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Date:  Jun 23, 2022


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Requisition No: 635864 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle


Position Number: 76003970 

Salary:  $46,000.08 - $52,000.08 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 07/12/2022 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Division of Information Systems Administration

Bureau of Service Development


*Open Competitive Advertisement*


In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to qualifying questions must be clearly stated within the employment history.  Software systems, actual work experience, and years of employment must be clearly defined, or the application may not be considered for the position.


Application Systems Programmer II


$46,000.08 - $52,000.08 Annually


Contact Person: Rachel Graham, (850) 617-2211


The Organization

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.


Our Benefits include

  • Annual and Sick Leave Package
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • State Health and Life Insurance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Contributory Retirement Plan


To learn more about DHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at:


Total Compensation Statement

Your Benefits are a significant part of your state compensation. The total compensation package could be anywhere from $64,406 to $75,058 annually.  The total compensation package includes annual salary, insurance, retirement, leave and holidays.


Position Duties and Responsibilities

This position will be performing new development and maintaining our current systems working with some of the latest development technologies:  Visual Studio 2013/2015, TFS 2013, ASP.Net MVC, Single Page Applications, and Web Services. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented programming principles and best practices.
  • Knowledge of relational database design, data processing and data communications.
  • Knowledge of agile application development techniques.
  • Knowledge of data privacy and protection initiatives.
  • Ability to write, read, and interpret technical specifications, test cases, and software requirements.
  • Ability to design, develop and test database driven applications and web-based applications using industry standard techniques and guidelines.
  • Skill in deployment of web-based applications.
  • Skill in developing and executing unit and system tests.
  • Skill in developing program specifications.
  • Skill in programming in Oracle and/or SQL Server databases.
  • Skill in using source code configuration management tools such as Team Foundation Server.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing with .NET 3.5 or higher.
  • Skill with professional work experience developing .NET web applications.
  • Knowledge of developing using relational databases (Oracle and/or SQL Server).
  • Experience with programming using C#.
  • Experience in developing web applications.


Preference will also be given to applicants who have educational training and/or college credits in web application development or who have an Associate’s degree or higher in a computer related field.


Position Requirements

A Level 2 background check, along with Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance, to include a fingerprint-based check of the criminal records of the FBI, as a condition of employment pursuant to Chapter 110.1127, 435 and 943, Florida Statutes.  Please note that, since this position requires CJIS clearance, the Department will have access to all an applicant’s criminal and juvenile delinquency records, even those that have been sealed or expunged. 


Being on-call is a requirement of this position and you may be on-call after regular business hours and on weekends.  This position is eligible for overtime. 


General Information

The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment and/or oral interview.


Applicants being considered for employment will be required to submit to a fingerprint-based background investigation, which will include a check of the criminal history records of the FBI.


The process for selecting applicant(s) for this position could take up to six months.  Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement in order to be considered for that vacancy.


HSMV employees are paid once a month on the last workday of each month.  All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.


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: Tallahassee