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Date: Feb 5, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 28676 

Agency: Management Services

Working Title: GOVERNMENT ANALYST I - 72000222

Position Number: 72000222 

Salary:  $40,000 - $50,000 

Posting Closing Date: 02/19/2018 

Real Estate Development & Management

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee, Capitol Circle Office Center

Government Analyst I – Bureau of Business Support Services

The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Rick Scott and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. The Department of Management Services is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government.  The Department of Management Services facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Erin Rock, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees.

Position responsibilities:

This position reports to the Bureau Chief of Business Support Services and is a highly  technical and administrative position responsible for Capitol Complex Reservations; Legislative Affairs liaison, including legislative bill analysis; and Rule Review and Promulgation, for the Division. The incumbent in this position works with minimal supervision and presents management with viable recommendations for data-driven decision making.  The Division is seeking a self-motivated, highly effective go-getter with excellent customer service and organization skills and a background in legislative affairs and rule review.

Manages the Capitol Complex Reservations program for the Division.  Responsible for managing the reservations review process, which includes coordination with all stakeholders, for all Capitol Complex events.  Responds to verbal and written inquiries; and works remotely from the Capitol Complex, as needed.

Acts as Legislative Affairs liaison for the Division.  Performs effective legislative bill analysis; legislative research, coordinate analysis and presentations on legislative issues; and division legislative implementation.  Works with department legislative affairs staff to coordinate analysis and presentations on legislative issues. 

Leads rule review and promulgation process for the Division and acts as liaison to DMS’ Office of General Counsel. Reviews agency rules with general counsel and legislative staff.

Research issues, present results and make recommendations as appropriate.

Interacts both verbally and in writing with leadership, employees and customers at all levels.

Process public records requests for REDM. Works with the General Counsel’s office in following proper procedures in processing these requests.

Assists with the Division’s property inventory management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of a four-year degree from an accredited college or university is required.  Years of experience in a legislative bill analysis and rule review or a comparable field can substitute for the required education.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in legislative bill analysis and rule review or a comparable field.
  • Valid and applicable driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience in the area of legislative affairs.
  • Knowledge and experience in reviewing and interpreting Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Code.

Physical Attributes:

Standing, Sitting, Walking, Repetitive Motion, Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce.  We recognize the extensive training, experience and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce.  Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses.

An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.



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