Senior Secretary - Part Time/20 hours per week

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Under direction of the Human Resources Manager, the Senior Secretary (Information Desk Specialist) provides administrative support for the Human Resources Department performing a variety of responsible secretarial, technical, and administrative functions.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; two years of experience in office skills, computer operations or a closely related field.

Essential Duties

You would work independently and exercise discretion with confidential and sensitive information. Screen telephone calls and provide information to visitors regarding locations of courtrooms, clerk’s office, or other services within the Courthouse. Perform tasks such as updating the judicial mail log, typing documents and processing mail. Interact with Judges, Clerk of Court staff, attorneys, law enforcement personnel, bailiffs, social services, witnesses, and the general public.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the legal system and legal terminology is valued; Ability to communicate clearly with others and work in a fast-paced environment with several interruptions. Familiarity with computers.

How to Apply

Each completed package shall include the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • State of Florida application form, available at this link.

The application package must be submitted to: Chief of Personnel, Tammy Anton, at


Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on any of the protected classes.

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the interviewing process once selected, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Tammy Anton, Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Palm Beach County Courthouse, 205 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, Florida 33401; telephone number (561) 355-4380 at least 7 days before your scheduled either in-person or telephonic interview; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call “711.”