Employment Application Supplemental Information

Examination/Testing: A typing test and other assessments may be required of all new applicants. This is to determine their eligibility for various positions requiring the proficiency of these skills.

Background Check: Employment with the Clerk of Courts is subject to the selected candidate's passing a national background check conducted by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement FDLE.

Drug Testing: Employment with the Clerk of Courts is subject to the selected candidate's passing a drug test by an independent testing facility contracted by the Clerk of the Courts.

Required Education and Experience Information: This announcement contains a description of the experience and/or education required for the classification. Applicants are responsible for clearly explaining prior work experience and/or providing all information which supports the application AT THE TIME THE APPLICATION IS FILED. To be creditable, any required accredited college or university education must be verifiable from a reliable source within the United States or its territories or possessions, and information identifying that source must be submitted with the application. Nothing can be added to an application once the announcement period has closed. NOTE: Materials submitted with applications become the property of the Clerk of Courts and cannot be returned.

Starting Pay: Starting salary is normally the minimum of the salary range.

Identification Requirements: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, and the reporting requirements of the Internal Revenue Service and the Florida State Pension System, applicants must be prepared to present a valid governmentally issued Drivers License/Photo I.D. at the time of selection interview. Once employed all requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 must be met.

Special Accommodation and Communication Needs: The Clerk of Courts is pleased to provide necessary reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants. It is the responsibility of applicants requesting reasonable accommodation to submit requests in writing to the Human Resources Division at the time of submission of the application.

Smoking Policy: County's Commission Resolution 91-2047 prohibits smoking in county government buildings, facilities and vehicles.


The Clerk of Courts Office offers a full benefit package to all full time budgeted employees. The following is a benefit list of "Clerk Paid Benefits" and "Clerk Sponsored Benefits".

CLERK PAID BENEFITS: These are benefits fully paid for by the Office of The Clerk.

  • Life Insurance
  • FICA
  • Retirement - Florida Retirement System
  • Sick Days
  • Holidays
  • Personal Reasons days
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Vacation - 2 weeks per year for first five years
    • 3 weeks per year from 6 to ten years of service
    • 4 weeks per year after ten years of service

OTHER CLERK SPONSORED BENEFITS: These are benefits available to full-time regular employees on a voluntary basis, which premiums are deducted from the employee's paychecks.

  • Health Insurance - Family Plans and PPO's
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care
  • Additional Life Insurance
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Dependent Care
  • Medical Reimbursement
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Intensive Care Insurance
  • Long Term/Short Term Disability
  • Legal Insurance
  • Discounted Public Transportation


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