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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 34287

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Requisition No: 52013 

Agency: Children and Families


Position Number: 60072033 

Salary:  $44,200.00 

Posting Closing Date: 01/17/2019 

This is advanced professional work assessing and developing Child Protective Investigators (CPIs) to ensure proficient level of professional competencies.  This position will work in cooperation with CPI Supervisors and management in promoting the development of knowledge, skills, and their application for CPIs.

  • Review investigations in order to ensure that critical information is provided to the Child Protective Investigator (CPI) and Child Protective Investigator Supervisor (CPIS) during the course of the investigation.
  • Assist in identifying and facilitating the collection of any information that is needed to ensure critical information is assessed in an expeditious manner.
  • In the event that additional information is identified during the Pre-Commencement and/or follow up consultations, the “brain” will request and review any records pertinent to the assessment of the family.
  • The “brain” will also be responsible for coordinating appointments that impact the assessment of the family such as Child Protection Team and/or referrals to service providers.
  • During the investigative process, the “brain” will meet with the CPI, the CPI Supervisor, and as needed or required by policy, code or statute, the Operations Program Administrator to elevate concerns based on record reviews or additional information received.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in child protective investigations;


This position will be based in Charlotte County. The position pays $1700 biweekly. The salary is non-negotiable. It is important the candidate has knowledge of Excel, CCIS, DAVID, FSFN, ETC. It will also be important for the candidate to be able to assess information for patterns, impacts and potential danger threats. The candidate will be required to discuss the information collected with Child Protective Investigators, Child Protective Investigator Supervisors and Program Administrators.

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Tampa