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MyFlorida STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 15TH CIRCUIT- ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY- 21000395 in WEST PALM BEACH, Florida

STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 15TH CIRCUIT- ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY- 21000395

Date: Jun 10, 2024

Location:

WEST PALM BEACH, FL, US, 33401

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Requisition No: 830865

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 15TH CIRCUIT- ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY- 21000395

Pay Plan: St.AttorneysJAC PIB

Position Number: 21000395

Salary: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 07/08/2024

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OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY, 15TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

The State Attorney’s Office, 15th Judicial Circuit, is currently accepting applications for anASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY for our LEGAL AFFAIRS AND APPEALS UNIT. This is an AT WILL POSITION.

Applicants should complete the online application process through the State of Florida jobsite, and submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and contact information for three law-related references.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position title: Assistant State Attorney

Position summary and duties:

Applicants must have a law degree from an accredited law school, admittance and continued good standing with the Florida Bar, and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in criminal and/or civil litigation. Additionally, applicants should possess excellent writing skills and a working knowledge of the appellate process. This position is responsible for representing the State in post-conviction matters, including claims of ineffective assistance of counsel, newly discovered evidence, and requests for post-conviction DNA testing.

Salary and benefits:

The starting salary range for this position is between $75,000 and $90,000 annually, depending on experience level. The position provides a comprehensive benefit package, including:

  • Low cost health insurance plan options ($8.34 monthly for individual coverage and $30.00 monthly for family coverage)

  • State paid disability and life insurance policies

  • Supplemental insurance plans offered including dental, vision, hospitalization and more

  • Automatic enrollment in the Florida Retirement System in the Senior Management Class

  • Paid County and State holidays

  • Paid vacation and sick leave accrued on a monthly basis

  • Qualifying employer under Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Tuition waiver program

  • Upon Legislative approval, payment of Florida Bar dues

    Any offer of employment would be contingent upon the applicant passing a background records check and fingerprinting. The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with s. 112.0455, Fla. Stat., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

    We also participate in the U.S. government’s employment eligibility verification program (E-verify). E-verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the employment eligibility verification form (I-9).

    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS at 1-844-377-1888 on how your current benefits may be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

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.

Nearest Major Market:Palm Beach

Nearest Secondary Market:Miami

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