Clay County Clerk
of the Circuit Court

Human Resources

Deena Faulkner smiling at desk

Director of Human Resources Deena Faulkner assists more than 80 Clerks with their personnel needs.

The Clay County Clerk of Court and Comptroller’s Human Resources office is the branch of our organization highly focused on our employees, including hiring of new employees, orientation and training of current employees, employee benefits, retention, and activities that increase morale and assist our clerks.  We strive to create an inclusive environment in which all people are valued and respected.


Please Note: During the COVID-19 emergency, we encourage employees to stay informed about all aspects of our effort to address concerns in the workplace. This includes leave requests, complications caused by illness, risk factors, altered work schedules and remote access to work duties. Clerk’s Office employees may review the latest information on the document linked below.

COVID-19 Related Employee Rights Info Sheet


Clerk’s Office Director of Human Resources Deena Faulkner can be contacted by citizens interested in knowing more about our employment opportunities. Director Faulkner can be reached by calling (904) 278-3788.

Job Openings & Online Application

(Please use Google Chrome as your browser to complete an application, other browsers may have issues with displaying the full content of our online application.)

Employee Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plan Coverage for Employee and Families
  • Life Insurance Plans for Employees and Families
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage for Employees
  • Voluntary Supplemental Coverage through Aflac, Allstate, Colonial, and Liberty National Life
  • Florida Retirement System Investment Plan
  • Florida Retirement System Pension Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings Plan 457(b)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation and Sick Accruals for Benefit Eligible Employees
  • Teladoc Service
  • Legal Services & Identity Theft Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Bereavement Leave, Domestic Violence Leave, Military Leave and Family & Medical Leave

For details, visit Clay County government’s website page for non-union employees.


If for any reason you cannot apply using the online option (linked above), hard-copy applications may be printed and completed. These applications should be returned to our Human Resources office by mail or dropped off in person with all requested information/documents.  Please include a copy of your most recent resume.



Please submit completed hard-copy applications to:

Deena G. Faulkner, SHRM-CP

Office of Tara S. Green, Clerk of Court and Comptroller, Clay County, Florida

Deena Faulkner

Director of Human Resources

Judge William A. Wilkes Judicial Complex (Clay County Courthouse)

825 North Orange Avenue, Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043




The Clay County Clerk’s Office is a great place to work for many reasons. In addition to the competitive salaries earned by our Clerks and the many benefits listed above, we proactively recognize the efforts of our awesome employees by giving ongoing support and feedback on their performance. We regularly recognize our colleagues for jobs well done through our Clerk Perks program, All-Star Clerk of the Quarter program and through community outreach communication including positive social media posts and media releases that increase positive public awareness of our members’ efforts. Please review our office’s Mission, Vision & Core Values Statements.