Requisition No: 43605
Agency: Management Services
RETIREMENT SPECIALIST II - 72002538
Position Number: 72002538
Posting Closing Date: 09/17/2018
Retirement Specialist II
Division of Retirement
State of Florida Department of Management Services
This position is located in Tallahassee
Applicants will be required to take a work sample
The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Rick Scott and DMS Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Floridas state government.
DMS is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government.
DMS facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the states workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, We serve those who serve Florida. Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Erin Rock, DMS employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees.
Interpret and apply applicable laws, rules, and regulations necessary to refund employee contributions and pay accumulated Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) benefits. Verify processed retirement forms or other documents for refunds, DROP payouts, or insurance deduction authorizations.
Use retirement data to determine refund eligibility dates and prepare DROP termination information. Verify calculations and calculate retirement information.
Review and process retirement forms or other documents for refunds, DROP payouts, or insurance deduction authorizations.
Provide customer service by phone and personal interviews with members, employers, and other stakeholders. Verify that completed correspondence is complete, accurate, grammatically correct correspondence, and in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
Complete assigned projects in a timely manner.
May serve on committees and in workgroups to improve or maintain bureau or division wide administration of the retirement system.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of personal computer use (hardware and software) for various automated applications.
Knowledge of FRS Statutes and Rules.
Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to retirement and IRS programs.
Ability to work independently.
This position requires sedentary work and repetitive motion.
Integrity, Communication, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, EmpowermentMinimum Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of professional experience in insurance, retirement or social security program, administrative, call center, fiscal work, statistics or personnel.
Experience in the areas described above or any combination of the above, can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the college education.
DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce.
Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses.
An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at . DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation. Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.
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.