florida
Salary Range: $3,796.34 - $7,213.05 (Monthly*)
$3,416.74 (Monthly) if awaiting results of Florida Bar or prior to taking Florida Bar Exam.
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.
The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide assistance in processing appeal cases. The position is responsible for reviewing briefs, records and case files; performing legal research; analyzing legal issues; drafting/preparing opinions, memoranda, summaries and recommendations; and supervising law student interns. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.
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.
Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school.
Membership in the Florida Bar.
Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; modifies policies, procedures, or methodologies based on findings.
Instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.
Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of moderate amounts of money or the providing of legal counsel.
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percents.
Reads and interprets advanced professional materials; writes complex reports and papers; speaks to high level professional groups.
Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of principles of logical thinking, scientific, medical, or legal practice to diagnose or define problems, collect data and solve abstract problems with widespread unit or organization impact; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results and continuous exposure to unusual pressure.
Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.
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.
Submit a current and complete State of Florida application, resume, verification of required education (i.e., copy of college degree or college transcript) to:
- Justine Sierzega, Deputy Marshal
- 300 South Beach Street
- Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
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.