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Staff Director (Finance and Tax)

Company: State of Florida
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our -E-Verify Website . Do not click the Apply button . -Applications are available - Here . The Florida Legislature The Florida Senate Job Title Staff Director (Finance and Tax) General Summary This is work managing a legislative committee or other legislative unit. An employee in a position allocated to this class directs the work of the committee or unit staff employees by setting priorities, focusing direction of research, reviewing work progress, and approving final reports, legislation, and correspondence. Examples of Work Performed

  • Directs the activities of committee staff to prepare legislation to solve problems that were identified by the committee chair, other committee members, committee staff, or the public.
  • Supervises, plans, and directs the preparation of research projects and other major committee or unit documents.
  • Consults and maintains communication with agencies and organizations to identify issues which require legislative attention.
  • Coordinates the planning of the committee meetings with committee chair and staff and presents committee findings when appropriate.
  • Maintains oversight of executive branch agencies within jurisdictional area and investigates operations which deviate from an expected or statutory norm.
  • Prepares or reviews written and verbal communication initiated in response to inquiries from Legislators, committee or unit staff, and the public.
  • Maintains a high level of expertise in committee or unit subject area and monitors all significant changes and activities.
  • Selects, trains, disciplines, and evaluates the performance of staff employees.
  • Plans workloads, workflows, deadlines, work objectives, and time utilization with employees.
  • Prepares necessary committee or unit reports and budget documents.
  • Participates in formulating and implementing policies and procedures for the committee or unit.
  • Performs other related duties as required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledge of the legislative process.
    • Knowledge of legal terminology and legal research.
    • Knowledge of computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs.
    • Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.
    • Knowledge of Florida state government, legislative rules, and procedures.
    • Knowledge of the subject matter under the jurisdiction of the committee or unit.
    • Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and management.
    • Skill in reading comprehension, analysis, and organization.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to take action in situations which lack clear direction.
    • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the demands of the public.
    • Ability to conduct meetings and make presentations.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
    • Ability to plan, organize, direct work, and evaluate results and alternative strategies.
    • Ability to utilize research and analytical skills.
    • Ability to process large amounts of information from diverse sources and to integrate that information into logical format for presentation in reports, documents, and other written materials.
    • Ability to be resourceful and act independently.
    • Ability to organize and implement sound management skills which result in an effective coordinated function.
    • Ability to do short- and long-range program project planning.
    • Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Ability to assess budgetary needs.
    • Ability to formulate policies.
    • Ability to supervise people.
    • Ability to train others. Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and seven years of professional administrative, research, policy analysis, or program planning and evaluation experience. A master's degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience. A doctorate from an accredited college or university can substitute for two years of the required experience. Professional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. Salary commensurate with experience. The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package. Application Deadline Submission of Application Qualified applicants should send a completed Legislative Employment Application and resume to: Office of Senate Administration RE: Senate Committee on Finance and Tax
      Suite 303, The Capitol
      404 South Monroe Street
      Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100 Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building. Accommodation for Disability If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803. Do not click the Apply button . -Applications are available - Here . For assistance, call the People First Service Center at (877) 562-7287 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time

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