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STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 10TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY - 21008045

Date: Nov 9, 2020

Location: BARTOW, FL, US, 33830

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Requisition No: 263601 

 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

 

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 10TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY - 21008045

 

Position Number: 21008045 

 

Salary:  $50,000.00 

 

Posting Closing Date: 05/09/2021 

SALARY:                               COMMENSURATE WITH QUALIFICATIONS*

WORK SCHEDULE:            M-F 8AM-5PM

JOB LOCATION:                 Bartow

CLASS CODE:                      6900

EEO CODE:                          02

FLSA STATUS:                    Exempt

PAY GRADE:                       060

RETIREMENT:                     SR. MANAGEMENT

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS OF WORK:

The State Attorney's Office, 10th Judicial Circuit, is accepting applications for the position of Assistant State Attorney.  The selected candidate will be assigned to our Trial division and responsible for prosecuting a large volume of Felony and/or Misdemeanor cases.  Knowledge and expertise in criminal law is essential to this position.  Current members of the Florida Bar are invited to apply.  Please submit a cover letter and resume along with your application.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

Trial 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 these positions 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.

NOTE:  DUTIES ARE ILLUSTRATIVE AND NOT EXHAUSTIVE.  THE OMISSION OF SPECIFIC STATEMENTS OF DUTIES DOES NOT EXCLUDE THEM FROM THE POSITION IF THE WORK IS SIMILAR, RELATED, OR A LOGICAL ASSIGNMENT TO THE POSITION.

*SALARY:  The minimum salary for a position of this class code is $4,166.67 per month.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and work experience of candidate.

BENEFITS:

Benefits include, but are not limited to, health, dental, vision, life, paid annual and sick leave, paid state holidays, and a State retirement package.  State employees are required to participate in the State of Florida Direct Deposit Program and contribute 3% of monthly gross (pre-tax) to the Florida Retirement System.

POLICIES:

The State Attorney's Office has a harassment-free workplace policy and professional conduct requirement.  Employees must practice safe workplace procedures and follow policies and procedures regarding confidentiality and honesty.  Employees must maintain satisfactory work attendance and job performance level.

Applicants considered for employment will be required to pass a comprehensive background check including fingerprinting.  We hire only U.S. Citizens and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.  The State Attorney's Office, through the Justice Administrative Commission, 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).

EDUCATION/MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

This position requires a Juris Doctorate degree in Law.  Applicant must be a member of the Florida Bar in good standing, or eligible for certification under the Florida Practice Rules. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to maintain files, supplies, and documents.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust to focus;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Applicant must have the physical, developmental and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities and duties of the job illustrated above.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions;

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants may complete and submit their application, cover letter and resume through the Florida Department of Management Services, People First career service center.  For more information about the position, please contact:

Nicki Offermann

Personnel Director

State Attorney’s Office

255 North Broadway

Bartow, FL 33830

Telephone: (863) 534-4898

Fax: (863) 534-4820

This position is open to internal and external applicants.  We reserve the right to consider State Attorney’s Office employees for promotion or transfer prior to contacting persons not employed by the State Attorney’s Office.

All offers of employment will be conditioned upon a satisfactory criminal history background check.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS at 1-844-377-1888 on how your current benefits may be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

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.

 

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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