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Date: Dec 8, 2017

Location: TAVARES, FL, US, 32778

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Requisition No: 9542 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: OPS TRIAL COURT LAW CLERK - JBB04242017

Position Number: JBB04242017 

Salary:  $19.82 - $22.03 Hourly 

Posting Closing Date: 04/10/2018 

Job Description
The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist the judiciary with case management, pending litigation and issues, and/or process criminal and civil appeals. The position is responsible for drafting memoranda, opinions, orders and reports; conducting legal research; reviewing briefs and case files; and advising judges on pending litigation and issues. The position works under general supervision of the Chief Judge or designee. 

Education and Training Guidelines
Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Membership in the Florida Bar is required within one year of hire.

Special Comments
Job location Brooksville, Florida. 

$22.03 per hour (10% below minimum for those who have not passed the Florida Bar / $19.82 per hour)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of legal principles, statutory and case law, court rules and procedures.  Legal research skills. Comprehensive knowledge of legal publications and the ability to use them efficiently.  Ability to reason logically and analytically.  The ability to grasp, comprehend, and analyze complex legal issues and complicated factual details.  Ability to perform exacting work, attentive to issues in matters before the court.  Exceptional reading skills.  Abilitiy to digest and communicate ideas and concepts orally and in writing.  Ability to excercise discretion, confidentiality, impartiality, and honesty in handling matters before the court.  Ability to work effectively with others.

How to Apply

Submit a  current and complete State of Florida Employment Application, resume and verification of required education with transcripts, and three references to:

Office of the Court Administrator
Robin Hamel, Court Operations Consultant 
P.O. Box 7800 / 550 West Main Street
Tavares, FL  32778

Telephone: (352)253-1607

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 5:00 p.m. 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, genetic information 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.

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: Orlando

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