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Date: Oct 12, 2020

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Requisition No: 248121 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle

Working Title: MARKETING RESEARCH ANALYST - 76002817

Position Number: 76002817 

Salary:  $55,000.08 - $60,000.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 10/22/2020 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Office of Executive Director





In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to qualifying questions must be clearly stated within the employment history.  Software systems, actual work experience, and years of employment must be clearly defined, or the application may not be considered for the position.




$55,000.08 - $60,000.00 Annually

Note: Salary is commensurate with experience.


Contact Person: Aaron Keller, 850-617-2373


Who We Are:

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.


Our Benefits include

  • Annual and Sick Leave Package
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • State Health and Life Insurance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Contributory Retirement Plan

To learn more about DHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at:


What Will I Be Doing?

This position works directly with the Communications Director to facilitate marketing campaigns for the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV).  The communications campaigns are designed to relay important information to targeted markets, the general public, and other partners of FLHSMV concerning department initiatives and public safety campaigns.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience facilitating and/or managing public awareness campaigns, communicating with members of the public, and developing marketing plans;
  • Florida Certified Contract Manager;
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Marketing or Communications (or) experience as a Marketing Manager.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience, talk to others to effectively convey information, and listening to what other people are saying and ask questions as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of how to find information and identify essential information.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques.
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Ability to search for ways to help people.
  • Ability to analyze data and/or information and make recommendations for improvement.


Special Note:

This position requires the incumbent to have a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED).  A copy of the diploma or GED must be provided at time of interview.


General Information

The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment and/or oral interview.

Applicants being considered for employment will be required to submit to a fingerprint-based background investigation, which will include a check of the criminal history records of the FBI.

The process for selecting applicant(s) for this position could take up to six months.  Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement in order to be considered for that vacancy.

HSMV employees are paid once a month on the last workday of each month.  All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.

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