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DBPR/Hotels and Restaurants -Management Review Specialist (DDM) - SES **INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT**

Date:  Jun 22, 2022

ORLANDO, FL, US, 32801

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Requisition No: 673561 

Agency: Business and Professional Regulations

Working Title: DBPR/Hotels and Restaurants -Management Review Specialist (DDM) - SES **INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT**

Position Number: 79001381 

Salary:  $54,797.60 - $57,959 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 07/04/2022 


(Deputy District Manager)
Position Number: 79001381

Hiring Salary: $54,797.60 - $57,959 Annually



*You must be employed by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to be considered*


Minimum Requirements:

  • Two or more years of experience with the application of Chapter 509, F.S., Chapter 61-C., FAC, and the FDA Food Code; and
  • Passed FDA Standardization or be eligible for Standardization; and
  • A current valid driver license; and
  • ONE of the following:
    • Bachelor degree in a health-related field; or
    • Bachelor degree in any field and one year industry-related* experience; or
    • Two year Associate degree in culinary or hospitality management; and three or more years industry-related* experience; or
    • Five or more years of experience in culinary or hospitality management.


*Industry-related experience is considered to be hotel or restaurant management, restaurant operations, field or laboratory experience in environmental or public health, food sanitation or quality control.


Duties and Responsibilities:

This position functions with the working title of Deputy District Manager (DDM). This position reports to the District Manager and serves as the Acting District Manager in the absence of the District Manager.


  • Responsible for planning, coordinating, monitoring, evaluating, and providing consultative service and technical assistance for the regulation of the public food service and lodging industries.  Position coordinates and manages disaster inspection activities.  The employee in this Select Exempt Service position is expected to work a flexible work schedule to allow for inspections at temporary events, during peak service periods, holidays, and special events as required.  Employee's work hours may exceed that of a usual work period. 
  • Supervises the Administrative Assistant II position and may supervise other staff and activities as required or requested by the District Manager.
  • Coordinates all district compliance activities.  Monitors and evaluates program training effectiveness.  Develops and coordinates implementation strategies for program improvement activities.
  • Regularly assists District Manager in providing interpretations of health, environmental and lodging statutes and rules to district office staff, other state agencies, professionals, and the general public.  Prepares recommendation and written correspondence on technical issues as needed for the district offices.
  • Participates in revisions of administrative rules, program manuals, forms, and procedures for monitoring and evaluation activities. Analyzes data and makes recommendations and interpretations regarding the solutions to managerial problems in reports and special studies conducted for District Manager.
  • Performs inspections as required. Assists in the licensing of temporary food service events, as required.
  • Maintains appropriate continuing education requirements and attends various departmental, professional, and civic meetings regarding health and safety programs.  May serve as liaison with federal, state, and other related agencies and the industry in the regulation of public lodging and food service establishments.
  • Participates in the quality assurance program at the district level in conjunction with bureau staff and may perform standardization inspections.
  • Participates in the planning, facilitation and execution of monthly staff meeting and mandatory training (Inspector Continuing Education and certification requirements.)  Monitors continuing education courses of field staff  and administers makeup training sessions as required.
  • Confers with and educates the public, builders, owners, public officials, and civic groups concerning business practices, sanitation, safety, and health regulations.  Conducts investigations to monitor health and sanitation standards.  Provides consultation and prepare reports relating to safety and sanitation problems.  Coordinates activities with federal, state and municipal safety and health agencies. Advises licensee regarding compliance with laws, rules and regulations.  Serves in a liaison capacity with industry officials, other agencies and interested groups. 
  • Prepares and monitors administrative reports including, but not limited to, quarterly and annual inspection activities, state automobile maintenance, and state issued equipment inventory.
  • Performs related work as requested.


Knowledge Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of laws, rules, policies and procedures applicable to Division of Hotels & Restaurants; management and supervisory principals and strategies.
  • Knowledge of the U.S. FDA Food Code (Chapter 509 FS, Chapter 61C FAC, FDA Food Code)
  • Ability to use state issued equipment and technology to maintain comprehensive records and prepare reports of program requirements.
  • Skills to manage statewide programs for inspections, plan review, staff training, and quality assurance.


Applicant Note: If you are the selected candidate for this position and hold a current license through the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation, you may be required to place your license in an inactive status.


NOTE: This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth in order to conduct this background check.

Applicants are required to apply through the People First system by the closing date, by applying online.  All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the advertisement.  If you have any questions regarding your application, you may call 1-877-562-7287.


The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation is committed to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities and improving employment outcomes.


Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DBPR Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 487-2074. DBPR requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website: .

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.


We hire only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Our agency participates in the E-Verify System which is a federal government electronic database available for employers to use to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. 


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: Orlando