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Date: Sep 9, 2019

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Requisition No: 73138 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission


Position Number: 21505016 

Salary:  $41,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 10/31/2019 

State Attorney’s Office, 5th Circuit.

Applicants must be members in good standing of the Florida Bar.  Law school graduates eligible for certification under the Florida Practice Rules will be considered.  Position is an entry level position responsible for prosecuting misdemeanor and criminal traffic cases in County Court in the Fifth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Beginning salary is $41,000.00 per year.*   (*As a result of recent legislation in Florida, newly hired attorneys will receive an increase to $50,000.00 effective October 1, 2019).  The position includes State of Florida employee retirement and health insurance options, paid holidays and leave for those applicants who are members of the Florida Bar.

Applicants should be interested in courtroom litigation, and willing to work to do “Justice with Integrity and Diligence.”  Professional communication with law enforcement agencies, victims, witnesses and defense counsel is a large part of the work of an Assistant State Attorney, as well.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to William Gladson, Executive Director, 110 NW 1st Ave, Suite 5000, Ocala, FL  34475. Documents may be submitted electronically to  On line applications accepted as well.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando