Jun
26
to Jul 3

INVESTIGATION SPECIALIST I - 72002898

Date: Jun 26, 2018
Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 38984 

Agency: Florida Commission on Human Relations

Working Title: INVESTIGATION SPECIALIST I - 72002898

Position Number: 72002898 

Salary:  $33,006.69 

Posting Closing Date: 07/03/2018 

Investigation Specialist I

POS#  72002898

Hiring Rate:  $33,006.69

About the Commission

The Florida Commission on Human Relations is the state agency charged with enforcing the state’s civil rights laws and serves as a resource on human relations for the people of Florida. It is against Florida law to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status or familial status. The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in the areas of areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and state employee whistle-blower retaliation.

The Commission is responsible for promoting fair treatment, equal opportunity and mutual respect among members of all economic, social, racial, religious and ethnic groups and works to eliminate discrimination against groups and their members.

The Commission is a great place to work!  We offer a stable environment with regular work schedules.  Learn and grow with us!  The State of Florida offers a generous benefits package including vacation and sick leave, retirement, health insurance (over 80% employer paid), life insurance (80% employer paid), 10 holidays per year, flexible work schedules, tuition waivers, qualification for student loan forgiveness, and so much more! We’re all about quality!  Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Apply today!

Position Synopsis

The Investigation Specialist I is a highly professional position performed under the supervision of an Investigator Supervisor.  The successful candidate conducts investigations about employee discrimination under the provision of the Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992, as amended.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Gathering and recording information accurately and thoroughly through interviews and/or correspondence with parties involved in the investigation.
  • Conducting research and collecting facts pertaining to any complaint assigned and must be able to write Investigative Memorandum reports within the statutory timeframes.
  • Testifying and appearing before the Commission panels and in civil court proceedings and administrative hearings, regarding investigative findings and recommendations.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic investigative techniques, rules of evidence, court procedures and requirements;
  • Skilled in using logic and reasoning
  • Skilled in utilizing techniques of active listening
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding interviews and take statements.
  • Ability to collect and analyze evidence
  • Ability to use deductive reasoning
  • Ability to analyze information and determine its validity.
  • Ability to write accurate investigative reports and present detailed verbal presentations.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentially.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Preferences

Preference will be given to those individuals who possess a Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience in any of the following fields:  Legal or paralegal work, Investigative work, Human Relations, Human Resources, Regulatory Inspections, Social Work, Education, Counseling, Affirmative Action (AA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

**All positions with the Florida Commission on Human Relations are positions of special trust.  Therefore, the selected candidate must successfully pass a Level Two background screening (which includes fingerprinting) as a condition of employment. **

**All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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Jun
26
to Jun 29

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL AND LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS-SES - 72002737

Date: Jun 26, 2018
Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 38985 

Agency: Florida Commission on Human Relations

Working Title: DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL AND LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS-SES - 72002737

Position Number: 72002737 

Salary:  $40,948.18 

Posting Closing Date: 06/29/2018 

Deputy Director of External and Legislative Affairs

POS#  72002737

Hiring Rate:  $40,948.18

About the Commission

The Florida Commission on Human Relations is the state agency charged with enforcing the state’s civil rights laws and serves as a resource on human relations for the people of Florida. It is against Florida law to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status or familial status. The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in the areas of areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and state employee whistle-blower retaliation.

The Commission is responsible for promoting fair treatment, equal opportunity and mutual respect among members of all economic, social, racial, religious and ethnic groups and works to eliminate discrimination against groups and their members.

The Commission is a great place to work!  We offer a stable environment with regular work schedules.  Learn and grow with us!  The State of Florida offers a generous benefits package including vacation and sick leave, retirement, health insurance (over 80% employer paid), life insurance (80% employer paid), 10 holidays per year, flexible work schedules, tuition waivers, qualification for student loan forgiveness, and so much more! We’re all about quality!  Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Apply today!

