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.

General Employment Information

The Clerk and Comptroller Human Resources Department is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To be considered for a position with the Clerk and Comptroller's office, applicants should select Current Openings and apply online. Applicants may also obtain a hard copy of the Employment Application by faxing a request to (941) 861-7413, or at one of the following locations:

Historic Courthouse
2000 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34237

R. L. Anderson Administration Center
4000 South Tamiami Trail
Venice, FL 34293

If a hard copy of the Employment Application is submitted, it should be left at Security. Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Minimum qualifications must be met to be considered eligible for referral.

In accordance with the Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986, appropriate identification documents verifying eligibility for employment will be requested for those applicants who are hired.

Reasonable accommodations will be made during the employment process for qualified applicants with disabilities when the Clerk and Comptroller's office is made aware of the need for such accommodations.

Veterans Preference requires admission of documentation (Form DD-214) at the time the application is submitted.

Human Resource Office

2000 Main Street, Room 306
Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone: (941) 861-7458
Fax: (941) 861-7413
Job Line: (941) 861-7562
View office locations and hours.

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