Company : The State of Florida
Salary : $38,650 - $41,000 a year
Location : Florida

Full Description

Requisition No: 396003

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64000965

Salary: $38,649.92 - $41,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 06/14/2021


This is a highly independent and responsible position that reports to the Director of the Office of Public Health Practice & Policy and provides support to County Health Department (CHD) operations in the areas of Public Health Preparedness & Response, Community Resilience, and Workforce Readiness and Response. This is a non-supervisory position that is responsible for ensuring the development/management of a viable emergency operations and response plan through daily all-hazards approach to ensure both agency and community resilience.

Preference will be given for the following:

  • 4-year degree from an accredited college or university
  • MPH from an accredited college or university
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • 2 years or more professional experience in Disaster/ALL Hazards planning
  • Experience with the Incident Command System (ICS) framework through at least three ICS certifications

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

As the Agency Resilience Coordinator, the incumbent serves as lead Public Health Planner for all areas of CHD Readiness (All-Hazards Emergency Operations Planning, Community Health Resiliency, Workforce Training & Exercise Planning, etc.) which requires close partnership with the CHD Senior Leadership Team, Medical Director, HR Liaison, the local QI/Accreditation Coordinator, the CHD Performance Management Council, and local Community Partners (i.e. state, regional, and county workgroups, local county emergency management, the local healthcare system, etc.) to ensure timely completion of the following key responsibilities:

o Facilitate review, update, and implementation of the annual CHD work plan and budget.

o Provide oversight and support with implementation of activities which support, strengthen, and sustain the County Health Department’s Preparedness Capabilities and Expectations.

o Ensure timely submission of quarterly reports related to the implementation of workplan.

o Provide leadership and oversight to the local Project Public Health Ready re-certification initiative

o Coordinate, facilitate, and/or provide trainings and presentations to stakeholders, as needed.

o Ensure documentation control, review, and update of plans, policies, and procedures.

o Develop and maintain relationships with state/local agencies and officials in relation to preparedness and response including, but not limited to, State EFS8 staff, DOH regional preparedness planners, County Emergency Management staff, County and City Fire Rescue and Law Enforcement Staff, and Local Medical and Hospital Staff.

o Serve as "Agency Safety Coordinator" and coordinate regular meetings with DOH-SJC Performance Management Council

In alignment with the Center for Disease Control & Prevention’s (CDC) Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) and Response Capabilities, the incumbent provides serves as a Coordinator to the CHD Performance Management Council to ensure understanding and implementation of required activities related to the following PHEP capabilities: 1) Community Preparedness; 2) Community Recovery; 3) Emergency Operations Coordination; 4) Emergency Public Information and Warning; 6) Information Sharing; 7) Mass Care Coordination; 8) Medical Countermeasures Dispensing and Administration; 9) Medical Material Management and Distribution; 10) Medical Surge Capability; 13) Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigations; 14) Responder Safety and Health; and 15) Volunteer Management

All applications must be completed online through People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.

**NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. **

This position requires a security background check and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration.

Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.


Department of Health Career Service employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • State of Florida Retirement package - 3% employee contribution required
  • 9 Annual paid holidays
  • Ability to earn 104 hours of paid Annual Leave (annually)
  • Ability to earn 104 Hours of paid Sick Leave (annually)
  • Health insurance for individual or family coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Additional supplemental insurances available such as dental, disability, etc.
  • Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available
  • Tuition waiver available

Your take home pay can be significantly influenced by your insurance premiums. Compare your current premium with the State of Florida employee premiums!

Monthly employee premium for the standard PPO/HMO:

Single coverage is $50

Family coverage is $180

Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPO/HMO:

Single coverage is $15

Family coverage is $64.30

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

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