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Date: Jun 8, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 37606 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: INSPECTOR GENERAL - 55000819

Position Number: 55000819 

Salary:  $99,025.02 - $128,150.02 

Posting Closing Date: 06/29/2018 



906 / Office of Inspector General





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SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The State of Florida requires a highly responsible individual to manage, direct and supervise the activities of the Office of the Inspector General for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). This is a Senior Management Service (SMS) position required to evaluate and enhance the performance of the agency by improving the efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity of FDOT's operations. The incumbent is responsible for conducting, supervising, and/or coordinating audits, investigations and management reviews relating to agency programs and operations.


Specific responsibilities of the Inspector General include, but are not limited to, the following:

Leads, directs, and supervises the activities of the Office of the Inspector General.  Establishes and monitors plans to carry out the responsibilities of the office. Sets the office mission, goals, objectives, work schedules, staffing plans, financial budgets, and activity reports. Responsible for supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate. Reviews and approves all final reports. Ensures compliance with Section 20.055, Florida Statutes, the General Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General, as published and revised by the Association of Inspectors General, and protocols adopted by the Chief Inspector General.


Manages complex, confidential, and independent investigations into allegations against the agency's employees, contractors and consultants for violations of statutes, administrative rules or agency policy. Informs the Chief Inspector General and agency head of suspected or confirmed fraud, abuses, and deficiencies relating to programs and operations administered or financed by FDOT.  Oversees reports to law enforcement when investigations present reasonable cause to believe a crime has, or may have, occurred.


Administers investigations into complaints, or information, that fall within the definition provided in Chapter 112.3187(5), the Whistle-blower’s Act. Reviews all Whistle-blower investigation matters and approves final reports and recommendations.


Supervises the completion of an annual risk assessment to determine where audit resources should be directed. Publishing annual and long-range audit plans resulting from the risk assessment that are approved by the agency head and submitted to the Chief Inspector General. Plans, manages, and reviews all classes of audits that result from audit planning, or that are initiated in response to the unforeseen circumstances.


Represents the agency in working with the Auditor General's Office and other external audit entities, ensuring that the agency fulfills its obligation related to external audits. Ensures effective coordination and cooperation between external auditors with a view toward avoiding duplication.  Monitors agency corrective actions resulting from audit recommendations and reports on the progress made in implementing the plans.


Ensures the timely and complete production of the statutorily mandated Office of Inspector General annual report, summarizing the activities conducted during the immediately preceding fiscal year no later than September 30 of each year.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of The Professional Practices Framework issued by The Institute of Internal Auditors and The Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General issued by the Association of Inspectors General.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and procedures to include the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Government Auditing Standards. Knowledge of the methods of compiling and analyzing data. Knowledge of basic mathematics. Ability to supervise people. Ability to determine work priorities, assign work and ensure proper completion of work assignments. Ability to understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to determine the extent of compliance, the extent to which assets are accounted for and the reliability of accounting procedures utilized within an organization. Ability to plan and direct program activities. Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


The Inspector General must possess a four-year degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or have at least five years of experience maintaining one of the following roles or experience performing the duties:  Inspector General; Supervisory experience in OIG or a similar investigative public agency; Local, state, or federal law enforcement officer; Local, state, or federal court judge; Senior-level auditor or comptroller; the administration and management of complex audits and investigations; managing programs for prevention, examination, detection, elimination of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, malfeasance, or misconduct in government or other organization.


An advanced degree in Law, Accounting, Public Administration, or other relevant field may substitute for one year of required experience.


The Inspector General should possess at appointment, or obtain within the first year, a certification from the Association of Inspectors General as a certified inspector general.


In addition, the Inspector General should have at least one other professional certification, such as, certified Inspector General Investigator, certified Inspector General Auditor, certified Public Accountant, certified Internal Auditor, certified Governmental Financial Manager, certified Fraud Examiner, certified Financial Crimes Investigator, or other certification, or be a licensed attorney.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: A level 2 criminal background investigation is a condition of employment and selected applicant will be required to provide their social security number.


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