Current Job Opportunity


August 27, 2014

Closing Date

September 12, 2014

Position Number


Position Title

Administrative Assistant II

Job Location

Second District Court of Appeal, Lakeland and Tampa, FL*

*It is anticipated that the position will be primarily located in Lakeland but occasional daily trips and even permanent relocation to Tampa is possible.

Salary Range

$2,526.67 - $5,088.71 Monthly**

**Initial appointment for a highly qualified candidate may be 15% above the minimum salary noted here.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide advanced administrative, fiscal, coordinating, and clerical support. The position is responsible for administrative and clerical tasks of moderate responsibility. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.

Education and Training Guidelines


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis.



  • Two years of experience in business administration, office skills or related field.
  • Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.


The successful candidate will have accounting/bookkeeping experience and a working knowledge of current purchasing practices and procedures.  The position requires initiative, concentration, strong organizational skills, careful attention to detail and the ability to creatively adjust to a variety of changing workflow demands.  Professional verbal and written communication skills are essential.


Data Responsibility: Compiles, examines, or evaluates data or information and possibly recommends action based on results.


People Responsibility: Provides assistance to people to achieve task completion; may instruct or assign duties to coworkers.


Assets Responsibility: Requires some responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies, or small amounts of money.


Mathematical Requirements: Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.


Communications Requirements: Reads journals and manuals; composes reports and business letters using proper format and grammar; speaks to groups of coworkers and other state or local government offices.


Complexity of Work: Performs coordinating work involving guidelines and rules, with constant problem solving; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results or frequent exposure to unusual pressures.    


Impact of Decisions: Makes decisions with moderate impact - affects only those in immediate work area and may affect other work units.


Equipment Usage: Handles or uses machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items.

Special Comments

It is anticipated that the position will be primarily located in Lakeland but occasional daily trips and even permanent relocation to Tampa is possible.

How to Apply

Please note that completed application material cannot be submitted electronically.


Submit a cover letter, resume, and a current State of Florida application to:

Jo Haynes, Marshal

Post Office Box 327

Lakeland, Florida 33802


Applications must be received no later than 5 PM on Friday, September 12th, 2014. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Continued employment for the selected candidate will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the interviewing process once selected, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Jo Haynes or Mary Siegel; telephone number (863) 499-2290 at least 7 days before your scheduled either in-person or telephonic interview; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.


We are an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability


We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.