Position Synopsis

This position performs both legislative and communications duties for the Florida Commission on Human Relations.  The position reports directly to the Director of External and Legislative Affairs.  In its dual role in both communications and legislative affairs, the incumbent is expected to perform at a high level and provide stellar work products.  Specifically, the incumbent is tasked with:

  • Legislative Duties:
  • Assists in guiding the Commission’s proposals through the legislative process and advises members of the Legislature and their staffs on matters pertaining to bills and budget items concerning the Commission.  Including:  Testifies at committee hearings on Commission legislative matters.  Prepares responses to a variety of legislative inquiries. Analyzes state statutes and rules for Commission-related impacts and suggests revisions as needed.
  • Prepares draft bills selected for pursuit by the Commission.  Researches and analyzes proposed legislation.  Coordinates the preparation of support materials to be used in the promotion of Commission legislative proposals.
  • Tracks and assesses impacts of pertinent state and/or federal legislation, rules, and/or programs.  Monitors enacted legislation to ensure full and timely implementation.
  • Assists in the development of Commission policy statements and recommendations.
  • Communications Duties:
  • Assists in coordinating public responses regarding the Commission.  Responds to requests for information from the media.  Write press releases or other media communications to promote the Commission.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with Commission stakeholders. Coach Commissioners and various staff in effective communication with the public and key stakeholders including legislators and/or our federal partners.
  • Assists in the planning and/or development of the Commission’s public relations plan and strategies.  Arrange public appearances, lectures, contests, exhibits, etc. for the Commission.
  • Update and maintain content posted on all Commission maintained websites, social media accounts, as well as any other related digital media.  Develop and document style guidelines for website content.  Incorporate technical considerations into website design plans, such as budgets, equipment, performance requirements, or legal issues including accessibility and privacy.
  • Prepare and/or edit organizational publications, such as employee newsletters, articles, and reports, for both internal and external audiences. Develop plans or materials to communicate activities undertaken by the Commission.  Produce or coordinate the production of Commission advertisements and/or promotional materials and/or campaigns.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of the methods of data collection.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication, both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services.
  • Skilled in managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Skilled in determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Skilled in identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
  • Skilled in persuading others to change their minds and/or behavior.
  • Skilled in analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to legislative or energy programs.
  • Ability to research, evaluate and analyze data relating to a legislative programs.
  • Ability to monitor legislation, rules and programs.
  • Ability to prepare correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.

Preferences

Preference will be given to those individuals who possess legislative experience (public and/or private sector), knowledge of the Florida Legislative process, knowledge of web authoring and/or publishing (including:  DreamWeaver, SquareSpace, WordPress), experience with marketing and public relations, experience with Adobe Creative Suite (including:  Photoshop, InDesign, AfterEffects, and Illustrator), experience with legislative tracking software (i.e. LobbyTools), experience with Microsoft Office Suite (including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), experience with Google Analytics, and social media management (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and LinkedIn).

**All positions with the Florida Commission on Human Relations are positions of special trust.  Therefore, the selected candidate must successfully pass a Level Two background screening (which includes fingerprinting) as a condition of employment. **

**All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

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

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Jun
26
to Jul 2

INVESTIGATION SPECIALIST I - 72002748

Date: Jun 26, 2018
Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 33203 

Agency: Florida Commission on Human Relations

Working Title: INVESTIGATION SPECIALIST I - 72002748

Position Number: 72002748 

Salary:  $33,006.69 

Posting Closing Date: 07/02/2018 

This is a re-advertisement.

Previous applicants need not re-apply

**Pending Reclassification**

Investigation Specialist I

Your Application to this advertisement applies you to both vacancies.

POS# 72901431

Annual Salary: $33,006.69

 

About the Commission

The Florida Commission on Human Relations is the state agency charged with enforcing the state’s civil rights laws and serves as a resource on human relations for the people of Florida. It is against Florida law to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status or familial status. The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in the areas of areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and state employee whistle-blower retaliation.

