Posted on: May 14, 2022
ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY - 60057759
Date: Apr 6, 2022
SANFORD, FL, US, 32773
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Requisition No: 610302
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY - 60057759
Position Number: 60057759
Posting Closing Date: 05/04/2022
Florida Department of Children & Families - Children's Legal
We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to work
in our Children's Legal Services Division, a premier statewide law
firm. This is an excellent opportunity to work among an elite group
of dedicated legal child advocates to ensure justice for the
children of Florida.
We have excellent benefits including affordable health insurance
plans & options, liberal sick leave and annual leave policy, and, a
tuition waiver program through state colleges and universities. We
offer 9 holidays and 1 personal day, FRS Investment or FRS Pension
plan and numerous pre-tax and post-tax benefit options.
Description: This is a general office and clerical position
providing support to a team of paralegals and attorneys assigned to
our Children's Legal Services program. The work is challenging but
Job Responsibilities/Examples of Work May Include:
+ Preparing Notices of Filings of legal documents and
+ Creating, maintaining, and closing case files;
+ Transporting legal documents to and from the courthouse
+ Answering phones;
+ Filing documents in case files;
+ Filing documents with the court;
+ Sorting and distributing paper mail and electronic mail;
+ Operating copy machine;
+ Entering data timely and accurately into statewide databases;
+ Tracking court calendar activities;
+ Transmitting work electronically to other locations;
+ Preparing travel reimbursement requests;
+ Preparing witness requests; and
+ Monitoring and ordering office supplies.
Minimum Requirements :
+ Excellent communication skills.
+ Knowledge of office professionalism and practices.
+ Computer experience, particularly with Microsoft Office (Word and
+ Ability to use copying and fax machine.
+ Ability to organize files and other records.
+ Ability to enter data in records management systems.
+ Ability to handle telephone calls in a courteous and effective
+ Prior experience working in a legal office preferred.
+ Incumbents in this position may be required to transport files
(up to 25 lbs.) to and from the courthouse regularly.
+ Some Agency positions may require successful completion of
pre-interview assessment or work sample prior to interview.
It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families
that any applicant being considered for employment must
successfully complete a State and National criminal history check
as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if
applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of
Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin
employment until the background screening results are received,
reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the
Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to,
fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks
through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local
criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.
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 the PeopleFirst Service Center
(1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made
in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
Veterans' preference will be given to eligible veterans and their
spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes.
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.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,
candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive
preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are
encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to
receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.
Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting
documentation with each submission that includes character of
service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any
other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida
Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation
requirements are available by clickinghere
(http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All
documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market:Orlando
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