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RESEARCH & TRAINING SPECIALIST - 79001219

Date:  Jun 17, 2022
Location: 

FT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33309


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Requisition No: 670343 

Agency: Business and Professional Regulations

Working Title: RESEARCH & TRAINING SPECIALIST - 79001219

Position Number: 79001219 

Salary:  $38,659.92-$41,000 Annually (CAD Included) 

Posting Closing Date: 07/05/2022 

Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes

Bureau of Compliance

Research and Training Specialist

Position Number: 79001219

Hiring Salary: $38,659.92-$41,000 Annually (CAD Included)

 

*OPEN COMPETITIVE*

 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; OR
  • Associates Degree from an accredited college or university and two years’ experience in training and/or conducting investigations; OR
  • Seven years of professional or technical experience in training, teaching and/or conducting investigations.

 

  • Preferences will be given to applicants:

     Who are bilingual in both English and Spanish.

 

Additional Requirements:

Must maintain a valid driver's license.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the research, preparation and dissemination of educational materials.  Maintains a wide range of general knowledge of the Division and other state agencies.  Conducts training for in-house staff, as well as for condominium unit owners and board members.  Assists in the maintenance and revision of the Bureau's Policies and Procedures Manual.  Assists with the planning, coordination and production of seminars, classes, training sessions, etc.  Assists with the development of the Division's brochures, manuals, newsletters and educational materials.
  • Assists with the monitoring of the training needs of staff to ensure high levels of service to the public.  Monitoring includes review of files, databases, surveys and on-site visits to field offices.
  • Provides verbal and written responses to phone calls, letters and in-person inquiries regarding the statutes regulated by the Division.  Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the Division's application of the statutes and rules.  Develops and maintains the ability to use the different software programs used by Division staff, such as Versa, OnBase, Word, Excel and Visio, Publisher and Powerpoint.
  • Performs other work as required.
     

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. 
  • Proficient in using Word, Excel, Division's case management and document management systems. 
  • Knowledge of the provisions of chapters 326, 718, 719, 720, 721 and 723, Florida Statutes, and the related Florida Administrative Code. 
  • Ability to assist with research, prepares, review and disseminate educational materials. 
  • Ability to share information in a training situation.
     
    ***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history with month and year, hours worked and formal education are required to qualify for this position.

 

             Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.  Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information***

 Applicant Note: If you are the selected candidate for this position and hold a current license through the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation, you may be required to place your license in an inactive status.
 
NOTE: This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth in order to conduct this background check.
 
Applicants are required to apply through the People First system by the closing date, by applying online.  All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the advertisement.  If you have any questions regarding your application, you may call 1-877-562-7287.
 
The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation is committed
to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities and
improving employment outcomes.
 
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DBPR Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 487-2074. DBPR requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
 
SPECIAL REMINDERS:
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov.
 
 If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
 
  

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

 

The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation values the sacrifices veterans and their family members have given to our country and supports the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.   

A candidate for veterans’ preference who believes he or she was not afforded employment preference may file a complaint in accordance with Rule 55A-7.016, F.A.C., with the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Veterans’ Preference Coordinator, 11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311, Largo, FL, 33778. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has also established an email where people can electronically file claims or ask questions. The email is veteranspreference@fdva.state.fl.us. 

We hire only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Our agency participates in the E-Verify System which is a federal government electronic database available for employers to use to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. 

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