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Date: Oct 1, 2021

Location: OCALA, FL, US, 34482

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Requisition No: 477803 

Agency: Financial Services

Working Title: ASST SUPT OF FIRE FIGHTER STD & TRAIN - 43001250

Position Number: 43001250 

Salary:  $70,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 10/21/2021 







A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required.

Preference will be given to applicants with a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Additional requirements:

Additional preference:

  • Knowledge of Florida Administrative Codes and Florida Statutes, and how each governs the Florida fire service.

Anticipated starting annual salary $70,000.00.

Travel is required up to 50% of the time. Valid driver’s license required.

This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment. 

Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle. 

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process. 

Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to be a self-starter; using creativity, innovation, and persistence to achieve positive results.
  • Ability to conduct problem analysis; analyze problems comprehensively and make timely practical decisions.
  • Skillful using time effectively, acting independently, and is motivated to succeed
  • Knowledgeable of contemporary personnel management concepts.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of database management.
  • Knowledge of budget development, planning and management.
  • Ability to use a personal computer.
  • Ability to create and promote cooperative and productive working relationships within DFS and across departments and other agencies.
  • Knowledge of customer service techniques.
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written


  • Direct supervision of the training, safety, and standards sections.
  • Direct oversight of day-to-day regulatory responsibilities.
  • Assists the Bureau Chief with the administration and operation of the bureau and all related manners; includes monitoring and administration of the bureau’s budget; management of all personnel matters for  bureau personnel including oversight of performance evaluations, performance plans and position descriptions, employee development, employee/employer relations, discipline, selection and recruitment; the establishment or recommendation of policy or policy changes as it relates to bureau operation or services provided.
  • Analyzes trends and conditions that will affect the bureau’s programs or impact service delivery to our customer base, including analysis that results in recommended policy changes.
  • Active role with Florida administrative code development and revision process. Also works directly with bureau supervisors educating and training them with the process and involvement.
  • Develops the bureau’s budget and spending plan, and recommends any amendments or transfers initiated by the bureau.
  • Acts as project manager for all grants and performance contracts the bureau initiates or accepts.
  • Performs continued independent analysis of the policies, systems, operations, and environments which surround the bureau as well as all core business functions of the bureau and makes/recommends modifications as necessary to create a more productive and efficient program and environment wherever possible. This may include acquisition of equipment for technological advancement, re-distribution of workloads or processes, re-assignment of existing personnel to better accomplish the bureau’s mission or recommending changes to existing statutes and administrative rules which affect the timely and accurate delivery of service needful to our customers.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.



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: Ocala