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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 397763 

Agency: Environmental Protection


Position Number: 37970815 

Salary:  $15.00 - $18.00 per hour; 40 hours per week (salary commensurate with experience). 

Posting Closing Date: 06/25/2021 





LOCATION:  Division of Recreation and Parks

                       Bureau of Operational Services

                       3800 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 535

                       Tallahassee, FL 32399

CONTACT PERSON: Jake Hines, Section Leader



POSITION DESCRIPTION: This is an exciting entry level position with room for growth for a business-minded administrative professional. The Bureau of Operational Services seeks a high energy, self-motivated individual who can work and think independently with little supervision.  

The primary focus of this position is providing administrative support to the Park Business Development Section. The Park Business Development Section manages or assists in the management of contracts between the Department and vendors, develops outside business agreements to provide visitor services in state parks through concession operations, supports park staff in administrative and business operations related to overnight accommodations and revenue collection and provides technical assistance to users of the park business system (point of sale).

Health insurance is available with this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Review financial reports for accuracy and completion.
  • Review, properly route and respond to support requests from internal and external service recipients.
  • Compile, maintain and report data using Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Excel.
  • Receive, review and draft professional documents and correspondence.
  • Make and receive phone calls.
  • Support Section staff by maintaining contract files in Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Support section staff by completing travel authorization and reimbursement requests in the State-Wide Travel Management System (STMS).
  • Attend meetings, take minutes and distribute to participants.
  • Make purchases within State of Florida guidelines.
  • Complete and participate in special projects as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): The following KSAs are considered to be entry level requirements for the position:

Knowledge of: office principles and procedures; principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communication; computer software applications such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and SharePoint.  Ability to: compile, organize and analyze data; utilize problem solving techniques; prepare reports and records; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; work independently; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; conduct fact finding research; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; organize and maintain records and files.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following KSAs:

Experience with People First, P-Card Works and the State-Wide Travel Management System (STMS). Knowledge of Florida State Parks’ mission and operations.

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