Current Job Opportunity


August 14, 2015

Closing Date

September 25, 2015

Position Number


Position Title

Director of Central Staff - Director of Workers' Compensation Unit

Job Location

First District Court of Appeal, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range


Job Description

The Director of the Workers’ Compensation Unit provides supervisory administrative and legal work coordinating and overseeing the assignments and work product of staff attorneys assigned to the unit. Consistent with court policy, the Director develops procedures for efficient processing of all workers’ compensation cases filed with the court, assists in adopting means to implement those policies.  The Court’s goal is to have workers’ compensation cases resolved expeditiously, and to achieve decision uniformity.  To achieve these goals, the Directors reviews and has responsibility for all documents produced by the workers’ compensation unit.  The Director reports to the Chief Judge and participates in senior staff meetings and court conferences as required.  The Director, as a member of the unit, will analyze cases, prepare summaries with recommendations, and draft opinions based on the analyses.  The number of cases prepared by the Director will be adjusted to allow time for necessary administrative and unit oversight responsibilities. 

Education and Training Guidelines


Special Comments

How to Apply

Submit a State of Florida application, resume and transcripts (copies accepted) by September 25, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Marshal’s Office
First District Court of Appeal
2000 Drayton Drive
Tallahassee, FL  32399
Telephone: 850-488-8136

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

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

If you need an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process, please call (850) 488-8136 in advance. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.