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Date: Sep 4, 2020

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Requisition No: 231102 

Agency: Business and Professional Regulations


Position Number: 79900128 

Salary:  $11.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 09/22/2020 



Position Number: 79900128

Hiring Salary: $11.00 per hour




Minimum Requirements:


  • High school diploma or its equivalent.


*** Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history with month

and year, hours worked and formal education are required to qualify for this position.

Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.

Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.***


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Collecting of specimen samples from racing animals and following strict chain-of-custody procedures to ensure evidential integrity of test results, which is 80 percent of duties performed.
  • Complete correspondence and present information one on one or in small group situations to internal and external customers and other employees in the Division.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to maintain strong, positive relationships with colleagues, internal and external customers, and get along with diverse personalities.
  • Ability to read and comprehend correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally.
  • Ability to walk on various surfaces, including concrete and sand for several hours.
  • Knowledge of proper lifting techniques and ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to perform work in inclement weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work afternoons and evenings, including weekends and holidays, as needed, and previous experience working with large animals is preferred.


Applicant Note: If you are the selected candidate for this position and hold a current license through the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, you may be required to place your license in an inactive status.



  • The selected candidate will work approximately 30 hours per week during the racing season at the Tampa Bay Downs race track in Oldsmar, Florida. State Office is located at 11225 Race Track Road, Tampa, Florida.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience working with large animals.
  • This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth in order to conduct this background check.


Applicants are required to apply through the People First system by the closing date, by applying online. All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the advertisement. If you have any questions regarding your application, you may call 1-877-562-7287.


The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation is committed

to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities

and improving employment outcomes.


Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DBPR Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 487-2074. DBPR requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.




Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.  For more information, please visit the SSS website:


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


We hire only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Our agency participates in the E-Verify System which is a federal government electronic database available for employers to use to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. 



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: Tampa