Requisition No: 44661 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: DEPUTY CLERK III - DISTRICT COURT - 22011922

Position Number: 22011922 

Salary:  $41,628.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/04/2018 

Position Title
Deputy Clerk III - Case Support
(Position is Open to Internal and External Applicants, Open Until Filled)
The Fourth District Court of Appeal is located at 110 South Tamarind Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401.  The Court is located across the street from the West Palm Beach Tri-Rail Station and approximately 1/2 mile from the West Palm Beach Brightline Station.
Salary and Benefits
$41,628.00 per year, plus a comprehensive selection of State of Florida employee benefits including: membership in the Florida Retirement System, optional enrollment in a subsidized Health insurance plan, optional enrollment in Life, Dental, and Disability insurance plans, and paid $25,000 term life insurance.  For more information on the benefits available to State of Florida employees visit:
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: 
• Assisting the Clerk of the Court and the Chief Deputy Clerk with processing incoming filings, office workflow, office administration, drafting correspondence, and running statistical reports
• Serving as a liaison to internal court personnel, other court clerks, and members of the public in the applicable policies and procedures for processing appellate cases pending before the court
• Providing orientation and assisting new court employees, deputy clerks, and judges with functions of the Clerk's Office
• Serving as Chief Deputy Clerk in his/her absence to ensure continuity of office functions
• Assisting with the following case support duties:
o Creating new appeals and petitions in the automated case management system
o Docketing incoming electronic and paper filings
o Issuing court opinions, mandates, and orders
o Preparing, maintaining, and distributing argument/conference calendars, including assignment of cases to merits panels
o Handling and scanning, as necessary, incoming mail
o Maintaining case files and exhibits
o Processing filing fees
o Handling paper and electronic copy requests
The position works under the supervision of the Clerk of the Court and the Chief Deputy Clerk.  The Deputy Clerk III - Case Support works professionally with other Clerk's Office personnel, judges, court employees, and the general public on a routine basis.
Education and Training Guidelines
Associate's degree in paralegal, legal assistant, law, business administration, or a closely related field, and five years of related experience.  Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis. 
Preference will be given to applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or higher.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat is essential. 
Application Information
Please e-mail a State of Florida Application and a résumé with a detailed employment and salary history to [email protected]  All materials must be submitted in PDF format.  Additionally, the subject line of the email must read: Deputy Clerk Application.  For a State of Florida application, please go to:

All submissions must contain all necessary materials.

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 contact Marshal Daniel DiGiacomo at (561) 242-2000.

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

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). 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.

State of Florida
Full time