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Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 397483 

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration


Position Number: 68063487 

Salary:  $ 1,326.98 BI WEEKLY 

Posting Closing Date: 06/24/2021 


This is a full-time career service position, with regularly scheduled hours of Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. This Government Operations Consultant I position is anticipated to be filled at a rate of $34,501.48 per year and is based on the selected candidate’s experience. This position may involve travel related activities from 1-15%.  The Agency requires background and fingerprint screening as a condition of employment.


The Florida Medicaid program is one of the five largest in the country and has an estimated $30 billion annual budget. Each month Florida Medicaid covers medical services for almost 4 million recipients. To effectively serve this large patient population, one of the Agency goals is to ensure fewer budgeted dollars are lost to fraud, abuse, and waste. The Bureau of Medicaid Program Integrity (MPI) does this specifically through audits and investigations of healthcare providers, including managed care plans, suspected of engaging in fraudulent or abusive behavior, as well as overpayment recoveries, administrative sanctions, and the referral of suspected fraud or other criminal violations for law enforcement investigation.


This Government Operations Consultant I position will support the fraud and abuse prevention efforts within the Bureau of Medicaid Program Integrity.  The selected candidate will report to the supervisor of the Operations Unit and will be responsible for various administrative activities and is expected to independently complete work assignments related to bureau needs.  This position will be privy to sensitive information and the incumbent is expected to maintain information in the strictest confidence. 


The work involves a broad range of advanced level administrative activities to support the bureau's operations, including daily office management, budget, purchasing, legislative budget requests, reporting, and other major office functions. Activities include but are not limited to processing actions in MyFloridaMarketPlace, analyzing and interpreting reports in the Florida Accounting Information Resource Subsystem, using this information to reconcile and prepare legislative budget requests, preparing and processing bureau budget allocations, reconciling monthly expenditures, and filing reports. The position is also responsible for coordination of meetings, trainings and projects, bureau records retention and maintaining bureau files consistent with bureau protocols.  Coordinate Bureau travel arrangements to include budget allocation, reservations, itinerary preparation, coordination with travelers, process travel and reimbursement activities in the Statewide Travel Management System.  Create and process Human Resource (HR) documentation with Agency HR office, People First and other AHCA offices assisting the Personnel Liaison in covering employee and management requests. 


MPI provides a multitude of training opportunities for all MPI employees to enhance their professional growth.  This position offers an excellent array of benefits, including:  


•Health insurance

•Life insurance

•Dental, vision and supplemental insurance     

•Retirement benefits   

•Vacation and sick leave

•Paid holidays

•Opportunities for career advancement

•Tuition waiver for public college courses

•Training opportunities


For more information, please view MPI's section of "Florida's Efforts to Control Medicaid Fraud and Abuse FY 2018-2019" located at:



  • Knowledge of Florida Statues, rules, policies, and procedures relating to budget, purchasing, and human resources for the State of Florida and the Agency.
  • Knowledge of MyFloridaMarketPlace, FLAIR, and People First.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe, Visio).
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and interpret financial data as it relates to purchasing activities or personnel actions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Bureau Chief, Assistant Chief, management, and staff.
  • Ability to multi-task.



  • Two years of professional experience in a professional work setting routinely engaged in purchasing activities, maintaining office inventory, processing correspondence and documentation and personnel actions.  Professional experience includes budget preparation and purchasing responsibilities from verifiable work history as evidenced on the employment application
  • Two years professional and proficient use of Microsoft Office products.
  • Two years of professional experience in planning, organizing, and coordinating work assignments.
  • Two years of professional experience in completing travel arrangements, including travel authorization requests and travel reimbursement vouchers and reconciling charges.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a related degree from an accredited college or university and candidates with Florida state government financial experience.


CONTACT PERSON: Sterling Abney 850-412-4645

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: Tallahassee