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Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: PENSACOLA, FL, US, 33467

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Requisition No: 513504 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle


Position Number: 76808832 

Salary:  $15.00/hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/06/2021 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Florida Highway Patrol

Troop A


*Open Competitive Advertisement*


In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to qualifying questions must be clearly stated within the employment history.  Software systems, actual work experience, and years of employment must be clearly defined, or the application may not be considered for the position.





Contact Person: Eddie Elmore, (850) 316-2463,


The Organization

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education, and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.


Our Benefits Include

  • State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan* - mandatory
  • Workers’ Compensation - mandatory
  • Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) - mandatory
  • Participation in certain State Group Insurance benefits (must meet eligibility requirements).
  • Deferred Compensation – voluntary
  • Employee Assistance Program – voluntary


To learn more about DHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at:


Position Duties & Responsibilities

This OPS position assists the Evidence & Property Custodian in handling correspondence related to the return of property; distribution of laboratory analysis reports; assisting with packaging evidence and paperwork submission; mail and track packages; compile and maintain spreadsheets tracking items for destruction. This position is also responsible for assisting with the organization of closed evidence files for retention and destruction.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to review and verify data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Skill in communicating effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain records, organize files, and conduct inventories to ensure the availability of complete and accurate records.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable laws, rules, statues, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to type letters, memoranda and other standard business forms in correct format using correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Ability to work independently without constant direct supervision.
  • Ability to use Evidence Management System, Laboratory Information Management System, CCIS, DAVID, PowerPoint, and CJIS.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information.


Preference will be given to applicants with the following experience

  • Providing Customer Service.
  • Preparing written correspondence.
  • Using Microsoft applications including Word and Excel.                             
  • Verifying data for accuracy, compliance and completeness.
  • Handling hazardous materials.
  • Preserving and/or handling evidence.
  • Conducting training/teaching.
  • Working in a laboratory or law enforcement agency.
  • Working with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and/or Evidence Management System (EMS, and CCIS, DAVID, PowerPoint, and CJIS systems.


Preference will also be given to applicants who have an associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university,


Position related requirements

The applicant selected for this position must possess a valid driver’s license.

The selected applicant must pass a thorough background review to include: polygraph exam, drug screen, credit check, driver license history review, and a Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) criminal history background check.

This position requires on-call, occasional overnight travel, ability to climb ladders and lift up to 40 lbs, and potential exposure to hazardous materials.


General Information

The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment and/or oral interview.

Applicants being considered for employment will be required to submit to a fingerprint-based background investigation, which will include a check of the criminal history records of the FBI.

The process for selecting applicant(s) for this position could take up to six months.  Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement in order to be considered for that vacancy.

OPS employees at HSMV are paid biweekly.  All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.

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: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami