Current Job Opportunity
May 7, 2014
May 19, 2014
Deputy Clerk I
First District Court of Appeal, Tallahassee, Florida
$2,221.54 - $4,474.19 (Monthly*)
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.
The essential function of the position within the organization is to process the cases in the court and provide customer service. The position is responsible for processing motions, issuing court orders, setup new cases, delivering mail, providing customer service, performing research of procedural and simple issues, and performing other related clerical tasks. The position works under general supervision according to some procedures; decides how and when to complete tasks.
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.
Associates degree in law, paralegal or a closely related field and one year of related experience.
Collects, classifies, and formats data or information.
Provides assistance to people to achieve task completion.
Requires minimum responsibility for only small quantities of low cost items or supplies where opportunities for achieving economies or preventing loss are negligible.
Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.
Reads journals and manuals; composes routine reports and business letters using proper format and grammar; speaks to groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.
Complexity of Work:
Performs skilled work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem solving; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.
Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with minor impact - affects only those in immediate work area.
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 and Case Management System.
Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 25 pounds over their heads.
Graduation from high school or GED and 3 years of experience in legal, court or secretarial experience is preferred.
Must be detail oriented with good typing and people skills and have the ability to lift 25 pound boxes overhead. Court and computer experience highly desirable.
This is a rare opportunity to join a highly energetic staff of long term court professionals who are known for their outstanding performance and customer service in one of the busiest appellate courts in the country. Because of the training time required, only those seeking a long term position should apply.
How to Apply
Submit a current and complete State of Florida application and resume as an attachment to an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or a paper copy may be mailed to:
First District Court of Appeal
State of Florida
2000 Drayton Drive
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
For additional information, questions, or concerns, please contact: Leslie Tharp at 850-717-8132.
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 the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.