[tabi] FW: Job Vacancy

  • From: "Joe Plummer" <joeplummer@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 08:33:10 -0400

FYI, if cannot use it please forward or give to someone who might can.

JP ( Joe Plummer)

Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 7:52:00 AM 
 AG Auditor General Staff; All OPPAGA; !LCIR 
Subject: Job Vacancy 

The Florida Legislature

The Florida Senate

Committee on Transportation and Economic Development Appropriations


Chief Legislative Analyst


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. 


*       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'

*       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 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

*       Knowledge of the subject matter under the jurisdiction of the

*       Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in

*       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. 


*       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.


$59,772 - $131,568

The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.


Open until filled


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.


If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human
Resources at (850) 488-6803.

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