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Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: MILTON, FL, US, 32570

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Requisition No: 328902 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission


Position Number: 21004138 

Salary:  $50,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 04/10/2021 

Assistant State Attorney  

Join the State Attorney’s Office/1st Judicial Circuit in Milton, FL as a prosecutor.  This area is known as home of the world’s most beautiful beaches!  Attorneys may be asked to work in other offices of the circuit as needed.

We hire Florida Bar members in good standing who have demonstrated an interest in litigation and/or criminal law through course work and internships.  We also recruit attorneys with prosecutorial experience for lateral hires.

Our prosecutors manage a large volume caseload, are in court daily and prosecute numerous trials. Training, mentoring, and supervising are provided by senior attorneys. This is truly a unique opportunity to learn to become a first class trial attorney and to serve and protect the community.

Entry level salary is $50,000 annually, which coupled with our generous benefits package is comparable to $85,756 annually.

Applicants must have a strong interest in courtroom litigation, with excellent communication and critical thinking skills. Attorney responsibilities include, but are not limited to: preparation of criminal justice cases for prosecution requiring legal research, taking of depositions, and the interviewing of witnesses, victims and other parties to ascertain facts of cases for prosecution. Trial work includes preparation and summation of detailed case work for presentation of cases in jury and non-jury trials, and the examining and cross-examining of witnesses, defendants, and victims.

Employment will require professional interaction with the public, law enforcement staff and office staff. Applicant must be able to work independently and as a team member.

Applicants considered for employment will be required to pass a background check including fingerprinting, and are required to have proof of identity, and proof of US citizenship OR legal right to work in the United States.

Individuals may use the State of Florida People First on-line application process, however, the applicant will be required to submit the Employer's Agency Application to apply for this position.

The Employer's Agency Application may be found and printed from the employer's website: (See "Careers Link" to print the application, complete and submit online or email to

Agency Head: Ginger Bowden Madden, State Attorney, Employment is "At Will" and non-contracted. Employer is member of and functions under the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Pay Plan. Agency Mission Statement: "Seeking Justice for Florida".

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: Pensacola