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OPS GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 40099176

Date:  Jan 7, 2023
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399


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Requisition No: 722685 

Agency: Economic Opportunity

Working Title: OPS GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 40099176

Position Number: 40099176 

Salary:  $20.00/HR 

Posting Closing Date: 02/06/2023 

Previous Applicates are still being considered and do not need to reapply

JOB TYPE:  Full Time/OPS Government Operations Consultant II

Requisition No. 722685

 

Our Organization and Mission:

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) works across the state to support Florida’s economy, robust and talented workforce and our local communities. We are dedicated to making a stronger and more resilient Florida, so our businesses, communities and workforce are better prepared to withstand future economic slowdowns and natural disasters.

 

In collaboration with our partners, we salute our nation’s veterans and are honored to have the opportunity to support them and their family members by encouraging them to apply for positions at DEO that fit their skill sets.

 

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  (TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771 or the Florida Relay Service – 711.)

 

Let DEO’s mission become yours. To find out more about us, click on the link : http://www.floridajobs.org/

 

The Work You Will Do:

This is an OPS Government Operations Consultant II position in Tallahassee, Florida with the Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Small Cities and Rural Communities, working under the Division of Community Development.

 

The Difference You Will Make:

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program was created by Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. The primary statutory objective of the program is to develop viable communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low- and moderate-income. This general objective is achieved by concentrating on activities which benefit low- and moderate-income families. The program can also aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight, and under unique circumstances, the State may also use its funds to meet urgent community development needs. A need is considered urgent if it poses a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and has arisen in the past 18 months.

 

How You Will Grow:

DEO encourages its employees to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies.  Trainings are made available throughout the year and on request with our Office of HR Training.

  • Furthers Florida’s economic vision by providing support that enhances the economy and develops, safe, and healthy communities.
  • Meets customer/client expectations with an emphasis on responsiveness, quality, quantity, and timeliness of work.
  • Provides information clearly, accurately, and succinctly; and also exhibits good listening skills.
  • Works collaboratively to optimize the effectiveness of DEO's available resources and tools.
  • Uses knowledge acquired through education, training, or experience to complete tasks.

These expectations are for all our employees, and you will be expected to model these as a leader.  We believe in supporting and encouraging you as you take on important and often complex projects while offering you the opportunity to gain valuable experience.  

 

Where You Will Work:   

Tallahassee is Florida’s Capital City and continues to grow attracting development and new business. Tallahassee is a mid-sized city in the heart of Florida’s Big Bend.  DEO is in Downtown Tallahassee, the political epicenter that draws in visitors each year to visit the Capitol. Each spring, the legislative session opens and people pour in to see the State perform its business. So regardless of what brought you here, being here will guarantee you an experience vibrant with entertainment, culture and delight. Tallahassee is:

  • Known for its beautiful parks, rolling hills and oak trees, canopied roads, hotels, dining, museums, arts, music and natural resources (https://talgov.com/ )
  • Home to major college campuses, Florida State University(FSU), Florida A & M University (FAMU) and Tallahassee Community College (TCC).
  • Approximately 22 miles from the nearest beach ( https://choosetallahassee.com/beaches-near-tallahassee/ 
  • Within a state having no state income tax for residents of Florida

 

WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?

 Some benefits applicable to OPS employees:

  • Participation in Alternative Retirement Plan
  • Participation in state group insurance (effective January 1, 2014, must meet eligibility requirements, please contact People First Service Center at 1-866-663-4735 for enrollment and changes).
  • Coverage under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Coverage under the State of Florida Workers’ Compensation Plan

As an OPS employee, you may be eligible for health benefits based on the number of hours worked.

 

WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?

  • Any form of paid leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Reinstatement rights or retention rights

 

PAY: $20.00/HR

 

 THE HIRED CANDIDATE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the performance of quality assurance/quality control reviews for the CDBG program within the Bureau of Small Cities and Rural Communities (BSCRC).
  • Assist in the development of program goals and objectives, identifying resources, interpreting statutes and rules, and providing technical and administrative assistance.  Participate, as needed, in the development and revision of compliance-related policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the performance of regular internal reviews of the CDBG program, procedures, policies, and documents to identify revisions needed for compliance with federal and state requirements.
  • Review subgrant agreement deliverables to ensure compliance with terms and conditions.
  • Prepare federal reports and assist in development of consolidated plan and annual action plan.
  • Review the CDBG website for compliance with federal regulations.
  • Provides consultative services and technical assistance to BSCRC staff on issues related to compliance and monitoring.
  • Prepare reports and analyses and make recommendations on activities and expenditures of subgrant agreements for efficient and compliant grant management processes.
  • Perform file management and records audits on CDBG program subgrant files.
  • Maintain good working relationships and keep in close coordination with CDBG grant managers.
  • Prepare reports and analyses and make recommendations to team to determine program action.
  • Review external best practices to ensure a high level of program execution and make recommendations to management if changes are needed.
  • Assist team on special projects as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and effectively handle multiple tasks to complete assignments on time. 
  • Knowledge or experience necessary to manage federal, state, and/or local grants or contracts.
  • Ability to interpret statutes, administrative rules, and federal regulations and explain these requirements. 
  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills, including good public speaking ability. 
  • Ability to compile data from a variety of sources and present it in a logical manner. 
  • Ability to create spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel, prepare documents in Microsoft Word, and create PowerPoint presentations.
  • Ability to perform overnight travel for an extended period of time.

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This position’s advertisement may also be viewed by registering on the Employ Florida website at http://www.employflorida.com/.

 

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  (TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771 or the Florida Relay Service – 711.)
 

If you think you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination, you may file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with either the recipient’s Equal Opportunity Officer, or the Director, Civil Rights Center:

  • Equal Opportunity Officer, Department of Economic Opportunity, Caldwell Building – MSC 150, 107 East Madison Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-4129; or
  • Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-4123, Washington, DC 20210.

 

 

 

 

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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