Deputy Director Of AG Water Policy-Dacs - 42005531

State Of Florida Tallahassee , FL 32399

Posted 1 week ago

Requisition No: 285805

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF AG WATER POLICY-DACS - 42005531

Position Number: 42005531

Salary: $64,558.52 - $95,000.10

Posting Closing Date: 01/11/2021

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE WATER POLICY - DACS

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

Tallahassee, Florida

  • OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY*

CONTACT:

Christopher Pettit (850) 294-7113

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited college or university in a Natural Science.

  • Eight years or more of proven work experience in management, advancing statewide policies and procedures, oversite of program areas, and/or budget entities and priorities.

  • Proven experience in the fields of agriculture, water policy, and collaborating effectively with multiple stakeholders.

  • ATTENTION CANDIDATES*

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.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

In carrying out the duties of this position, the incumbent is expected at all times to be aware of and abide by the Department's Standards of Conduct, as well as any and all departmental and/or work unit rules, directives, policies, procedures, and/or general orders applicable to performing the duties of this position.

Responsible and accountable for managing budget/dollars/resources (staff, vehicles, computers, cell phones, etc.) of any assigned programs in an efficient and accountable manner. Responsible for ensuring that assigned program areas have operational procedures and processes which result in accountability and compliance with division and department policies and procedures.

Occasional overnight travel is required.

NOTES:

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

JOB DUTIES:

Organizational Oversight:

Provide assistance in establishing office policies, procedures and program/budget priorities. Periodically review office business models and make recommendations for policy improvement and streamlining, including the development of policy objectives and measures. Oversee records retention and disposition; public records requests; and inventory activities.

Research and Data Management:

Assist in coordinating research efforts, including oversight of the research committee.

Provide oversight of the financial section (finance, grants, and contracts) and oversee the development of the annual legislative budget request. Oversee all personnel actions and coordination with the Bureau of Personnel Management.

Assist in the development, review and/or editing of written materials produced by or for the office, including best management practices (BMP) manuals, letters, policy/procedure documents, brochures, website content and other materials. Make presentations to groups and organizations as assigned by the Director.

Policy Oversight:

Assist office management in overseeing the development and implementation of statewide and regional conservation programs and agricultural water resource policy.

Interagency Coordination:

With staff, periodically review, evaluate and modify as necessary, mechanisms and practices for coordinating with other agencies including Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the water management districts related to water policy. Assist in developing and supporting specific coordination efforts among agencies and institutions for water policy development. Monitor all water management districts (WMD) rulemaking and regulatory processes, provide feedback to Director and other staff, and coordinate input back to the WMDs; participate in related technical working groups.

SPECIAL NOTES:

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: Tallahassee

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