OPS GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 40099718

Date:  Jun 27, 2024
Location: 

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Requisition No: 830253 

Agency: Commerce

Working Title: OPS GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 40099718

 Pay Plan: Temp

Position Number: 40099718 

Salary:  $23.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 07/31/2024 

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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 (Grant Manager) positions in the Office of Long-Term Resiliency. This division specifically manages Disaster Recovery and Infrastructure/Mitigation funds in areas of the State affected by Hurricanes Hermine/Matthew, Irma, Michael, Sally and Ian.  These position(s) are responsible for the management of federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the use and implementation of various subrecipient programs.

 

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 business economic development.

 Florida Commerce 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 per hour

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

 Serves as main point of contact and provides timely communication to local governments (subrecipients) regarding awarded subrecipient agreement.

  • Perform preliminary document reviews, facilitate the tracking of agreements through the department review, approval, execution, and close-out processes.
  • Works with subrecipients, Grants Coordinator, and consulting firm, to draft, complete, or approve project scope of work.
  • Facilitate Teams meetings with local governments (subrecipients) to ensure all required documentation is completed and meets the established minimum compliance standards to keep the awarded project moving forward.
  • Maintains all files for each subrecipient project and provides support and guidance to local governments.
  • Notifies management of any challenges or obstacles.
  • Approves reimbursement requests through DEO’s financial system (SERA).
  • Works with Bureau team members to increase efficiency, streamline processes, and ensure consistency between programs.
  • Compiles and verifies information for weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports.
  • Occasional traveling when required.
  • Other duties as required.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate and prepare documents, reports, and presentations in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, customer service, or ethics.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent analytical and critical thinking abilities.
  • Ability to demonstrate adaptability and flexibility while handling multiple projects.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

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