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Senior Clerk

Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition No: 795603

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: SENIOR CLERK - 55004693

Position Number: 55004693

Salary: $29,602.75 - $38,309.44

Posting Closing Date: 03/01/2023










Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

* Health insurance (over 90% employer paid)
* $25,000 life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
* Dental, vision and supplemental insurances
* State of Florida retirement package
* Generous vacation and sick leave
* 10 paid holidays a year
* Career advancement opportunities
* Tuition waiver for public college courses
* Training opportunities
* Flexible work schedules and telework (for designated positions)
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Join FDOT and be part of the team that works as one to improve safety, enhance mobility and inspire innovation in the Florida transportation system!

For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.


In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation's Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities. Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities may be provided. Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation's Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Perform front desk receptionist coverage or any other area to promote and enhance the production level of administration overall; including communication/switchboard, security, customer service, information dissemination, administrative reports and other administrative support tasks as identified by the Office Operations Manager. Reviews and distributes mail. Coordinates, schedules and sets up conferences and meetings for the Office/Section. Uses a variety of software applications, databases, and office equipment to accomplish assigned tasks. Performs administrative support duties and responsibilities assisting the staff. Creates memorandums, letters, spreadsheets, reports, presentations and schedules consistent with approved formats as needed by staff.

Provide support in the annual inventory process by locating and scanning assigned property and equipment. Maintain motor vehicle logs. Ensure that appropriate recording keeping of Department of Transportation motor vehicle usage is conducted on a monthly basis. Notify and obtain vehicle use information for all vehicles within the cost center on a monthly basis. Record operator of vehicle and file any signed gas receipts for each vehicle in the log. Update log sheets for each vehicle into keymaster on a monthly basis.

Prepares personnel actions including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, classification packages and performance evaluations. Works with management and staff to prepare, and research as necessary, personnel paperwork in accordance with department requirements. Keeps up-to-date on the latest Human Resources procedures and policies. Disseminates information via various methods i.e., e-mail, flyers, posters, one-on-one briefs or in group settings. Coordinates with the District Human Resource (HR) office to assist employees with general human resource issues, Family Medical Leave Act, Worker's Compensation, People First System and job opportunities.

Performs timekeeping duties. Prepares and processes fiscal paperwork for purchases made by Electronic Procurement Requisitions, Local Purchase Orders and Purchasing Card charges in Works according to current directives and procedures. Process invoices/warrants in accordance with provisions and requirements of Section 215.422. F.S.. Prepares travel documents and travel reimbursements. Assists with tracking and reporting operating budget expenditures and encumbrances.

Serves on and supports and special events committees such as Safety Coordination, Employee Orientation, and Awards and Recognition as needed. Maintains and updates SharePoint site as needed.

Assist in Emergency Operation Recovery Efforts.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of office procedures and practices; Knowledge of budget management and/or procurement of goods and services; Knowledge of records and files management; Skill in reading, understanding and applying applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures; Skill in using correct spelling, grammar and punctuation; Skill in planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments; Skill in listening to and understanding the needs of both internal and external customers; Skill in independent planning, coordinating, completing and tracking the status of assignments; Skill in following oral and written instructions; Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; Ability to collect information/data and review for accuracy and completeness; Ability to use office equipment, Microsoft software applications, and databases.


OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Responsible for adhering to the provisions and requirements of Section 215.422,F.S., related State Comptroller's rules, and Department of Transportation's invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures. Utilizes business plans as an integral part of daily work activities in support of the Department's/Unit Plans to accomplish the mission of the Department. On an as needed basis may be required during periods of emergency and/or disaster recovery upon request by appropriate authority, to work beyond established work schedule at night and/or state-wide, including weekends. The incumbent of this position is required to work with and around Department of Corrections inmates. This position is required to respond before, during and following emergency situations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency.

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES. If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

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. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. 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: Gainesville

Keywords: Florida Department of Transportation, Gainesville , Senior Clerk, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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