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STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 14TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY - 21002350

Date: Nov 20, 2017

Location: PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL, US, 32402

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Requisition No: 24667 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 14TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY - 21002350

Position Number: 21002350 

Salary:  $40,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/15/2017 

Office of State Attorney, 14th Judicial Circuit.

Position is located in the 14th Judicial Circuit which includes Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington Counties.

Applications are not accepted through the People First Electronic system. 

Employment Application may be obtained from our website at: www.sa14.fl.gov.

Application, resume, and cover letter may be mailed to:

Office of State Attorney, 14th Judicial Circuit

Attention: Human Resources

P. O. Box 1040, Panama City, FL  32402

or emailed to: SA_businessoffice@sa14.fl.gov.

The State Attorney's Office, 14th Judicial Circuit, seeks an entry-level attorney for a position as an Assistant State Attorney in a misdemeanor division. Assistant State Attorneys are responsible for prosecuting criminal cases for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit. Applicant must be a member of the Florida Bar in good standing.

The annual salary for an entry-level attorney admitted to the Florida Bar is $40,000, and comes with State of Florida Attorney benefit package. The comprehensive benefit package includes:
State of Florida Retirement: 3 percent employee salary contribution required
Nine Paid holidays
Health and Life Insurance
Additional supplemental insurances available

Attorney responsibilities include, but are not limited to: prosecutorial criminal casework requiring preparation of legal documents, legal research, taking of depositions, and interviewing of witnesses, victims and other parties to ascertain facts of case for prosecution. Trial work includes case preparation for court presentation, examining and cross-examining witnesses/defendants/victims, and summarizing cases for presentation for jury and non-jury trials.

The duties of the position require proficient management of detailed case work and the ability to use office computer software and equipment. Applicant must have knowledge and ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Duties also require the employee to perform various frequent and repetitive actions/duties, in use of computer programs/keyboard and telephone. Travel may be required.

Applicants considered for employment will be required to pass comprehensive background check including fingerprinting and drug testing. The State Attorney's Office supports a Drug-Free workplace.  All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.  We hire only U.S. Citizens and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. The State Attorney's Office participates in the U.S. Government's Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).  E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee's eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9).

The State Attorney's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority.  Notification must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

Employees must practice safe workplace procedures; and follow policies and procedures including but not limited to satisfactory work attendance and job performance level to meet the mission of this employer. 

Agency Head:  Glenn Hess, State Attorney
Employment is "At Will" and non-contracted.
Employer is a member of Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association and FPAA Pay Plan.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Panama City