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Date: Nov 21, 2021

Location: VIERA, FL, US, 32940

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Requisition No: 410921 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission


Position Number: 21012561 

Salary:  $50,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/28/2021 

Assistant State Attorney

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

Annual Starting Salary: $50,000

Location: Brevard and Seminole Counties

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 case work
  • 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:

Apply Online.  Submit resume through the People’s First website at

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.

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. 

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