Requisition No: 185161
Agency: Economic Opportunity
Working Title: 185161-DEO-GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II – 40000694
Position Number: 40000694
Salary: $38,659.92/YR – $39,999.00/YR
Posting Closing Date: 09/16/2020
JOB TYPE: Full Time/Career Service
POSITION LOCATION: Tallahassee
Re-Advertisement – Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) works across the state to support Florida's economy, robust and talented workforce and our local communities. DEO is dedicated to making a stronger and more resilient Florida, so our businesses, communities and workforce are better prepared to withstand future economic slowdowns and natural disasters. DEO is focusing our efforts to help Floridians rebuild their homes and lives after the devastating impacts of Hurricane Irma and Michael.
WHAT MAKES DEO UNIQUE AND A GREAT PLACE TO WORK?
*Highly skilled, professional environment *Healthcare Benefits
*Ongoing comprehensive training provided *Leave Benefits
*Student Loan Forgiveness Program (Eligibility Required) *Career Growth
*Tuition Fee Waivers (Accepted by major Florida Colleges/Universities)
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.
The Government Operations Consultant II is a member of the Bureau of Economic Self-Sufficiency team of the Division of Community Development.
THIS POSITION HAS THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS:
- Ability to work independently;
- Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and effectively handle multiple tasks;
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
- Demonstrated ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
- Demonstrate public speaking skills;
- Knowledge of compiling data and preparing related reports;
- Knowledge of principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communications;
- Ability to perform overnight travel for over an extended period of time (3 nights);
- Experience of State, Federal, and/or local government grant and contract management regulations and processes;
- Posses a working knowledge of word processing (Microsoft Word), spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel), and presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint).
THE HIRED CANDIDATE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:
This position provides program oversight and technical assistance to local governments, private non-profits, Community Program Managers and department staff for the programs operated in the Bureau of Economic Self-Sufficiency (BESS). The position is responsible for providing contract management for the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG), the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) which includes processing payments, advances and reports relevant to the programs administered within the BESS. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Works with local provider agencies, which include local governments, and other non-profit organizations, providing assistance and training for the optimum performance of administrative and other field duties associated with all programs administered through the BESS programs.
- Conducts on-site and Desk monitoring of assigned subrecipients according to required guidelines and schedule. Prepares written monitoring reports as required. Serves as a secondary GOC II to assist other GOC II’s, when necessary, with duties of the same type as described above.
- Provides technical assistance to subrecipients for fiscal reviews, program design, administration, reports, reimbursement process and other applicable documents and other program operations.
- Works with local provider agencies for program compliance utilizing federal guidelines, and state rules and regulations, and program procedures.
- Reviews and processes reports and other documents, as appropriate to all programs.
- Responds to inquiries from clients, subrecipients, and others concerning all programs associated with the BESS.
- Responsible for special projects as assigned. Performing training classes and on-site technical need classes.
- Assists with the development and/or review of policies and procedures as assigned.
- Attends workshops, trainings and meetings relevant to programs associated with the BESS.
- Perform other duties as required.
At DEO, we salute our heroes. We are honored to have the opportunity to support our nation’s veterans and their family members by encouraging them to apply for positions at DEO that fit their skill sets. Let DEO’s mission become yours.
This position’s advertisement may also be viewed by registering on the Employ Florida website at http://www.employflorida.com/.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. (TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771 or the Florida Relay Service – 711.)
If you think you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination, you may file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with either the recipient’s Equal Opportunity Officer, or the Director, Civil Rights Center:
- Equal Opportunity Officer, Department of Economic Opportunity, Caldwell Building – MSC 150, 107 East Madison Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-4129; or
- Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-4123, Washington, DC 20210.
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.