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Florida Department of Corrections GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 64001577 in TALLAHASSEE, Florida

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 64001577

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 389381

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 64001577

Position Number: 64001577

Salary: 38,659.92

Posting Closing Date: 06/28/2021

Open Competitive

Your Specific Responsibilities:

The incumbent of this position will spend 100% of time providing service delivery activities that include contractor monitoring and review, technical assistance, and contractor service delivery quality control for the USDA Child Care Food Program administered by the Bureau of Childcare Food Programs. The incumbent in this position will be required to complete a certification twice a year stating that all time worked has been on the Child Care Food Program. The incumbent in this position will receive supervision and direction from the North Region Supervisor of the Field Operations Section of the Bureau of Childcare Food Programs. This is a highly responsible independent position that:

Monitors and reviews Child Care Food Program contractors' program compliance as required within a defined geographic region of Florida, completing written reports within required timeframes, disseminating reports and conducting follow-up monitoring as needed. Represents the Bureau as a primary witness in administrative hearings. The list of actual counties to be served will be provided by the North Region Supervisor of the Field Operations Section and may be modified as needed.

Provides technical assistance, training, guidance and counsel to Child Care Food Program contractors within a defined geographic region of Florida, including:

  • providing a definitive interpretation of program requirements to contractors, including free and reduced-price meal policies;

  • providing technical assistance and consultative services to contractors;

  • acting as liaison between contractors and the program office;

  • providing new contractor training for prospective centers, homeless shelters and Afterschool Meal Programs;

  • conducting pre-approval visits to prospective contractors

  • providing training and technical assistance to existing contractors, as needed.

    Assists contractors in the preparation of applications as required. Reviews applications for accuracy and completeness and forwards to the Department for approval.

    Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    In addition to the KSA's listed in the occupational profile for a Management Analyst, the incumbent should also have: Knowledge of: federal and state Child and Adult Care Food Program regulations, rules, requirements and procedures; daily operations of a child care center or day care home; child nutrition; methods of compiling and analyzing data; and correct grammar usage. Ability to: interpret federal and state regulations and procedures; analyze processes, identify problems and potential solutions, implement corrective actions and evaluate the results; present negative findings in an effective manner; plan, organize, prioritize, coordinate and complete work assignments; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; and work independently without close and constant supervision and be an effective team member or team facilitator, to travel and present information to contractors. Skill in: use of personal computers and standard software packages.

    Qualifications:

    A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of professional related experience. A master's degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience. Professional or non-professional related experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. Extensive local day travel in a multi-county area will be required and some overnight travel will be required. The incumbent in this position is considered to have regulatory responsibilities in that s/he shall determine a regulated entity’s compliance with federal, state or local statutes or regulation; or determine or recommend whether the agency should issue, revoke, cancel or suspend an entity’s participation in a government program; or approve or recommend administrative transactions between the agency and a regulated entity. Therefore, the incumbent is subject to the requirements of Chapter 112, F.S., Chapter 60L-36, F.A.C. and DOH Policy 30-2-07 with which s/he is required to be thoroughly familiar. Incumbent may have access to records containing social security numbers in the performance of job duties.

    Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

    Mission:

    To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

    Vision:

    To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

    Values:

    I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

    C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

    A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

    R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

    E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

    Where You Will Work:

    Tallahassee, Florida

    The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

    Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

    • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;

    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;

    • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;

    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

    (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com );

    • Flexible Spending Accounts;

    • Tuition waivers;

    • And more!

    For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com .

    Please be advised:

    Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

    This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

    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: http://www.sss.gov

    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

    Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

    Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

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 (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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