Current Job Opportunity


August 19, 2015

Closing Date

September 1, 2015

Position Number


Position Title

Clerical Assistant

Job Location

Office of the State Courts Administrator, Finance & Accounting Services
Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$11.50 / hour

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide clerical support. The position is responsible for office tasks of moderate responsibility. The position works under general supervision according to office procedures.

Education and Training Guidelines

High school diploma or GED and six months of college or vocational school education in office skills, computer operation or a closely related field and six months of related experience.


Data Responsibility:
Computes or performs arithmetic operations.

People Responsibility
Speaks with or signals to people to convey or exchange information.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires minimum responsibility for only small quantities of low cost items or
supplies where opportunities for achieving economies or preventing loss are

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

Communications Requirements:
Reads technical instructions, charts, and/or procedures manuals; composes
routine reports and completes job forms; speaks compound sentences using
standard grammar.

Complexity of Work:
Performs semi-routine work, following procedures, with occasional problems;
requires normal attention for accurate results.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with minor impact - affects only those in immediate work area.

Physical Demands:
Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Equipment Usage:
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as telephones, fax machine, computer, peripherals, or software programs, such as word processing.

Special Comments

20 hours per week.

Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in college.

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida application to:

Florida Supreme Court
Office of Personnel Services
500 South Duval Street
Tallahassee , FL 32399-1900
Phone: 850-410-1278
Fax: 850-488-3744

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 5:00pm on the closing date.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771. 

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, genetic information or disability.

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