Website State of Florida

Requisition No: 190281

Agency: Department of Corrections


Position Number: 70000583

Salary:  $120,000.00 ANUALLY

Posting Closing Date: 07/03/2020


Inspector General – DC – #700000583

This advertisement is for an anticipated Senior Management Service (SMS) vacancy with the Florida Department of Corrections in the Office of the Inspector General in Tallahassee, Florida.

Appointment Rate: $120,000.00

Advertisement Closing Date: July 3, 2020



The State of Florida is seeking a highly responsible individual to manage, direct and supervise the activities of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Corrections. The individual serving in this position will be under the general supervision of the Secretary for administrative purposes and will report directly to the Chief Inspector General. This Senior Management Service (SMS) position will be responsible for providing the overall management and leadership of criminal, administrative, and internal investigations involving staff and inmates within the Department.  Additional responsibilities will include the direction and coordination of the management review process and internal audit function for the Department. General areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Directs the statewide activity of conducting criminal, administrative, and internal investigations involving staff and inmates, and dissemination of this information to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Regional Directors, and other appropriate management staff.
  • Directs the contraband interdiction program and the Use of Force Review Unit.
  • Monitors the department’s efforts with respect to performance-based budgeting, including adequacy and validity of performance measures.
  • Responds to “Whistle-Blower” and “Hot-Line” complaints.
  • Directs the management review process and internal audit function for the department.
  • Directs and supervises the activities of Deputy Inspector General –DC, the Chief Internal Auditor – DC, Personal Secretary I, and an Administrative Assistant I.
  • Directs special research projects and provides solution recommendations to identified problems to the Secretary.
  • Directs the review of all investigations, reports, facility inspections, and special projects prepared by subordinates for compliance with department policy.
  • Represents the Secretary concerning a variety of operations and investigative issues, which include, but are not limited to, membership on the Violent Crime Council.  Interacting with other criminal justice agencies, including the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, state attorneys, and local law enforcement, civic groups, the legislative and executive branches of government, and other state and local officials.


The selected incumbent should possess the following KSA’s:

  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and procedures to include the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and governmental auditing standards.
  • Knowledge of the methods of compiling and analyzing data.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
    Skills in motivating, developing, and directing people.
  • Skills in talking to others to effectively convey information.
  • Skills in weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action.
  • Skills in problem solving.
  • Skills in knowing how to find information and identifying essential information
  • Ability to supervise and manage a major program area of an agency.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to look at issues objectively; conduct fact finding research; analyze and formulate data and make recommendations in a logical format for presentation.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


Pursuant to Chapter 20.055(4), Florida Statutes, the individual selected for the Inspector General position must have a four (4) year degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or have at least five (5) years of experience in at least one (1) of the following areas:

Inspector General.
Supervisory experience in an OIG or an investigative public agency similar to an OIG.
Local, state, or federal law enforcement officer.
Local, state, or federal court judge.
Senior-level auditor of comptroller.
The administration and management of complex audits and investigations.
Managing programs for prevention, examination, detection, elimination of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, malfeasance, or misconduct in government or other organizations.
An advanced degree in law accounting, public administration or other relevant field may substitute for one (1) year of required experience.

The Inspector General should possess at appointment, or obtain within the first year, a certification from the Association of Inspector General as a Certified Inspector General. The Inspector General must have one or more other professional certification, such as Certified Inspector General Investigator, Certified Inspector General Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Governmental Financial Manager, or a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Financial Crimes Investigator, or other certification, or be a licensed attorney.

The selection of the individual for this position will be made based on the integrity, leadership capability, and experience in accounting, auditing, financial analysis, law, management analysis, program evaluation, public administration, investigation, criminal justice administration, or other closely related field.

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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