FYI, if cannot use it please forward or give to someone who might can. Sign, JP ( Joe Plummer) joeplummer@xxxxxxx From: OLS HUMAN RESOURCES[SMTP:OLSHUMANRESOURCES@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:52:00 AM To: !ALL JOINT; !ALL SENATE; !HSE All House; !PUBLIC COUNSEL; AG Auditor General Staff; All OPPAGA; !LCIR Subject: Job Vacancy The Florida Legislature The Florida Senate Committee on Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations JOB TITLE: Chief Legislative Analyst GENERAL SUMMARY: This is complex work functioning as a senior technical expert to the Committee on Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations, legislators, and the public on the subject matter under the jurisdiction of the committee. An employee in a position allocated to this class provides lead staff support for a subcommittee (when applicable) and is responsible for working on major pieces of legislation and research projects. Work is subject only to broad policies, principles, and guidelines. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: * Analyzes and objectively summarizes proposed legislation to determine its effectiveness and the impact of its passage on the state and other entities and individuals. * Drafts legislation in response to research findings or in response to individuals and amendments to legislation at the direction of members' requests. * Assists in planning full committee and/or subcommittee meeting agendas, speakers, presentations, and materials in concert with the staff director and the committee and/or subcommittee chairpersons. May assist the chairperson of the subcommittee in conducting the subcommittee meeting. * Monitors and coordinates the progress of committee legislation through committees of reference and on the floor and assists the chairperson in expediting the progress of the legislation. * Monitors the implementation of legislation in the Executive and Judicial Branches to ascertain that legislative intent is met. * Briefs legislators verbally or in writing on issues to be discussed in committee, on the floor, or with constituents. * Conceives, plans, conducts, and/or directs research projects and performs legislatively mandated studies. * Prepares oral and written reports on research and committee work such as end of session committee reports, interim projects, and oversight reports which include recommendations for legislative action. * Prepares and assists committee staff in preparing correspondence, memoranda, press releases, speeches, and reports. * Keeps abreast of new and ongoing issues affecting areas of responsibility by collecting resource materials, attending workshops, reading industry publications, maintaining contacts with national and state organizations, communicating with lobbyists and agency personnel, etc. * Provides technical assistance and direction to other staff; performs management functions as directed by staff director; and may perform the duties of the staff director in the staff director's absence. * May operate a computer to perform word processing, database management, and/or spreadsheet applications. * Performs other related duties as required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Knowledge of legal terminology and legal research methods. * Knowledge of applicable computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. * Knowledge of Florida state government, legislative rules, and procedures. * Knowledge of the subject matter under the jurisdiction of the committee. * Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing. * Ability to take action in situations which lack clear direction. * Ability to take initiative on independent research projects. * Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the demands of members, their staff, the public, press, and lobbyists. * Ability to organize and implement sound management skills which result in an effective coordinated function. * Ability to work cooperatively as a team member and to contribute to the efficient internal functioning of the committee staff. * Ability to conduct meetings and to make presentations. * Ability to conduct in-depth, carefully documented and credible analysis under minimal supervision within established deadlines. * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. * Ability to solve problems and make decisions. * Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality. * Ability to supervise people. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and six years of professional experience in research, analysis, program planning and evaluation, or administrative work. * 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: $59,772 - $131,568 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 web site Online Sunshine or by calling (850) 488-6803. ACCOMMODATIONS 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.