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Public Defender

Company: State of Florida
Location: palatka
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition No: 358922

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission


Position Number: 21012318

Salary: $50,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 04/30/2021

The Office of the Public Defender 7th Judicial Circuit, is seeking an entry level attorney for a position located in our Palatka, Florida, Office.

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The States total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click );
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Applications and/or resumes (writing samples may be included) may be emailed to OR will be accepted through the People First Electronic system.


The primary responsibility of assistant public defenders is to provide effective and professional representation to people charged with criminal offenses.


Applicants must be a member in good standing with the Florida Bar.


Juris Doctorate

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 retirement.

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.

Keywords: State of Florida, Palm Coast , Public Defender, Other , palatka, Florida

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