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1320 NW 14 Street
Miami, FL 33125
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Law Offices of the Public Defender Carlos J Martinez
Street address: 
1320 NW 14 Street
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

Miami-Dade Public Defender Carlos J. Martinez is seeking a Secretary with bilingual skills.

PD11 Overview: The Public Defender is an elected official who has a constitutional duty to provide legal representation to persons in jeopardy of losing their liberty who cannot afford to hire a private attorney.

Position Type: Full time

Job Description: The secretary assists attorneys representing clients in our juvenile, county, and felony court divisions. The work may include creating and maintaining case files and other records, maintaining case data in office databases, producing legal documents, maintaining the attorney’s schedule and handling telephone calls.

After your application package has been reviewed, you may be required to participate in a selection interview. Non-local candidates may be interviewed initially via Skype or other electronic means.
Salary: Starting salary is $27,000 with a $500 increase upon a successful 6 month written review plus a full-range of state benefits including health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, and free tuition for college courses on a space-available basis.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
Veterans are encouraged to apply.


• Minimum of two years clerical experience or an Associate’s Degree
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data entry
• Excellent verbal, written, computer, communication and interpersonal skills
• Bilingual skills: English/Spanish and/or English/Creole preferred

To apply: 

How to Apply: Download the State of Florida job application at and submit the completed application along with your resume, all in PDF format, to [email protected]:
Your application package must include the State of Florida job application, resume and required supporting documents. Please include information to support your qualifications for this position. Failure to provide required documentation information may result in rejection of your application package.

How you will be evaluated: Your submitted application package will be reviewed to determine compliance with application requirements, level of position-relevant work experience, education and training.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Starting salary is $27,000 with a $500 increase upon a successful 6 month written review
Submission deadline: 
Monday, November 27, 2017