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GOVERNMENT ANALYST II - 65000071

Date: Sep 23, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 383722 

Agency: Elder Affairs

Working Title: GOVERNMENT ANALYST II - 65000071

Position Number: 65000071 

Salary:  $3,865.10-$3,948.43 MONTHLY 

Posting Closing Date: 09/25/2021 

DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS

DIVISION OF FINANCIAL AND SUPPORT SERVICES

 

 

*****OPEN COMPETITIVE*****

 

 

 

PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY THE AGENCY. APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE PEOPLE FIRST SYSTEM.

 

Mission Statement: To promote the well-being, safety, and independence of Florida’s elders, their families, and caregivers.

Vision Statement: For all Floridians to live well and age well.

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Incumbent monitors/audits Department programs on a systematic, analytical, and objective basis to improve effectiveness of management oversight, quality assurance, internal controls and governance processes.  Incumbent performs duties independently, as a team member, or in a team leader capacity.  Incumbent reports to, works with, and assists the Monitoring/Quality Assurance Director in performing the duties related to their Managerial position.  The Monitoring/Quality Assurance Director is a Managerial employee as defined in section 447.203(4), F.S.   Other specific duties may include, but are not limited to:

 

Plans and conducts monitoring reviews, audits, and/or performance measure assessments of programs, processes and records of area agencies on aging (AAAs), lead agencies, service providers, and/or third-party entities funded directly or indirectly by DOEA. Monitoring reviews can include in-home or in-facility visits with clients.

 

Establishes monitoring objectives and scope, in consultation with unit supervisor and determines the nature, timing, and extent of work to be performed.  Documents findings in work papers and prepares written report supporting findings and recommendations.

 

Tracks and reconciles contractor/grantee progress and follow-up in implementing monitoring recommendations and prescribed corrective actions.  Also performs benchmarking research to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of operations.

 

Researches, compiles, and interprets external reports and documents related to DOEA or OAA funded programs, including reports or pronouncements provided by GAO, OMB, the state auditor general, OPPAGA, Institute of Internal Auditors, independent auditors, and/or federal/state Inspector Generals.

 

Provides front-end technical assistance in structuring and reviewing contract documents when requested to ensure program compliance with federal, state, and/or department guidelines.  Incorporates appropriate language to facilitate timely review, approval, and execution of contract documents and attachments.

 

Consults with and assists managers with new project development and special projects related to contract administration and contract management including establishing policy, procedures, planning, and evaluating compliance. 

 

Consults and assists managers in identifying technical assistance needs of contractors and makes recommendations for implementing improvements to ensure compliance.

 

Assists in reviewing the area plans to ensure consistency of allocations with budgeted costs and reconcile the AAAs’ plans for distribution of funds for services to their subcontractors/providers with contracted funds for services.

 

Downloads and extracts various reports and data from DOEA databases such as CIRTS and ACMS for further analyses or review in assessing client services, performance, and data accuracy. Provides reports from databases to team members as needed. Analyzes data for trends that indicate the need for adjustments/ improvements to reports, and researches/evaluates erroneous data, relating it to policy compliance infractions. Collaborates with DOEA technology and contract management staff to effect improvements to data reports.

 

Performs other duties and special assignments as necessary.

 

The incumbent complies with and monitors (when applicable) the mandatory requirements in Sec 215.422 Florida Statues and Ch 3A-24, Florida Administrative Code.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.

Knowledge of basic management principles and practices.

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.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor's degree from a college or university and four years of professional experience in systems analysis, management analysis, program planning, program research, program evaluation, engineering or administrative work.

A master's degree from a college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.

Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

 

SPECIAL NOTES:

Preference will be given to the Department of Elder Affairs employees.

 

BACKGROUND CHECKS:

A Successful completion of a Level 2 Criminal History Background Check is required for all applicants selected for this position.

 

APPLICANT INFORMATION:

Applicants should apply on-line via the People First Website https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date of the position vacancy advertisement but are strongly encouraged to apply by 6:00 p.m. on the closing date to avoid any system down times or any other complications that may arise.

 

If you have problems applying on-line, call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287. Paper applications will not be accepted by the agency.

 

The Department of Elder Affairs is an "older worker-friendly" employer and also lists vacancies on the Silver Edition website, found at http://silver.employflorida.com, that connects persons age 50 and older with other businesses/volunteer organizations/employers who specify they are "older worker-friendly."

 

The Department of Elder Affairs is an E-Verify employer and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each New Employee’s I-9 Form to confirm work eligibility.

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