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STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 6TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY- 21011830

Date:  Nov 12, 2022
Location: 

CLEARWATER, FL, US, 33762


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Requisition No: 447982 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 6TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY- 21011830

Position Number: 21011830 

Salary:  $55,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 01/08/2023 

OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY, 6TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT- CHILDREN’S LEGAL SERVICES DIVISION

The State Attorney's Office, 6th Judicial Circuit, is currently accepting applications for an entry level Assistant State Attorney Position.

To apply, Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to HR@FLSA6.gov.

 

Or applicants can send a resume and cover letter via mail to: PO Box 17500, Clearwater FL 33762

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Assistant State Attorney

Children’s Legal Services Division

Position Summary:

This is a general job posting for entry-level attorney position.  Assistant State Attorneys in the Children’s Legal Services are responsible for representing the State of Florida through the Department of Children and Families to ensure the health and safety of children and the integrity of families. Working with other Department programs and community stakeholders, the Assistant State Attorney in the Children’s Legal Services Division advocates for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.

Applicant must be a member of the Florida Bar in good standing.  Entry-level annual salary for attorneys is $50,000 and includes State of Florida employee retirement and insurance options, attorney benefits, paid holidays, and leave.

Attorney responsibilities include, but are not limited to: preparation of legal documents, legal research, taking of depositions, and interviewing of witnesses to ascertain facts of the case and ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met.  Trial work includes case preparation for court presentation, examining and cross-examining witnesses, and summarizing cases for presentation for non-jury trials.  An Assistant State Attorney in the Children’s Legal Services Division collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child.  Duties of the position require professional interaction with community partners/professionals, witnesses, parties, and office staff.

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.  Ability to work as a team and regular, in-office attendance is required.  Travel may be required.  Lifting of case boxes up to 50lbs may also be required.

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.


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