Requisition No: 788731
Agency: Justice Administrative Commission
Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 15TH CIRCUIT- VICTIM/WITNESS SPECIALIST I - 21006230
Position Number: 21006230
Posting Closing Date: 01/31/2023
Office of the State Attorney, 15th Judicial Circuit
The State Attorney's Office, 15th Judicial Circuit, is currently accepting applications for a VICTIM/WITNESS SPECIALIST I.
THIS IS AN AT WILL POSITION.
Applicants should submit a resume and complete the online application process through the State of Florida job site.
This position is a liaison between the attorney and the victims/witnesses involved in criminal cases prosecuted by the State Attorney's Office and is responsible for a wide variety of office duties including but not limited to: communicating case related information, coordinating trials, maintaining accurate data entry and addressing any attorney requests. Applicants should possess knowledge of legal terminology and be able to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing. An applicant must be detail oriented and able to prioritize tasks, work under pressure and adapt to changing situations as well as exhibit a willingness to perform other tasks as assigned. The successful candidate will be ready to work as part of a team and also be capable of independent judgment.
Education: A high school diploma or equivalency and experience in the area of criminal justice, social science, counseling, public contact or customer service; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for required experience.
Additionally, applicants must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and demonstrate the ability to type and enter data accurately.
This position requires normal pushing, lifting and moving of boxes and files.
Any offer of employment would be contingent upon a negative drug screen and must pass background records check and fingerprinting.
The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.
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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.