Department of Management Services

State Personnel System Entities

There are 28 departments and other autonomous entities within the executive branch of Florida government covered under the provisions of Chapter 110, State Employment, of the Florida Statutes. Each entity operates within the same state and federal laws but with managerial decentralization. The following chart depicts the entities governed by the State Personnel System.


Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services Department of Legal Affairs
Department of Financial Services


Governor and Cabinet2
Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles Department of Veterans' Affairs
Department of Law Enforcement Division of Administrative Hearings
Department of Revenue Florida Parole Commission


Executive Office of the Governor
Agency for Health Care Administration Department of Environmental Protection
Agency for Persons With Disabilities Department of Health
Department of Business and Professional Regulation Department of Juvenile Justice
Department of Children and Families Department of Management Services
Department of Citrus Department of Military Affairs
Department of Corrections Department of State
Department of Economic Opportunity Department of Transportation
Department of Education Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Department of Elder Affairs Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind


Public Service Commission5


1 Cabinet: Entities are headed by an independently elected official.
2 Governor and Cabinet: Entities are headed by the governor and cabinet.
3 Governor: Entities are headed by an appointee of the governor.
4 Legislative: Entities report to the legislature.
5 Although the legislature is not a part of the State Personnel System, some employees of the Public Service Commission are considered part of the SPS per Section 110.205(2)(b), Florida Statutes.


Prepared by the Department of Management Services