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Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32308

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Requisition No: 47524 

Agency: Department of Law Enforcement

Working Title: GOVERNMENT ANALYST II - 71001512

Position Number: 71001512 

Salary:  $46,381.14 

Posting Closing Date: 03/27/2019 

Government Analyst II – ATP Department Inspector

To be considered as a potential candidate, you must meet the minimum requirement(s) listed below. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (1) A bachelor's degree in physical, biological or forensic science from an accredited university, and three years of professional experience in a laboratory setting, program research, program evaluation, or data analysis. (2) A master's degree as described above can substitute for one year of the required professional experience. (3) A doctorate degree as described above can substitute for two years of the required professional experience.

DUTIES: This position will provide management consulting services and assistance to law enforcement agencies, criminal justice training centers, and criminal justice officials in all aspects pertaining to the operation and maintenance of approved evidentiary breath test instruments. Testify in legal proceedings as an expert witness in the field of breath alcohol analysis, including the scientific principles, legal and rule requirements, and procedures necessary to preserve the admissibility of breath test results in criminal proceedings. Register and ensure the scientific accuracy of all new evidentiary breath test instrumentation as required by Chapter 11D-8, FAC. Provide direction, assistance and customer service for the criminal justice community, state, municipal and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as judicial branches, criminal justice training centers, and the private sector. Perform other related duties as requested by the Program Manager or other designee.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 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 work flow 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 find-solving techniques; ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; ability to communicate effectively; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

SPECIAL NOTES: This position may require extensive travel. This position will be required to lift and move instrumentation and boxes up to 25 pounds. Selected applicants will be required to sign an FDLE employment agreement and commit to employment with FDLE for three (3) years. A financial penalty may be imposed for failure to complete the employment agreement.

NOTES: Applicants being considered for employment must pass a drug screen and an extensive FDLE background investigation which will include a financial credit check. Responses to qualifying questions will be credited only if verifiable by skills and/or experience listed on the employment application, including specifically required software/computer skills. Applicants may be notified by email to participate in a selection process. Failure to reply within a designated time frame may exclude the applicant from further consideration. Future vacancies may be filled from this position advertisement. Preference may be given to current FDLE members that have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current positions.  Preference may be given to applicants in the State Personnel System who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position.  Starting salary will be the minimum of the class pay range, unless otherwise dictated by FDLE’s pay policy.  


  1. 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:
  2. 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 or suspended depending upon the date of your retirement.

The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.



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. 

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