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DCF Contract Fiscal Monitor - Jacksonville - 60073156

Date: Nov 19, 2019

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Requisition No: 83381 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: DCF Contract Fiscal Monitor - Jacksonville - 60073156

Position Number: 60073156 

Salary:  $50,000 - $54,000 

Posting Closing Date: 12/07/2019 

Contract Oversight Unit (COU) Monitor

 

DCF Contract Oversight seeks to fill a monitor position.  The individual in this position is responsible for monitoring the administrative and programmatic terms and conditions of the Department’s contracts. Contracts are typically funded with federal and/or state grants, and the individual in this position also performs fiscal analysis and draws conclusions based on financial data and grant information.

 

The position will be located in the Jacksonville office at 5920 Arlington Expressway.  The position is a Government Operations Consultant II.  This position does not telecommute and requires a Monday through Friday, 8-hour daily work schedule during typical business hours. 

 

Statewide travel is required, including overnight travel, usually one but sometimes two weeks a month.  Travel is typically scheduled in advance.  A valid driver’s license from your state of residency is required for this position, and your license must be maintained as a condition of employment.  You must be willing and able to use a personal vehicle for work-related travel.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Candidates must have at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university as recognized by the US Department of Education.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 9 semester hours of accounting coursework at an accredited college or university as recognized by the US Department of Education with at least a grade of B in all such coursework.
  • Candidates must have at least one year full-time professional-level experience in financial auditing.  Depending on the specifics, three years of grant management experience may substitute.
  • Candidates must have working knowledge of various computer software applications including Microsoft Word and Excel. 

 

Preferred candidates are those who also have:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting or auditing from an accredited college or university as recognized by the US Department of Education.
  • Professional-level experience in DCF program services that are subject to monitoring by the Contract Oversight Unit.
  • Professional-level experience in a social services context in service delivery, management, contract management, contract monitoring, grant management, licensing, program evaluation, or quality assurance. 
  • Experience in application of critical thinking and ability to form conclusions that describe opportunities for improvement.
  • Experience authoring complex written narrative reports.

 

Salary is expected to be $50,000 to $54,000 annually, and will be based on experience and background of the candidate and the available budget.  Generous benefits are provided as part of this position, as a career service position with the State of Florida.  Please see the following web resource for more information.  https://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

This position is part of the Contract Oversight function within the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families, which is responsible for monitoring the administrative and programmatic terms and conditions of the Department’s contracts. Contract monitoring is conducted in accordance with section 402.7305, Florida Statutes, and Children and Families Operating Procedure 75-8.  Contracts are typically funded with federal and/or state grants, and the individual in this position performs analysis and draws conclusions based on financial data and grant information.

 

Position duties include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares, manages, participates in, and facilitates the contract monitoring process.  Participates as the team leader or a team member as assigned by the unit manager.
  • Researches and analyzes contracts, statutes, laws, rules, regulations, policies, and other complex written information to identify compliance requirements and/or performance expectations that are applicable to contracted providers.  Prepares monitoring tools and devises approaches to assess the performance and compliance of contracted providers.
  • Reviews plans, reports, complex documents, records, and transactions to determine performance relative to expectations and compliance with federal and state laws, rules, regulations, procedures, and basic accounting principles and safeguards.  Reviews provider documents, conducts interviews, and observes provider facilities. 
  • Gathers and analyzes data and information from Department and provider sources, including Departmental automated systems.
  • Compares requirements and provider performance, and draws conclusions about provider’s implementation and performance of contract requirements.
  • Considers GAAP and Federal and State grants guidelines when evaluating subrecipients’ financial procedures and expenditures.
  • Conducts formal and informal meetings with Department and provider staff, including entrance and exit conferences.
  • Completes, organizes, and maintains monitoring documentation in accordance with unit standards and record retention requirements.
  • Gathers information from Department sources and incorporates necessary information into a comprehensive report.
  • Prepares correspondence and reports that meet standards for content and style.

 

Cooperation and teamwork are necessary skills for this position.  Candidates must be highly proficient in written and verbal communication, use of automated systems, and research and analysis. 

 

You must apply for this vacancy electronically through People First.  You will be asked to provide responses to qualifying questions along with the application.  Your application will be initially screened for eligibility through review of responses to the qualifying questions.  All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida employment application.  Candidates whose responses to the qualifying questions do not demonstrate eligibility for the position or are not verifiable may be disqualified from further consideration. 

 

You may be contacted to participate in a selection process which may consist of verification of eligibility, written exercises, work samples, and in-person interviews.  You may be notified by email of the opportunity to participate in the selection process, using the email address in your Candidate Profile.  If you do not reply via email within a designated time frame, you may be disqualified from further consideration.

 

Applications must be fully completed.  Candidates with incomplete applications may not receive employment consideration.

 

This is an Open Competitive Opportunity.

 

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:  It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any candidate being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S.  No candidate may begin employment until the background investigation results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency.  Background investigations shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.  Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five years.

 

The Roberts Building is a tobacco free environment.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the 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.

 

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.

 

Applicants who are eligible to claim Veterans’ Preference must specifically claim the preference on the employment application by completing the Veterans’ Preference section and by furnishing supporting documentation by the close of the advertisement.  DD Form 214, Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Active Duty, or other official documents (to include military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs listing military status, dates of service, and discharge type) issued by the branch of service are required as verification of eligibility for Veterans’ Preference.  Additional information on Veterans’ Preference is provided by the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs. 

 

This position requires participation in direct deposit.

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: Jacksonville