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GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II

Department of Health - Child Care Food Programs
Published
December 7, 2017
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - CS

OPEN COMPETITIVE

GAINESVILLE

SALARY: $38,659.92

 

DESCRIPTION

The incumbent of this position will spend 100% of time providing service delivery activities that include contractor monitoring and review, technical assistance, and contractor service delivery quality control for the USDA Child Care Food Program administered by the Bureau of Child Care Food Programs. The incumbent in this position will be required to complete a certification twice a year stating that all time worked has been on the Child Care Food Program. The incumbent in this position will receive supervision and direction from the Regional Supervisor of the Field Operations Section of the Bureau of Child Care Food Programs. This is a highly responsible independent position that:

  • Monitors and reviews Child Care Food Program contractors' program compliance as required within a defined geographic region of Florida, completing written reports within required timeframes, disseminating reports and conducting follow-up monitoring as needed. The list of actual counties to be served will be provided by the Administrator of the Field Operations Section and may be modified as needed.
  • Represents the Bureau as a primary witness in administrative hearings.
  • Provides technical assistance, training, guidance and counsel to Child Care Food Program contractors within a defined geographic region of Florida, including:
    • providing a definitive interpretation of program requirements to contractors, including free and reduced price meal policies;
    • providing technical assistance and consultative services to contractors;
    • acting as liaison between contractors and the program office;
    • providing trainings for new center contractors and pre-approval visits;
    • providing new contractor training for Homeless and After School Meals Contractors.
    • providing annual training for renewing contractors.
  • Assists contractors in the preparation of applications as required. Reviews applications for accuracy and completeness and forwards to the Department for approval.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

    In addition to the KSA's listed in the occupational profile for a Management Analyst, the incumbent should also have: knowledge of federal and state Child and Adult Care Food Program regulations, rules, requirements and procedures; daily operations of a child care center or a day care home; child nutrition; methods of compiling and analyzing data; and correct grammar usage. Ability to: interpret federal and state regulations and procedures; analyze process, identify problems and potential solutions, implement corrective actions and evaluate the results; present negative findings in an effective manner; plan, organize, prioritize, coordinate and complete work assignments; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, and work independently without close and constant supervision and be an effective team member or team facilitator to travel and present information to contractors. Skill in: use of personal computers and standard software packages.

    Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite)

     

    Other job-related requirements for this position:

    A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of professional related experience.  A Master's degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience. Professional or non-professional related experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education

    Travel: Extensive local day travel using your own vehicle in a multi-county area will be required.  In addition, some overnight will be required.

    Regulatory Responsibilities: The incumbent in this position is considered to have regulatory responsibilities in that s/he shall determine a regulated entity's compliance with federal, state, or local statutes or regulation; or determine or recommend whether the agency should issue, revoke, cancel or suspend and entity's participation in a government program; or approve or recommend administrative transactions between the agency and a regulated entity. Therefore the incumbent is subject to the requirements of Chapter 112, F.S., Chapter 60L-36, F.A.C. and DOH Policy 30-2-07 with which s/he is required to be thoroughly familiar.

    Special Requirement: The incumbent in this position is considered to have regulatory responsibilities in that s/he shall determine a regulated entity’s compliance with federal, state or local statutes or regulation; or determine or recommend whether the agency should issue, revoke, cancel or suspend an entity’s participation in a government program; or approve or recommend administrative transactions between the agency and a regulated entity.  Therefore the incumbent is subject to the requirements of Chapter 112, F.S., Chapter 60L-36, F.A.C. and DOH Policy 30-2-07 with which s/he is required to be thoroughly familiar.

     

    NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

     

    This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit.

     

    You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

     

    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

     

    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 canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

     

    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

     

    Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

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