Clerk Employment Application


Clerk Job Openings:

Send Application and Resume to:   or drop off in person at Clerk of Courts, 25 East Hickpochee Ave, LaBelle, FL  33935


Clerk-Official Records Department

General Description:

This position performs clerical, cashiering, passports, indexing of official records, distribution of office mail inter-office and external, marriage licenses, answering phones and customer service related activities at the front counter of the assigned department.  This position reports directly to the departmental Supervisor.

This General Description is not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties as required.

Essential Job Functions:

Interact professionally with customers via telephone, mail correspondence, email or in person to provide support and information.
Apply rules and procedures pertaining to the Clerk’s functions and responsibilities in the assigned department.
Use knowledge to make appropriate inquiries to determine the needs of the customer and answer inquiries or to forward to the appropriate staff.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge and command of business English, spelling, arithmetic, computer skills, and office practices and procedures.
Ability to comply with State Statutes and Clerk’s Office Rules and Regulations.
Ability to interact professionally and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, government officials, and the public.
Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions.
Ability to work in a fast paced, automated environment with many interruptions.

Education and Experience:

Possession of a high school or equivalency diploma issued by a State Department of Education or the United States Armed Forces.

Essential Physical Demands:

Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)
Ability to communicate with others to exchange information.
Prolonged periods in a stationary position, often at a desk and working on a computer.
Repetitive motions that may include the use of wrists, hands and/or fingers.
Ability to move about to accomplish tasks or to move from one worksite to another.
Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.
Ability to adjust, move or lift objects up to 30 pounds in all directions.

Environmental Conditions:

Work is performed in an office environment.

Position Type:           Regular Full-Time                  

Pay:     $15 per hour


General Application Information

The Office of the Hendry County Clerk of Court and Comptroller (“Clerk’s Office”) is firmly committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities and, pursuant to state and federal law, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, disability/handicap, pregnancy, marital status and citizenship.

We appreciate your interest in seeking employment with the Clerk’s Office. A clear understanding of your background and work experience will aid us in placing you in the position that best meets your qualifications. When completing an Application, please answer all of the questions fully and accurately. A résumé may be uploaded as a supplement to the Application; however, it will not be accepted as a substitute for responding to any question. If a question does not apply to you, indicate so by entering N/A in that field.

Your Application will be considered active for a period of sixty (60) days from the date received. We will notify you if you are being considered for employment and additional processing. Kindly refrain from contacting the Clerk’s Office regarding the status of your Application.

Veterans’ Preference
Section 295.07(1), Florida Statutes, provides for Veterans’ Preference in employment appointment and retention, if qualified under one of the categories listed in the Application and not exempt under Section 295.07(5), Florida Statutes. If you seek Veterans’ Preference, please check the appropriate box the Application. Documentation substantiating your claim must be uploaded at the time that you submit your Application.


Statement of Understanding and Release of Information

By applying for an open position at the Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller’s office, job applicants authorize the Clerk and Comptroller to investigate their background, references, employment record, and other matters relating to suitability for employment. This investigation may include a criminal background check and a check on driving records.

Job applicants will be required to authorize former employers to disclose to the Clerk and Comptroller all reports, and/or other information related to suitability for employment, personal or otherwise, without providing prior notice of such disclosure.

Job applicants will be required to release to the Clerk and Comptroller, former employers and all listed references from any and all claims, demands or liabilities arising out of, or relating to, such investigations, or disclosures.

Any material misrepresentation or pertinent omission of fact in a candidate’s application may disqualify the candidate from employment with the Clerk and Comptroller’s office.

The Clerk and Comptroller requires successful job applicants to consent to and pass a pre-employment substance-screening test.

The Clerk and Comptroller is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans With Disabilities Act Employer.

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