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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: ORLANDO, FL, US, 32809

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Requisition No: 480042 

Agency: Division of Emergency Management


Position Number: 31001139 

Salary:  up to $42,500 

Posting Closing Date: 12/14/2021 

This is a highly responsible logistics position. It requires working independently, and is responsible for the overall facility management and acting as the contact person for accountable property for the facility, to include warehousing operations (shipping, receiving, inventory, and equipment operation), office complex oversight, preparation of the facility for training and meetings conducted at the facility, light maintenance and repairs.

Ensure that all systems are functioning properly at the State Logistics Response Center and the facility is ready for use at a moments notice, such as, but not limited to: HVAC units; closed circuit TV system; Direct TV system; alarm system;  load and unload trucks and other vehicles, using various forklifts, pallet jacks or motorized pallet jacks.

Conduct cross-docking operations, inspect received inventory, re-stage as required, rewrap as required using mechanical pallet wrapping, banding and shrink-wrap machines and place products that are palletized on the racks in the warehouse.

Conduct regular inventory of assets, both expendable and non-expendable in the facility and field based equipment as required. Work in conjunction with the Division contact person responsible for accountable property based in Tallahassee.

Inspect, maintain or oversee all facility safety equipment. Call for service or repair as required. Conduct daily, monthly and quarterly inspections of equipment and systems as required, and work with certified inspectors and companies of equipment to maintain compliance with all policies, laws and regulations.

Staging and maintaining pre-scripted response kits of equipment and supplies.

Assist in ensuring that emergency vehicles, generators and other mechanized equipment stored at the facility are functional at all times and that they receive the proper maintenance when needed in coordination with the Vehicle Maintenance Specialist.

Maintain State Logistics Response Center schedule calendar and assist using personnel in setting up and breaking down training and meeting rooms for their events.  Ensure that areas used are put back in proper order.

Ensure that the proper building maintenance is preformed both inside and out and that all needed cleaning and maintenance supplies are ordered and on hand for use.

Maintain current list of repair companies under State Contract to ensure that need repairs are made in a timely manner.

Conduct regular inventories of sensitive and non-expendable supplies and equipment stored at the facility.

Assist the Homeland Security Grant Section in conducting monitoring visits to inspect and account for equipment purchases with grant funding.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Competency in the use of a personal computer, bar code gun/reader, field printer and software including but not limited to Microsoft Office suites (word processing, spreadsheets and email systems), as well as bar code/reader and inventory software;

Ability to travel (on short notice and/or extended periods of time,) work in field environment (remote areas) when necessary;

Ability to adapt and adjust to changing mission requirements;

Ability to conduct, document, and data enter comprehensive inventories of resources and equipment;

Ability to work overtime and/or Split shift time as will be required periodically to support the Division’s responsibility in disaster response and/or preparation to disaster response {i.e. various shifts, holidays and weekends];

Ability to remain flexable, problem solve, and exercise independent judgment and work independently;

Must be certified in material handling equipment (forklift) or the ability to be certified within 90-days of employment;

Ability to lift objects weighing at least 75 lbs.;

Ability to supervise others working in a warehouse environment as well as work being done by contractors on the facility to include HVAC, general electrical and general repairs.

A Class A/B CDL is preferred.


Other job-related requirements for this position:  In response to emergency events, Division of Emergency Management employees may be required to work irregular hours, to work more than 8 hours per day, or 5 days a week, to work extended periods (including weekends and holidays), to work at locations other than their official headquarters, and to perform duties in addition to those outlined in the employee’s position description.  Employees must be able to deploy to emergency sites with limited advance notice, and work under adverse living and working conditions in a high stress environment.  A criminal history check and a driver’s license check is conducted on each recommended applicant.




In response to emergency events, Division of Emergency Management employees may be required to work irregular hours, to work more than 8 hours per day, to work extended periods (including weekends and holidays), to work at locations other than their official headquarters, and to perform duties in addition to those outlined in the employee’s position description.  Employees must be able to deploy to emergency sites with limited advance notice.

You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order for us to conduct the background check and to schedule your drug test.

All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.

REMINDERS:  Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Service 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. 

“DEM appreciates the service and sacrifices made by veterans and their family members. Further, DEM recognizes the immeasurable value veterans bring to the workplace and is committed to increasing the number of veterans that serve in its workforce.”

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:  It is the policy of the Florida Division of Emergency Management that any applicants who will be considered or recommended for an employment opportunity undergo Level 2 background screening.  This is in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment.
No applicants for a designated position will be employed until the Level 2 screening and drug test results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 back ground screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records 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.

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