[tabi] FW: Employment Opportunity

  • From: "Bubba" <bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2011 15:49:09 -0400

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General Staff
Subject: Employment Opportunity

The Florida Legislature
Joint Administrative Procedures Committee (JAPC)

Job Title:
Coordinator, Joint Administrative Procedures Committee

General Summary:
The JAPC is a joint standing committee of the Legislature.  The JAPC
Coordinator is selected by and serves at the pleasure of the President
of the Senate and the Speaker of the House to direct the work of staff
who review agency action pursuant to the operation of the Administrative
Procedure Act, Chapter 120, F.S., particularly as these actions relate
to the rulemaking process.  The Coordinator manages the work of JAPC
staff by setting priorities, directing research, reviewing work
progress, and approving final reports and correspondence.  The
Coordinator is responsible for submitting an annual report to the
presiding officers and recommending needed legislation or other
appropriate action. 

Examples of Work Performed: 

Coordinates the work of staff who maintain a continuous review of the
statutory authority on which each administrative rule is based.

Maintains a continuous review of administrative rules and identifies and
requests an agency to repeal any rule for which the statutory authority
has been repealed.

Reviews administrative rules and advises the agencies concerned of its

Exercises the duties prescribed by Chapter 120, F.S., concerning the
adoption and promulgation of rules.

Generally reviews agency action pursuant to the operation of Chapter
120, F.S., the Administrative Procedure Act.

Consults regularly with legislative standing committees that have
jurisdiction over the subject areas addressed in agency proposed rules.

Seeks judicial review, on behalf of the Legislature or the citizens of
the state, of the validity or invalidity of any administrative rule to
which the committee has voted an objection.

Maintains a continuous review of the administrative rulemaking process,
including a review of agency procedure and of complaints based on such
agency procedure.

Establishes measurement criteria to evaluate whether agencies are
complying with the delegation of legislative authority in adopting and
implementing rules.

Maintains a continuous review of statutes that authorize agencies to
adopt rules and makes recommendations.
Supervises, plans, and directs the preparation of research projects and
other major office documents. 

Consults and maintains communication with agencies and organizations to
identify issues that require legislative attention. 

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 subject area and monitors all
significant changes and activities. 

Recommends selection of and trains, disciplines, and evaluates the
performance of staff.  Plans workloads, workflows, deadlines, work
objectives, and time utilization with employees. 

Prepares necessary office reports and budget documents.

Provides recommendations, training, or other services to assist the

Participates in formulating and implementing policies and procedures for

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
Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.
Knowledge of Florida state government, laws, legislative rules, and
legal procedures. 
Knowledge of the subject matter under the jurisdiction of the office. 
Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and management.

Skill in reading comprehension, analysis, and organization. 
Ability to provide legal counsel.
Ability to interpret state and federal legislation, laws, and rules.
Ability to perform legal writing and prepare various legal documents.
Ability to research legal documents and legal references.
Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in
Ability to take action in situations that lack clear direction. 
Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the demands of the public
and press.
Ability to conduct meetings and make presentations. 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
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
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 that 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
Ability to assess budgetary needs. 
Ability to formulate policies. 
Ability to supervise people. 
Ability to train others. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Admission to The Florida Bar and nine years of professional experience
in the practice of law, legal research, teaching law, or in
administrative or judicial hearings.  Four years of this experience must
have been in an administrative/supervisory capacity for a legislative
committee, executive or judicial branch of state government or for
similar groups at the staff director level or above. Experience as
policy committee staff in a legislative body is desirable but not

$70,128 - $175,296 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.

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