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115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:N8133

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS SPECIALIST

NATURE OF WORK

Work involves performing highly specialized investigations of Whistle Blower Complaints received by the County Administrator and all other investigations of malfeasance within Broward County Government. Work also involves compliance with established policies, plans, procedures, laws, and regulations; the safeguarding of assets; the efficient and economical use of resources; and accomplishment of established goals. Position incumbent exercises substantial independent judgment. Work is reviewed through conferences, investigative reports, and program achievements.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Conducts investigations of malfeasance and misfeasance within the County in accordance with Broward County's Whistle Blower Program.

Conducts financial audits, reviews, and studies as directed.

Advises management on internal control matters.

Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.

Conducts special projects and prepare reports as required.

Conducts training sessions for Broward County employees and citizens on county standards.

Assists in professional standards course development.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of the principles and practices of investigative procedures, including interviewing, collecting and obtaining information.

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of organization, accounting and internal auditing.

Thorough knowledge of state and county policies, regulations, public records laws and rules of evidence.

Ability to prepare detailed written reports and procedures.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public or business administration, or accounting; a minimum of four (4) years experience in auditing and conducting malfeasance /misfeasance investigations; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:             Unrepresented

FLSA Status:                 Exempt

Code of Ethics Certification:     No

Estab ./Revised:              E03/04 R08/08


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