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Human Resource Consultant

Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition No: 791214

Agency: Management Services

Working Title: HUMAN RESOURCE CONSULTANT - 72002362

Position Number: 72002362

Salary: $47,421.00 - $60,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 01/17/2023

Human Resource Consultant

Division of State Human Resource Management

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee, FL

Our Organization and Mission:

The Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing the various business and workforce-related functions of state government. Under the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and DMS' Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, technology, telecommunications, private prisons, fleet, and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida's state government. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its mission, "We serve those who serve Florida." Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Pedro Allende, DMS' employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: lead by example, serve with excellence, create efficiencies, and challenge the status quo.

Position Overview and Responsbilities:

As an HR Consultant, you will work with the Bureau of State Workforce Employment Programs within the Division of State Human Resource Management (HRM), providing consultative services and technical assistance for HR related issues; analyzing and reporting enterprise-wide data from the People First System (human resource information system); developing HR policy; and working on special projects and strategic initiatives to drive more efficient and effective HR processes.

Additionally, you will be required to work independently in the development, implementation, and administration of HR related policy. Since your judgment might influence policies and decisions affecting employees in State Personnel System agencies statewide, this position is one of high responsibility. Primary responsibilities include:

* Providing consultative and technical assistance to management, agencies, and the public through the interpretation of state and federal laws and applying HR best practices with an emphasis on recruitment and selection related issues.
* Conducting research and analyses regarding HR issues to provide customer service and assistance to management, agencies, and employees by identifying issues, designing research methodologies, conducting data collection and analyses, and developing appropriate documentation to present findings, and making recommendations.
* Developing innovative recommendations for improving HR processes that include applicable best practices and trends of both public and private sector employers and strategies for conserving state resources and enhancing productivity.
* Monitoring federal and state legislative bills related to HR; preparing analyses of proposed legislation and/or reviewing executive summaries, white papers, and reports related to legislation to identify the impact of legislation to the State Personnel System and propose updates to relevant HR policies and procedures.
* Recommending enhancements to ensure the components of the human resource information system are comprehensive, user-friendly, reliable, accomplish objectives, and comply with HR rules, regulations, and statutes. Creating and auditing reports using the human resource information system to identify discrepancies and ensure that errors are corrected or communicated to agencies for correction.
* Serving as team lead or supporting team members in completing special projects and strategic initiatives as assigned which may include analysis, developing solutions to HR issues or concerns, policy implementation, and/or project coordination.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

An HR Consultant in the Division of State Human Resource Management should possess the following:

* Knowledge of public sector HR administration.
* Ability to interpret Florida Statutes, Florida Administrative Code, and federal laws, rules, and regulations, and apply them to State Personnel System programs.
* Ability to work independently when conducting research and developing policy proposals.
* Ability to organize information and prepare clear and concise documents.
* Problem-solving skills in resolving issues with a diverse mix of internal and external customers.
* Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
* Ability to develop and deliver information and present to a leadership-level audience.
* Innovative and able to identify problems and develop solutions and action plan
* Computer skills for using standard office applications.

Special Notes:

DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses.



An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job-related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position

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

Keywords: Florida Department of Transportation, Tallahassee , Human Resource Consultant, Other , Tallahassee, Florida

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