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STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 9TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY-OVER MILLION - 21002077

Date: Jan 2, 2021

Location: ORLANDO, FL, US, 32801

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Requisition No: 274882 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 9TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY-OVER MILLION - 21002077

Position Number: 21002077 

Salary:  $50,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 05/31/2021 

Office of the State Attorney, Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Assistant State Attorney

Starting salary: $50,000 and State of Florida employee retirement and insurance options, attorney benefits, paid holidays, and leave.

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.

Applicants must have a strong interest in courtroom litigation, with excellent communication and critical thinking skills. Positions in this classification generally perform entry-level, professional legal work and under close supervision and may assist in the prosecution of cases of routine complexity.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal 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.

  • Assists in the conduct of jury trials, preliminary and pretrial hearings, and related courtroom proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Manages caseload.
  • 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
  • Previous experience in criminal justice, legal or generally related field is preferred; 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 Ms. Kelly Hicks, Director of Training, at khicks@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.

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.

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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