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Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 452890 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: SYSTEMS PROJECT ANALYST - 42001085

Position Number: 42001085 

Salary:  $40,948.18 - $49,137.92 

Posting Closing Date: 10/19/2021 






Alina Pace, (850) 408-3515


A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming; or

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and two (2) years of experience as described above; or

A master's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems and one (1) year of experience as described above; or

A doctorate from an accredited college or university in one of the computer sciences or in management information systems; or

Four years of experience as described above and either (1) completion of a 720-classroom hour program of study from a vocational/technical school or accredited community college in an area of data processing (excluding data entry), or (2) 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college course work from an accredited institution which includes four courses in computer science or management information systems. 

Experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. 

Completion of a one-year program of study from a vocational/technical school in an area of data processing (excluding data entry) can substitute for one year of the required experience.

Please Note: There will be a numerically based work sample administered with an established minimum required passing score to all eligible candidates in order to move to the next phase of consideration.


To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:

  • All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed.
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
  • Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Occasional travel required.


Successful applicants must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.


Employee works directly with the lab hardware and network components onsite and serves as a technical liaison for the software vendor. This position monitors system backups, analyzes problems, resolves daily log issues, and provides desktop support. This position works very closely with the Food Safety IT team to ensure proper procedure and protocol.

Employee assists users by analyzing data communication issues, identifying problems and formulating solutions. Works with Food Safety IT team to determine modifications to computer systems.

Employee works with staff and laboratory quality manager to ensure quality assurance and ultimately, improvement, as required under ISO 17025. Manages the inventory database for equipment and chemical/reagents ensuring that data is accurate. Makes recommendations to management for improvements to computer systems and databases.

Employee maintains personal expertise in information technology, instrument technology, quality assurance and improvement through self-motivation. Employee complies with state and department policies and procedures in providing IT support to staff performing analysis of foods.  Provides support to the State Hemp Program.  Performs other related duties as may be assigned.


  • Knowledge of accounting and/or the principles, practices and techniques of computer programming and systems analysis design.
  • Knowledge of backup and recovery.
  • Knowledge of installing, maintaining and monitoring network systems.
  • Knowledge of identifying the nature of problems.
  • Knowledge of transmission and broadcasting.
  • Knowledge of mathematics.
  • Knowledge of computer operations procedures and systems.
  • Ability to process information logically.
  • Ability to design systems logic and/or process information logically.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret computer program data.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate technical data processing information effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee