Website Braille & Talking Book Library
DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES
LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH (VOLUSIA COUNTY)
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND SCREENING IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
CANDIDATES ARE TYPICALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM SALARY.
ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYING.
THIS IS A STATE OF FLORIDA CAREER SERVICE (CS) OPPORTUNITY.
This position serves as a Staff Assistant in the Division of Blind Services Braille & Talking Book Library located in Daytona Beach, Florida. The incumbent will provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing reports, handling information requests, assisting with program management, assisting with constituents, and performing administrative and clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.
Examples of Work:
Assists in the maintenance of Keystone Library Automated System (KLAS).
Updates bibliographic records in KLAS.
Mines data and prepares reports using KLAS.
Assists with responses to surveys, report requests, and other inquiries from the National Library Service (NLS).
Assists with weekly and annual audit of the CMLS transaction records.
Assists in the preparation of subject, genre, and format specific bibliographies.
Assists in the ongoing review, revision, and updating of the Braille & Talking Books Library webpage on the Division’s website.
Assists in the management of the Bureau’s shared “J” drive; including organizing documents based in the Bureau’s basic organizational structure.
Assists with serials materials; including helping with the maintenance of subscription lists and the production of overdue notices for digital series.
Assists in the production of Bureau documents including forms, information materials, and other printed materials.
Three years of secretarial or clerical work experience.
College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for each year of the required work experience.
Vocational/technical training in the area of secretarial science or office/business studies can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of the required work experience.
A high school diploma or its equivalent can substitute for one year of the required work experience.
To be considered for a position with the Division of Blind Services:
All fields in the candidate profile (application) must be completed in its entirety.
All previous periods of employment must be listed and accounted for. Periods of employment should be entered with the most recent/current listed first.
Periods of employment should include the supervisor's name and contact information.
Account for and explain any gaps in employment so that the hiring process is not delayed. Gaps of employment of 3 months or more must be addressed on the application.
Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position. Putting "see resume" does not substitute for completing all sections of the candidate profile.
Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable in the candidate profile. Not all applicants will be interviewed. Preference will be given for qualifying veterans, employees in layoff status and qualified candidates based on a review of their overall scores, KSAs, primary and supplemental applications, as well as completion of any required work samples, willingness questionnaires, and behavioral/personality/skills tests, and interview responses, as applicable. References and file reviews from previous employment will be verified to determine suitability.
Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.
Individuals lacking the ability to competently do the job and those who are unable to positively contribute to a productive team environment, need not apply.
The successful candidate must be able to pass a Level II Background screening.
If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, you must attach the correct supporting documentation to be considered (DD214).
If you are claiming Right to First Interview, you must attach a copy of your official layoff letter when applying to be considered.
The Florida Division of Blind Services is committed to increasing recruitment and hiring of Veterans and individuals with disabilities and improving employment outcomes.
You can apply at: State of Florida Careers - People First (myflorida.com)
Florida Department of Education/Division of Blind Services