Date:  Apr 2, 2024


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Requisition No: 826480 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: OPS FISCAL ASSISTANT I - 48006335

 Pay Plan: Temp

Position Number: 48006335 

Salary:  $15.75 - $17.75 Hrly 

Posting Closing Date: 06/01/2024 

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LOCATION: Tallahassee
OPS Fiscal Assistant I
Position Number: 48006335

This is a part time OPS position (20 to 40hrs./week) that will be filled at $15.75/hour 


***This posting will be used to fill multiple vacancies*** 



*The salary may be negotiable dependent upon years of experience, education level and available salary rate. 


Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal-state program that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities get or keep a job. VR is committed to helping people with disabilities find meaningful careers. 


Our Mission is "to help people with disabilities find and maintain employment and enhance their independence." Our Vision is "to become the first place people with disabilities turn when seeking employment and a top resource for employers in need of qualified employees."


This position works in Tallahassee as a Fiscal Assistant I.



Candidate Profile (application) must be complete in its entirety. Your packet may be delayed at the final review step if you are missing the below items:

  • Work History (entered with the most recent/current listed first:
    • Any and all State of Florida jobs
    • Any and all Florida University jobs
    • All periods of employment
    • Periods of unemployment
    • Gaps 3 months or more*
    • Education
    • Volunteer Experience
  • Include supervisor names and phone numbers including current place of employment.
  • *Gaps 3 months or more must be addressed – you will need to account for and explain any gaps in employment including unemployment. You can either list these in your application under Period of Employment or attach a word document listing your gaps.
  • Experience, education, training, knowledge, skills and/or abilities as well as responses to pre-qualifying questions must be verifiable to meet the minimum qualifications.
  • It is unacceptable to use the statement “See Resume” in place of entering work history. Your candidate profile will convert to your official application.
  • If claiming Right to First Interview, candidate MUST attach a copy of your official layoff letter when applying. This only applies to employees laid off from Career Service positions.

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After you have applied to one or more job advertisements, all submitted applications can be viewed from the "Applicant Home Page" by clicking on "View Your Applicant Submissions. "A listing of all the positions to which you have applied will be displayed. You can view and/or print any or all the submitted applications, although this information is also maintained online.


  • Download and then fax a completed application to the People First Service Center at 888-403-2110.  Be sure to include the requisition number on each page of your application.

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Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or its equivalent, and one year of bookkeeping or clerical accounting experience. College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required experience provided such education includes two courses in bookkeeping or accounting. Vocational/technical training in bookkeeping or accounting can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of the required experience


Duties and responsibilities:


  • Enforcing provider performance of applicable terms and conditions
  • Evaluating provider performance and informing management of issues with service delivery
  • Reviewing and approving benchmarks and processing of invoices
  • Maintaining complete, comprehensive, current, and well organized records
  • Coordinating with the Provider Liaison to recommend technical assistance and training to providers, on a as needed basis
  • Assisting with the development and enforcement of corrective action plans, as deemed necessary
  • Evaluating provider effectiveness and recommending improvements to ensure optimum service delivery, as identified during the invoice review and approval process




  • Any form of paid leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Participation in the Florida Retirement System
  • Reinstatement rights or retention rights


It is the policy of the Florida Department of Education that applicants for employment undergo level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer. 

All applicants for employment or to volunteer who are selected for an interview will be provided with the Consent to Background Screening form for level 2 screening, the Affidavit of Good Moral Character, and the Notice of Rights. The leading candidate for employment or to volunteer will be required to execute the Consent form and Affidavit, report to a designated location, and submit fingerprints for level 2 screening.

No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Department. 

Level 2 background 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