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Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 268821 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: OPERATIONS & MGMT CONSULTANT II - SES - 60004756

Position Number: 60004756 

Salary:  $36,381.54 to $130,061.27 

Posting Closing Date: 11/27/2020 



  • Be at least 19 years of age. Be a citizen of the United States notwithstanding any laws of the State to the contrary.
  • Be a high school graduate or its "equivalent" as the term may be determined by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
  • Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, nor have received a dishonorable or undesirable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Any person who, after July 1, 1981, pleads guilty or nolo contendere or is found guilty of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement shall not be eligible for employment or appointment as an officer, notwithstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication.
  • Have his/her processed fingerprints on file with the employing agency.
  • Have passed a physical examination by a licensed physician based on specifications established by the Commission.
  • Have a good moral character as determined by a background investigation under procedures established by the Commission.
  • Have completed the basic recruit training course or its equivalent as established by the Commission.
  • Five years of experience in a supervisory capacity providing custody or care of inmates or clients within the forensic area of a State Mental Health Institution.



NOTE: Preference will be given to candidates with a total of fifteen (15) or more years of experience as a Florida Certified Correctional Officer in a State Correctional or Mental Health Treatment Facility as well as prior Supervisory experience in a State Correctional or Mental Health Treatment Facility, experience with Collective Bargaining Units and contracts and proficiency in recruitment and employee retainment.





  • The applicant selected to fill this position shall be required to submit to a pre-employment medical examination, including successful submission to a Drug Screen. this position requires lifting, pulling and squatting. Duties of this position require the incumbent to be knowledgeable of and utilize the principles of Total Quality Management.


  • This position is primarily responsible for the managerial and administrative work in developing, implementing and directing the overall Security related services for an expansive Mental Health Institution, which includes (4) Forensic facilities, multiple Civil commitment areas (which also provide care for residents committed to Mental Health care per Fl. Statute 916, as well as a large physical plant area. 


  • This position is administratively responsible for all employees within the Security Department, which is accomplished by direct supervision of an Operations & Management Consultant I and all Security Shift Supervisors.  Entailed with this responsibility is the preparation and review of performance appraisals, leave and attendance approval, task assignment designation, in addition to the direction of all personnel matters such as hiring, promotions, reassignments, demotions, terminations and disciplinary actions. 


  • The position is responsible for departmental compliance with all hospital and Criminal Justice Standards education classes, as defined by FSHOP 225-1 and Florida Statutes, Chapter 943.  This task will be completed by observational measures, documentation review, audits, checklists, protocols and other supervisory and training tools.   The incumbent will routinely conduct meetings of Shift Supervisors, management team members, as well as periodic interviews with other subordinate staff members to ensure ongoing compliance as well as determine the needs and weaknesses of the department. 


  • As director of the department, this incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of the department budget, including approval of requisitions, recommendations for equipment purchases, staffing and supply needs.  Additionally,  the incumbent is responsible for the preparation of annual OCO Expense and other designated allotment recommendations and purchases. 


  • The incumbent of this position will routinely and on continuous basis, review, modify or develop operating procedures, guidelines and policies related to the Security  activities of the department,  as well as perform going inspections of the grounds and existing buildings of the institution for the security related issues.


  • The incumbent of this position routinely is responsible for the overall supervision of the investigative unit within the department, including designating assignments, reviewing reports and coordinating requests for assistance from outside agencies.  The incumbent will ensure compliance with the Confidentiality and Privacy laws in these and all matters related to security services.  Additionally the incumbent will serve as liaison with local criminal justice staff.


  • Perform other related duties as required to ensure the integrity of the institution in matters related to Security services.




  • Ability to assess situations and direct a course of action. 
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data to determine needs of the department. 
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle. 
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to quickly make independent decisions.
  • Ability to function in emergencies. 
  • Ability to prioritize assignments.  
  • Knowledge of managerial techniques.
  • Knowledge of forensic security and safety procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in scheduling, reporting and public speaking.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee