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MyFlorida OPERATIONS & MGMT CONSULTANT II - SES - 67040328 in GAINESVILLE, Florida

OPERATIONS & MGMT CONSULTANT II - SES - 67040328

Date: Jun 10, 2024

Location:

GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32609

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Requisition No: 830486

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: OPERATIONS & MGMT CONSULTANT II - SES - 67040328

Pay Plan: SES

Position Number: 67040328

Salary: $1,645.26 - $1,809.79 Biweekly

Posting Closing Date: 06/25/2024

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AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

POSITION: Operations & Management Consultant II - SES

POSITION’S LOCATION: Tacachale – Gainesville, FL

POSITION NUMBER: 67040328

OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY

This posting may close prior to closing date.

Working for the State of Floridais more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)

  • $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)

  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurances available at state rates

  • State of Florida retirement package

  • Generous vacation and sick leave

  • 10 paid holidays a year

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Tuition waiver for state college/university courses

  • Training opportunities

  • For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com

    The Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) works in partnership with local communities to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and support for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children ages 3-5 at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services provided through the Agency. www.apdcares.org

    Join APD’s TACACHALE and be part of the team that MAKES A DIFFERENCE – NOT JUST A LIVING, impacting the lives of developmentally disabled adults!

    SALARY RANGE

    $42,776.81 - $47,054.49 Annually $1,645.26 - $1,809.79 Biweekly

    SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Reviews and recommends administrative policies, procedures, guidelines, and related directives to be implemented throughout the Residential Facilities.

    Monitors and evaluates operational functions and activities to ensure compliance with federal, statewide, and facility-wide standards, regulations, protocols, and operating procedures.

    Identifies any potential problems or deficiencies. Investigates, assesses, analyzes, and makes recommendations to resolve issues and problems.

    Provides direction and assistance to facility staff in the oversight and operation of residential service programs and responsibilities.

    Consults with facility administrative staff and program managers to resolve programmatic, administrative, and operational issues and problems.

    Performs firsthand, on-site analysis of operational problems of service implementation and follow-up of corrective action plans and procedures.

    Directly supervises and monitors the activities of the Residential Services Supervisors to ensure their duties are completed in accordance with required state, federal, and Medicaid standards.

    Conducts preliminary investigations of resident incidents and abuse allegations. Acts as a liaison and conducts routine meetings with assigned groups to enhance the operation of the facilities. Provides Qualified Intellectually Disabled Professional (QIDP) coverage as necessary.

    Processes’ Worker’s Compensation Claims and ensures Supervisor’s Accident Investigation Reposts are completed accurately and submitted timely to the Worker’s Compensation Coordinator or designee.

    Coordinates, develop, and distributes the ISP/IDT schedules.

    Monitors home staffing ratios and assists with staffing issues or after hour emergencies.

    Provides training to the facility staff to ensure effective delivery of residential services, to include supports for the safety, health, and welfare of the residents, and assure compliance with the appropriate rules and regulations.

    Ensures staff compliance with mandatory training.

    Performs other related duties as required.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • A valid Florida Driver’s License.

  • If hired with an out-of-state license a valid Florida State driver’s license must be obtained within 30 days.

  • Corrective Lenses Restricted license are acceptable provided the driver wears the corrective lenses while operating a state vehicle.

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in a health-related field.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience supervising staff.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing, or childcare setting, or working with developmentally disabled persons.

  • Experience working with developmentally disabled persons may substitute for the bachelor’s degree on a year-to-year basis.

  • Must be willing to perform essential services before, during, and after an emergency.

  • Must be willing to work beyond the normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels and meet the needs of the Agency.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to remain in a stationary position frequently and occasionally move about within the campus of Tacachale to access other staff, buildings, and materials.

  • Ability to speak and hear clearly.

  • Have manual dexterity (i.e., use of fingers, hands, and arms).

  • Ability to lift, carry, bend, crouch, reach overhead, stand, and walk on an occasional basis.

    Ability to frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds.

    This position may be required to perform essential services before, during, and after an emergency per APD OP 2-0035.

    This position is critical to the safety and supervision of residents and may require the incumbent to work beyond their normal work schedule to maintain minimum coverage levels in the facility.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    Knowledge of:

  • The methods of data collection and analysis

  • Basic management principles and practices

  • Policies and practices involved in managing assigned staff and demonstrate ability to supervise, motivate, develop, and direct people.

  • Microsoft Suite includes products such as Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint or other related software programs.

  • Principles and best practices of supervision and management.

  • Management of staff resources.

    Ability to:

  • Plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.

  • Make decisions in a timely manner.

  • Collect, evaluate, and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document workflow, and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management practices.

  • Organize data into a logical format for presentation in reports, documents, and other written materials.

  • Conduct fact-finding research.

  • Utilize problem-solving techniques.

  • Work independently.

  • Understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to operational and management analysis activities.

  • Communicate effectively.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, including the ability to resolve workplace conflicts respectfully and impartially.

  • Coordinate multiple projects, tasks, and priorities.

  • Apply the principles and best practices of supervision and management.

  • Hold subordinates accountable to performance and workplace expectations and keep management well informed.

  • Use active listening skills.

  • Supervise staff and motivate employees to continuously improve.

  • Use critical thinking.

    Skills in:

  • The use of Microsoft Suite of products includes Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint or other related software programs.

  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing.

  • Managing/coordinating multiple priorities and making timely decisions to meet department requirements.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    PROFILE COMPLETION

    Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile, including their work history with the month and year.

    Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile, and “see resume” will not be considered an acceptable response.

    Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information, but this will not replace the required completed Candidate Profile.

    All applicants should complete the online application process. If assistance is needed to apply for this position, please call the people first service center at 1-877-562-7287.

    Responses to the qualifying questions are required to be considered for this position. Answers to the qualifying questions must be verifiable based on your submitted application.

    RETIREE NOTICE

    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be suspended or voided, and you will be required to repay all benefits received depending upon the date of your retirement.

    DIRECT DEPOSIT PROGRAM

    As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in the State Personnel System is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. Rather than receiving a paper paycheck, your funds will be deposited directly into your account at your financial institution. This will be accomplished by Electronic Funds Transfer. Banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions are eligible to accept such deposits. Retirement funds are also required to be in the Direct Deposit Program.

    BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT

    It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.

    No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.

    Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

    Pursuant to S. 110.1127(1), Florida Statutes, this position requires a background investigation, including fingerprinting.

    APD only hires U.S. citizens, and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. APD participates in the U.S. government’s employment eligibility verification program (E-verify). E-verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the U.S. after completing the employment eligibility verification form (I-9).

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

    You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

    DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

    THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS 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.

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:Gainesville

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