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Community-Based Programs Coordinator
$47,408 - $77,223
Days, Mon. - Fri.
Under administrative direction, coordinates and maintains community-based programs that fit within the Broward Sheriff's Office Department of Detention and Community Control. Works with agency representatives regarding existing agency operations and resources as well as external programs that compliment and/or augment current operations. Conducts research and evaluation to determine needs and assess feasibility of new program ideas and proposals. Work includes research, grant program administration, and contract management. Responsible for reviewing, assessing, and making recommendations regarding community-based programs; agency grant activities; external partnerships and resource development. Tasks are typically performed in an office environment and may take place in the agency and/or in various environments according to the specific project under charge. Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds).
1. Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Psychology, Behavioral Science or related field is required. Master's degree in Sociology, Psychology, Behavioral Science or related field is preferred.
2. Must have a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible managerial and administrative experience in the administration of criminal justice/substance abuse/mental health treatment programs, and a demonstrated ability to independently coordinate assigned projects and programs from development and implementation stages to successful completion. Such experience must be clearly documented in the application.
3. Applicant must possess and maintain throughout employment, a valid Florida driver license without any restrictions affecting job performance. Driver license must show current address. All candidates MUST submit with the application, a Certified Department of Motor Vehicles "complete" driving history for every state in which a driver license was held within the last 7 years. In order to be considered for the position, candidates must submit all certified driving histories by e-mail to or by fax to (954) 321-4815 no later than April 10, 2013. Candidates who fail to submit the certified driving history by the required deadline will be inactivated.The search date MUST be within one month of the date the application is received in Human Resources. Please note that online driving history records will not be accepted.
4. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may substitute for requirements noted. Such education, training and/or experience must be clearly documented in the application.
Department of Community Programs
4200 NW 16th St.
Lauderhill, FL 33313
4/5/2013 11:59:59 PM
You are encouraged to apply on-line at If you do not have access to the Internet, you may visit the Bureau of Human Resources to submit an on-line application Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Ron Cochran Public Safety Complex, 2601 West Broward Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312. Completed on-line applications must be submitted by midnight on the closing date. Completed paper applications must be received in the Bureau of Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. A resume may accompany a complete application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Applicants who qualify will be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to evaluation of training and experience; written test; computer based test; interview; polygraph examination; psychological evaluation; employment record, fingerprint and background check; medical examination; and drug screen. The expected duration of the selection process varies by position and could last 8 to 10 weeks. Reapplication will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

BSO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. Veterans’ preference per Florida law.
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