State Of Florida Tallahassee , FL 32301
Requisition No: 44029
Agency: Environmental Protection
Working Title: DEP-ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III - Pending Title Relass to Gov Oper Cnslt II - 37010297
Position Number: 37010297
Salary: $3,221.66 monthly (at the base for the position title)
Posting Closing Date: 09/25/2018
Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Scientific Support Services Program
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Government Operations Consultant II
Position Number 37010297
The Scientific Support Services Program is accepting applications for a full-time, Career Service Government Operations Consultant II position.
Summary of Duties:
This is an independent and specialized position serving as administrative operations manager in the Scientific Support Services Program. Position is responsible for complex administrative tasks dealing with budget, workload assessment, contract management, purchasing, property control and other major laboratory functions. Provides support to the Program Administrator and to the Division office. Knowledge of environmental laboratory policies, procedures and regulations is beneficial to perform duties.
Responsible for financial management within the DEAR Laboratory Programs. Develops and maintains customized tracking tools to record, assess and project expenditures for the Programs.
Analyzes fiscal data to identify and anticipate problems. Proposes solutions to such problems and implements corrective actions as needed. Represents the Laboratories in working with the Bureau of Budget and Planning.
Manages contracts for Laboratory Programs. For the analytical overflow laboratory contracts, ensures that data deliverables satisfy contract requirements, data are loaded into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and that invoices are processed and paid as required. This requires an understanding of laboratory functions and operations.
Oversees all purchasing activities of the Laboratory Programs.
Acts as the Programs liaison to the Finance & Accounting and the Purchasing Sections.
Ensures that all purchases are consistent with the Laboratorys allocated budget and agency policy. Serves as point of contact for all vendors. Provides technical assistance to administrative and program staff related to all procurements and purchasing needs.
Oversees all the Laboratory Programs contracts and grants, ensuring that contract managers perform well and that all relevant state and federal requirements are satisfied. Serves as the main point of contact with the DEP Contracts Office.
Monitors the Programs' administrative support activities, identifying problems and proposing solutions. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Essential):
Knowledge of state purchasing rules and requirements;
Knowledge of software packages for the generation of documents; spreadsheets and information management (specifically MS Excel, MS Word, Adobe Acrobat Professional);
Ability to prepare management and technical reports;
Ability to use computers and related hardware;
Ability to understand and follow policy direction and rules applicable to purchasing and administrative requirements;
Ability to deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner;
Ability to work independently;
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments;
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Preferred):
12. Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university.
13. One or more years of professional experience with budget management.
14. One or more years of professional experience with contract management.
15. One or more years of working experience with MyFloridaMarketPlace to initiate or approve purchases.
16. Familiarity with Passport/PCard software and one or more years experience as a PCard purchase approver.
17. Working knowledge of the FLAIR system.
18. Florida Certified Contract Manager (FCCM) certification.
Position location: Bob Martinez Center, Jerry E Brooks Environmental Laboratory
2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400
Persons interested in applying for this position must submit a completed State of Florida Employment Application through the People First System.
For questions concerning this position, please contact:
Kathy Lurding, Program Administrator
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 (). 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.