OPS- PROGRAM SPECIALIST II - 48006174

Date:  Feb 26, 2024
Location: 

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Requisition No: 813881 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: OPS- PROGRAM SPECIALIST II - 48006174

Position Number: 48006174 

Salary:  $15.75 

Posting Closing Date: 04/06/2024 

Florida Department of Education

Bureau of Educator Certification

Location: Tallahassee Turlington Building

Records Technician - OPS

Salary Range: $15.75

30 hours per week

 

Mission of the Bureau of Educator Certification

The purpose of Florida educator certification is to support the academic achievement of our students by assuring that our educators are professionally qualified for highly effective instruction. Florida educators must be certified to teach in our public schools and in many of our private schools. Educators include classroom teachers, school administrators, and other support professionals, such as guidance counselors and media specialists. The Bureau of Educator Certification (BEC) is committed to providing timely, accurate, and efficient services to all constituents.

Bureau of Educator Certification Website

 

Job Description

The OPS position performs in a high-volume data entry team into the Educator Certification technology system. Timely and accurate processing ensures that applicant materials are properly processed. This is a team-oriented position in which the employee must interact courteously with others. The selected individual must perform other related duties and tasks as assigned.

 

The ideal candidate for this position will be primarily responsible for performing support tasks for the Operations Unit, updating file records, data entry, and determining appropriate system updates for certification application processing. This position requires proficient communication skills, the ability to prioritize tasks and excellent time management skills.

 

Office Contact

Latoya Harvey: 850-245-0538

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 (Note: The omission of specific job duties does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)

The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) has an open position that is responsible for executing the following functions:

  • Intake of applicant correspondence and applications to ensure documents are accurately entered into the Bureau of Educators Certification database system on a daily basis. 
  • Data entry.
  • Transcript review.
  • Daily mail sorting and processing.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Technology and computer skills and experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Microsoft Office experience.
  • Previous experience working in an office setting.

 

APPLICATION NOTES

Candidate Profile (application) must be complete in its entirety.

  • Include supervisor names and phone numbers of all periods of employment.
  • Account for and explain any gaps in employment so that the hiring process is not delayed. Gaps of employment of three months or more MUST be addressed on application.
  • 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.
  • Periods of employment should be entered with the most recent/current listed first.
  • If claiming Veteran’s Preference, candidate MUST attach supporting documentation (DD214).
  • If claiming Right to Interview, candidate MUST attach a copy of your official layoff letter when applying.
  • All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

 

If you experience problems applying online, please call the People First Service Center at (877) 562-7287

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT

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

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

You will be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications.

Selective Services System (SSS)

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Other Personal Services (OPS) or Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. Verification of Selective Service registration will be conducted prior to hire.  For more information, please visit the Social Security website.

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.


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