The Commission is responsible for promoting fair treatment, equal opportunity and mutual respect among members of all economic, social, racial, religious and ethnic groups and works to eliminate discrimination against groups and their members.

The Commission is a great place to work!  We offer a stable environment with regular work schedules.  Learn and grow with us!  The State of Florida offers a generous benefits package including vacation and sick leave, retirement, health insurance (over 80% employer paid), life insurance (80% employer paid), 10 holidays per year, flexible work schedules, tuition waivers, qualification for student loan forgiveness, and so much more! We’re all about quality!  Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Apply today!

Position Synopsis

The Investigation Specialist I is a highly professional position performed under the supervision of an Investigator Supervisor.  The successful candidate conducts Fair Housing Investigations.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Gathering and recording information accurately and thoroughly through interviews and/or correspondence with parties involved in the investigation.
  • Conducting research and collecting facts pertaining to any complaint assigned and must be able to write Investigative Memorandum reports within the statutory timeframes.
  • Testifying and appearing before the Commission panels and in civil court proceedings and administrative hearings, regarding investigative findings and recommendations.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic investigative techniques, rules of evidence, court procedures and requirements;
  • Skilled in using logic and reasoning
  • Skilled in utilizing techniques of active listening
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding interviews and take statements.
  • Ability to collect and analyze evidence
  • Ability to use deductive reasoning
  • Ability to analyze information and determine its validity.
  • Ability to write accurate investigative reports and present detailed verbal presentations.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentially.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Preferences

Preference will be given to those individuals who possess a Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience in any of the following fields:  Investigative work, HUD Investigations.

**All positions with the Florida Commission on Human Relations are positions of special trust.  Therefore, the selected candidate must successfully pass a Level Two background screening (which includes fingerprinting) as a condition of employment. **

**All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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May
30
to Jun 8

OFFICE AUTOMATION SPECIALIST I

Requisition No: 35754 

Agency: Florida Commission on Human Relations

Working Title: OFFICE AUTOMATION SPECIALIST I

Position Number: 72003181 

Salary:  $25,479.22 

Posting Closing Date: 06/08/2018 

About the Commission

The Florida Commission on Human Relations is the state agency charged with enforcing the state’s civil rights laws and serves as a resource on human relations for the people of Florida. It is against Florida law to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status or familial status. The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in the areas of areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and state employee whistle-blower retaliation.

 

The Commission is responsible for promoting fair treatment, equal opportunity and mutual respect among members of all economic, social, racial, religious and ethnic groups and works to eliminate discrimination against groups and their members.

 

The Commission is a great place to work!  We offer a stable environment with regular work schedules.  Learn and grow with us!  The State of Florida offers a generous benefits package including vacation and sick leave, retirement, health insurance (over 80% employer paid), life insurance (80% employer paid), 10 holidays per year, flexible work schedules, tuition waivers, qualification for student loan forgiveness, and so much more! We’re all about quality!  Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Apply today!

 

Position Synopsis

This is data processing technical work installing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting multiple distributed computer systems for use by end-users including the hardware, software, and communications components of distributed systems.  The primary duty of the employee(s) in the position(s) allocated to this class is to spend the majority of time performing these functions.

 

  • Maintaining all desktop computer systems for staff use including desktop computers, monitors, printers, and other peripheral devices.  Maintenance includes installation, upgrades, repairs, and replacements.  Installing, configuring and supporting all software, including Cloud based solutions in use by the Commission.  Supporting state government required software and all commercially produced software that enhances our operations. Working with current vendors on supporting existing infrastructure, databases and applications.
  • Training users in all desktop software.  Training users in proper use of hardware equipment.
  • Researching and implementing upgrades and equipment additions.
  • Revising and implementing solutions that make efficient use of the computer operations for every level of staff.
  • Maintaining computer and software inventories and documentation.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Knowledge of office automation equipment, letter, report, and tabular formats, office procedures, principles and techniques of effective communication, basic mathematics;
  • Skill in operating a variety of multi-function automated office equipment;
  • Ability to train individuals or groups of people.
  • Ability to prepare a variety of materials relating to training functions.
  • Ability to interpret and respond to computer error messages.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to work in a training capacity with people in individual and group settings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan, and to organize and coordinate work assignments.

