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STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 15TH CIRCUIT- VICTIM/ WITNESS SPECIALIST I - 21006230

Date:  Sep 11, 2022
Location: 

WEST PALM BEACH, FL, US, 33401


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Requisition No: 694663 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 15TH CIRCUIT- VICTIM/ WITNESS SPECIALIST I - 21006230

Position Number: 21006230 

Salary:  $31,200.00 

Posting Closing Date: 09/30/2022 

Office of the State Attorney, 15th Judicial Circuit

 

The State Attorney's Office, 15th Judicial Circuit, is currently accepting applications for a VICTIM/WITNESS SPECIALIST I.

 

THIS IS AN AT WILL POSITION.  

 

To apply, applicants should submit a resume and complete the online application process through the State of Florida job site.

 

Position title:  Victim Witness Specialist I

 

Position summary and duties:

 

This position is a liaison between the attorney and the victims/witnesses involved in criminal cases prosecuted by the State Attorney's Office and is responsible for a wide variety of office duties including but not limited to: communicating case related information with victims and witnesses, coordinating trials, maintaining accurate data entry and addressing any attorney requests. Applicants should possess knowledge of legal terminology and be able to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing. An applicant must be detail oriented and able to prioritize tasks, work under pressure and adapt to changing situations as well as exhibit a willingness to perform other tasks as assigned.  The successful candidate will be ready to work as part of a team and also be capable of independent judgment. 

 

Salary & Benefits

 

Current entry-level annual salary for Support Staff is $31,200.00.  This position includes a comprehensive benefit package including:

 

  • Low cost health insurance plan options ($50.00 for individual and $180.00 for family coverage)
  • State paid life insurance policy
  • Supplemental insurance plans (including dental, vision, hospitalization, etc.) are available at very reasonable cost
  • Automatic enrollment in the Florida Retirement System
  • Paid State and County holidays
  • Paid vacation and sick leave accrued on a monthly basis
  • Tuition Waiver program
  • Qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Minimum Requirements: 

 

Education: A high school diploma or equivalency and experience in the area of criminal justice, social science, counseling, public contact or customer service; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for required experience.

Additionally, applicants must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and demonstrate the ability to type and enter data accurately.

 

Physical Demands:  

 

This position requires normal pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds and moving boxes and files.

 

Any offer of employment would be contingent upon a negative drug screen and must pass a background records check and fingerprinting.

 

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: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami