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Current Job Opportunity


September 17, 2018

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number


Position Title

Deputy Marshal Supervisor - District Court

Job Location

Second District Court of Appeal, Lakeland and Tampa Florida

Salary Range

$40,763.96 Annually, *The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to: assist the Marshal with establishing and implementing security policies; supervise day-to-day security operations, including planning coordinating and scheduling assignments; and coordinate emergency plans to ensure the physical safety of  judges, employees, and guests of the Court in the court building(s) and grounds, or in any building in which the Court is sitting.

The position is also responsible for protection of Court property, training Deputy Marshals and Court Security Officers and contracted law enforcement officers in the operation of equipment and performance of their duties, and to act as an intermediary between the engineering and security staffs and work to correct all identified building deficiencies and sub-system failures. The position works under limited supervision of the Marshal or Chief Deputy Marshal.

The Deputy Marshal Supervisor is a law enforcement officer and must comply with s. 943.13, F.S. The Deputy Marshal Supervisor is an “assistant” of the Marshal of the District Court of Appeal, as referenced in s. 35.26, F.S. The Deputy Marshal Supervisor has district-wide arrest powers when exercised in furtherance of and in connection with the performance of official duties for the District Court.

Education and Training Guidelines

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four year college or university in business management or administration, or related field. Additional relevant experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. Four years of progressively responsible administrative experience, two of which were in a supervisory capacity. Must have current State of Florida law enforcement certification.


Data Responsibility:
Collects, classifies or formats data or information in accordance with a prescribed schema or plans to facilitate the identification and extraction of useful information.

People Responsibility:
Supervises or leads others by determining work procedures, assigning duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency. Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view.

Assets Responsibility:
Has some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies or equipment.

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and/or and calculate ratios, rates and percentages.
Read journals and manuals; composes routine reports, arrest warrants, and e-mails using proper format and grammar; speaks informally to groups of co-workers and subordinates, the general public, people in other organizations, and presents training.

Complexity of Work:
Performs supervisory work involving policy and guidelines, solving both people and work-related problems; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressures.

Impact of Decisions:
Responsible for the actions of others, requiring development of procedures and constant decisions affecting subordinate workers, Court employees, or others in the general public; works in a somewhat fluid environment with rules and procedures but many variations from the routine.

Equipment Usage:
Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as x-ray and metal detection systems, fire safety equipment, magnetometers, surveillance equipment and guns. Carries a firearm and must meet and maintain law enforcement firearms qualification standards mandated by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC).

Safety of Others:
Requires considerable responsibility for the safety and health of others and/or continuous enforcement of the laws and standards of public health and safety.

Special Comments

The essential function of the position is to assist the marshal with all security operations and emergency planning. This is a highly responsible position establishing and implementing security policies as well as providing the related operational support and administrative services. The position requires initiative, concentration, strong organizational skills, careful attention to detail and the ability to creatively adjust to a variety of changing workflow demands. Professional verbal and written communications skills are essential. Duties include operation of computerized security systems for card access, CCTV, and metal detection and administering the off duty contracts. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in writing and proficiency with computer applications and peripherals are essential. This position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings with the marshal.

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida application, a cover letter, resume and verification of education by e-mail to                                      

Please note "Deputy Marshal" in the subject line of your e-mail.

For additional information, please contact Jacinda Haynes or Jodie Siemen at (863)940-6050.

Fax: 9863)413-2649

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

Applications 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.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.