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OPS CLERK(Reader/Driver) - 48006099 (Blind Services)

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32207

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Requisition No: 422401 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: OPS CLERK(Reader/Driver) - 48006099 (Blind Services)

Position Number: 48006099 

Salary:  $13.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/10/2021 

DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES
LOCATION:  JACKSONVILLE

 

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND SCREENING IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.

CANDIDATES ARE TYPICALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM SALARY.

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

*Applicants may be required to provide proof of a clear driving history prior to employment in this position*

 

Job Description
This is a part-time OPS reader/driver position located within the Division of Blind Services, Jacksonville District Office. The goal of the Division of Blind Services Employment Program is to assist individuals with visual impairments in achieving or maintaining an employment outcome that is consistent with his/her unique strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests and informed choices. The incumbent will provide reading and transportation services for a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with a visual impairment.  The incumbent will assist the Counselor in meeting his/her essential job requirements by driving them to/from places where their required work tasks take place outside of the office environment.

Examples of Work:

  • Acts as a reader for the Counselor.
  • Provides transportation to a Counselor for community outreach and informational sessions to unreached and underserved populations.
  • Provides transportation to a Counselor to attend client related meetings.
  • Operates the state vehicle and follows all guidelines in relation to the use of the state vehicle.
  • Completes on a regular basis all required training courses related to driving a state vehicle.
  • Maintains confidentiality standards required by all state employees.
  • Possesses and maintains a valid Florida Driver's License and maintains a clear driving record.
  • Enters work hours into the People First System.

 

EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS:

Documenting/Recording Information

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.

Processing Information

Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying or processing information or data.

Communicating With Persons Outside Of the Organization

Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Performing Administrative Activities

Approving requests, handling paperwork and performing day-to-day administrative tasks

Getting Information Needed to do the Job

Observing, receiving and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Interacting With Computers

Controlling computer functions by using programs, setting up functions, writing software or otherwise communicating with computer systems.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Establishing and Maintaining Relationships

Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

Handling and Moving Objects

Using one's own hands and arms in handling, installing, forming, positioning and moving materials, or in manipulating things, including the use of keyboards.

Evaluating Information Against Standards

Evaluating information against a set of standards and verifying that it is correct.

 

EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Writing

Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience.

Information Gathering

Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information.

Speaking

Talking to others to effectively convey information.

Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate.

Mathematics

Using mathematics to solve problems.

Product Inspection

Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products.

Information Gathering

Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information.

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Clerical

Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.

Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques.

English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.

Computer

Knowledge of computer software including applications.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent; and
  • A valid Florida Driver’s License.
     

To be considered for a position with the Division of Blind Services:

  • All fields in the candidate profile must be completed.
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position. Putting "see resume" does not substitute for completing all sections of the candidate profile.
  • Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable in the candidate profile. Not all applicants will be interviewed. Preference will be given for qualifying veterans, employees in layoff status and qualified candidates based on a review of their overall scores, KSAs, primary and supplemental applications, as well as completion of any required work samples, willingness questionnaires, and behavioral/personality/skills tests, and interview responses, as applicable. References and file reviews from previous employment will be verified to determine suitability.
  • Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.
  • Individuals lacking the ability to competently do the job and those who are unable to positively contribute to a productive team environment, need not apply.
  • The successful candidate must be able to pass a Level II Background screening.
  • All previous periods of employment must be listed and accounted for.

 

The Florida Division of Blind Services is committed

to increasing recruitment and hiring of Veterans and individuals with disabilities and

improving employment outcomes.

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: Jacksonville