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Current Job Opportunity

Date: June 20, 2013

Closing Date: July 3, 2013

Position Number: 09833

Position Title: Administrative Assistant III

Job Location: Office of the State Courts Administrator, Court Improvement, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range: $3,009.61 - $5,718.26 (Monthly*)

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide complex accounting, administrative, program coordinating and clerical support. The position is responsible for programs and administrative and clerical tasks/functions of responsibility. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

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.

Bachelor’s degree and three years of related experience.


Data Responsibility:
Compiles, examines, or evaluates data or information (particularly budgetary information) and possibly recommends action based on results.

People Responsibility:
Position provides direct administrative and clerical support to 20 professional staff.

Assets Responsibility:
Has responsibility and opportunity for achieving considerable economies and/or preventing considerable losses through careful budget management.   

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

Communications Required:
Must have the ability to Read and understand instructions, regulations, procedures, or work orders; composes business letters, complex reports and manuals.

Complexity of Work:
Performs coordinating work involving purchasing, budgeting and related administrative support matters; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results or frequent exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units.

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

Special Comments:

*This position is grant funded through federal Dependency Court Improvement Program.

How To Apply:

Submit a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

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 11:59pm 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.