 

Preferences

 

  • Preference will be given to those candidates with experience working in a State of Florida Agency.

 

**All positions with the Florida Commission on Human Relations are positions of special trust.  Therefore, the selected candidate must successfully pass a Level Two background screening (which includes fingerprinting) as a condition of employment. **

 

**All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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.

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

 

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Apr
4
to Apr 10

OPS STAFF ASSISTANT - 72901244

Requisition No: 33143 

Agency: Florida Commission on Human Relations

Working Title: OPS STAFF ASSISTANT - 72901244

Position Number: 72901244 

Salary:  $12.50/hr 

About the Commission

The Florida Commission on Human Relations is the state agency charged with enforcing the state’s civil rights laws and serves as a resource on human relations for the people of Florida. It is against Florida law to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status or familial status. The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in the areas of areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and state employee whistle-blower retaliation.

The Commission is responsible for promoting fair treatment, equal opportunity and mutual respect among members of all economic, social, racial, religious and ethnic groups and works to eliminate discrimination against groups and their members.

The Commission is a great place to work!  We offer a stable environment with regular work schedules.  Learn and grow with us!  The State of Florida offers a generous benefits package including vacation and sick leave, retirement, health insurance (over 80% employer paid), life insurance (80% employer paid), 10 holidays per year, flexible work schedules, tuition waivers, qualification for student loan forgiveness, and so much more! We’re all about quality!  Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Apply today!

Position Synopsis

FCHR seeks a dynamic individual to serve as an OPS Staff Assistant.  The successful candidate will have experience performing clerical duties in a customer service role. The candidate should be able to communicate politely and professionally both over the phone and in writing while handling a large number of incoming calls and email communications. The candidate should have experience using Outlook, Word, and Adobe, and it is expected that the candidate will be able to quickly learn and adapt to new data entry programs. 

Qualifications

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic office procedures, phone, and email etiquette.
  • Skilled in utilizing techniques of active listening
  • Ability to analyze information and determine its validity.
  • Proficient in Data Entry
  • Familiar with Excel, Microsoft word, Outlook
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentially.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Preferences

Preference will be given to those individuals who have experience working in a confidential environment, answering a high volume of calls and emails, as well as those individuals who are bilingual.

**All positions with the Florida Commission on Human Relations are positions of special trust.  Therefore, the selected candidate must successfully pass a Level Two background screening (which includes fingerprinting) as a condition of employment. **

**All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

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

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Mar
30
to Apr 6

OPS REGULATORY SPECIALIST I - 72901430

Requisition No: 32886 

Agency: Florida Commission on Human Relations

Working Title: OPS REGULATORY SPECIALIST I - 72901430

Position Number: 72901430 

Salary:  $13.47/hr 

Posting Closing Date: 04/06/2018 

About the Commission

The Florida Commission on Human Relations is the state agency charged with enforcing the state’s civil rights laws and serves as a resource on human relations for the people of Florida. It is against Florida law to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status or familial status. The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in the areas of areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and state employee whistle-blower retaliation.

The Commission is responsible for promoting fair treatment, equal opportunity and mutual respect among members of all economic, social, racial, religious and ethnic groups and works to eliminate discrimination against groups and their members.

The Commission is a great place to work!  We offer a stable environment with regular work schedules.  Learn and grow with us!  The State of Florida offers a generous benefits package including vacation and sick leave, retirement, health insurance (over 80% employer paid), life insurance (80% employer paid), 10 holidays per year, flexible work schedules, tuition waivers, qualification for student loan forgiveness, and so much more! We’re all about quality!  Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Apply today!

