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STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 9TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY - 21000422

Date:  May 29, 2022
Location: 

ORLANDO, FL, US, 32801


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Requisition No: 565741 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 9TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY - 21000422

Position Number: 21000422 

Salary:  $65,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 07/31/2022 

Office of the State Attorney, Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida

 Starting salary: $65,000

Job Description:

The State Attorney’s Office for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida is responsible for the prosecution of all crimes committed in Orange and Osceola counties. We are seeking Assistant State Attorneys that have good judgment and share the office’s mission to keep people safe by prosecuting those who disrupt our community and to ensure the pursuit of justice is done in a transparent, fair, and thoughtful way that maintains the trust of those we serve.

The Domestic & Sexual Abuse Crimes Unit is dedicated to protecting the most vulnerable citizens of Orlando through the prosecution of sex offenses, child abuse, domestic violence, vulnerable adult abuse, and human trafficking cases. The Orlando SAO Domestic & Sexual Abuse Crimes Unit has offices in Orange and Osceola Counties.  This unit utilizes a victim-centered approach to prosecution that seeks to minimize re-traumatization by providing the support of victim advocates who are present throughout the criminal justice process to address survivors’ well-being and safety.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal but are not limited for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Provide crisis and supportive counseling to child and adult victims of abuse, sexual assault/battery, juvenile perpetrated crimes, as well as to homicide survivors. 
  • Investigates, evaluates and prepares cases for trial.
  • Conducts case research and documentation.
  • Communicates and serves as a liaison with victims, family, witnesses and community partners.
  • Accompany victims to pre-filing interviews, discovery depositions, and court appearances as necessary.    
  • Coordinates with community partners and the public to support and promote criminal justice efforts and crime prevention initiatives.
  • Professional interaction with the public, law enforcement, and office staff.
  • Applicant must be able to work independently and as a team member.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor Degree required
  • Experience in criminal justice, legal or generally related field is required; or
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required:

Must be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and final law school transcript via e-mail to ASA-Recruiting@sao9.org.

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