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Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 70012 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: PROGRAM SPECIALIST III-DOE-SES - 48001845

Position Number: 48001845 

Salary:  $38,659.92 

Posting Closing Date: 08/19/2019 

Multiple positions will be filled with this advertisement.


Salary will be the paygrade minimum of $38,659.92 annually.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Assist the department with the development, updates, data management, and implementation of required reporting for safety, security and discipline incidents.

• Assist with the completion and formatting of required reports.

• Verify that reports displayed or generated are readable, capture required information, and are functioning appropriately.

• Conduct reviews of applications and district reports to identify technical and reporting problems.

• Communicate concerns regarding data reporting and assist in facilitation of corrective action to resolve issues.

• Develop, review, and provide technical assistance materials and support regarding functionality, user management, and the data collection process for school district personnel.

• Perform simple and complex Excel calculations and reports for the Office of Safe Schools as needed.

• Provide technical support in the department’s handling of school district audit findings, which includes timely review of audit findings, timely delegation of audit findings to other offices within the department, and timely follow-up with districts for resolution.

• Review programs periodically to ensure that activities conform with existing laws, regulations and agency policies.

• Perform related work as required.


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

Knowledge of:  safety and security standards and practices as applied to public schools and school districts; methods of compiling, organizing, and analyzing data; Microsoft Office products, including but not limited to Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Ability to:   analyze data; work independently and with teams; understand, apply and accurately communicate applicable safety, security, and/or discipline standards, rules, regulations, reporting requirements, policies, and procedures.; plan, organize, oversee and coordinate work assignments; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; deal effectively with a variety of people; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


  • The employee must be productive under tight timeframes, balance multiple and competing priorities, and maintain goal-directed behavior and performance, sometimes under stressful conditions.
  • The employee must interact courteously with others.
  • The employee’s performance and behavior must demonstrate consideration of the workload concerns of others and must not negatively affect productivity and morale of the Unit.
  • Attendance is an essential function of this position.



  • State of Florida Retirement package – 3% employee contribution required
  • 10 Paid Holidays annually
  • 176 Hours of Paid Annual Leave annually
  • 104 Hours of Paid Sick Leave annually
  • Health Insurance for Individual or Family Coverage – Employee pays (Individual  $8.34/month or Family $30.00/month)
  • Life Insurance – State pays 100% of premium
  • Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, vision, etc.
  • Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available
  • Tax Deferred Savings Program available through payroll deduction




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

All applicants for employment or to volunteer who are selected for an interview will be provided with the Consent to Background Screening form for level 2 screening, the Affidavit of Good Moral Character, and the Notice of Rights. The leading candidate for employment or to volunteer will be required to execute the Consent form and Affidavit, report to a designated location, and submit fingerprints for level 2 screening.

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.

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

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