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Date: Oct 2, 2020

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Requisition No: 244921 

Agency: State Courts System


Position Number: 22001182 

Salary:  $40,212.99 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 10/30/2020 

Judicial Assistant - Circuit Court

Salary Range:  $40,212.99 Annually

Closing Date: October 30, 2020


Fourth Judicial Circuit, Court Administration, Jacksonville, Florida; Duval County

Job Description

The successful candidate will possess and be responsible for, but not limited to the following: performing a variety of administrative and secretarial duties for managing the office of a Circuit Court Judge.  Working knowledge of trial court (including civil, family, and criminal) rules and procedures.  Work requires independent judgment and is performed under the general supervision of a Circuit Court Judge.  Ability to operate standard office equipment including personal computers, word processing, electronic calendaring, and data entry applications for case management.

Education and Training Guidelines

Education: High school diploma or GED, and two years of college or vocational school education in paralegal, secretarial skills, computer operations or a closely related field.

Experience: Three years of responsible experience as a legal secretary or paralegal. 

Special Comments

The Florida State Court System is a criminal justice agency.  The successful applicant will be fingerprinted for the purpose of conducting a criminal history record check.  Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.

In accordance with Section 110.205(2)(c), Florida Statutes, positions with the Florida State Court System (judicial branch) are not covered under the Career Service System.  All employees of the Florida State Court System are at-will employees and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and do not attain tenure rights.


How to Apply

Submit a current and complete online application through the People First System along with a cover letter and a current resume at the website

For additional information and to apply contact: Fourth Judicial Circuit, Human Resources, Florida, Telephone: 904-255-1695.

For additional information about the Florida State Court System, visit our website at

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 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

For assistance with using the People First System contact the People First Service Center at 1-866-663-4735.

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 or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call (904-255-1695) 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: Jacksonville