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Date: Sep 27, 2021

Location: SHALIMAR, FL, US, 32579

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

Requisition No: 478521 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission


Position Number: 21003469 

Salary:  $27,040.08 

Posting Closing Date: 10/29/2021 



Clerical Specialist I – 2100-3469

Starting annual salary $27,040

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Do you want a rewarding career?

Join the State Attorney's Office and be part of a dynamic team.  This office is located in Shalimar, Florida and is known as home of the world’s most beautiful beaches. This is a full time position – Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This position will be responsible for serving as the office receptionist/switchboard operator.  As a Receptionist, you will be the ambassador of our organization’s first impression on guests and visitors.  Duties include serving visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately.  Answer incoming calls and direct them to the appropriate person or division.  Communicate and provide information to the public, law enforcement and other agencies.  Look up case information in electronic database in order to direct calls to the appropriate party.   Maintain security by following procedures, monitoring logbook, and issuing visitor badges.  Notify office personnel of visitor arrival and overnight mail deliveries. 

To successfully perform the duties of this position, candidates must have a professional demeanor, excellent communication and listening skills with the ability to multitask.  Qualified candidates must be efficient on the computer keyboard and work well in a team environment.  Candidates must be organized and be able to handle confidential matters with the utmost discretion.  Dependable and routine in-office attendance during regularly scheduled business hours is required.  We are looking for those who have a desire to help and the ability to get along well with others. 

Minimum Training and Experience Required:  A high school diploma or equivalency.

Applicants must be able to pass a background check for employment.  Employer is an E-Verify participant, requiring proof of identity,  and proof of US citizenship OR legal right to work in the United States. 

Employer has a “harassment-free” workplace policy, and requires honesty, confidentiality and professional conduct. Employees must practice safe workplace policies and procedures. 

How to apply for the position:

Individuals must use the State of FL “People First” electronic application and include a résumé and cover letter.

Methods of contacting employer: 

E-MAIL:, OR via phone 850-595-4200

All résumés and People First applications will be confirmed as received by email.

Agency Head: Ginger Bowden Madden, State Attorney.  Employment is "At Will" and non-contracted.  Employer is member of and functions under the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Pay Plan.  Agency Mission Statement: "Seeking Justice for Florida" 

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: Fort Walton Beach