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STAFF ASSISTANT - 67011563

Date: Apr 13, 2018

Location: FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33901

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Requisition No: 33669 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: STAFF ASSISTANT - 67011563

Position Number: 67011563 

Salary:  $1,182.48-$1,300.73 Bi-Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 04/20/2018 

STAFF ASSISTANT – CS

AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

SUNCOAST REGION – 67011563 – FORT MYERS

 

***STATE PERSONNEL ONLY OPPORTUNITY- ONLY CURRENT STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM EMPLOYEES WILL BE ELIGIBLE***

 

THIS IS A CAREER SERVICE POSITION.

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities works in partnership with local communities to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 3-5 at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services provided through the Agency.

www.apdcares.org

 

DIRECT DEPOSIT PROGRAM - As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.  Rather than receiving a paper paycheck, your funds will be deposited directly into your account at your financial institution. This will be accomplished by Electronic Funds Transfer. Banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions are eligible to accept such deposits. Retirement funds are also required to be in the Direct Deposit Program.

 

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:

It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

 

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

State personnel opportunity only- Must be a current state employee.

Must have experience with Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power point, etc.)

 

**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

 

***DUTIES:

Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service. This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

 

Reviews, prepares and tracks Agency for Persons with Disabilities Individual and Family Support payments in the ABC system for the Region.  This includes but is not limited to: tracking and payment of stipends, Supported Employment, Employment Enhancement Program, and evaluations.  It also includes responding to questions and issues with invoicing such as looking into the system to see if an invoice was paid, or assisting a new provider so they are able to be paid, or responding to Tallahassee regarding invoice issues.

 

Prepares requisitions in MyFlorida Marketplace (MFMP) to include but not be limited to telephone services.  This will include sending invoices to staff for approval.  Services will be tracked monthly and reports will be done as requested.

Handles all telephone issues to include ordering new phones, contacting vendors if there are line issues and reviewing charges for landlines and cell phones.  Tracking of phones and aircard devices.
 

Assists with staff regionwide compliance on projects to include but not limited to:  6 month Work Certifications; HR trainings; annual evaluation tracking; position description updates.  Responsible for requesting and tracking of staff ID badges and other tracking as needed.  Assist the HR liaision with completing HR paperwork for advertising, hiring and separation as requested.

 

Coordinates moving of items in the two regional offices, and facilitating repairs and maintenance that may be needed.  Keeps inventory of computers and other items.

 

Other duties as required.

 

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: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral