OPS GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 40099649 1

Date:  May 4, 2024
Location: 

TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399


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Requisition No: 824541 

Agency: Commerce

Working Title: OPS GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 40099649 1

 Pay Plan: Temp

Position Number: 40099649 

Salary:  $23.00 to $25.00 per hour depending on experience 

Posting Closing Date: 06/28/2024 

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Our Organization and Mission:

Florida Commerce 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.

 

Florida Commerce 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 our mission become yours. To find out more about us, click on the link: http://www.floridajobs.org/

 

The Work You Will Do:

These position(s) are full time OPS Government Operations Consultant II positions in the Office of Long-Term Resiliency.  This position will be part of the environmental team and works closely with various program(s) staff in carrying out the position duties and responsibilities. 

 

The Difference You Will Make:

The Office of Long-Term Resiliency is a growing office within Florida Commerce that supports communities following disasters by addressing long-term recovery needs for housing, infrastructure, mitigation and economic development. 

 FloridaCommerce is a fast-paced work environment in which critical thinking and prioritizing are a must

 

How You Will Grow:

Florida Commerce encourages its employees to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies.  Trainings are made available throughout the year and on request with our Office of Human Resources Training and with our Division of Workforce Training Unit. In accordance with our Vision and Mission, the employee:

  • 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 exhibits good listening skills.
  • Works collaboratively to optimize the effectiveness of Florida Commerce’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 by attracting development and new businesses. Tallahassee is a mid-sized city in the heart of Florida’s Big Bend.  Florida Commerce’s main office is in Downtown Tallahassee, the political epicenter that draws in visitors each year to visit the state’s Capitol. Each spring, the legislative session opens, and people pour in to see the Florida Legislature perform business and approve the state’s annual budget. Being in Tallahassee will guarantee you an experience vibrant with a unique experience, professional growth, entertainment, and culture. 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

 

WORKING FOR THE STATE OF FLORIDA HAS BENEFITS!

* State Group Insurance coverage options+
(health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental option)

* Highly skilled, professional environment

 

* Ongoing comprehensive training provided

* Career Growth      
 

 

For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

* We care about the success of our employees.

* We care about the success of our clients.

* We are always improving our technology, our tools, our customer’s experiences, and ourselves.

* A rewarding experience for reliable, compassionate, and professional employees.

 

Pay:  $23.00 to $25.00 per hour depending on experience

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Generates, reviews and evaluates technical National Environmental Program Act (NEPA) Environmental Reviews for HUD-funded disaster recovery and community development projects.
  • Reviews and evaluates Environmental Reviews submitted by consultants and local governments to ensure compliance with federal and state requirements.
  • Supports assigned project efforts focusing on the processing and tracking of environmental compliance documentation.
  • Works with grant recipients to resolve any deficiencies in compliance documentation.
  • Provides technical assistance to local governments and their consultants as needed to implement federal and state environmental rules and regulations.
  • Documenting and track status of numerous assigned projects.
  • Consult with local, state, and federal offices, including tribal councils, as needed, to ensure environmental reviews meet all compliance standards and required timeframes.
  • May participate in conferences, workshops, seminars, training sessions and similar activities relevant to the program and environmental reviews in order to provide guidance on environmental review requirements and processes.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of training workshops and webinars for local governments and their consultants.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

  • Ability to conduct research to find information and prepare technical reports based on that information.
  • Ability to analyze complex and lengthy documentation to verify compliance with state and federal requirements.
  • Ability to complete multiple assignments in a timely manner.
  • Ability to prepare documents in Word, spreadsheets in Excel and create PowerPoints for presentations.
  • Ability to make effective presentations on assigned responsibilities.
  • Skilled technical reviewer with concise writing skills.
  • Skilled at providing excellent and compassionate customer service.
  • Efficient and effective perform a high volume of technical reviews.
  • Ability to work and maintain productivity in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to produce quality deliverables within compressed timeframes.
  • Ability to analyze data and information.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. 
  • Ability to maintain positive, productive working relationships with coworkers and leadership.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and effectively handle multiple tasks to complete assignments on time.
  • Ability to interpret statutes, administrative rules, and federal regulations and explain these requirements in plain language. 
  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to speak publicly and lead in-person and virtual meetings. 
  • Ability to compile data from a variety of sources and present it in a logical manner. 

 

 

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • A 4-year post-secondary degree or commensurate professional experience.
  • A working knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other federal and state environmental regulations.
  • Experienced at effectively communicating with persons in a position of professional or political authority.
  • Knowledge based on managing federal, state, and/or local grants or contracts. 

 

Qualifications:

As a condition of pre-employment eligibility, a Level 2 security background screening is required, which consists of fingerprinting and a check of local, state, and national law enforcement records. 

 

 

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