Requisition No: 424502
Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 67073500
Position Number: 67073500
Salary: $38,659.92-$56,650.10 Annually
Posting Closing Date: 08/27/2021
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II– CS
AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
STATE OFFICE – 67073500 – TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA
***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***
THIS IS A CAREER SERVICE POSITION
The Agency for Persons with Disabilities 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 supports for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 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.
DIRECT DEPOSIT PROGRAM - As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government 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.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.
WE HIRE ONLY 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 UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).
ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE 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.
Open Competitive opportunity- Any applicant who meets the minimum requirements of the position.
Must have a bachelor’s degree.
Must have experience as a QSI Assessor or Master Trainer.
Position may require some travel to surrounding areas, applicant must be willing and able to travel for work purposes.
**NOTE: Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history with month, year, and hours worked are required to qualify for this position. Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information. ***
Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service. This includes, but is not limited to, always acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.
This is a professional Career Service Position with responsibility to assist with statewide development, administration and oversight of the agency’s needs assessment instrument, the Questionnaire for Situational Information (QSI). The QSI is completed for all individuals enrolled on the iBudget and Consumer Directed Plus (CDC+) waivers as well as individuals on the APD waitlist as stipulated in 393 F.S. and F.A.C. 65G-4.
This position reports to the State Office Clinical Supports/QSI unit in the Bureau of Provider Supports and collaborates with the Regional QSI Master Trainers & QSI Assessors.
Provides consultation and technical assistance regarding the QSI for State and Regional Office staff, consumers, families, providers, external consultants & contracted vendors. Maintains ongoing communication with Regional QSI staff.
Assists with the oversight of statewide certification/recertification activities (tracking, inter-rater reliability, QSI issues and remediation requirements).
Completes QSI assessments (as required), and maintains inter-rater reliability and interview competencies; and oversees remediation processes, as applicable
Assists with the oversight of the development or refinement, as appropriate, of training materials and QSI process/procedures (developing/revising the QSI OP, training manual and administration guide).
Conducts (participates in) the Quarterly Region specific & semi-annual Statewide QSI conference calls.
Works with IT to further develop/refine the QSI database.
Analyzes data trends, level of performance for unusual variability and provide recommendations. Analyze QSI reports for QA purposes.
Eligible to become a QSI Master Trainer; provides training for QSI Master Trainers using state-approved procedures.
Develops and analyzes proposed bills and rules that may impact the QSI.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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