Requisition No: 18183
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT I – 60005541
Position Number: 60005541
Salary: $32,696.82 – 82,030.91
Posting Closing Date: 09/01/2017
BI-WEEKL SALARY $1,257.57
CLASS TITLE: HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST
This is work planning, monitoring, evaluating and/or providing consultation to an economic services, aging, mental health, children, youth and families, developmental services, health, children’s medical services, or medicaid program; assisting in developing, implementing and monitoring agency-wide institutional health and medical services activities; coordinating the non-state employee fingerprinting and background investigation program in a district; or assisting in the administration of one or more statewide vocational rehabilitation or economic services programs.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
(Note: The examples of work as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. Examples of work performed are not to be used for allocation purposes.)
Develops program manuals, policies, procedures, standards and rules.
Analyzes data to measure the effectiveness of programs and to identify the resources or adjustments needed to meet forecasts for needed programming on a long and short-term basis.
Develops monitoring, compliance reviews and quality assurance techniques for measuring quality of service delivery to insure maximum efficiency.
Develops and prepares proposed policies, procedures and methods for the implementation and administration of agency-wide programs and activities.
Conducts research and studies to improve rehabilitation processes and develops standards, techniques, procedures and methods for the implementation of rehabilitation programs for disabled persons.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
Knowledge of social, economic, rehabilitative or health care services, administration or planning techniques.
Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data.
Ability to develop program manuals, policies, procedures, standards and rules.
Ability to analyze the effectiveness of service programs and identify resources or adjustments needed to meet needs.
Ability to conduct research studies.
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of professional experience in health, social, economic or rehabilitative programs, health care or hospital administration or planning.
A master’s degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.
Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
In addition to the above requirements, Florida Statute 985 requires any person employed in this class at the Department of Juvenile Justice must:
1. Be at least 19 years of age.
2. Be a high school graduate or its equivalent as determined by the commission.
3. Not have been convicted of any felony or a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, or have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States. Any person who, after September 30, 1999, pleads guilty or nolo contendere to or is found guilty of any felony or a misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement is not eligible for employment, notwithstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication. Notwithstanding this subparagraph, any person who pleads nolo contendere to a misdemeanor involving a false statement before October 1, 1999, and who has had such record of that plea sealed or expunged is not ineligible for employment for that reason.
4. Abide by all the provisions of s. 985.01(2) regarding fingerprinting and background investigations and other screening requirements for personnel.
5. Execute and submit to the department an affidavit-of-application form, adopted by the department, attesting to his or her compliance with subparagraphs 1. through 4. The affidavit must be executed under oath and constitutes an official statement under s. 837.06. The affidavit must include conspicuous language that the intentional false execution of the affidavit constitutes a misdemeanor of the second degree. The employing agency shall retain the affidavit.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.