Human Resources

Overview


The Broward County Clerk of Courts’ mission is to consistently deliver superior services to our customers, by providing quality record keeping and information through a total commitment to excellence. We welcome innovative well- rounded individuals, who enjoy working in a face-paced and challenging environment. If you are professional, self-motivated, and interested in public service, we invite you to take a look at our career opportunities.

The Broward County Clerk of Courts is a diverse work environment with a generous benefits package. In addition, there is the opportunity for professional growth and development. We have offices in four Courthouse Locations throughout Broward County, Florida. The Clerk of Courts Human Resources Division is located at the Central Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Deputy Court Clerk

A Deputy Court Clerk complies and maintains records for a court of law. Performs clerical duties utilizing knowledge of court system procedures, established law, policies, guidelines, statue, administrative orders, and timelines. Operates office equipment such as telephone, computer, calculator, printer, copy machine, cash register, fax machine, time clock, microfiche or automatic filing system. Enters alpha numeric data into a computer. Uses a bar code scanner to enter citation numbers into court computer system. Lifts, locates, identifies, retrieves and updates court related files weighing up to 50 pounds. Gives information to general public, judiciary, state attorney, bondsmen and other court related agencies. Communicates in written and oral formats. May sit, stand, reach overhead, bend or stoop for extended periods of time. Compiles, sorts, and verifies court documents or records for accuracy. May collect, count, receipt, report and deposit cash payments for court fees or fines.

The Broward County Clerk of Courts reserve the right to evaluate qualifications through testing or other assessments.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and Drug Free Workplace.

The Broward County Clerk of Courts office participates in E-Verify www.e-verify.gov.

Employment Requirements


Examination/Testing: Testing and other assessments may be required of all 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. Please note: Fingerprinting may be required for certain positions.

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 government issued I.D. during the pre-employment process. Once employed all requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 must be met.

Special Accommodation and Communication Needs: The Clerk is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you believe you need reasonable accommodation in order complete an application due to a disability, please notify the Clerk of Courts Human Resources Department at bccochr@browardclerk.org; within three (3) days with your specific needs. The Clerk's Office reserves the right to require an applicant to furnish documentation from an appropriate professional confirming the disability or functional limitations.

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


Employment Benefits


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: Below is a list of benefits fully paid for by the Clerk of Courts office.

  • Life Insurance
  • FICA
  • FICA MED
  • Retirement - Florida Retirement System
  • Sick Days
  • Holidays
  • Personal Reasons Days
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Vacation
    • 2 weeks per year for first five years of service
    • 3 weeks per year from six 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
Benefits are subject to change.

Career Opportunities


The Broward County Clerk of Courts is recruiting individuals who are passionate about public service for the job classifications below. If you enjoy helping others and are looking for a challenging, yet rewarding career, we are looking for dedicated people to join our team of talented professionals!

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Our Location

  • Central Courthouse
    Judicial Complex, West Building
    (Human Resources)

  • 201 S.E. 6th Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
     Directions To This Location

  • 18th Floor, Room: 18140

  •  954-831-7234

  • Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Excluding Holidays