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Date: Dec 8, 2017

Location: LIVE OAK, FL, US, 32060

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 24116 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS DENTAL HYGIENIST - 64961083

Position Number: 64961083 

Salary:  $25.00/hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/14/2017 



This is work providing professional dental hygiene services consisting of prophylaxis, root planning, curettage and delegated remediable tasks.  Work may also consist of the promotion and establishment of population-based dental preventive and educational programs and related dental public health activities.


Must be licensed as a Dental Hygienist in the state of Florida.  Must have knowledge of dental terminology, hygiene principles and practices.  Must be skilled in using dental equipment and instruments. Must have the  ability to instruct patients in preventive dental techniques, communicate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


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.

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. 


Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.



Other Personal Services (OPS) employment is a temporary employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short term or intermittent tasks.  OPS are at-will employees and are subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment and terminations at the recommendation of the employer.



·        State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan- Mandatory

·        Workers’ Compensation- Mandatory

·        Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation)- Mandatory

·        Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)

·        Deferred Compensation- Voluntary

·        Employee Assistance Program- Voluntary


·        Any form of paid leave

·        Paid holidays

·        Participation in the Florida Retirement System

·        Reinstatement rights or retention rights

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: Lake City

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