Requisition No: 228981 

Agency: Department of State

Working Title: DOS-REGULATORY SPECIALIST I – 45000984

Position Number: 45000984 

Salary:  $25,479.24 

Posting Closing Date: 09/17/2020 

Department of State

Regulatory Specialist I

Division of Elections

Bureau of Election Records


Open Competitive


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years of administrative, clerical, or job related experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Data entry experience and/or experience preparing correspondence
  • Fluent in speaking Spanish

Special Note:

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This is professional work performing regulation activities or other regulatory related services and resolving consumer complaints within the Division of Elections/Bureau of Election Records and is responsible for, including but not limited to, the following duties:

Assist candidates and committees with filing amendments on the Division's Electronic Filing System (EFS).

Generate audit letters relating to incomplete or incorrect campaign treasurer reports.

Generate failure to file and fine letters.

Prepare responses to requests for documentation from the Florida Elections Commission.

 Perform other work related duties as required.


  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Preferred KSA’s-Knowledge of auditing principles.
  • Experience working in a Call center environment.
  • Fluent in speaking in Spanish.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS:  A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment.  If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints.  We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.


Relatives of current Florida Department of State employees will not be considered.

We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

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.