LVER Government Operations Consultant II - 40046123 1 1 1 1 1

Date:  May 29, 2023


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Requisition No: 782464 

Agency: Economic Opportunity

Working Title: LVER Government Operations Consultant II - 40046123 1 1 1 1 1

Position Number: 40046123 

Salary:  $45,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2023 

Requisition Title: 704161  LVER  – Government Operations Consultant  II – 40046123





Our Organization and Mission:


The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) works across the state to support Florida’s economy, robust and talented workforce and our local communities. We are 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.


The LVER - Government Operations Consultant II is a member of the DEO team with CareerSource Broward. 


In collaboration with our partners, we salute our nation’s veterans and are honored to have the opportunity to support them and their family members by encouraging them to apply for positions at DEO that fit their skill sets.

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.)  

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The Work You Will Do:

The local Veterans’ Employment Representative (LVER) in a Career Center and/or Corporate environment assists with the development of the service delivery strategies for veterans and educating partner staff with current employment initiatives and programs for veterans. The LVER Government Operations Consultant II is a member of the DEO team with CareerSource Broward. 

THIS IS A VETERAN FUNDED POSITION.  Appointment to this position must be made in the order of preference provided by Public Law 100-323, as follows:  First to qualified service-connected disabled veterans; then, if no such disabled veteran is available, to qualified eligible veterans; and if no such eligible veteran is available, to qualified persons (as defined in 38 U.S.C.) Applicants claiming veteran preference must provide a copy of their DD-214 Member 4 copy and when claiming disabled veteran preference must provide a copy of their DD-214 Member 4 copy AND statement of disability from the Veteran's Administration.  Applicants applying must ensure that required military documents, DD-214 Member 4 copy and CURRENT U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) statement of disability letter, are submitted prior to closure of job announcement.  


Performs duties outlined in Title 38 of the United States Code (U.S.C.), 4104(b)(1)(2), as amended by the Public Law 100-323. The incumbent will assure the local office compliance with Federal Regulations, standards of performance and contractual provisions of the grant agreement mandating special services for Veterans.


The Difference You Will Make:

You will assist in helping Floridians obtain wage replacement benefits for qualified individuals who are out of work through no fault of their own.  Your knowledge and skills will be utilized to help our citizens. DEO is a fast-paced work environment in which critical thinking and prioritizing is a must.


How You Will Grow:

DEO encourages its employees to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies.  Trainings are made available throughout the year and on request with our Office of HR Training and with our Division of Workforce Training Unit. In accordance with DEO’s Vision and Mission, the employee:

  1. Furthers Florida’s economic vision by providing support that enhances the economy and develops, safe, and healthy communities.
  2. Meets customer/client expectations with an emphasis on responsiveness, quality, quantity, and timeliness of work.
  3. Provides information clearly, accurately, and succinctly; and also exhibit excellent listening skills.
  4. Works collaboratively to optimize the effectiveness of DEO's available resources and tools.
  5. Uses knowledge acquired through education, training, or experience to complete tasks.


These expectations are for all our employees, and you will be expected to model these as a leader.  We believe in supporting and encouraging you as you take on important and often complex projects while offering you the opportunity to gain valuable experience.  


Where You Will Work:   

Greater Fort Lauderdale encompasses Broward County and is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area. Ft Lauderdale is a popular tourist destination and yachting capital of the world. Its semi-tropical climate is highlighted by more than 3,000 hours of sunshine each year and pleasant year-round ocean breezes. The city has a history as a premier vacation location and is known for its beaches, waterways, and cultural offerings alongside its upscale restaurants, nightclubs, boutiques and luxury hotels. Port Everglades is considered the 3rd largest cruise port in the world.


Being in Fort Lauderdal will guaretee you a unique experience, professional growth, entertainment, and culture. Once known strictly as a tourism-based economy, Fort Lauderdale now supports a diverse range of industries, including marine, manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, technology, avionics/aerospace, film and television production. Fort Lauderdale is establishing itself as a world-class international business center and one of the most desirable locations for new, expanding or relocating businesses.



* State Group Insurance coverage options+                                               * Retirement plan options, including employer

   (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental options)                    contributions (FYI, please click

* Nine paid holidays and a Personal Holiday each year                                 * Annual and Sick Leave Benefits

* Student Loan Forgiveness Program (Eligibility required)                            * Flexible Spending Accounts           

* Tuition Fee Waivers (Accepted by major Florida colleges/universities)    * Ongoing comprehensive training provided             

* Career Growth                                                                                           * Highly skilled, professional environment                 


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  • We care about the success of our employees.
  • We care about the success of our clients.
  • We are always improving our technology, our tools, our customer’s experiences and ourselves.
  • A rewarding experience for reliable, compassionate and professional employees.




Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conduct employer outreach and seminars.
  • Maintains regular contact with community leaders, employers, labor unions, training programs, and Veterans’ Organizations to keep them apprised of eligible Veterans and other appropriate organizations as directed for employment and/or training opportunities.
  • Assists with the development of the service delivery strategies for veterans in their assigned career center, as well as educating all CareerSource partner staff with current employment initiatives and programs for veterans.
  • Assists with data collection, analysis and report writing.
  • In conjunction with employers, conduct job search workshops and establish job search groups.
  • Facilitate employment, training and placement services furnished to veterans in CareerSource under the Employ Florida Service delivery system.
  • Plans and participates in job and career fairs.
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills as the position requires significant report writing and public speaking responsibilities.
  • Informs Federal contractors of the process to recruit qualified veterans, which may include reports and/or data.
  • Promotes credentialing and licensing opportunities for veterans. 
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to promote and market Career Center.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communications and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in individual and group settings, both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of basic sales principles and skills.
  • Knowledge of workforce plans and business/management principles.
  • Ability to prepare reports to include recording, evaluating and analyzing data.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a tactful, courteous and effective manner.
  • Ability to make presentations in groups or individual settings.
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of a team.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge/experience using Microsoft Office applications, including Work, Excel, and PowerPoint. 


As a condition of pre-employment eligibility, a Level 2 security background screening is required, which consists of fingerprinting and a check of local, state and national law enforcement records.  




  • Appointment to this position must be made in the order of preference provided by Public Law 100-323, as follows:  First to qualified service-connected disabled veterans; then, if no such disabled veteran is available, to qualified eligible veterans; and if no such eligible veteran is available, to qualified persons (as defined in 38 U.S.C.)  Applicants applying via the Internet must ensure that required military documentation, DD form 214 and/or current US Department of Veterans’’ Affairs (VA)/ Defense letter reflecting character of discharge is submitted prior to closure of job announcement.
  • IAW the Veterans Benefit Act of 2010, 38 U.S.C § 4102(A) (c)(8)(A) requires all newly hired LVER specialists are required to satisfactorily complete Jobs for Veterans State Grant (JVSG) training delivered by the National Veterans Training Institute (NVTI) within 18 months after the date of employment.
  • The incumbent must possess or obtain certification as a Workforce Professional Tier 1 within 90 days of employment in the position.
  • Posess a degree from am acredited post secondary educational institution, years of service substitute on a year-for-year basis for the preferred college education. 
  • Required to travel locally and must furnish own transportation.
  • Prefered:
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Human Services, Education, or related field.
  • Professional or nonprofessional experience in areas related to employment security: interviewing, counseling, job placement, aptitude testing and assessments, job development, or job analysis may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the preferred college education.
  • Ability to analyze data, draw valid conclusions, and problem solve.

  • The selected candidate may be required to work weekends or after regular work hours at job fairs, or community meetings once or twice per month.

  • Registered in EmployFlorida.

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami