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Department of Management Services

State Personnel Policy Administration

What is the purpose of the division?

The Division of Human Resource Management supports the state executive branch agencies' personnel system through the development of human resource policies and the provision of technical assistance, training, and information.

How many state established positions are in the State of Florida?

State of Florida positions are classified into the seven systems described below.
State of Florida Established Positions as of June 30, 2019
System Number of Positions
State Personnel System 97,503
State University System 50,273
Justice Administration 10,477
State Courts System 3,343
Legislature 1,557
Florida Lottery 419
Other Systems and Pay Plans 1,624
Total 165,196
Division of Human Resource Management

What services does the division provide?

The division develops and supports a human resource infrastructure for the State Personnel System (SPS) based on uniform policies, employment laws, practices, and strategies. As required by Article III, Section 14, of the Constitution of the State of Florida, the division manages the Career Service System, the largest primary personnel system within the SPS, as well as the Selected Exempt Service and Senior Management Service Systems. The division also represents the Governor as the chief labor negotiator negotiating wages, hours and terms and conditions of employment with five labor unions covering 13 collective bargaining units.

In addition, the division provides human resource program guidance, including training and professional development opportunities for HR professionals, to assist state agencies with the proper administration of state and federal requirements. It also serves as a conduit for human resource initiatives and resolution of issues and helps avoid inefficiencies in the delivery of human resource services in state agencies. The division also provides policy guidance for programming the human resource information system, People First.

Are state agencies satisfied with the division's services?

According to results of the Department of Management Services' (DMS) annual survey to assess the division's performance in developing policies and procedures and providing technical assistance and consultative services to agency human resource officers, the division received an overall 100% customer satisfaction rating for Fiscal Year 2018-19.

How are these activities funded?

Fiscal Year: 2020-21
Fund Salary Rate/ Position General Revenue Trust Funds
SALARY RATE
POSITIONS
SALARIES AND BENEFITS
FROM STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM TRUST FUND
EXPENSES
FROM STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM TRUST FUND
OPERATING CAPITAL OUTLAY
FROM STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM TRUST FUND
SPECIAL CATEGORIES
CONTRACTED SERVICES
FROM STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM TRUST FUND
SPECIAL CATEGORIES
RISK MANAGEMENT INSURANCE
FROM STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM TRUST FUND
SPECIAL CATEGORIES
CONTRACTED LEGAL SERVICES
FROM STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM TRUST FUND
SPECIAL CATEGORIES
LEASE OR LEASE-PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT
FROM STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM TRUST FUND
SPECIAL CATEGORIES
TRANSFER TO DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT SERVICES - HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES PURCHASED PER STATEWIDE CONTRACT
FROM STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM TRUST FUND
DATA PROCESSING SERVICES
DATA PROCESSING ASSESSMENT - DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT SERVICES
FROM STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM TRUST FUND
TOTAL
0
1,863,667

Where can I find related OPPAGA reports?

A complete list of related OPPAGA reports is available on our website.

Where can I get more information?

Other Reports

State Personnel System, Annual Workforce Report, 2017-2018, Department of Management Services.
State Personnel System, Annual Workforce Report, 2016-2017, Department of Management Services.
State Personnel System, Annual Workforce Report, 2015-2016, Department of Management Services.

Websites of Interest
People First 
State of Florida Employment

Performance Information


Performance measures and standards for the department may be found in its Long Range Program Plan.

What are the applicable statutes?

Chapters 110 (excluding ss. 110.1227, 110.1228, 110.123 through 110.1239, and 110.161) and 112 Parts VI and VIII; ss. 20.04(7)(b)-(c), 20.22(3), 112.011 through 112.046 (excluding s. 112.042), 112.24, 145.19, 215.94(5)(a)-(d), 216.251(2)-(3) , 216.262, 295.07(5)(b) and certain sections within Chapter 447, Florida Statutes.

Whom do I contact for help?

Sharon Larson, Director, 850-413-8725

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