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Date: Jul 26, 2017

Location: MARIANNA, FL, US, 32446

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 9087 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities


Position Number: 67011792 

Salary:  $1,257.57 Bi Weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 09/06/2017 

APD/Sunland-Residential Services Supervisor SES - Unit 3





  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university with major course work in social work, rehabilitation counseling, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, audiology, psychology, sociology, special education, dietetics, or a related human services field, or licensure as a registered professional nurse in accordance with Florida Stature 464 or eligibility to practice nursing in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 210-8.22 or 8.27


  • One year of professional experience in treating persons with developmental disabilities. 


All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable


This is work assisting mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients, working under direction of nursing and medical staff.
Some positions in this occupation may be responsible for coordinating work and supervising employees.


 Supervises employees by assigning work, reviewing progress and assessing performance.

- Monitors patients to ensure patients remain in assigned areas and aids or restrains patients to prevent injuries.

- Assists patients in becoming accustomed to hospital routine.

- Demonstrates and assists patients in bathing, dressing, and grooming.

- Accompanies patients to and from wards for medical and dental treatments, shopping trips, and to religious and recreational events.

- Encourages patients to participate in social, educational, and recreational activities.

- Notes and maintains records of patients' activities, such as vital signs, eating habits, and daily behavior.

- Serves meals and feeds patients needing assistance.

- Administers prescribed medications, measures vital signs, and performs other nursing duties, such as collecting specimens and drawing blood samples.


Assisting and Caring for Others
 Providing assistance or personal care to others.
Monitor Processes, Material, Surroundings
 Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.
Establishing and Maintaining Relationships
 Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Communicating With Persons Outside 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 General Physical Activities
 Performing physical activities that require moving one's whole body, such as in climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, where the activities often also require considerable use of the arms and legs, such as in the physical handling of materials.
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
 Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.
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.
Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
 Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. 


Reading Comprehension
 Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

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

 Talking to others to effectively convey information

Judgment and Decision Making
 Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action
Social Perceptiveness
 Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do
 Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

Problem Identification
 Identifying the nature of problems

 Teaching others how to do something

 Persuading others to approach things differently

 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

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

 Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

Therapy and Counseling
 Knowledge of information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and to provide career guidance including alternative treatments, rehabilitation equipment and its proper use, and methods to evaluate treatment effects

Medicine and Dentistry
 Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures

 Knowledge of the composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods

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


Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service.  This includes, but is not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers, and public we serve at all times.


It is the policy of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening 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.

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: Panama City