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Posted on: January 9, 2020


Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Unit – Courthouse Center

A position is available for a Legal Secretary I – PFC Secretary in the Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Unit. This unit deals with domestic violence cases, which include graphic details of horrific incidents and exposure to profane language. This position supports all three divisions in the unit and is primarily responsible for setting pre-file conference appointments for all victims, witnesses and police officers, and sending the corresponding notice or subpoena, as well as processing any attorney requests as needed. Other responsibilities include backing up the arraignment secretaries by preparing domestic violence cases for upcoming arraignment hearings; identifying witnesses for Discovery; updating witnesses and evidence in HYDRA; ordering case reports; preparing daily court calendars and processing incoming mail. Additionally, this position requires extensive telephone contact with the public.   The work schedule for this position is: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The minimum requirements are:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Two (2) years general clerical experience
  • Preference may be given to the candidate with knowledge of domestic violence community resources, HYDRA, CJIS, and E-Notify.
  • Typing speed of 20 accurate words per minute
  • Successful completion of a Skills Test

The successful candidate must be detail oriented, able to meet stringent deadlines, adaptable to change, and computer literate.

Starting Annual Salary:  $23,221.08

 To apply for a position, please complete and submit an application, and updated resume to: humanresources@miamisao.com, by 12:00 Noon, Thursday, January 16, 2020.

The State Attorney’s Office reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement without prior written or other notice.  All information provided by applicants is subject to verification and background investigation.  False statements or omission of information on any application materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

Internal and External candidates will be considered

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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