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TAX AUDITOR III - 76004500

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32225

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Requisition No: 394642 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle

Working Title: TAX AUDITOR III - 76004500

Position Number: 76004500 

Salary:  $36,467.64 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 06/24/2021 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Division of Motorist Services

Bureau of Commercial Vehicle and Driver Services




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.




$36,467.64 Annually 

Contact Person: Diana Kay


The Organization

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provide 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 $52,486 to $63,138 annually.  The total compensation package includes annual salary, insurance, retirement, leave and holidays.


What Will I Be Doing?

This position is responsible for conducting audits and reviews of licensees and registrants under International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) and the International Registration Plan (IRP), respectively.  This function involves reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating mileage and fuel records and record keeping systems to determine the accuracy of reported data and compliance with regulatory requirements.  These audits and reviews are documented through preparation of comprehensive working papers and reports.  As part of our customer outreach function, this position is also responsible for providing advice and assistance to new and existing licensees and registrants regarding proper record keeping techniques and systems and other regulatory issues concerning IFTA and IRP.


The ideal candidate will have the following experience

  • Auditing, analyzing and verifying data or information for accuracy and regulatory compliance.
  • Composing, drafting or preparing written reports of analysis.
  • Verbally communicating analysis performed assessment results, recommendations, etc. to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Customer service experience that includes handling escalated issues/situations.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and auditing standards.
  • Skill in auditing, reviewing, or analyzing data for compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Skill in preparing and reviewing written reports and communicating the findings.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Skill in using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Skill in accounting, bookkeeping, and fiscal practices.
  • Ability to review, analyze and evaluate financial data.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external customers.


Job Related Requirements

This position requires occasional overnight travel. This position requires the incumbent to have and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing. A driver’s license history review will be conducted on all candidates in consideration for the position.


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 in order 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.  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