Requisition No: 791859

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle


Position Number: 76000254

Salary: $52,000.08 Annually

Posting Closing Date: 01/18/2023

Office of Executive Director

Bureau of Personnel Services

*Open Competitive Advertisement*

To be considered for this position, applicant responses to qualifying questions must be clearly stated within the employment history. Software systems, actual work experience, and years of employment must be clearly defined, or the application may not be considered for the position.

Contact Person: Jamie Wilson, (850) 617-3207

Total Compensation Statement

Your Benefits are a significant part of your state compensation. The total compensation package could be anywhere from $73,824 to $85,776 annually. The total compensation package includes annual salary, insurance, retirement, leave and holidays

The Organization

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education, and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.

As the leader of the Recruitment team for the department, you will play a critical role in the recruitment and selection of FLHSMV members. Our goal is to attract and hire quality candidates through a talent acquisition strategy that balances agency needs, candidate experience, and compliance requirements.

Our Benefits include

  • Annual and Sick Leave Package
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • State Health and Life Insurance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Contributory Retirement Plan

To learn more about FLHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at: flhsmv.gov/careers.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide oversight to the day-to-day activities of a recruitment team responsible for assisting hiring managers in identifying, attracting, and selecting quality candidates. Utilize data to monitor key recruitment metrics and deadlines.

Work collaboratively with management and division representatives to develop strategies to improve the effectiveness of recruitment and retention. Research and assist in the development and implementation of tactical initiatives to meet objectives.

Develop and lead training programs related to recruitment and selection activities for the department.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of recruiting methods and best practices, as well as applicable policies and federal and state employment laws and regulations.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Possess excellent active listening and adaptive communication skills to include the ability to convey information so that it is clearly understandable.
  • Possess a strong work ethic and drive to move things forward under their own initiative. Approach work with a sense of commitment, urgency, flexibility, and personal accountability.
  • Be solutions oriented with the ability to use critical thinking, judgement, and discretion to make sound decisions and effective recommendations.
  • Portray a positive, respectful, and professional image to all regardless of situation or communication method.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a human resource supervisor or team lead.
  • Experience with recruiting/talent acquisition.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or SHRM or HRCI certifications.

If you are looking for

  • Work with a meaningful mission.
  • A place to grow your skills and advance your career.
  • Competitive health insurance, life insurance and retirement benefits.
  • Generous vacation and sick leave and paid holidays.
  • Opportunities for educational assistance.

Job Related Requirements

The position you are applying is subject to a Level 2 background check, along with Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance, to include a fingerprint-based check of the criminal records of the FBI, as a condition of employment pursuant to Chapter 110.1127, 435 and 943, Florida Statutes. Please note that, since this position requires CJIS clearance, the Department will have access to all an applicant’s criminal and juvenile delinquency records, even those that have been sealed or expunged.

General Information

  • The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment and/or oral interview.
  • Applicants being considered for employment will be required to submit to a fingerprint-based background investigation, which will include a check of the criminal history records of the FBI. Fingerprints and associated information/biometrics will be retained in the FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) system and fingerprints may continue to be compared against fingerprints submitted to or retained by NGI.
  • The process for selecting applicant(s) for this position could take up to six months. Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement to be considered for that vacancy.
  • FLHSMV employees are paid once a month on the last workday of each month. All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.

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.