OPENING FOR LEGAL ASSISTANT
The State Attorney’s Office is advertising an opening for a Legal Assistant in our Lake City office working in the misdemeanor department. Interested applicants should fill out the Employment Application and return it to Monica Baker who’s address can be found below. This position will remain open until filled.
The State Attorney’s Office, Third Judicial Circuit, employees approximately 70 people in positions such as Assistant State Attorneys, Legal Assistants, Receptionists, Victim Advocates, and Investigators.
While this office may not currently have an open position, applications are always accepted.
Applications that are received are kept for 6 months. In the event that a position does become available, applications on file are reviewed and considered. If your application is on file, you may be contacted for an interview.
To be employed as an Assistant State Attorney one must be an active member of the Florida Bar or a Certified Legal Intern.
To apply for a position with this office, please submit a completed employment application along with a resume and cover letter.
Applications should be mailed to:
State Attorney’s Office
Attn: Monica Baker
310 Pine Ave., SW
Live Oak, FL 32064
Personnel operations of the State Attorney’s Office are governed by the Classification and Pay Plan of the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association. Employees of this office are not career service employees. All employees serve at the pleasure of the State Attorney and are at will.
Note: All applications that are received are a public record subject to disclosure.
The State Attorney’s Office, Third Judicial Circuit, is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This office complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA).
As a full-time permanent staff member of this office, you are a State employee eligible for all State employee benefits. These benefits include health insurance, life insurance, paid leave, and retirement with the Florida Retirement System.
Health insurance: The state provides options for both PPO and HMO health insurance plans. The office pays more than 85% of the premium cost of either single or family coverage.
Life insurance: A basic term life insurance policy in the amount of $25,000 is provided to each employee at no cost. Additional life insurance may be purchased by the employee.
Leave: Each full-time employee receives annual leave and sick leave. The rate of accrual for annual leave increases over time based on years of service.
Retirement: The State Attorney’s Office participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS). The FRS is a contributory system meaning that contributions are made by both the employer and the employee. The employee pre-tax contributions are 3% of gross pay and are paid monthly. The Florida Retirement System offers two retirement plans, one which would be selected by the employee. The FRS Pension plan offers a defined benefit while the FRS Investment plan is a defined contribution plan. Vesting requirements vary under the two plans. For additional information on these retirement plans, please visit the Florida Retirement System website at MyFRS.com.