Requisition No: 802933
Agency: Justice Administrative Commission
Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 7TH CIRCUIT- ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY - 21007378
Position Number: 21007378
Posting Closing Date: 08/31/2023
OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY
SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA
VOLUSIA, FLAGLER, PUTNAM & ST. JOHNS COUNTIES
251 North Ridgewood Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-7509
Phone (386) 239-7710
Fax (386) 239-7716
Assistant State Attorney Position(s)
Office of the State Attorney R. J. Larizza, 7th Judicial Circuit
Position: Public Records Assistant State Attorney
Job Type: Full Time Position (Monday through Friday/8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m./40 hour week)
Location: Volusia County & St. Johns County
Starting Salary: $120,000 per year
Benefits: Health benefits, dental benefits, paid annual leave, paid sick leave, paid State Holidays, and a State retirement package
Position Closes: August 31, 2023 end of business day
The Office of Seventh Circuit State Attorney R.J. Larizza invites you to apply for a career as an Assistant State Attorney. Our office is responsible for the prosecution of all crimes committed in Volusia, Flagler, Putnam, and St. Johns Counties. We employ over 70 prosecutors and handle over 50,000 cases annually.
We are seeking a Public Records Assistant State Attorney who is a member in good standing with the Florida Bar. Our prosecutors are described as self-starters, possessing common sense, having a great sense of humor, and relating to the Victims of crime. Good judgment and discretion are essential characteristics of prosecutors.
Knowledge of Florida’s Public Records Laws, Sunshine Laws, Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, legal research and writing, and litigation are essential functions of this career.
Salary and Benefits
The Seventh Circuit State Attorney’s Office is proud to boast the highest average salary for a prosecutor in the State of Florida. Our salary for the Public Records ASA is $120,000 a year plus State of Florida health insurance, and retirement (either a pension or investment plans).
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Managing Public Records requests, research, writing and responding.
- Investigate, evaluate, and prepare litigation related to public records requests.
- Manage a high-volume caseload.
- Work within our paperless case management system (all prosecutors are assigned a laptop on day one).
- Dependable and routine in-office attendance.
- Ability to focus and pay attention to detail.
- Ability to read and comprehend.
- Efficient typing skills.
- Effective and efficient communication skills and ability to interact professionally with other employees, members of the public and stakeholders.
- Perform quality work within deadlines.
- Ability to operate a computer and other office machinery.
- Ability to read and follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Work effectively as a team contributor as well as independently.
- Comply with all Public Records statutes and policies.
- Travel as required.
- Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
- Ability to work more than 40 hours per week.
The following applicants will be considered:
- Members of the Florida Bar in good standing;
- Appropriate public records law experience required
Please apply via online submission.
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.