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GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 65000489

Date:Jun 16, 2017

Location:TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 13190

Agency: Elder Affairs

Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 65000489

Position Number: 65000489

Salary: $38,659.92-$5,902.06 MONTHLY

Posting Closing Date: 06/28/2017

DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS

BUREAU OF ELDER RIGHTS

POSITION INFORMATION: OPEN COMPETITIVE

TITLE:

BUSINESS OPERATONS, L4

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II

LOCATION:

TALLAHASSEE/LEON

POSITION #:

65000489

SALARY/PAY GRADE:

$38,659.92- $70,824.79 ANNUALLY

($3,221.66-$5,902.06 MONTHLY)

PAY GRADE: #023

WORK SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY- THURSDAY; 8:00 – 5:00 (OCCASSIONAL EXTRA HOURS AND WEEKENDS MAY BE REQUIRED)

CONTACT PERSON:

Department of Elder Affairs

4040 Esplanade Way

Tallahassee, FL 32399-7000

(850) 414-2108

PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY THE AGENCY! APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE PEOPLE FIRST SYSTEM

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Mission Statement:To help Florida’s elders remain healthy, safe, and independent.

Vision Statement:All Floridians aging with dignity, purpose, and independence.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serve as the Communities for a Lifetime (CFAL) Community Relations Coordinator and point of contact for interaction (education, outreach, and technical assistance) with active or proposed CFAL communities. These duties and responsibilities include:

Develops Best Practices and an Asset-Mapping Tool to be used by CFAL communities. Implements both instruments where necessary to regenerate existing CFAL communities, and with new communities to determine the best plan of action for each community.

By working with local elected and appointed officials, with members of civic and other organizations, with staff of colleges and universities, and with interested individuals manage the recruitment of communities as Communities for a Lifetime.

Responds to potential CFAL communities with information about proposals, proclamations, and resolutions by which the community becomes a CFAL Community. Answers questions about benefits of becoming a CFAL Community. Plans meetings and conference calls with elected and appointed community officials, with members of civic and other organizations, with staff of colleges and universities, and with interested individuals to discuss

Offers education, technical assistance, and outreach to existing CFALs toward the goal of nurturing and maintaining participation in the CFAL Initiative.

For new CFALs discusses asset mapping, educational programs, and other topics of interest that will establish and sustain the community as one in which all individuals can age with purpose, dignity, and independence.

Researches, collects, and distributes CFAL-related information and resources to interested parties.

Develops and maintains relationships/partnerships within existing and potential CFALs by attending council or committee meetings, speaking at events, and sharing materials with persons and groups interested in active aging, aging in place, and programs that support the Mission and Vision of the Department:

  • Mission: Tohelp Florida’s elders remain healthy, safe, and independent.

  • Vision: All Floridians aging with dignity, purpose, and independence.

Serve as the liaison to coordinate efforts between, provide technical resources to, and support communication between local, state, and federal government, aging professional networks, and community partners. By serving as an intermediary of information, technical resources, programs, services, training opportunities, and best practices assist in the building of relationships beneficial to the aging in place lifestyle.

Maintains a database, mailing list, and files of all 1) Non-participating CFALs, 2) Potential CFALs, and 3) Existing CFALs. The database and mailing list will include names and contact information for each community’s partners and interested parties.

Participates in presentations and speaking engagements at local, state, and national conferences, commission meetings, community groups, and organizational meetings to educate others about the Communities for a Lifetime initiative. Review, organize, log, distribute, track, file and/or respond to written correspondences on CFAL-related issues and inquiries for the Department and Governor’s Office, following the unit and department procedures. Receives logs, handles, responds to and/or documents internal and external telephone and e-mail inquiries, following bureau and department procedures.

Researches and provides communities with information on grant and other funding opportunities.

Provides consultation to CFAL (senior) advisory committees. Provides consultation with the communities regarding their needs assessments. Coordinates and facilitates regular communications with CFAL community coordinators, as necessary.

Develop promotional and training materials for the initiative. Write articles for the Elder Update.

Develop content for the Communities for a Lifetime website and provide updates when needed. Write, review, produce, and file bureau related reports, PowerPoint presentations, purchase agreements/contracts and other documents as directed by the CFAL Director.

Coordinate annual awards process, and submit CFAL documents for local, state, and national recognition.

Contract managers are required to monitor and administer contracts to ensure compliance with Section 287.058(1)(e), F.S., which requires that any contract that exceeds $35,000 must be divided into quantifiable, measurable, and verifiable units of deliverables that must be received and accepted in writing by the contract manager before payment.

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of federal and state laws and rules pertaining to the oversight of the programs and contract management.

As part of the contract manager responsibilities, incumbent is required to maintain continuing professional education and training in the contracting process as deemed appropriate by the Department, including an annual review of the Contract Manual and any updates.

Perform other bureau related duties as needed and assigned.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Thorough knowledge of metropolitan planning organization processes.

Through knowledge of the inter-relationship between planning and other physical and social planning activities.

Ability to analyze complex transportation planning issues and develops innovative solutions to increase transportation access to seniors.

Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with local governments, citizens, state transportation agency staff, and public and private transportation carriers.

Skill in the use of computers and associated programs and applications.

Ability to work independently and as a team member, plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.

Knowledge of federal and state laws, including policies, procedures and rules pertaining to the management, administration, and monitoring of contracts.

Knowledge of federal and state laws, including policies, procedures and rules pertaining to the procurement and purchasing of contracted services.

Maintain continuing professional education and training in the contracting process as deemed appropriate by the Department.

Ability to apply basic accounting principles.

Ability to understand, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Ability to interpret auditing standards and principles.

Ability to review, analyze, and evaluate financial data.

Ability to communicate effectively.

REQUIREMENTS:

Travel required 10 to 20%.

Travel and special projects many result in evening and weekend hours.

SPECIAL NOTE:

Preference will be given to Department of Elder Affairs employees.

BACKGROUND CHECKS:

ASuccessful completion of a Level 2 Criminal History Background Check is required for all applicants selected for this position.

APPLICANT INFORMATION:

Applicants should apply on-line via the People First Websitehttps://peoplefirst.myflorida.comby 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date of the position vacancy advertisement but are strongly encouraged to apply by 6:00 p.m. on the closing date to avoid any system down times or any other complications that may arise.

If you have problems applying on-line, call thePeople First Service Centerat1-877-562-7287. Paper applications will not be accepted by the agency.

The Department of Elder Affairs is an "older worker-friendly" employer and also lists vacancies on the Silver Edition website, found athttp://silver.employflorida.com, that connects persons age 50 and older with other businesses/volunteer organizations/employers who specify they are "older worker-friendly."

The Department of Elder Affairs is an E-Verify employer and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each New Employee’s I-9 Form to confirm work eligibility.

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 clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market:Tallahassee