FYI, read below and if cannot use forward to someone who might can. Subject: FW: Staff Director for Senate Committee on Finance and Tax ------------------------------------------- From: Office of Legislative Services Human Resources[SMTP:OLSHRS@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 2010 3:35:24 PM To: !ALL JOINT; !ALL SENATE; !HSE All House; !PUBLIC COUNSEL; AG Auditor General Staff; All OPPAGA Subject: Staff Director for Senate Committee on Finance and Tax Auto forwarded by a Rule The Florida Legislature The Florida Senate Committee on Finance and Tax Job Title: Staff Director General Summary: This is work managing the Senate Committee on Finance and Tax. An employee in a position allocated to this class directs the work of the committee staff employees by setting priorities, focusing direction of research, reviewing work progress, and approving final reports, legislation, and correspondence. Candidates with knowledge and experience in Florida's tax structure and revenue collection, as well as revenue estimating experience, are preferred. 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, lobbyists, or constituents. Supervises, plans, and directs the preparation of research projects and other major committee 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 on executive branch agencies within jurisdictional area and investigates operations which deviate from an expected or statutory norm. Prepares or reviews written and oral communication initiated in response to inquiries from legislative members, committee or unit staff, press, and the public. Maintains a high level of expertise in committee 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 reports and budget documents. Participates in formulating and implementing policies and procedures for the committee. 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. Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and management. Skill in reading comprehension, analysis, and organization. Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally 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, press, and lobbyists. Ability to conduct meetings and to make presentations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to plan, organize, and 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 four 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. Candidates with degree(s) in economics are preferred. Salary: $60,972 - $152,436 annually The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package. Application Deadline: Open until filled. Submission of Application: Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and resume to: Office of Legislative Services Human Resources Office Suite 701, Claude Pepper Building 111 West Madison Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1400 Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's website Online Sunshine or by calling (850) 488-6803. Accommodation for Disability: If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803. Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI and please make suggestions for new material. if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.