Requisition No: 75442

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: RECORDS TECHNICIAN - 60002943

Position Number: 60002943

Salary: $903.19 bi-weekly

Posting Closing Date: 09/18/2019

The incumbent assigned to this position is responsible for receiving, reviewing and assigning all abuse reports received from the Florida Abuse Hotline. Additionally, the incumbent follows up with the appropriate supervisory personnel to ensure they are aware of the pending investigation and staff assignment. This enables the supervisor to ensure the Child Safety Risk Assessment is completed within the prescribed timeframes.

Print and review all abuse reports received from the Hotline and OTI requests called in from other counties. This requires coordination with the Florida Abuse Hotline Information system (FAHIS), Child Information System (CIS) and Florida Safe Families Network (FSFN). Review appropriate databases for the previous or open investigations and child family involvement with other family safety programs. Provides clerical support for a multi-function Family Safety Unit. This employee functions on an independent level while performing a variety of duties, which require initiative and sound judgement.

Prepares intake case records for Child Protective Investigator for cases received over the Child Abuse Hotline. Case is then assigned in Florida Safe Families Network (FSFN) and CPI is notified. This same procedure is followed for any Out-of-town Inquiry Request that is received.

Assign cases to CPI or CPI Supervisor.

Package investigation information.

Conduct diligent searches

Archives case files

Maintain rotation and case logs.

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication. Knowledge of the methods for organizing and presenting data. Ability to conduct meetings and to make presentations. Ability to collect, record and analyze data relating to records or operational procedures. Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques. Ability to prepare reports. Ability to make decisions in a timely manner. Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

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.

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