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CAPITAL COLLATERAL REGIONAL COUNSEL, MIDDLE REGION-INVESTIGATOR - 21014180

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: TAMPA, FL, US, 33637

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Requisition No: 299321 

 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

 

Working Title: CAPITAL COLLATERAL REGIONAL COUNSEL, MIDDLE REGION-INVESTIGATOR - 21014180

 

Position Number: 21014180 

 

Salary:  $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 

 

Posting Closing Date: 06/25/2021 

Capital Collateral Regional Counsel – Middle Region

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample by e-mail only to saladino@ccmr.state.fl.us.  Applications submitted through the People First on-line system will not be considered.

The Office of the Capital Collateral Regional Counsel – Middle Region (“CCRC-M”) has an immediate opening for a full-time capital, post-conviction investigator position in Tampa, Florida. CCRC-M advocates for the Constitutional rights and inherent dignity of indigent persons sentenced to death in the State of Florida in associated state and federal post- conviction proceedings.

Job Duties: CCRC-M investigators are responsible for gathering facts and mitigation information about the agency’s clients and cases. General areas of responsibility include locating and interviewing witnesses; writing reports; drafting declarations; serving subpoenas; developing a relationship with clients; interviewing clients’ friends and family members; collecting documents; reviewing trial evidence; and working with attorneys and experts to develop mitigation themes.

Requirements: Applicants must have graduated from an accredited school with a bachelor’s degree and a minimum three-years of experience in a related field or as an investigator, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A background in law, social work, or mental health is a plus. A high level of computer literacy is required, and applicants must be able to organize work and set priorities to meet critical deadlines. This position may require extensive travel. It may also require working beyond business hours, which may include nights, weekends, and holidays. This position may also require lifting and moving heavy objects up to 50lbs as well as standing for periods of a time.  A background investigation is required as a condition of employment.

Selection Criteria: Candidates must possess a commitment to the defense of death-sentenced individuals; have excellent oral and written communication skills; have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to develop a rapport with people of different backgrounds; be able to work independently and take initiative; be capable of analyzing and communicating complex information; and work well in teams.

Salary/Benefits: This is a full-time, at-will position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience with an anticipated starting range of $40,000 to $45,000.  Benefits include health and life insurance, as well as various supplemental plans that are available.

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample via email only to Ehrin Saladino (saladino@ccmr.state.fl.us). Information sent to People First will not be reviewed.

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.

 

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tampa