Welcome to the Employment Opportunities section of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court's Web site.  We appreciate your interest.  Current Opportunities are listed below.  Simply click on the title of the position for information about the duties, responsibilities, minimum requirements and contact information.

PositionPayClosing Date

Pretrial Services Officer (Key West )

$37,5000.00 Annually w/Monroe County Benefits

Open until filled
Drug Court Counselor (Marathon and Key West)
$43,000.00 Annually w/ Monroe County Benefits
Open until filled
Digital Court Reporter (Marathon)
$31,664.64 Annually w/ State of Florida Benefits
Open until filled
Administrative Assistant II (Plantation Key)
$34,981.08 Annually w/ State of Florida Benefits
Open until filed
Trial Court Law Clerk (Key West)
(Please submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, writing sample along with a completed State of Florida Application)
$45,817.20 annually if a member of the Florida Bar w/State of Florida Benefits
April 5, 2019

All applicants are required to submit a resume and a complete and current original application by 12:00 p.m. on the stated closing date, in order to be considered for the advertised vacancy. Please be advised that applying for a vacancy does not guarantee an interview or employment with the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit. Additionally, The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background investigation as well as verification of the information contained within the application including a minimum of two professional (past employment) reference checks.

Submit Applications to:

Personnel / 16th Judicial Circuit

302 Fleming Street, Ste 3028

Key West, Florida 33040


Email to: Personnel@keyscourts.net

Employment Application

 Download State of Florida Application Form (PDF)

To download the "Employment Application Form" you will need "Adobe Acrobat Reader" installed on your PC.

All employees (full-time or part-time) employed by the 16th Judicial Circuit are enrolled in the State of Florida Retirement System (FRS), as of July 1, 2011.  All employees have to pay a mandatory 3% (pre-taxed) of their salary to the FRS.  FRS Website: www.myfrs.com 


    • EOE:  The court encourages a diverse staff and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, disabilities, or sexual orientations
    • ADA:  If you need accommodations to participate in the application / selection process, please notify us in advance at (305)295-3652; to make a call through the Florida Relay Service you can dial 7-1-1