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Date:  Sep 15, 2022


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Requisition No: 706521 

Agency: Management Services


Position Number: 72901466 

Salary:  $20.00 per hour, 24-40 hour work week 

Posting Closing Date: 10/14/2022 

OPS Construction Projects Specialist
Division of Real Estate Development and Management
State of Florida Department of Management Services
This position is located in Tallahassee, FL

Our Organization and Mission:
The Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing the various business and workforce-related functions of state government. Under the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and the DMS Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, technology, telecommunications, private prisons, fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its mission, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Pedro Allende, DMS employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: lead by example, serve with excellence, create efficiencies and challenge the status quo.

Position Overview and Responsibilities:

  • This position performs special projects under the general supervision of the Building Construction within the Division of Real Estate Development and Management.
  • Tracks, schedules, and coordinates moving and repair projects by Vendors and Inmate Work Squads for DMS.
  • Rents moving trucks, procure tools, paint, and other project items needed.
  • Delivers paint, tools, etc. to other project work sites, as needed, completes p-card charge activities.
  • Coordinates organization of DMS property in DMS Warehouse and Dept of State Records Storage Warehouse.
  • Facilitates signage repairs/modifications for Capitol and all Pool Facilities (including door tags and cubicle tags), installing signage and tags as needed.
  • Responsible for needed maintenance of DMS vans used for contracted DOC Inmate Painting Crews, including oil changes, maintenance and repairs.
  • Assist with receipt of orders of ADA items, and return of flooring samples.
  • Maintain inventory logs for furniture, complete inventory forms for property taken in or disbursed.
  • Assist with building file moving, maintenance and destruction.
  • Assist with DMS special tenant projects, as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to assimilate information quickly and accurately, synthesize, and clearly communicate highly complex findings to focus on the critical issues and actionable opportunities.
  • Ability to lead and manage multiple tasks and deliver under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage time efficiently between multiple priorities.
  • Ability to adhere to safety awareness policies in the workplace, views safety videos when presented and attends required safety meetings. Practices lessons learned on a daily basis to avoid accidents.
  • Experience with handheld tools.
  • Ability to model behaviors of Accountability, Communication, Empowerment, Flexibility, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be physically able to: prolonged periods of sedentary work which involves repetitive motion, standing or walking and ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Experience with handheld tools.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Special Notes:
DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses:
An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
Successful completion of background screening will be required 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