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Date

September 22, 2015

Closing Date

October 7, 2015

Position Number

09593

Position Title

Judicial Assistant - Circuit Court

Job Location

Fourth Judicial Circuit Court, Jacksonville, Florida

Salary Range

$3,081.72 (Monthly*)
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide responsible administrative, secretarial and clerical support to the assigned circuit court judge’s office. The position is responsible for administrative, secretarial and clerical tasks of high responsibility. The position works independently under general supervision according to some procedures; developing work methods and sequences.

Education and Training Guidelines

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.

High school diploma or GED, and two years of college or vocational school education in paralegal, secretarial skills, computer operations or a closely related field and four years of related experience.

High school diploma and four years experience as a legal secretary or paralegal assistant is preferred.

Competencies

Data Responsibility:
Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations. Compiles, examines, or evaluates data or information and possibly recommends action based on results.

People Responsibility:
Gives information, guidance, or assistance to people who directly facilitate task accomplishment; may give instructions or assignments to helpers or assistants.

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

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

Communications Requirements:
Reads journals and manuals; composes specialized reports and business letters using proper format and grammar; speaks to groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.

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 pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with moderate impact - affects those in work unit.

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 computers, peripherals, or software programs such as word processing.

Special Comments

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida application located at http://www.flcourts.org/administration-funding/employment/, a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample by U.S. Mail to:

Debra Marchant, H.R. Manager
Duval County Courthouse
501 West Adams Street, Room 6200
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Phone:  (904)255-1022
Email:  CourtHR@coj.net

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 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. 

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.

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 (904)255-1695 or the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.