Requisition No: 153621 Agency: Department of Children and Families Working Title: SENIOR MANAGEMENT ANALYST II – SES * – 60000630 – ESS Office of Homelessness Position Number: 60000630 Salary: Negotiable Posting Closing Date: Open until filled
The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state of Florida’s social services agency. The agency oversees services for child safety, fostering, adoption, domestic violence, adult protective services, refugees, homelessness, mental health, substance abuse, child care providers, human trafficking and public assistance. The agency’s mission is to work in partnership with local communities to protect the vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient families, and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency.
The Economic Self-Sufficiency Program helps to promote strong and economically self-sufficient communities by determining eligibility for food, cash and medical assistance for individuals and families on the road to economic recovery.
The Homelessness Program coordinates the services of various state agencies and programs to serve individuals or families who are, or at risk of, experiencing homelessness. It also manages targeted state grants to support the implementation of local homeless service continuum of care plans.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.
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 Candidate Profile. The information must be disclosed on the State of Florida application even if you are attaching a resume.
Position Description This position is a Selected Exempt Service (SES) position.
This position is located in the DCF Headquarters in Tallahassee, FL.
This position is not available for telework status.
This position may require travel to provide technical assistance or attend meetings on Office of Homelessness issues.
Job Duties And Responsibilities The incumbent will provide coordination to the DCF Homelessness Program by performing activities that include, but are not limited to, those outlined in 420.622 F.S., assisting in managing grants, budget allocations, contract conditions and policy guidance on grant requirements. This position will also be responsible for preparing the statutorily mandated Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature on Homeless Conditions in Florida, coordinating quarterly meetings with the Florida’s Council on Homelessness, providing technical assistance, consultation and training to contract managers, and monitoring the state and federal homeless grants to ensure compliance with all program laws and regulations.
In addition, this position will provide overall leadership on housing stability and homelessness issues, and must establish effective working relationships with local, state, and federal agencies involved in the outreach, sheltering, rehousing, and service supports provided to those experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness.
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
Knowledge and experience in program management, planning and oversight.
Knowledge of the budgetary process and assessment of budgetary needs.
Ability to understand, interpret and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to plan, develop and evaluate programs and services.
Ability to participate effectively in collaborative efforts.
Ability to foster and create opportunities for collaboration.
Knowledge of State and Federal homelessness programs.
Knowledge of rapid rehousing, outreach services, and sheltering.
Knowledge of needs assessment techniques.
Ability to function as a part of a team.
Ability to manage staff and support professional growth.
Ability to manage time efficiently and complete assignments in a timely manner.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Two (2) or more years of successful and proven management experience in social service administration, housing administration, or other homeless services.
Experience in program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning, and/or program analysis.
Knowledge of federal and/or state homelessness programs.
Knowledge of and/or experience working with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs.
Knowledge of the regulations related to the Emergency Solutions Grant, Homelessness Prevention Grant, and the Challenge Grant.
Experience working with organizations that assist individuals and families at risk of homelessness.
Employment with DCF
US CITIZEN REQUIREMENT Only US citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM REGISTRATION All selected male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion into an authorized position unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). Verification of Selective Service registration will be conducted prior to hire. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov.
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 required to repay all benefits received depending upon the date of your retirement.
BACKGROUND SCREENING It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.
BENEFIT RECOVERY SCREENING Candidates applying to positions in the Economic Self-Sufficiency Program may have a Benefit Recovery check completed to validate current or former public assistance case information and check for outstanding overpayments before completing the hiring process.
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
Since 1994, Florida Coalition to End Homelessness (FCEH) has distinguished itself as the state’s leading voice on homeless policy. Today, FCEH continues to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to addressing homelessness in Florida by working with state and federal stakeholders to develop solution-driven practices.
FCEH provides training, resources, support, and advocacy to assist members in their efforts to help the homelessness in their local communities. Our members come from a wide range of backgrounds, but all share a passion for helping others.