HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST - 67016245

The State of Florida - Fort Lauderdale, FL3.6

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Requisition No: 68739

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST - 67016245

Position Number: 67016245

Salary: $1,128.63-$1,241.49 Bi-weekly

Posting Closing Date: 08/01/2019

HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST– CS

AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

SOUTHEAST–67016245–FORT LAUDERDALE, FL

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

THIS IS A CAREER SERVICE POSITION.

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities works in partnership with local communities to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 3-5 at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services provided through the Agency.

www.apdcares.org

DIRECT DEPOSIT PROGRAM - As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. Rather than receiving a paper paycheck, your funds will be deposited directly into your account at your financial institution. This will be accomplished by Electronic Funds Transfer. Banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions are eligible to accept such deposits. Retirement funds are also required to be in the Direct Deposit Program.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:
It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

REQUIREMENTS:
Open Competitive opportunity- Any applicant who meets the minimum requirements of the position.

Position may require some travel to surrounding areas, applicant must be willing and able to travel for work purposes.

**NOTE: Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history with month, year, and hours worked are required to qualify for this position. Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information. ***

***DUTIES:
Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service. This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

This is a professional position, which involves providing intakes informational support to individual with special needs, resulting from a developmental disability. The Human Services Program Analyst (intake) is responsible for maintaining intake caseload to include the following:

Consults with individuals, families and others regarding the APD eligibility, services offered, waitlist and their categories, and the application process.

Will fill out initial screening forms, explain and complete the intake process as requested by the community and or by phone, computer, mail or walk-in 100% of the time. Information for each intake will be posted and/or emailed to area supervisor/Lead.

Will ensure that all APD application packets are mailed out within twenty-four (24) hours when completing the screening form and document the application process in the unit logs.

Will be responsible for obtaining copies of applicant’s documents, such as Birth Certificates, Social Security Cards, Medicaid Number’s and collateral Information to be submitted to APD Program Office to determine eligibility for APD services and possible transfer to Wait List.

Will complete the short version support plan once APD Office/Intake has approved eligibility. The intake coordinator will have 45 days after the application has been signed by the individual and/or their legal guardian to complete the support plan.

Will update all progress notes for each applicant’s file within (5) five calendar days.

Intake Coordinator will backup each other concerning their respective intake duties when going from shift to shift or when other intake personnel are on leave.
Will, input, update and maintain all referral, applicant, and service screens in the ABC/ and other technology systems utilized by the APD Agency within (5) five calendar days.

Will maintain and review all high risk individuals’ case files that are from 3-5 years of age on a quarterly basis to determine continued APD services with APD Program by gathering more collateral information within sixty (60) days after the consumer has turned five (5) years of age.

Will perform other related duties as assigned.

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. 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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami