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Date: May 3, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 365927 

Agency: Department of Revenue


Position Number: 73001968 

Salary:  $5,416.67 - $6,666.67 / month 

Posting Closing Date: 05/17/2021 

If you have a desire to use your talent and skills at an organization that provides critical services to millions of individuals, businesses and families across the state, the Florida Department of Revenue invites you to apply to become an essential member of our team. As one of the largest state agencies, the Department’s diverse workforce community of almost 5,000 employees is proud of its efforts to serve the people of Florida.

  • The Department’s General Tax Administration program plays a key role in collecting and distributing revenue to state agencies, cities, counties and school districts.
  • The Department’s Child Support Program helps children receive the financial support they need when it is not provided from one or both parents.
  • The Department’s Property Tax Oversight program oversees and assists local government officials, including property appraisers, tax collectors, and value adjustment boards.

The Department of Revenue offers an excellent array of benefits, including:                     

  • Health insurance (over 80% employer paid)
  • Basic life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurance       
  • First-rate retirement program
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities to advance in your career
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules and telecommuting (for designated positions)

The Department’s values-based culture and commitment to public service guides our work. We focus on teamwork, innovation, continuous improvement, and seek excellence in our accomplishments every day. Begin your public service career today with the Florida Department of Revenue.

The Florida Department of Revenue is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and providing employment opportunities to veterans and individuals who have a disability.

JOB SUMMARY: This position serves as the Deputy Director of the Department of Revenue’s Office of Legislative and Cabinet Services and reports to the Legislative and Cabinet Services Director. The position is in the Selected Exempt Service pay plan.

Duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Assists with the development, coordination and lobbying of legislative issues involving the Department’s programs.
  • Assists with the preparation of the Department's legislative package.
  • Reviews and tracks legislation and bill analyses and monitors House and Senate floor action.
  • Assists in coordinating the gathering and dissemination of information within the Department on legislative issues.
  • Assists with the coordination and preparation of the Department's agenda before the Governor and Cabinet.
  • Works with Department staff, as well as legislators and legislative staff, in the development of statutory language for legislative proposals.
  • Assists with the implementation of new legislation, including working with implementation teams to ensure progress and completion of required implementation steps.
  • Represents the Department at Legislative and Cabinet meetings, as needed.
  • Acts as liaison between the Legislative and Cabinet Services Office and the appropriate Department program area to coordinate and assist in legislative concept development, bill analysis, legislation implementation and related activities.
  • Assists with tracking of legislative assignments and projects to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Assists Department programs in the year-round effort to identify and develop ideas for new legislation.
  • Drafts and reviews correspondence.
  • Reviews proposed rules, legislation and internal and external publications for clarity and correctness.
  • Assists legislators and Cabinet members with constituent issues.



  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Knowledge of Florida’s Legislative and Cabinet processes.
  • Experience analyzing and tracking legislation
  • Experience preparing and/or reviewing legislative bill analyses
  • Experience developing and/or coordinating the development of legislative packages
  • Experience drafting correspondence related to legislative activities
  • Experience using LobbyTools bill tracking system
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and legislative tracking spreadsheets.

The incumbent of this position must have knowledge of Florida’s Legislative and Cabinet processes, be able to work under tight deadlines, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, be able to conduct research and quickly assimilate large amounts of information.

SCREENING DISCLAIMER: Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable by skills and/or experiences stated on the candidate profile and/or resume.

CANDIDATE POOL: Future vacancies may be filled from this advertisement for a period of up to six months.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: All Department of Revenue positions are designated as “sensitive or special trust.” If we select you for this position, you must provide your fingerprints. We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and/or Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for a criminal history background check. These checks will reveal arrests, charges, convictions and/or diversion programs regardless of the disposition or outcome. Disclosing criminal offenses will not automatically exclude you from employment. The nature, job-relatedness, severity, and date of the offense in relation to the position you are applying, are considered. Non-disclosure of a reportable offense on your candidate profile will exclude you from consideration and the conditional offer of employment will be withdrawn at the Department’s discretion.

WHERE TO APPLY: All candidates must apply online at: If you experience problems applying online, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287 for assistance.


The Department of Revenue is a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) covered employer. For more information review the Employee Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act here.


  • Male candidates 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 at:
  • 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 Department of Revenue does not hire individuals who require an H-1B visa to work in the United States. Candidates who require an H-1B visa to work in the United States will not be considered 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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee