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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. 


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.


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

Earlier Event: March 30
Later Event: May 30