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OPS LAW CLERK - 67930326 1

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 396881 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: OPS LAW CLERK - 67930326 1

Position Number: 67930326 

Salary:  $15.00 HOURLY 

Posting Closing Date: 06/23/2021 

LAW CLERK– OPS

AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

STATE OFFICE – 67930326 – TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

 

 

THIS IS AN OPS POSITION

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities works in partnership with local communities to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 3-5 at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services provided through the Agency.

www.apdcares.org

The State of Florida participates in the VALIC National Plan for OPS employees. The VALIC National Plan includes two tax-qualified, defined-contribution retirement investment plans.  Approved by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and offered by VALIC, Inc. (VALIC), the Plan is divided into two parts: the FICA Alternative Plan and the Special Pay Plan.

To obtain more information on the VALIC National Plan, you may contact VALIC, Inc. at www.valic.com/opsfl or call toll free 1-800-448-2542.

OPS employees are not eligible for any type of leave accrual, paid holidays or personal holidays.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD 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).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. 

ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Open Competitive opportunity- Any applicant who meets the minimum requirements of the position.

 

Position may require some travel to surrounding areas, applicant must be willing and able to travel for work purposes.

 

**NOTE: Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work history with month, year, and hours worked are required to qualify for this position.  Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information. ***

 

***DUTIES:

 

Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service. This includes, but is not limited to, always acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

 

This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of complex legal, administrative and clerical functions for multiple attorneys requiring independent judgment, action, knowledge of laws and regulations, including making frequent decisions in accordance with organizational policies and practices.  The incumbent will require minimum supervision while carrying out assigned duties.  As assigned by any attorney:

 

Provide Quality customer service and safeguard confidential information.

 

Provide legal support and research case law to assist attorneys.

 

Maintain case files.

 

Retrieving, interpreting, and updating case data from various systems.

 

Preparing a variety of legal documents for attorney review and/or signature.

 

Scheduling, attending, and assisting in judicial and administrative proceedings.

 

Initiating, receiving, and responding to communication with parties, court officials, clerk staff, opposing counsel, and Agency staff.

 

Developing and/or maintaining data lists and databases.

 

Other duties necessary to provide legal services for agency case.

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: Tallahassee