State of Florida Fort Lauderdale, FL
Requisition No: 42028

Agency: Children and Families


Position Number: 60052715

Salary: $34,501.48 to $37,951.63

Posting Closing Date: 08/15/2018

Florida Department of Children & Families – Office of Economic Self-Sufficiency

If you are a current employee of the Florida Department of Children and Families, a State of Florida Government Agency, you can apply for this Selected Exempt Status (SES) opportunity. Only employees of the Florida Department of Children & Families will be considered. Selected Exempt benefits are listed below.

Location: Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County. Applicants interested in working in counties/cities other than listed will need to apply for positions advertised for those specific areas on the People First System.

Annual Salary: $34,501.48 - $37,951.63. Internal salary appointments are determined according to DCF Salary policy.

Description: This is administrative/consultative work involving identification and resolution of operational and management problems for an agency. Training employees in methods of performing a effective and efficient job, including reviewing, interpreting and coordinating implementation of policies, procedures and directives. Provides technical assistance and develops and monitors improvement plans for effectiveness.

Typical Duties:

Recommends operation policies and assists in the establishment of procedures, as required, to implement policies, achieve operational objectives, or resolve operational problems.

Monitors operation activities to meet specific measurable service objectives to assure compliance with statewide operation goals.

Investigates, assesses, analyzes and makes recommendations to resolve issues and problems.

Provides daily consultation and assistance to management and staff in the management and operation of service programs and responsibilities.

Consults with program supervisors and administrative staff to resolve programmatic, administrative and operational issues and problems.

Performs firsthand, on-site analysis of operational problems of service programs; serves on interdisciplinary staff teams to develop optimum resolutions; carries out the implementation of solutions.

Assists in implementing the development, refinement and testing of the Case Assignment and Management System (CAMS). Evaluates CAMS performance and identifies problems, making recommendations for appropriate modifications.

Serves as the official Single Point of contact in the provision of auxiliary aids and services to the deaf and hard of hearing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.

Knowledge of basic management principles and practices.

Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work flow and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management practices.

Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents and other written materials.

Ability to conduct fact-finding research.

Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.

Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to operational and management analysis activities.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications: At least five years experience working in ACCESS with two of those years in a supervisory capacity.

Special note:

State of Florida Employment applications must reflect most current and all previous employment history in order to receive full consideration.

Some Agency positions may require successful completion of pre-interview assessment or work sample to be eligible for interview.

Ability to speak/read/write Spanish/Creole/French or other foreign language may be considered in the selection process as determined by Agency need at time of interview and/or selection.

Full Time Selected Exempt Employee Benefits:

State pays 100% of the basic state sponsored life insurance plan, underwritten by Minnesota Life Insurance Company at two times your annual salary, or, you can elect to enroll in the optional state life insurance plan up to an additional five times your annual salary.

Low cost health insurance premiums

Automatic enrollment in the State Group Disability Insurance Plan;

Opportunity to enroll in the Senior Management Service Optional Annuity Program (Defined Contribution Plan);

You will be credited with 176 hours of annual leave hours upon appointment and 176 hours on your anniversary date thereafter;

Eligible for the maximum annual leave payout at 480 hours upon separation (credits accrued on your last anniversary are prorated);

You will be credited with 104 hours of sick leave hours upon appointment and 104 hours on your anniversary date thereafter;

Eligible for the maximum sick leave payout at ¼ of 1920 hours or 480 hours of unused sick leave upon separation with at least ten years of creditable state service (credits accrued on your last anniversary are prorated).

It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale

Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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