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PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE, 5TH CIRCUIT- ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER - 21015790

Date:  Nov 10, 2022
Location: 

OCALA, FL, US, 34474


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Requisition No: 735601 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE, 5TH CIRCUIT- ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER - 21015790

Position Number: 21015790 

Salary:  $60,000.00 negotiable 

Posting Closing Date: 03/14/2023 

 

Michael A. Graves, 5th Circuit Public Defender, is seeking entry level attorneys for our Marion County office, located in Ocala, Florida. 

Starting salary $60,000 (negotiable) with generous State of Florida benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Email resume directly to John N. Spivey at jspivey@pdo5.org or through the People First Electronic system

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • To provide effective and professional representation of individuals charged with criminal offenses
  • Primarily handling defendants charged with misdemeanors and criminal traffic offenses

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Licensed member of the Florida Bar, in good standing
  • Willing to consider CLIs awaiting Florida Bar membership

 

BENEFITS

 

  • State Group Insurance coverage options including health, life, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, and various other supplemental insurance options
  • Enrollment in the Florida Retirement System (2 plan options Pension or Investment)
  • Monthly accrual of annual and sick leave hours
  • Approximately 13 paid holidays, based on our Circuit’s Judicial Holiday calendar

 

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: Ocala