Position Synopsis

The Regulatory Specialist I is a highly professional position performed under the supervision of the Housing Investigations Manager. The successful candidate for this position will conduct inquiries, counsel inquirers, and potential complainants about housing discrimination under the provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1992. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Researches and obtains records, information, and evidence necessary to complete and investigate assigned cases.
  • Conducts fact-finding sessions and interviews, conciliation conferences, and investigations throughout the Agency’s Fair Housing Enforcement jurisdiction. 
  • Counsels and provides information to the public about alleged discrimination in the area of Housing.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An associate's degree from an accredited institution and two years of professional or nonprofessional experience in administrative work and/or professional regulation or field related to area of responsibility; or
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Professional or nonprofessional experience in administrative work, professional regulation, consumer complaint program work, interviewing, business administration, customer or public relations, or investigations may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of general office procedures practices
  • Knowledge of correct grammar usage
  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic
  • Skilled in using logic and reasoning
  • Skilled in utilizing techniques of active listening
  • Ability to prepare reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work activities.
  • Ability to develop and implement office procedures.
  • Ability to review data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ability to analyze information and determine its validity.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentially.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Preferences

Preference will be given to those individuals who are bilingual (English/Spanish), fluent in both speaking and writing.

**All positions with the Florida Commission on Human Relations are positions of special trust.  Therefore, the selected candidate must successfully pass a Level Two background screening (which includes fingerprinting) as a condition of employment. **

**All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

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

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Mar
20
to Apr 6

OPS INVESTIGATION SPECIALIST I - 72901431

Requisition No: 32887 

Agency: Florida Commission on Human Relations

Working Title: OPS INVESTIGATION SPECIALIST I - 72901431

Position Number: 72901431 

Salary:  $15.87/hr 

Posting Closing Date: 04/06/2018 

**Two (2) positions available**

Your Application to this advertisement applies you to both vacancies

About the Commission

The Florida Commission on Human Relations is the state agency charged with enforcing the state’s civil rights laws and serves as a resource on human relations for the people of Florida. It is against Florida law to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status or familial status. The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in the areas of areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and state employee whistle-blower retaliation.

The Commission is responsible for promoting fair treatment, equal opportunity and mutual respect among members of all economic, social, racial, religious and ethnic groups and works to eliminate discrimination against groups and their members.

The Commission is a great place to work!  We offer a stable environment with regular work schedules.  Learn and grow with us!  The State of Florida offers a generous benefits package including vacation and sick leave, retirement, health insurance (over 80% employer paid), life insurance (80% employer paid), 10 holidays per year, flexible work schedules, tuition waivers, qualification for student loan forgiveness, and so much more! We’re all about quality!  Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Apply today!

Position Synopsis

The Investigation Specialist I is a highly professional position performed under the supervision of an Investigator Supervisor.  The successful candidate conducts Fair Housing Investigations.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Gathering and recording information accurately and thoroughly through interviews and/or correspondence with parties involved in the investigation.
  • Conducting research and collecting facts pertaining to any complaint assigned and must be able to write Investigative Memorandum reports within the statutory timeframes.
  • Testifying and appearing before the Commission panels and in civil court proceedings and administrative hearings, regarding investigative findings and recommendations.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic investigative techniques, rules of evidence, court procedures and requirements;
  • Skilled in using logic and reasoning
  • Skilled in utilizing techniques of active listening
  • Ability to conduct fact-finding interviews and take statements.
  • Ability to collect and analyze evidence
  • Ability to use deductive reasoning
  • Ability to analyze information and determine its validity.
  • Ability to write accurate investigative reports and present detailed verbal presentations.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentially.
  • Ability to make independent decisions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Preferences

Preference will be given to those individuals who possess a Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience in any of the following fields:  Investigative work, HUD Investigations.

**All positions with the Florida Commission on Human Relations are positions of special trust.  Therefore, the selected candidate must successfully pass a Level Two background screening (which includes fingerprinting) as a condition of employment. **

**All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

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

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