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Date

June 11, 2018

Closing Date

June 18, 2018

Position Number

00076

Position Title

Deputy Clerk III - District Court

Job Location

Second District Court of Appeal, Lakeland Florida

Salary Range

$3,469.00 Monthly*,
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to lead in the processing of appellate case files. The position is responsible for processing and distributing incoming pleadings and mail; preparing, reviewing and entering orders and mandates; training and monitoring departmental personnel; serving as information resource; docketing incoming briefs; reviewing filings; managing files/records; and performing other related clerical tasks. The position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.

*The essential function of this position within the organization is to lead in the processing of appellate case files.  The position is responsible for processing and distributing incoming pleadings and mail; preparing, reviewing and entering orders and mandates; training and monitoring departmental personnel; serving as an information resource; docketing incoming briefs; reviewing filings; managing files/records; and performing other related clerical 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.  

Five years' relevant experience or an Associate's degree in law, business administration or paralegal studies. 

Competencies

Data Responsibility:

Refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations. Collects, classifies, and formats data or information.

People Responsibility:

Refers to individuals who have contact with or are influenced by the position.

Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view; may instruct or assign duties to coworkers.

Assets Responsibility:

Refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization. Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies, or small amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:

Deals with quantities, magnitudes, and forms and their relationships and attributes by the use of numbers and symbols. Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percents.

Communications Requirements:

Involves the ability to read, write, and speak. 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:

Addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity, and concentration required by the position and the presence of any unusual pressures. 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:

Refers to consequences such as damage to property, loss of data or property, exposure of the organization to legal liability, or injury or death to individuals. Makes decisions with moderately serious impact - affects work unit and may affect other units or citizens.

Equipment Usage:

Refers to inanimate objects such as substances, materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, or products. A thing is tangible and has shape, form, and other physical characteristics.

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 or spreadsheets and Case Management System. Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 25 pounds over their heads.

Special Comments

THIS IS AN INTERNAL POSTING ANNOUNCEMENT.

See job class specification at: http://flcourts.org/core/fileparse.php/247/urlt/Deputy-Clerk-III-508.pdf


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • follow oral and written instructions;
  • organize work to complete tasks on schedule;
  • exercise discretion and confidentiality;
  • lift boxes weighing up to 25 pounds over their heads;
  • compose and proofread routine reports and letters using proper format and grammar; and
  • work effectively with others.
  • Computer skills in Word, Outlook and internet are required as well as extensive knowledge of legal terms.

How to Apply

Submit a completed State of Florida application with an original signature to:

Jo Haynes, Marshal
Post Office Box 327
Lakeland, Florida  33802

For additional information, please contact:

Jodie Siemen or Jo Haynes
Email: 2DCA_HR@flcourts.org
Telephone: (863)940-6050
Fax: (863)413-2649

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying.

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.

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.