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PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE, 14TH CIRCUIT- ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER - 21014260

Date:  Sep 1, 2022
Location: 

PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32401


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Requisition No: 683624 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: PUBLIC DEFENDER'S OFFICE, 14TH CIRCUIT- ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER - 21014260

Position Number: 21014260 

Salary:  $50,000.00 Negotiable 

Posting Closing Date: 10/01/2022 

The Office of Public Defender, Henry Mark Sims, 14th Judicial Circuit, is seeking to fill an Assistant Public Defender position located in our Panama City, Bay County, Florida Office.  Guiding the indigent and being their voice when they are facing criminal charges can be a satisfying career.  If you are motivated to help others and provide a public service, you find gratification in the negotiation process of a case and the challenge of trial work, then the call to be an Assistant Public Defender is for you!  Come and join our work family at the world’s most beautiful beaches, where the views are unforgettable, the weather is enjoyable, seafood is fresh, the locals are friendly and growth is abundant!  Both Panama City and Panama City Beach have a strong and growing economy.  Whether you enjoy the quaint atmosphere of the newly refurbished downtown area or the excitement of concerts, sporting events, or the powdery white beaches, Panama City has much to offer. 

 

Candidates for said position must already be a member in good standing with The Florida Bar and not a current law student or certified legal intern awaiting bar results.  Beginning minimum salary $50,000 annually.  Salary is negotiable based on experience.  Benefits include paid holidays, State insurance coverage options including health, life, dental, vision and other supplemental options as well as retirement options.

 

EMPLOYMENT IS “AT WILL” AND NON-CONTRACTED. 

 

Applications and/or resumes may be emailed to kelly.vanhuss@pd14.fl.gov OR will be accepted through the People First Electronic system.

 

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: Panama City