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Date:  Mar 13, 2023


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Requisition No: 796577 

Agency: Financial Services


Position Number: 43000986 

Salary:  $38,429.52 

Posting Closing Date: 03/27/2023 





A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a major in statistics, economics, political science, actuarial science, data analytics, or similar quantitative discipline is required. 


Preference  will be given to applicants with: 

  • Working knowledge of SQL and basic database concepts 
  • Exposure to SAS/R/Python 
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite of applications (e.g., Excel, Outlook, and Word)


A work sample will be given to qualified applicants. 


The starting annual salary for this position is $38,429.52. 


Employees of the Department of Financial Services are paid on a monthly pay cycle.  


This position requires a security background check, including fingerprint as a condition of employment.  


Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported by the state application and any omission, falsification, or misrepresentation in the answering of the qualifying questions will be cause for immediate elimination from the selection process. 


Minimum Qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.
  • Knowledge of basic management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook. 
  • Knowledge of one of the following programming languages: SQL, SAS, C++, Java, R, or Python
  • Ability to collect, evaluate, and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document workflow, and other activities relating to the improvement of management practices.
  • Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents, and other written materials.
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding research.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) strives to promote a stable and competitive insurance market for consumers. With a workforce of approximately 250 staff members, OIR regulates one of the largest, most complex insurance markets in the world.   


OIR offers a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities for individuals looking to grow in their career and offers a wide variety of top insurance industry-related courses and professional certifications to ensure that its staff has the industry knowledge needed to succeed. OIR employees also have access to the State of Florida’s tuition waiver program, which offers educational assistance to all full-time, salaried employees. 


As a State Agency, OIR offers excellent benefits such as health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, and much more. OIR also offers annual and sick leave, a generous holiday schedule, and flexible work schedules. 


Click the links below to see the many benefits and retirement options you have as a State of Florida employee: 



The Analytics Unit is responsible for using statistical theories, programming skills, and quantitative analysis to develop viewable output and user-based interfaces to assist in the function of OIR's business units. Its goal is to increase operational efficiencies, whether directly related to insurance regulation or the management of the agency as a whole and improve the quality and usefulness of data received by the OIR. The Analytics Unit members consult with other business units to determine functional needs and exercise discretion and judgment in determining the appropriate solutions and method of implementation.


Uses economic theory and other quantitative techniques to gather insurance and other relevant data. And, in conjunction with Financial Administrator - SES develops solutions or alternative methods of achieving the Office's regulatory goals. Use independent judgement to make functional decisions on tool development that impacts unit level operations across business units. This requires the use of experience, judgement, and the application of knowledge and education; specifically, that of statistics (or similar disciplines) which is a requirement for the position.


Design and recommends change to ensure successful functioning of newly implemented systems and /or procedures. Manage and monitor implementation by business unit team members which entails significant oversight responsibility.


Review programs, services reports, and confer with senior management and users to identify problems; compiles data for legislative budget requests and long-range program plans; and prepares manuals and trains staff in the use of applications and procedures per policy.


Performs other duties as required.


Analyzes data gathered and develops solutions or alternative methods of proceeding.


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 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