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MyFlorida GUARDIAN AD LITEM OFFICE, 13TH CIRCUIT- ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II OPS-21813002 in TAMPA, Florida

GUARDIAN AD LITEM OFFICE, 13TH CIRCUIT- ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II OPS-21813002

Date: May 24, 2023

Location:

TAMPA, FL, US, 33602

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Requisition No: 803491

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: GUARDIAN AD LITEM OFFICE, 13TH CIRCUIT- ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II OPS-21813002

Position Number: 21813002

Salary: $15.00 HOURLY

Posting Closing Date: 06/26/2023

STATEWIDE GUARDIAN AD LITEM OFFICE

ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST II (OPS)

IMPORTANT! – Please navigate to the following website:www.guardianadlitem.orgto apply for this position:

  • Click on the“Career Opportunities”icon.

  • Scroll down to the link,“Submit Your Guardian ad Litem Employment Application Here.”

  • Complete the “mini” job application andattach your current resume.

  • Select Hillsborough County for the job location

    OR

  • Submit your mini application and resume directly toC13.Apps@gal.fl.gov

    ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

    The Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office is Florida’s award-winning, state-funded child advocacy organization. With more than 10,000 staff and volunteers, that includes more than 180 attorneys. Its primary focus is the powerful and effective representation of Florida’s abused, neglected, and abandoned children. Most of these children are abruptly removed from their homes, and sadly, many end up in foster care. The Office’s mission is to provide the most vulnerable children in Florida with an adult from their community who will be a consistent, positive presence in the child’s life as a part of a multi-disciplinary team that may include trained volunteers, pro bono attorneys, staff attorneys, and child welfare professionals providing the highest quality community advocacy and legal representation to protect each child’s rights and best interests. A critical function is to provide dependency judges with thorough and accurate information regarding the children under the court’s jurisdiction. The Office’s core values strongly reinforce and enhance its mission. Those values are:

  • Commitment to Children

  • Communication Built on Trust

  • Collective Empowerment

  • Collaboration

  • Courtesy

    An excellent overview of the Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office can be found atwww.guardianadlitem.org.

    As an employee with the State of Florida, your benefits are a significant part of your compensation with 19 percent of your total compensation coming from the benefits that the State offers. As a fulltime employee, your employee insurance rate will be significantly low due to the contribution of the State of Florida. In fact. In fact, single coverage is as low as $50 per month with family coverage costing only $180 per month.

    While the rates are higher for halftime employees, health insurance options are still available to you as long as you are in a salaried position.

    WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO FULL-TIME OPS POSITION

    As a fulltime OPS employee, your employee insurance rate will be significantly low due to the contribution of the State of Florida. In fact, single coverage is as low as $50 per month with family coverage costing only $180 per month.

  • Participate in FICA social security and Medicare. (mandatory)

  • Workers Compensation (mandatory)

  • Unemployment Compensation (mandatory)

  • Participate in Deferred Compensation (voluntary)

  • Participation in group insurance (Only available for employees who work an average of 30 hours or more per week) you may enroll in the $25,000 basic life insurance and pay the entire monthly premium. OPS employees are not eligible for optional term life insurance.

  • Health Insurance. OPS employees are eligible for health insurance if they are reasonably expected to work 30 hours or more per week on average.

    ABOUT THE WORK

    This is responsible work performing a variety of secretarial, administrative support, and clerical duties for a State of Florida Guardian ad Litem Office. Duties may include such functions as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

    The Administrative Specialist II may also:

  • Establish and maintain a comprehensive office filing system, ordering and maintaining supplies, answering multi-line phone systems and other clerical duties as needed

  • Establish and maintain working relationships with employees, volunteers, state courts system personnel, vendors, judges and non-judicial officers and the general public.

  • Will work independently and must exercise discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive information. Work is performed under general supervision.

    ABOUT THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING GUIDELINES

  • Must have a standard high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years of administrative support experience, one year of which was in an Administrative Specialist I or comparable position.

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university, two-year college or vocational school may substitute for the recommended experience on a year for year basis. The Executive Director or designee may waiver the required training and experience requirements.

    ABOUT THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • Knowledge of computer software applications including Outlook, Excel and Word. Ability to talk to others and convey information.

  • Ability to respond patiently with the general public. Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning sensitive information.

    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS at 1-844-377-1888 on how your current benefits may 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 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:Tampa

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