Small Business Certification Specialist

Orlando, Florida
May 18, 2024
Jul 17, 2024

This position supports the department's Certification Administrator by providing general office management administrative and support services to coordinate the certification process and outreach aspects of the Authority's Small Business Certification Programs which include the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Local Developing Business (LDB), Minority/Women Business Enterprise, Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and the Veteran Business Enterprise (VBE) programs. Complete initial review of assigned applications and certifications to note incomplete documentation. Track and correspond with participants regarding continued eligibility or removal; provide program information and assistance. Maintain appropriate documentation using various electronic systems. Back-up for and assist with department administrative support.


  • Associate degree and two (2) year related experience that includes: database maintenance, document review, customer assistance and processing applications, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Familiarity with MWBE, LDB, SBE and/or SDVOBE applications/certifications preferred.
  • Understanding of Federal and State Laws governing D/M/WBE programs and requirements, 49 CFR Part 26 and Part 23;
  • Excellent interpersonal, team building and customer service skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs required; experience with Sharepoint or B2G preferred
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to transcribe, compose and edit recorded meetings
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills


The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority offers a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick and Personal Leave Days
  • Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Short Term Disability Plan, Long Term Disability Plan and Life Insurance
  • Education Reimbursement (Full-time Employees Only)
  • Hybrid Work Schedule (for applicable positions)
  • Shift Differential (for applicable positions) 2nd Shift - $0.85 per hour & 3rd Shift - $1.00 per hour

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