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OPERATIONS & MGMT CONSULTANT I - SES - 67015867

Date:  Jan 13, 2023
Location: 

GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609


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Requisition No: 789423 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: OPERATIONS & MGMT CONSULTANT I - SES - 67015867

Position Number: 67015867 

Salary:  $1,398.37 - $2,538.57 bi-weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 04/25/2023 

 

 

Agency for Person with Disabilities – Tacachale

OPERATIONS & MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT I – SES

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

 

Shift Schedule

This position is located at a 24- hour facility. This is a 5 day 8 hour shift from 11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. with off days of Thursday and Friday.  Total hours in workweek 40. 

 

ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYING.

 

 

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including: 

 

  • Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
  • $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurances available at state rates
  • State of Florida retirement package
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays a year
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Tuition waiver for state college/university courses
  • Training opportunities

 

Join TACACHALE and be part of the team that MAKES A DIFFERENCE – NOT JUST A LIVING, impacting the lives of developmentally disabled adults!

 

For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com


Responsibilities:

The incumbent in this position possesses the authority during after-hours, weekends and holidays to perform administrative and consultative work in the identification and resolution of operational or management problems within the residential community of Tacachale (both ICF and Forensic). This work involves using independent judgement and making executive decisions as it relates to the day-to-day operations in the residential areas. Notably during these times this position is responsible for responding to and taking the lead in managing all incidents involving residents and staff, to include but not limited to taking statements and rearranging staffing to resolve conflicts and/or potential problems.  Responsible for composing reports that may be used by Employee Relations to address or correct employees.  Taking the lead role in assembling and disseminating incident report packets to the appropriate personnel for review on the next business day.

 

Validates that staffing schedules are balanced and adequate in all areas utilized by residents and staff to include temporary reassignment of staff to provide coverage, ensure safety standards are met and active treatment is ongoing; verify respectful interactions between all individuals are evident; and that the supervision and care of the residents is continuous.  Conduct onsite observations of residential living areas, worksites and activity areas.  Confer with staff and management to identify problems and offer suggestions for improvement.  Work in conjunction with management in formulating policies that affect employees, some of whom are bargaining unit employees. Ensure staff are compliant with performing duties in accordance with policies and procedures while maintaining a high visibility in areas to be monitored.

 

Prepares and submits monitoring reports of findings to facility management and supervisors within 24-hours of monitoring.  Reports containing time sensitive or critical information will be prepared and submitted to the recipients on the next business day. 

 

Provides daily consultation and assistance to management and staff in the day-to-day operation of service programs and responsibilities.

 

Performs on-site analysis of operational problems of service programs and provide results to supervisor and/or facility management. 

 

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or administration. This may include conducting coaching, training and in-services for direct care staff.  Assist with special projects as required.

 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Ability to use a telephone, computer, fax machine and copy machine.

Ability to use problem-solving techniques.

Ability to work independently.

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Ability to perform day-to-day job functions and specialized training activities such as Prevention And Safety Strategies (P.A.S.S.) and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) using proper body mechanics to include but not limited to lifting 40lbs, squatting and getting down on your knees.

 

Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma with at least three (3) years of supervisor/management experience.

 

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

 

This position may be required to perform essential services before, during, and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035.

 

This position is critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels in the facility.

 

Qualifying Questions:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

 

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.

 

Background Screening Requirement:  It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that candidates being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, and if applicable Chapter 408, F.S.

Background screening shall include, but not be limited to: Fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal and juvenile records through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal records check through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.

 

Special Requirements:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

EEO Statement:  THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTIVE EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION OR VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE.

 

Reasonable Accommodation:  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 (1-877-562-7287).  NOTIFICATION TO THE HIRING AUTHORITY MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE TO ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO PROVIDE THE ACCOMMODATION.

 

Drug Free Workplace:  THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS 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.

 

E-Verify:  WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S.  WE PARTICIPATE 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 U.S. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

 

ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE PROFILE PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. 

 

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: Gainesville