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Employment Opportunities

Job openings are active from the open date until Human Resources closes them. Every effort is made to ensure that job openings are current and accurate.

Changes are made on the website as soon as practical. The closing date established by Human Resources is the official closing date. The Clerk’s Office is not liable for errors.


Current Job Openings

Court Clerk: Under the direct supervision of a Senior Clerk, is responsible for the preparation, maintenance, and processing of court records, performing the duties of a courtroom clerk, and providing cashiering services, as relates to the Traffic, Uniform Support, County Civil, Circuit Civil, Domestic Relations, Probate, Juvenile, or Criminal Divisions. The incumbent may perform one or more of these functions as assigned. This position is classified as non-exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Must be able to type 35 correct words per minute. Applications for positions requiring a typing assessment will not be submitted for the position until the typing assessment has been completed. All applications, including required typing assessments, must be received in the Clerk’s Human Resources Office before the position closes to be considered. Starts at $25,038.00. Open until closed.

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Official Records Clerk: Under the direct supervision of a Senior Clerk, is responsible for the processing and recording of instruments, documents and judgments into the public records of Lake County, assisting the professional title searchers and public in their records research and/or processing the sale of tax deeds. The incumbent may perform one or more of these functions as assigned. This position is classified as non-exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Must be able to type 35 correct words per minute. Applications for positions requiring a typing assessment will not be submitted for the position until the typing assessment has been completed. All applications, including required typing assessments, must be received in the Clerk’s Human Resources Office before the position closes to be considered. Starts at $25,038.00. Open until closed.

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General Clerk: Under the supervision of a Senior Clerk, staffs customer service counter in the Records Storage Facility (RSF). Assists the public with records research and performs cashiering duties. Files, retrieves, audits, destroys and delivers archived files. Processes mail, ensuring it is free of suspicious characteristics/substances. The incumbent may perform one or more of these functions as assigned. This position is classified as non-exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Must be able to type. Applications for positions requiring a typing assessment will not be submitted for the position until the typing assessment has been completed. All applications, including required typing assessments, must be received in the Clerk’s Human Resources Office before the position closes to be considered. Starts at $23,088.00. Open until closed.

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Employment

The Clerk’s Office accepts applications for open positions only. Human Resources will keep applications on file for six months from the date originally submitted. After six months, you must submit a new employment application to account for changes and updates.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for open positions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to notify Human Resources of their desire to have their application considered for an open position. Applicant’s may be invited for an interview if their skills and experience best meet the needs of the Clerk’s Office.

Applicants needing any reasonable accommodations during the application or employment process, or during the interview process, may contact Human Resources at jobs@lakecountyclerk.org or (352) 253-2643.

The Clerk’s Office is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

The office is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, and to providing an environment that encourages and supports a safe, healthy, and productive workforce. Applicants and employees are subject to drug and alcohol testing.

The Clerk’s Office participates in E-Verify. For more information, including your rights and responsibilities, visit the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify website.

Application Process:

To be considered for employment, applicants must complete an application. Applicants must notify Human Resources of open position(s) for which they would like to be considered. One application can be submitted for multiple open positions. Resumes will only be accepted with a completed employment application.

There are three ways to receive an employment application:

  1. Download the Employment Application (PDF).
  2. Send an e-mail to jobs@lakecountyclerk.org requesting an application. 
  3. Pick-up an Employment Application at the Lake County Courthouse, 550 W. Main St., North Wing, Third Floor, Tavares, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

All applications, including required typing assessments, must be received in the Clerk’s Human Resources Office before the position closes to be considered.

Applications must be completed in their entirety, by typing, or if in writing, using blue or black ink only. Be sure to include any additional applicable documents, such as resumes, degrees, DD214s, etc. with the application. Completed applications may be emailed, delivered, or mailed as indicated below.

Email applications to:
jobs@lakecountyclerk.org

Deliver applications to:
Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
Human Resources Office
Lake County Courthouse
550 W. Main St., North Wing, Third Floor
Tavares, FL 32778

Mail applications to:
Lake County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, FL 32778-7800

A representative from the Human Resources Office reviews all applications, confirms receipt thererof, and informs applicants if additional information or a typing test is required for the position.

Typing Tests:

A Human Resources representative will provide information regarding test administration upon receipt of a completed application for employment. Preliminary typing tests can be taken remotely for submission with an employment application. Minimum typing requirements must be met in order to be considered for those positions requiring typing skills. As a condition of an offer of employment, applicants must take a typing test administered at the Clerk’s Human Resources Office, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Please note that it is the applicant's responsibility to arrange to take the typing test.

Employment Tools & Resources
Employment Mailing Address
Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller
Attn: Human Resources
North Wing, 3rd Floor
550 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352) 253-2643