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DOS-Executive Assistant I-SES - 45000022

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 71025 

Agency: Department of State

Working Title: DOS-Executive Assistant I-SES - 45000022

Position Number: 45000022 

Salary:  $36,467.64 

Posting Closing Date: 08/19/2019 

Department of State

Executive Assistant I - SES

Division of Administrative Services

Bureau of Director’s Office

This is an announcement for State Personnel System Employees Only

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 4 Years of administrative experience.


  • Experience with State Budget

Special Note:

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Serves as the assistant to the Director of the Division of Administrative Services-DOS.  Coordinates the overall administrative and clerical functions of the Division to include, but not limited to, report preparation, conducting research as appropriate, processing information requests, routing and tracking of all correspondence received in the Office of the Director, scheduling of and attendance at meetings on behalf of the Division Director and providing assistance to individuals contacting the Director's office via phone or email.   Prepares phone rotation schedules for providing phone assistance to the Office of the Secretary.  Assists in the preparation of legislative budget requests documentation and coordinates all activities associated with the Legislative Session, to include, but not limited to, bill tracking and analysis and report preparation, and maintains various databases.

Coordinates and directs Division activities related to hiring decisions to include, but not limited to, preparation of Personnel Action Requests (PAR's) and Requests to Advertise (RTA's) for key Division job vacancies.

Reserves and coordinates events for the Department of State's auditorium (Heritage Hall), utilizing the Department's R.A. Gray Events reservation calendar.  Responsible for the coordination of Department Staff for all events scheduled, to include preparation of "Service Request" for appropriate staff allocation for the event and notification of key R. A. Gray personnel for other event preparations.

Assists with special projects and performs other work related duties as may be required.


  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Database management and correspondence and legislative tracking systems
  • Customer service experience
  • Preparing written communications

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS:  A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment.  If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints.  We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.


Relatives of current Florida Department of State employees will not be considered.

We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our inclusive workforce.

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:

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: Tallahassee

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