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      The deadline to apply through People First is December 19, 2014

Ongoing Job Opportunities

Civil Process Servers

Admin Order 2010-03 in re: Certification and Regulation of Civil Process Servers outlines the policies and procedures for the certification and regulation of civil process servers in the Second Judicial Circuit.

Following are the requirements for placement on the approved list of Certified Civil Process Servers for the Second Judicial Circuit:

  1. A completed application.
  2. A surety bond of $5,000. (Minimum)
  3. Sheriff's advisory letters from each of the six (6) county Sheriffs (included in the application).
  4. A certified criminal background check may be obtained from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Federal Bureau of Investigation or any other applicable law enforcement agency.
  5. $250.00 application fee. Checks should be payable Leon County, Florida.

The completed Process Server Application (.pdf) and required documentation must be submitted to:
Paula Watkins, Administrative Services Manager
Leon County Courthouse
Office of Court Administration, Room 225
301 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 577-4422
no later than one (1) day prior to attending the seminar and taking the exam or you will not be permitted to participate. Please note that a national criminal background check may be conducted on all applicants.


Court Appointed/Conflict Attorney

Applications are now being taken for the Second Judicial Circuit Court Appointed/Conflict Attorney Registry, to be effective July 1, 2013. Please note: If you are currently on our Registry and do not wish to make any changes, you do not need to file a new Conflict Attorney Application. If you do wish to make changes in counties/categories requested, please notify us at this time.

The Registry will be used for appointment of attorneys for persons entitled to court-appointed counsel, in cases in which the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel has a conflict of interest.

Paula Watkins, Administrative Services Manager
Leon County Courthouse
Office of Court Administration, Room 225
301 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 577-4422


Instructions

In order to apply for any position vacancies, please submit a separate, completed State of Florida Application for each vacancy in which you have an interest. You may obtain a State of Florida application from the Office of Personnel Services at (850) 488-3695 or you may download an application.

All successful applicants will be subject to a Criminal Background Check.

The Florida State Courts System does not accept electronically transmitted applications, unless stated on the vacancy announcement. Please mail your completed application to:
Paula Watkins
Administrative Services Manager

301 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32301
or fax your resume, state application and any other corresponding documentation to Paula Watkins attention at (850) 487-7947
for each respective vacancy in which you would like to be considered. Your application must be received by the 5:00 p.m. on the indicated closing date.

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