Closing Date: 3rd July, 2023
Examples of Work Performed
- Supervision duties include training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, and ensuring that deadlines as assigned are met.
- Must ensure quality work product from staff.
- Provides guidance to the attorneys, as needed, in researching, interpreting, and applying legal principles of the most complex nature within the assigned work area.
- Reviews, edits, analyzes, discusses, and provides final approval for written work of attorneys on a regular basis and as needed.
- Monitors workflow to identify and address potential workload issues and to ensure performance goals are met.
- Supervisor monitors and reports on the status of the department's backlogged cases and identifies solutions to address backlog and workload issues.
- Will be responsible for various reports concerning department statistics and other records.
- Works independently, as well as cooperatively in a team environment.
- Complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- Legal research and writing duties include reviewing case files, researching the law, preparing memoranda and proposed orders in a variety of legal areas brought before the trial court.
- Supervisor provides legal advice to Judges, General Counsel, and others as may be required.
The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this classification.
Minimum Education and Experience Guidelines
Graduation from an accredited law school with excellent academic standing and five years experience in the practice of law or as a law clerk in an appellate or trial court Managerial, administrative, or supervisory experience preferred.
Law Review, journal, or significant law school writing and editing experience preferred. Membership in the Florida Bar; Exceptional writing skills; Well-rounded understanding of many areas of law, court procedures, court systems, and judicial rules.
Additional relevant experience may substitute for college education on a year-for-year basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be received until the position is filled. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any of the protected classes.
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the interviewing process once selected, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Palm Beach County Courthouse, 205 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, Florida 33401; telephone number (561) 355-4380 at least 7 days before your scheduled either in-person or telephonic interview; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call “711.”
How to Apply
For additional information and to apply visit the [15th Judicial Circuit] Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Employment website [https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/15thcircuit?page=1].
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.