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Date:  May 26, 2023


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Requisition No: 803514 

Agency: Business and Professional Regulations

Working Title: BUSINESS CONSULTANT I - 79001038

Position Number: 79001038 

Salary:  $1,352.23 - $1,550.00 Biweekly 

Posting Closing Date: 05/30/2023 

Business Consultant I
Position Number: 79001038
Hiring Salary: Range $1,352.23 - $1,550.00 Biweekly


**Anticipated Vacancy/Overlap**

**Open Competitive Advertisement**


The Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco licenses the manufacture, distribution, sale, and service of alcoholic beverage and tobacco products in Florida, including: receipt and processing of license applications; collection and auditing of taxes and fees paid by licensees; and enforcement of the laws and regulation of the alcoholic beverage and tobacco industries, pursuant to Chapters 210, 561-565, 567-569, Florida Statutes. The division's three bureaus - Licensing, Auditing and Enforcement - comprise a team of approximately 330 personnel fulfilling the regulatory obligations of the division throughout the state.


Minimum Requirements:


  • Must be competent in the utilization of software applications Word, Excel, and general database application programs
  • Must have office procedures and practices experience
  • Must have records and file management with both digital and hard copy files
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds




  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess advanced proficiency in Word, Excel, and general database application programs applications
  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience with equipment inventory databases
  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience in managing and tracking equipment
  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience in procurement, supply, and inventory practices

***Information contained in responses to Qualifying Questions concerning education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities must also be disclosed on the State of Florida Employment Application***

Duties & Responsibilities:

This is a highly responsible non-sworn position that reports to the Bureau of Enforcement, Office of the Chief, and serves as Chief’s Property and Equipment Custodian in Tallahassee, FL.  This position is responsible for activities related to the procurement and distribution of various types of law enforcement property and equipment statewide, to include firearms (both handguns and long arms), chemical agents, uniforms, safety equipment, radios, iPads, computers, vehicle equipment, special order items, and all other related law enforcement equipment as needed.  Reviews, interprets, and ensures departmental compliance with statutory requirements and agency rules and regulations as it applies to law enforcement property and equipment.  Analyzes administrative and operational practices and procedures as they relate to law enforcement property and equipment to create new and/or revise, existing methods as needed. The selected applicant:


  • Maintains inventory and organizes a law enforcement property and equipment room for over 150 members
  • Monitors and maintains records of BLE property and equipment through a database and ensures adequate inventories are on hand
  • Works directly with field staff to select and issue, including packaging and mailing out, initial equipment to agents and inspectors around the state
  • Collaborates with field staff and supervisors to ensure property inventory is accurately issued, accounted for, and returned
  • Receives and restocks returned equipment and issues replacement equipment as needed
  • Maintains relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Orders uniforms and equipment as needed, works with suppliers for delivery, and arranges cleaning of returned uniforms, including making deliveries and picking up equipment as needed
  • Conducts annual inventories and quality control inspections as needed
  • Signs for/receives new equipment when delivered and generates appropriate records
  • Ensures property records are accurate and up to date
  • Responsible for tracking, rotating, and replacing expired or worn equipment
  • Responsible for properly destroying sensitive law enforcement equipment
  • Coordinates equipment transfers and the locations of controlled items
  • Maintains digital and hard copy records law enforcement firearms and other controlled items
  • Ensures receipt and retention of property issue, return, surplus, and destruction records
  • Maintains and monitors equipment reviews, to interpret, and ensure departmental compliance with statutory requirements and agency rules and regulations as it applies to law enforcement property and equipment 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Knowledge of inventory management and/or procurement practices
  • Knowledge of office procedures and practices
  • Knowledge of records and files management
  • Ability to record, collect, evaluate, and analyze data
  • Ability to collect information and review for accuracy and completeness
  • Ability to operate personal computers and other related office equipment
  • Ability to identify nature of problems and utilize problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to work independently by planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Ability to deal with the public and vendors in a tactful, courteous and effective manner

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 background security check.  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.


The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation values the sacrifices veterans and their family members have given to our country and support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

A candidate for veterans’ preference who believes he or she was not afforded employment preference may file a complaint in accordance with Rule 55A-7.016, F.A.C., with the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Veterans’ Preference Coordinator, 11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311, Largo, FL, 33778. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has also established an email where people can electronically file claims or ask questions. The email is

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation will only hire 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.

For additional information, please contact Ms. Ashton Fallis at 850-717-1114 / E-mail at 
Department of Business and Professional Regulation / Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco - Benefits Information

  • State of Florida retirement package: 3% employee contribution required
  • Nine annual paid holidays and one personal holiday
  • Ability to earn up to 104 hours of paid annual leave annually as a new employee with the State of Florida
  • Ability to earn up to 104 hours of paid sick leave annually
  • The State of Florida offers health insurance coverage (i.e. individual and family coverage) to eligible employees
  • The State of Florida provides a $25,000 life insurance policy to eligible employees
  • Additional supplemental insurance policies are available for dental, vision, hospital supplement, cancer, etc.
  • Tax deferred medical and child care reimbursement accounts are available
  • Tuition waiver program to attend an approved State of Florida College or University 

For additional benefit information, please visit the following website:


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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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