Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller
Hernando County, Florida

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Welcome to Human Resources

 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Clerk of Circuit Court for Hernando County.  The Clerk of Circuit Court is an independently elected Constitutional Officer and Clerk employees are not employees of Hernando County.   All employees at the Clerk’s Office are at-will employees who serve at the pleasure of the Clerk.

 

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

  • View available positions by clicking on Job Applicant Center button and select Clerk of Courts.
  • Posted positions are listed under “View Open Jobs.”
  • Click on a particular position to see a short description of the job.
  • Full description available by scrolling down to the link under Additional Job Information.
  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications to be considered for employment.
  • Only those individuals whose qualifications and experience best meet the needs of the Clerk’s Office will be invited for an interview.

 

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

  • An online employment application is required in order to be considered for any Clerk’s Office position.
  • To Apply click on the Job Applicant Center.
  • If you already have a user name and password, simply update your resume and apply.
  • If this is your first visit, you must create a user name and password then click “Return to Welcome Screen”.
  • Find a job that matches your qualifications and click “Fill Out Application”.
  • You have the option to save and edit your application at a later time by selecting “Application with Loaded Content”.
  • Please note that the starting pay may be below the range during the training period.
  • DO NOT use the “back” browser button as it will cause you to exit the application.
  • If required, you will need to attach your resume, cover letter or other documents in an electronic format.
  • If you are claiming Veterans Preference you must complete the Veteran’s Preference.  See below for additional information about Veteran’s Preference.
  • Applications must be completed and submitted before the closing date of the position.
  • Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
  • ALWAYS LOG OUT of the Job Applicant Center when you are done.

 

EXISTING APPLICATIONS

If you would like to be considered for more than one position, or have saved your application in the JAC, you may always update, view and/or edit your existing applications.  The Clerk will also hold promising applications for up to one year to be considered for future vacancies within the office. 

 

HIRING POLICY

  • Your application will receive careful consideration.  Our goal is to attract, hire and retain the best-qualified candidates.
  • Employment preference is given to applicants who do not use tobacco products.
  • The Hernando County Clerk’s Office is a drug-free workplace. The Clerk is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, and providing an environment that encourages and supports a safe, healthy and productive workforce. The drug-free workplace program requires drug testing of applicants selected for employment as well as post-accident and reasonable suspicion testing.
  • The Clerk of Circuit Court is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and strives to enhance its diverse workforce.
  • The Clerk does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability in employment or the provision of services.
  • The Clerk is committed to providing a pleasant working environment free from any harassment or discrimination.
  • Federal law requires that the Hernando County Clerk hire only US citizens and lawfully authorized aliens who can provide documentation of their identity and employment eligibility.
  • All applicants scheduled for an interview will be required to complete an Authorization of Release of Information PRIOR to their interview.

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or ADA Amendments Act should contact Clerk Human Resources representatives at (352) 754-4970; fax (352) 754-4239, or telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) (352) 754-4120.

 

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE

  • Veterans’ preference is given to eligible veterans and spouses of veterans in accordance with Chap. 295, Florida Statutes (FS).
  • FS 295.101 has been repealed and eligibility in the State of Florida is now perpetual, and no longer a single entitlement.
  • If you are eligible for Veterans Preference, you must complete theVeteran’s Preference” form.
  • In order to receive preference, eligibility documentation is requested at the time of application, but must be provided before an interview is scheduled.
  • You may attach a scanned copy to your application or call (352) 754-4970 to make arrangements for the provision of the required documentation.