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Date: Sep 16, 2017

Location: PALM BEACH, FL, US, 33401

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Requisition No: 18427 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: DEPUTY CLERK II - DISTRICT COURT - 22001576

Position Number: 22001576 

Salary:  $33,512.00 ANNUALLY 

Posting Closing Date: 02/17/2017 

Position Title

Deputy Clerk II – Case Support (Open Until Filled)


Fourth District Court of Appeal


Salary and Benefits

$33,512.00 per year, plus a comprehensive selection of State of Florida employee benefits including: membership in the Florida Retirement System, optional enrollment in a subsidized Health insurance plan, optional enrollment in Life, Dental, and Disability insurance plans, and paid $25,000 term life insurance.  For more information on the benefits available to State of Florida employees visit:


Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to perform detailed tasks for the Office of the Clerk of the Court related to the processing of appellate case files.  The position is responsible for:  

Assisting the Clerk of the Court and the Chief Deputy Clerk with processing incoming filings, office workflow, office administration, drafting correspondence, and running statistical reports

Serving as a liaison to internal court personnel and other court clerks

Responding to in-person and telephone inquiries from members of the public

Creating new appeals and petitions in the automated case management system

Docketing incoming electronic and paper filings

Issuing court opinions, mandates, and orders

Preparing, maintaining, and distributing argument/conference calendars, including assignment of cases to merits panels

Handling and scanning, as necessary, incoming mail

Maintaining case files and exhibits

Processing filing fees

Handling paper and electronic copy requests


The position works under the supervision of the Clerk of the Court and the Chief Deputy Clerk.  The Deputy Clerk II – Case Support works professionally with other Clerk’s Office personnel, judges, court employees, and the general public on a routine basis.


Education and Training Guidelines


Associate’s degree in paralegal, legal assistant, law, or a closely related field, and three years of related experience.  Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis. 

Preference will be given to applicants who: (1) hold a bachelor’s degree or higher; or (2) have prior experience working in a court setting.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat is essential.


Application Information


Please e-mail a State of Florida Application and a résumé with a detailed employment and salary history to  All materials must be submitted in PDF format.  Additionally, the subject line of the email must read: Deputy Clerk Application.  For a State of Florida application, please go to: NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED THROUGH PEOPLE FIRST.


All submissions must contain all necessary paperwork.


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, genetic information, or disability.

We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please contact Marshal Daniel DiGiacomo at (561) 242-2000.


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: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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