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Date

September 6, 2018

Closing Date

September 30, 2018

Position Number

08035

Position Title

Inspector General (Anticipated Vacancy)

Job Location

Florida Supreme Court, Inspector General’s Office, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$76,838.96 Annually

Job Description

The Supreme Court is seeking qualified applicants with demonstrated leadership abilities for the position of Inspector General.  The State of Florida has a unified state courts system consisting of the Supreme Court, five district courts of appeal, twenty judicial circuits of general jurisdiction, and sixty-seven county courts of limited jurisdiction.   The essential function of the position within the organization is to plan and conduct and/or supervise audits, investigations, and management reviews relating to programs and operations of the Florida State Court System, in accordance with section 20.055, Florida Statutes. The position is also responsible for staff supervision; ensuring policy and procedure compliance; preparing budgets; and performing administrative functions. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings with the Chief Justice.

Education and Training Guidelines

Education: Master’s degree in accounting, business administration, public administration or a closely related field or a State of Florida Certified Public Accountant licensure or Certified Internal Auditor certificate.

Experience: Five years of related experience, which includes experience as an internal auditor or independent post auditor, electronic data processing auditor, accountant, or any combination thereof and two years of supervisory experience. 

Competencies

Special Comments

The Office of Inspector General is established by Section 20.055, Florida Statutes, as the central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency in government.  The duties and responsibilities of the Inspector General are defined as follows:

  • Advise in the development of performance measures, standards, and procedures for the evaluation of State Courts System (SCS) programs.
     
  • Review the actions taken by the SCS to improve program performance and meet program standards and make recommendations for improvement, if necessary.
     
  • Provide direction for, supervise, and coordinate audits, investigations, and management reviews relating to the programs and operations of the SCS.
     
  • Conduct, supervise, or coordinate other activities carried out or financed by the SCS for the purpose of promoting economy and efficiency in the administration of, or preventing and detecting fraud and abuse in, its programs and operations.
     
  • Keep the Chief Justice informed concerning fraud, abuses, and deficiencies relating to programs and operations administered or financed by the SCS, recommend corrective action concerning fraud, abuses, and deficiencies, and report on the progress made in implementing corrective action.
     
  • Ensure effective coordination and cooperation between the Auditor General, federal auditors, and other governmental bodies with a view toward avoiding duplication.
     
  • Review, as appropriate, rules relating to the programs and operations of the SCS and make recommendations concerning their impact.
     
  • Ensure that an appropriate balance is maintained between audit, investigative, and other accountability activities.
     
  • Comply with the General Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General as published and revised by the Association of Inspector Generals.

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter, State of Florida Employment Application, résumé, proof of education, and certification or licensure to the People First Service Center online at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/logon.htm.

For additional information, questions or concerns, please contact:  Office of Human Resources at 850-487-0778.

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date, September 30, 2018.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.