Judicial Assistant - Circuit Court

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is a progressive trial court in Central Florida where employees make a difference.  Our team of court professionals is richly diverse, with unique perspectives and ideas.  We encourage teamwork and individual contribution and pride ourselves on changing attitudes and doing things better.  We’re always interested in dynamic individuals who enjoy innovation, new ideas and the opportunity to serve others while leading the way to the court of tomorrow.

Position description

The Ninth Circuit seeks to fill a temporary, 20 hour per week Circuit Judicial Assistant position responsible for supporting the administrative and secretarial duties of Circuit Judge Mikaela Nix-Walker. This position requires extensive public contact and excellent organizational and computer skills. The chosen candidate will be courteous and have excellent communication skills. This position requires a high school diploma and 4 years of experience as either a legal secretary, paralegal, or judicial assistant. Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis. An undergraduate degree and experience is preferred.

$19.33/hour state funded OPS position headquartered at the Osceola County Courthouse – Kissimmee. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter interested in breaking in with the state courts or someone interested in short term work and extra cash.

The position is set to start October 25, 2021 and conclude November 19, 2021. Some work schedule flexibility is available. This position does not provide benefits, holiday or vacation pay.

Deadline to apply: Friday, October 15, 2021.
Interviewing and candidate selection will be the week of October 18th.

Equal opportunity employer

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836‐2261 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.