195503 Government Operations Consultant II - 40034108

Employer: Florida Department of Transportation Tallahassee, FL
Posted: 30-06-2020

Job Detail

Category: Corporate Governess
Location: Tallahassee, FL

Job Description

Requisition No: 195503

Agency: Economic Opportunity

Working Title: 195503 GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 40034108

Position Number: 40034108

Salary: $38,659.92 - $57,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2020

JOB TYPE: FULL TIME / CAREER SERVICE

POSITION LOCATION: Tallahassee, Fl

OPEN COMPETITIVE

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The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) works across the state to support Florida's economy, robust and talented workforce and our local communities. DEO is dedicated to making a stronger and more resilient Florida, so our businesses, communities and workforce are better prepared to withstand future economic slowdowns and natural disasters. DEO is focusing our efforts to help Floridians rebuild their homes and lives after the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Michael.

WHAT MAKES DEO UNIQUE AND A GREAT PLACE TO WORK?

  • Highly skilled, professional environment *Healthcare Benefits
  • Ongoing comprehensive training provided *Leave Benefits
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program (Eligibility Required) *Career Growth
  • Tuition Fee Waivers (Accepted by major Florida colleges/universities)
  • We care about the success of our employees.
  • We care about the success of our clients.
  • We are always improving our technology, our tools, our customer's experiences and ourselves.
  • A rewarding experience for reliable, compassionate and professional employees.

As a condition of pre-employment eligibility, a Level 2 security background screening is required, which consists of fingerprinting and a check of local, state and national law enforcement records

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

The Government Operations Consultant II is a member of the Internal Security, TPS, and Contracts team of the Division of Workforce Services. This is highly responsible work developing, coordinating, controlling, negotiating, executing, and monitoring contracts and agreements for the Department of Economic Opportunity's (DEO) Division of Workforce Services (Division) and directing a consultative program to ensure Division funds are accurately and effectively used and controlled for contracts and agreements entered into by the Division. The incumbent exercises independent judgment in developing Scopes of Work, procurement, contract, and agreement documents, developing monitoring procedures and monitoring reports, and evaluating corrective actions having a significant impact on the administration of Division.

THIS POSITION HAS THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications.
  • Ability to be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding research.
  • Ability to apply applicable statutes, rules, regulations, policies, procedures and contractual standards relating to position activities.
  • Knowledge of federal and state workforce programs.

THE HIRED CANDIDATE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING

Facilitates the development, coordination, procurement, negotiation, evaluation, execution, and management of procurement documents, contracts, agreements and purchase requisitions and provides assistance in submitting grant applications and supplemental budget request (SBRs) to the United States Department of Labor (USDOL). Develops and manages special grants and programs funded and approved by USDOL or the Florida Legislature. Facilitates meetings to coordinate with impacted stakeholders to gather requirements, develop scopes of work, technical requirements, and resolve procurement, contract, and agreement issues. Participates in procurement and contract negotiations and meetings.

Develops and manages documented systematic financial and programmatic monitoring plans and procedures for contracts and agreements and conducts fiscal, programmatic, and contractual/agreement monitoring activities, audits, and reviews to ensure compliance with contracts and agreements, grant and SBR requirements, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars, and federal and state statutes and rules. Provides technical assistance and guidance in preparing required corrective active plans and validates corrective actions taken are sufficient. Prepares documented monitoring reports and participates in on-site and off-site meetings, conferences, visits, and reviews to resolve technical, compliance, budgetary, grant, and performance issues.

Reviews, approves, and processes invoices for payment processing ensuring contractual and agreement terms, conditions, and expenditures are compliant with contract and agreement requirements and requirements and procedures specified in the Department of Financial Services (DFS) Reference Guide for State Expenditures in Florida Statutes and processing timelines specified in Florida statutes. Performs financial reconciliations against payments made to validate accuracy against contract/agreement requirements and makes adjustments and changes, as necessary to resolve any issues.

Prepares, analyzes and updates programmatic and financial reports on projects, potential problems, concerns and issues, and makes recommendations relating to area of responsibility to senior management in a timely manner. Completes and submits weekly, monthly, quarterly, and ad hoc reports as required or directed.

Performs other job-related duties as required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION

  • Travel may be required.

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE APPLICANTS THAT HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or four years of equivalent work experience.
  • A current Florida Certified Contract Manager (FCCM) certificate.
  • A current Florida Certified Contract Negotiator (FCCN) certificate.
  • Prior experience using MyFloridaMarketPlace (MFMP).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

At DEO, we salute our heroes. We are honored to have the opportunity to support our nation's veterans and their family members by encouraging them to apply for positions at DEO that fit their skill sets. Let DEO's mission become yours.

This position's advertisement may also be viewed by registering on the Employ Florida website at http://www.employflorida.com/.

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. (TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771 or the Florida Relay Service – 711.)

If you think you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination, you may file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with either the recipient's Equal Opportunity Officer, or the Director, Civil Rights Center:

  • Equal Opportunity Officer, Department of Economic Opportunity, Caldwell Building – MSC 150, 107 East Madison Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-4129; or
  • Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-4123, Washington, DC 20210.

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