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Date: Jan 8, 2018

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 27392 

Agency: Division of Emergency Management


Position Number: 31001064 

Salary:  $43,000 - $45,000 

Posting Closing Date: 01/22/2018 

The Division of Emergency Management plans for and responds to both natural and man-made disasters. These range from floods and hurricanes to incidents involving hazardous materials or nuclear power. The division prepares and implements a statewide Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, and routinely conducts extensive exercises to test state and county emergency response capabilities.

The division is the state's liaison with federal and local agencies on emergencies of all kinds. Division staff members provide technical assistance to local governments as they prepare emergency plans and procedures. They also conduct emergency operations training for state and local governmental agencies.

DEM appreciates the service and sacrifices made by veterans and their family members. Further, DMS recognizes the immeasurable value veterans bring to the workplace and is committed to increasing the number of veterans that serve in its workforce.


This position reports directly to Planning and Budgeting Manager and performs high level fiscal analysis of business processes within Division Finance as assigned by the Manager.
Performs management oversight of the Emergency Management Performance Grant including preparing and submitting application, daily monitoring, quarterly progress reports, grant amendments and closeout activities.  Performs detail reconciliations comparing expenditure data to grant cash utilizations.

Reviews and analyzes the Division budget and prepares management reports for the Manager & Fiscal Management Administrator comparing State Accounts and division utilization.

Updates annually the Catalog of State Financial Assistance with budget changes to existing state projects and prepares paperwork to request new state project numbers. 

Identifies Division Finance operational problems in the implementation of finance policies and procedures.

Reviews Division Finance policies and procedures and evaluates operational business process impacts and recommends appropriate action.

Evaluates FLAIR financial coding for effective operational utilization and reporting. 

Serves as backup to the Budget Analyst in LASPBS and consults with OPB and Legislative budget analysts.

Reviews and approves reports of Personnel actions related to staffing in the division including reports regarding salary rate and related transactions.

Performs special assignments as required by the Administrator.


Demonstrated knowledge of the State of Florida regulations, processing and procedures as they relate to fiscal operations, fiscal analysis, and/or fiscal management.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, finance, accounting, or an equivalent degree.

Knowledge of methods of data collection and analysis and the ability to work independently.

Knowledge of standard accounting procedures and reconciliation processes.

Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze fiscal data.

Ability to develop and write fiscal operating policies and procedures.

Ability to use FLAIR electronic system and personal computer applications.

Ability to communicate effectively.


In response to emergency events, Division of Emergency Management employees may be required to work irregular hours, to work more than 8 hours per day, to work extended periods (including weekends and holidays), to work at locations other than their official headquarters, and to perform duties in addition to those outlined in the employee’s position description.  Employees must be able to deploy to emergency sites with limited advance notice.

You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order for us to conduct the background check and a drug test.

All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website:

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. 

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:  It is the policy of the Florida Division of Emergency Management that any applicants who will be considered or recommended for an employment opportunity undergo Level 2 background screening.  This is in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment.
No applicants for a designated position will be employed until the Level 2 screening and drug test results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 back ground screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

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

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