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Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609

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Requisition No: 377641 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities


Position Number: 67040580 

Salary:  $821.70- $1,418.67 Bi-weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 08/03/2021 





The incumbent holds a position of trust and adheres to the policies and procedures that govern the Agency for Persons with Disabilities and Tacachale to ensure the safety of the residents, employees and visitors of Tacachale.


Patrols the grounds to ensure unoccupied buildings are secured, and to look for potentially hazardous situations or suspicious activity.  Controls access to Tacachale, processes outgoing and incoming resident trips, assists emergency responders, and responds to all calls for assistance center wide.  Answers incoming calls connects callers to desired parties, documents resident incident reports, maintains several logs, monitors the fire alarm panel, and notifies officers as necessary.  In emergencies, contacts the appropriate staff, which includes but is not limited to, all on-call staff, licensed independent practitioners, nurses, center monitors, administration, maintenance and the Officer of the Day.


Compiles and prepares reports, both manually and via computer.  This includes but is not limited to, Daily Activity Log, Automobile Accident Report, Security Field Report, Security Zone Checklist, Security Services Notification of Incident, and Unsecured Building Report.


Assists or performs routine fire drills as required, throughout campus.


Conducts vehicle inspections weekly, with cursory inspections daily.  Maintains the cleanliness and condition of security vehicles


Performs other related duties as required.



Ability to lift 40lbs.

Ability to pass Prevention and Safety Strategies (PASS).

Ability to use a computer and transfer calls.

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: Gainesville