The Clerk's office is looking for ambitious, dedicated people interested in working for a professional public service office. The motto we strive for is "Setting the Standard for Public Service".
Types of positions
The majority of the positions at the Clerk's office are clerical in nature such as; cashier, data entry, mail clerks, front counter and courtroom clerks. The organization also offers a variety of professional-level positions in the areas of management, supervisory, information technology, and accounting.
The Clerk's Office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M., except for legal holidays. There are two types of positions:
- Exempt employees ('exempt from overtime') work a 37.5-hour workweek but are expected to work the hours necessary for successful completion of work obligations.
- Non-exempt employees work a 37.5 hour workweek. Some positions offer overtime.
How to apply
All applicants must complete an Employment Application. Applications may be delivered in person or faxed to the Human Resources Department, DeLand Courthouse, Room C-211, between 8 AM and 4:30 PM. Qualified applicants will be tested for typing speed and accuracy. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements in order to be considered for a particular position.
Waiting time for interviews
The waiting time for an interview varies. Applications are kept on file and considered for employment for a period of one year.
Salaries are established in accordance with the requirements of each position classification. There is a minimum and maximum salary within each pay classification to allow for upward mobility.
FRS (Florida Retirement System) - Full time and part-time regular employees are covered under the Florida Retirement System. The Clerk of the Court makes contributions into the employee's selected retirement plan, and contributions are based on the employee's salary. In addition, all regular and part-time employees must contribute 3% of their gross compensation, on a pre-tax basis.
Insurance - The Clerk provides a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time regular employees. Benefits include Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance coverage at no cost to the employee after 90 days of employment. Coverage for an employee’s dependents is available at the employee’s expense through payroll deduction. Supplemental Life Insurance is available to employees through payroll deductions.
Additional Benefits - Additional benefits include:
- Employee Assistance Program
- Workers Compensation Insurance
- Deferred Compensation Plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions
- Pre-Tax Premium Deductions
- Credit Union Membership
- Paid Holidays
- Paid Vacation Days
- Paid Sick Leave
- Casual Dress Days on Fridays
The Clerk believes in providing opportunities to students in the local community and has initiated a Student Intern Program for local high school and college students. In order to be considered for employment, students must be at least 16 years old and meet certain standards in addition to taking part in the usual pre-screening process. The Volunteer/Intern Application Form is available online. The goal of the program is to introduce students to the workplace and to share career-building skills for the future.
The Clerk values the skills of our diverse community and has implemented a Volunteer - VALUE Program. Volunteers are placed in many different departments and provide a valuable service to our organization and the public. The Volunteer/Intern Application Form is available online.
Contact the Human Resources department for more information regarding employment.
The Clerk of Court does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other proscribed category set forth in federal or state regulations.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 6043
DeLand, FL 32721-0104