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Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

We will only accept your application for positions that are currently open and schedule an interview
as vacancies occur. Please note the following:

Application

A completed State Attorney’s Office (SAO) application, not a State of Florida application is required, with a current resume.The resume must include dates of employment (months and years) of current and previous employers.

Screening

A completed State Attorney’s Office (SAO) application, not a State of Florida application is required, with a current resume.The resume must include dates of employment (months and years) of current and previous employers

Entry-Level Positions

A completed State Attorney’s Office (SAO) application, not a State of Florida application is required, with a current resume.The resume must include dates of employment (months and years) of current and previous employers

Interview

After you have submitted your application, you may be contacted for an interview.

Retention

Your application will be retained for six (6) months and you may be contacted for an interview at any time during that period. Even if you are not offered a position after your first interview, your application will be retained in our Active Applicants file for six months.

Salary

The starting salary for a new employee is usually at the minimum of the pay grade level within the guidelines of the FPAA Classification and Pay Plan. Payroll is processed monthly. Your salary is deposited by electronic funds transfer, on the last working day of each month, into a bank or credit union account, which you designate. Cost of living salary increases are governed by the State Legislature.

State Employment

As a regular payroll staff member of the State Attorney, 11th Judicial Circuit, you are eligible for State employee benefits. State Attorney’s Office employees are not under the jurisdiction of civil service regulations. Personnel operations of the State Attorney’s Office are governed by the provisions of the Classification and Pay Plan of the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association.

Probationary Period

Each new employee is subject to a probationary period for the first six (6) months of employment. However, Case Analysts in the Child Support Division are subject to a nine (9) month probationary period. While on probation, employees are entitled to benefits.

Organization

The State Attorney’s Office, 11th Judicial Circuit, is staffed with attorneys, investigators, and support (clerical, secretarial, administrative and case analyst) staff. Total staff is 1200+.

Paid Leave (Vacation & Sick)

New employees earn leave benefits as follows: annual leave is earned at the rate of 8.67 hours per month (13 days per year). Sick leave is earned at the rate of 8.67hours per month (13 days per year).

Health Insurance

Through payroll deduction, the State offers support staff employees a health insurance benefit at the rate of $50.00 for individual coverage, and $180.00 for family coverage.

Miscellaneous Insurance

The State offers a free group life insurance plan to all staff, valued at $25,000. Disability, Cancer, Supplemental Hospitalization, Vision and Dental insurance plans are available through payroll deduction.

Retirement Benefits

The State offers two (2) Retirement Plans through the Florida Retirement System, (Traditional Pension Plan or Investment Plan). All employees contribute 3% of their monthly gross salary towards their retirement selection.

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