Welcome to the Employment Opportunities Web Page. We have tried to ensure that job openings are current and accurate. Job openings are active from the open date until they are closed by the Clerk’s Human Resources Office. Changes are posted 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 contained herein.
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 application to account for changes and/or updates. It is your responsibility to notify the Human Resources Office if you wish your application to be considered for an open position. You must meet minimum qualifications to be considered for open positions. Individuals whose qualifications and experience best meet the needs of the Clerk’s Office will be invited for an interview.
If you need any reasonable accommodations during the application/employment process, please feel free to let us know. In addition, please let us know if any reasonable accommodations will be necessary during the interview process.
Most positions require a typing test, which is administered at the Clerk’s Human Resources Office during regular business hours, 8:30am-5:00pm Monday through Friday. *Please Note: It is the applicant's responsibility to make arrangements to take the typing test. Applications will not be considered until a typing test has been taken for positions which have a minimum typing requirement.
All applications must be postmarked by the closing date to be considered. No online submissions will be accepted at this time.
The Clerk’s Office 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.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
The Clerk's Office participates in E-Verify. For more information, including
your rights and responsibilities, select the E-Verify link on the right side of
The Clerk's 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, productive workforce. Applicants and employees are subject to drug and alcohol testing.
A job application must be completed in order to be considered for employment. You must notify the Human Resources Office of which position(s) you would like to be considered. One application may be used for multiple positions. Resumes will only be accepted with a job application.
There are three ways to receive a job application:
- Download an application in PDF format, print, complete in its entirety, and mail to the address below.
- Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting that we email you an application.
- Pick up, complete, and turn in applications at the Lake County Public Records Center - Human Resources Office.
Applications should be mailed to:
Clerk of the Circuit Court Office
Attn: Human Resources
122 E. Main Street
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, FL 32778
Current Job Openings
Senior Secretary Board Support:
Under the direction of the Chief Deputy Clerk, County Finance is responsible for attending, recording, and transcribing the final official minutes of the Board of County Commissioners (Board), regular and special meetings, and other committee meetings requiring a recording secretary. This position is classified as non-exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Must be able to type 50 correct words per minute. Typing test available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Human Resources at 122 E Main Street, Tavares, FL. Starts at 29,172.00. Open until filled.
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Recording 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. Typing test available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Human Resources at 122 E. Main Street, Tavares, FL. Starts at 22,698.00. Open until filled.
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