|Published||August 5, 2022|
DOE/VR OPS STAFF ASSISTANT - 48005096 - TALLAHASSEE
Date: Jul 27, 2022
TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399
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Requisition No: 429741
Agency: Department of Education
Working Title: DOE/VR OPS STAFF ASSISTANT - 48005096 - TALLAHASSEE
Position Number: 48005096
Salary: $15.00 PER HOUR
Posting Closing Date: 08/10/2022
DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
OPS STAFF ASSISTANT
Position Number: 48005096
Minimum Hiring Salary: $15.00 Hourly
*The salary may be negotiable dependent upon years of experience, education level and available salary rate.
Our Mission is "to help people with disabilities find and maintain employment and enhance their independence." Our Vision is "to become the first place people with disabilities turn when seeking employment and a top resource for employers in need of qualified employees."
This position works in Tallahassee as an OPS Staff Assistant
Ticket to Work is a Social Security Administration (SSA) program available to Floridians. For those who qualify for social security benefits, Tickets are issued and may be utilized at Vocational Rehabilitation which offers employment and rehabilitation services necessary to secure and maintain employment.
This position is in the Ticket to Work Unit. Incumbent will be responsible for records review, identifying Social Security beneficiaries and Ticket holders, and registering participants under the Ticket to Work Program. In addition, incumbent will assist with other related programs such as the Work Incentives Planning and Assistance and Partnership Plus.
Three years of secretarial or clerical work experience. College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required work experience. Vocational/technical training in the area of secretarial science or office/business studies can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of required work experience. A high school diploma or its equivalent can substitute for one year of the required work experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Proficient typing and numeric key entry skills
Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
Ability to actively communicate effectively and listen to others
Information contained in responses to Qualifying Questions concerning education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities must also be disclosed on the State of Florida Employment Application.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
The employee in this position provides administrative support for the Area Director
Reviews, screens, and distribute incoming correspondence for the Area Director and staff
Provides administrative and secretarial support services to the unit supervisor and counselors
Prepares and signs routine correspondence
Answers phones and files documents
Responsible for making travel arrangements
Maintains Area travel records copy file
Provides technical assistance to supervisor and associates to facilitate unit work
Maintains Area calendar
Assists with the development of meeting arrangements
Records Area Leadership Team and Staff meetings
Serves as a resource person for Area Staff relating to policies and procedures
STATE OF FLORIDA EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
Participation in certain State Group Insurance benefits (must meet eligibility requirements). See Who Is Eligible at: www.myflorida.com/mybenefits/Health/Who_Is_Eligible.htm
Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) - mandatory
The Florida Discount Drug Card program: www.floridadiscountdrugcard.com/
The Cover Florida Health Care Access program: www.peopleshealthinsurance.com/cover-florida-health-insurance/
The Florida KidCare Health Insurance program: http://floridakidcare.org
Deferred Compensation - voluntary
Employee Assistance Program - voluntary
State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan - mandatory
Workers Compensation - mandatory
WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
Any form of paid leave
Participation in the Florida Retirement System
Reinstatement rights or retention rights
Benefits information can be found on the following website: mybenefits.myflorida.com/
Background Screening Requirement:
It is the policy of the Florida Department of Education 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.
All applicants for employment or to volunteer who are selected for an interview will be provided with the Consent to Background Screening form for level 2 screening, the Affidavit of Good Moral Character, and the Notice of Rights. The leading candidate for employment or to volunteer will be required to execute the Consent form and Affidavit, report to a designated location, and submit fingerprints for level 2 screening.
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 Department.
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.
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