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Date: May 3, 2021

Location: PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32405

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 369341 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission


Position Number: 21000327 

Salary:  $24,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 05/31/2021 

State Attorney, 14th Circuit

Clerical Specialist I

Office of State Attorney, 14th Judicial Circuit


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This posting is for a Receptionist/Switchboard Operator. Application must show complete and accurate dates and addresses of all employments and must include: skills and abilities, including keyboard/typing (correct words per minute) and software knowledge in which experienced.  A qualifying typing test score and/or data entry test may be required.

An employee in this position is responsible for the operation of a switchboard which involves accuracy in placing and answering calls, remembering names and location of agency personnel, and agency organizational routines.  Duties include answering all incoming calls and making the proper connection to the person or office requested; placing outgoing calls; placing interoffice calls; answering routine questions and referring other questions to the proper person or office.  Duties also include acting as receptionist; registering calls and visitors; directing visitors to the proper office; giving routine information; performing clerical work such as filing, typing, and posting simple data; mail runs within the office, courthouse and other agencies; stamping, sorting, and distributing mail; and effectively using office computer software and equipment.  Performs related work as required.

Essential duties of this position require repetitive use of the computer and telephone, repetitive sitting, bending and lifting up to 15lbs, reaching overhead, and filing documents, some for extended periods.  A valid Florida Driver's License and the ability to drive a state vehicle for mail runs is required.

The State Attorney's Office has a harassment-free workplace policy and professional conduct requirement.  Employees must practice safe workplace procedures and follow policies and procedures regarding confidentiality and honesty.  Employees must maintain satisfactory work attendance and job performance level.

Applicants considered for employment will be required to pass comprehensive background check including fingerprinting and drug testing.  We hire only U.S. Citizens and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.  The State Attorney's Office participates in the U.S. Government's Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).  E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee's eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9).

State employees are required to participate in the State of Florida Direct Deposit Program and contribute 3% of monthly gross (pre-tax) to the Florida Retirement System.

Agency Head:  Larry Basford, State Attorney

Employment is "At Will" and non-contracted.

Employer is a member of Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association and FPAA Pay Plan.

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