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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: HAVANA, FL, US, 32333

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Requisition No: 514102 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle

Working Title: CONTENT CREATOR - 76000446

Position Number: 76000446 

Salary:  $45,000.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 12/03/2021 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Florida Highway Patrol

Special Services/Training Academy


*Open Competitive Advertisement*

*Full-time and Part-time Positions Available*


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.



$45,000.00 Annually


Contact Person: Major Kelly Hildreth, (850) 558-4252


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 $62,613.00 to $73,265 annually.  The total compensation package includes annual salary, insurance, retirement, leave and holidays.


What will I be doing?

This position is responsible for developing video, photographic and social media content and training aides that will be used to highlight the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) for education, training, and recruitment.  This work will include:


  • Creates and develops ideas for audio and video program material.
  • Coordinates production components including crew, scripts, music, sets and talent
  • Works with staff to capture raw footage including interviews and background film (“B” rolls) for projects.
  • Operates production equipment, including cameras, lights and audio for field and studio productions.
  • Edits and assembles footage to include content management, computer graphics and special effects.


  • Takes professional images of recruit training, in-service and recruitment activities.
  • Edits photos to include retouching, resizing and enhancing images.
  • Utilizes artificial and natural light, reflectors and flashes to ensure proper lighting.
  • Operates, maintains and monitors video/photographic equipment

Social Media

  • Develops content, such as short videos and photos, for multiple social media platforms.
  • Assists in creating new ideas for FHP branding utilizing social media.
  • Assists with event promotion by creating digital and print advertisements for job events.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with photo and video editing applications.
  • Experience operating related production equipment including cameras, lights, and audio.
  • Experience developing content for websites and social media.


Position related requirements

  • The position you are applying is subject to a Level 2 background and CJIS security clearance, to include fingerprinting as a condition of employment pursuant to Chapter 110.1127, 435 and 943, Florida Statutes.  As an applicant for positions requiring CJIS security clearance, you are required to disclose criminal records that have been sealed or expunged. 
  • The selected applicant must be able to lift up to 25lbs.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Work will be in indoor and outdoor environments and may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as heat, dirt, fumes and/or loud noises.


Can I be successful? (Key Skills):

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and work collaboratively with others.
  • Ability to write scripts and create mock-ups for project ideas.
  • Ability to edit video, photos and audio using photo and video editing software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), WordPress, Pinnacle Studio, etc.
  • Ability to configure, operate and maintain studio and/or field photographic, video, audio, lighting and associated production equipment.
  • Ability to see detail and a well-developed artistic and creative aesthetic.
  • Ability to understand artificial and natural lighting and how it affects different setting, shapes and skin tones.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments and work within deadlines.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to use PowerPoint and SharePoint.


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 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.  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: Tallahassee