Date:  Apr 20, 2024

VIERA, FL, US, 32940

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Requisition No: 821352 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission


 Pay Plan: St.AttorneysJAC PIB

Position Number: 21008535 

Salary:  $63,000 - $68,000 

Posting Closing Date: 07/24/2024 

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Assistant State Attorney

Office of the State Attorney, 18th Judicial Circuit   Viera, FL

Salary: 63,000 to 68,000 Depending on Experience

Location: Brevard County


Attorney Qualifications:

  • Possess a law degree from an accredited law school
  • Member of The Florida Bar in good standing
  • Knowledge of criminal laws and procedures
  • Ability to manage a high-volume caseload
  • Commitment to public service and protecting the rights of victims


Summary of Duties:

  • Prosecutorial criminal casework.
  • Conduct legal research.
  • Taking of depositions, interviewing of witnesses, victims, and other parties to ascertain facts of a case for prosecution.   
  • Trial work to include case preparation for court presentation, examining and cross-examining witnesses/defendants/victims and summarizing cases for presentation for jury and non-jury trials. 
  • Proficient management of casework.
  • The ability to use office computer software and equipment.
  • Applicant must have knowledge and ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both oral and in writing.


Desired Skills:

  • The successful candidate will have the ability to efficiently multitask in a fast-paced environment and present a professional and helpful demeanor.
  • Applicants should have Word, Excel, and Clerk database experience.  


Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

  • Annual and sick leave benefits
  • Paid holidays and your Birthday off each year
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision and other supplemental insurance options
  • Retirement plan options; including employer contributions
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Tuition Waivers
  • And more! (For more information, go to


To Apply:

Submit a resume through the People First website at


NOTE: 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 cancelled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


The Office of the State Attorney, 18th Judicial Circuit, is an equal opportunity provider

and uses E-Verify to confirm eligibility of all newly hired employees.

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.

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