Engineering Specialist I - 61000467
State of Florida
 Tallahassee, FL

Position Description

Requisition No: 71463

Agency: Public Service Commission

Working Title: ENGINEERING SPECIALIST I - 61000467

Position Number: 61000467

Salary: $36,467.64

Posting Closing Date: 08/28/2019

August 14, 2019

Florida Public Service Commission

Division of Engineering

Engineering Specialist I

Career Service – Open Competitive

Position Number: 61000467

Anticipated Hiring Salary or Range: $36,467.64

County: Leon

City: Tallahassee

Advertisement No.: 19025

Application Deadline: August 28, 2019

Position normally filled at the minimum of the anticipated hiring salary range.

Description of Job Duties:

This position is one of several technical advisory positions within the Florida Public Service Commission. As such, this position requires the review and analysis of petitions filed by regulated utilities in order to prepare written recommendations. Such recommendations are subsequently presented by the staff member for consideration by the five Public Service Commissioners at public meetings. A qualified candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and in writing technical information in a clear and concise manner to non-engineers; prepare spreadsheets, graphs, and other visual aids to assist in presenting such information; and manage workload to ensure that deadlines are met.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an area of engineering.

Special consideration will be given to applicants with the ability to review, analyze, and evaluate data and the ability to community effectively verbally and in writing.

This position requires possession of a valid driver license.

Information verifying answers to the Qualifying Questions must be found on the Employment Application.

Background investigations, including criminal history record checks and education verifications, will be conducted on all applicants recommended for hiring. You may be required to provide your Social Security Number in order to conduct this background check.

Employment Eligibility:

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The Florida Public Service Commission participates in the Department of Homeland Security's Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify) to assist in this required verification process.

Civil Service Law Requires all males born after December 31, 1959, to register with the Selective Service System unless they meet certain exemptions under the law. Failing to register when required makes one ineligible for appointment.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee