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CLERK - 48006228 (Blind Services)

Date: Apr 10, 2021

Location: LAKELAND, FL, US, 33801

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Requisition No: 331564 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: CLERK - 48006228 (Blind Services)

Position Number: 48006228 

Salary:  $10.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 04/21/2021 

DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES
LOCATION: LAKELAND

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 reader/driver position located within the Division of Blind Services. The goal of the Division of Blind Services Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) 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, to assist the Counselor in meeting his/her essential job requirements that require work tasks outside of the office environment.

Examples of Work:

  • Act as a reader for the Counselor.
  • Provides transportation for a Counselor to provide community outreach and informational sessions to unreached and underserved populations.
  • Provides transportation to attend client related meetings.
  • Operates the state vehicle and follows all guidelines in relation to the use of the state vehicle.
  • Maintains confidentiality standards required by all State Employees.
  • Possesses and maintains a valid Florida Driver's License and a clear driving record.
  • Inputs work hours into the People First System. 

 

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.

 

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.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.
  • All previous periods of employment must be listed and accounted for.

 

 

 

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: Lakeland