Clerk's Office Careers
Who We Are
Our mission is to function as a team dedicated to our customers by preparing and maintaining accurate records, furnishing assistance in an understanding and compassionate manner, and providing services with competence, professionalism, and courtesy in compliance with laws, rules, and regulations.
The Polk County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller is your public trustee, responsible for safeguarding public records and public funds. Whether you get married, buy a house, receive a traffic ticket, or simply enjoy the benefits of a county that is financially stable, you have been impacted by the services of this highly diverse and complex office. The Florida Constitution established the Clerk & Comptroller as a public trustee, independently elected to protect public funds and public records while performing the following major functions.
Why Work for Us?
With more than 1,000 duties to oversee, the Clerk's office offers many opportunities for people from all different backgrounds to build a rewarding career in public service. The Clerk's office offers opportunities for careers in IT, court services, finance and accounting, and more. Clerk employees play a key role in both our justice system and the Polk County community, and have a chance to make a difference, engage our residents, and serve the community.
Here at the Clerk's office, our most valuable asset is our team. That's why we're committed to providing our employees with benefits that reflect what we value: a healthy work/life balance, health and wellness, personal development, and planning for the future.
We've been named one of Polk County's "Best Places to Work" for a reason -- we know the importance of rest, personal growth, health, and opportunity, and provide a benefits package that reflects these values.
- 11 paid holidays each year
- Accrued annual leave, starting with 22 days per year
- Tuition reimbursement and education incentives
- Recognition awards
Health & Wellness
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage options
- Sick leave
- Free employee health clinic for employee and all covered dependents
- Free employee gym
- Employee Assistance Program
Planning for the Future
- Florida’s state retirement pension or investment plan for both part-time and full-time employees
- Life insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Polk County Clerk of Courts and Comptroller is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person shall, on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetics be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity under the jurisdiction of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Polk County.
Veterans' Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Code Chapter 55-7A with respect to Veterans' Preference in appointment, retention, and promotion. Visit the Veterans' Preference page for full details.