STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 20TH CIRCUIT-LEGAL ASSISTANT I -
Date: Apr 16, 2021
Location: FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33901
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Requisition No: 335723
Agency: Justice Administrative Commission
Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 20TH CIRCUIT-LEGAL
ASSISTANT I - 21009574
Position Number: 21009574
Posting Closing Date: 09/17/2021
OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
LOCATION: LEE COUNTY
CITY: FORT MYERS
COUNTY: CHARLOTTE, COLLIER, HENDRY, LEE
OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY
ATTN HUMAN RESOURCES
PO BOX 399
FORT MYERS, FL 33902
Applicants must submit a resume and an Employment Application
available at www.SAO20.org to Human Resources, PO Box 399, Fort
Myers, FL 33902, or email electronically to
supportstaffapplicant@SAO20.org. Incomplete applications or
applications without the required resume will not be
REQUIRED ENTRY-LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to
graduation from a standard high school or an equivalency
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Dependable and routine in-office attendance during regularly
scheduled business hours.
Ability to focus and pay attention to detail.
Ability to read and comprehend.
Efficient keyboard skills.
Effective and efficient communication skills and ability to
interact professionally with other employees, members of the public
Ability to operate the telephone system and respond to calls
promptly and professionally.
Review and promptly respond to all electronic messaging.
Perform quality work within deadlines.
Ability to operate a computer and other office machinery.
Ability to follow rules, regulations, policies and
Work effectively as a team contributor as well as
Comply with all Public Records statutes and policies.
Travel as required.
Updates case management system and notes.
Prepares Legal Documents.
Responsible for all administrative activities as required.
Accompany ASA to court and assist as required.
Coordinate meetings, depositions and/or court appearances
including space, time, place and notify all participants.
Assists victims and witnesses, as needed.
Arrange travel itinerary and hotel accommodations and
Research and prepare reports as necessary.
Receive, scan and distribute incoming mail.
Receive and process Law Enforcement electronic media.
Assist in the processing and maintenance of all electronic media
including e-filings and evidence and media.
Update case management system and assist with data collection
Provide other services as needed such as transportation, a
separate Pre-Trial waiting area and appropriate translator services
as needed or requested.
Generate subpoenas and update case management system from
Establish and maintain effective communication with attorneys,
court personnel, victims, witnesses, law enforcement personnel, and
other parties relevant to assigned cases in both verbal and written
Maintain and file all records and reports on case activity and
prepare any necessary statistical reports.
Secure supplemental case information.
Bilingual employees will assist in translations as needed.
Transcribes dictation as needed.
Notarize documents as needed.
Perform any and all duties as required.
The Office of the State Attorney, 20th Judicial Circuit is an
Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status
or disability. If you require an accommodation, as defined by the
Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the
application/selection process, please contact the Human Resources
Department in advance via e-mail at
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
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