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OPS HEALTH EDUCATOR - 64941450

Date: Oct 18, 2020

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Requisition No: 207225 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS HEALTH EDUCATOR - 64941450

Position Number: 64941450 

Salary:  $16.50 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2020 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - MANATEE

OPS COVID Health Educator Consultant

Requisition ID: 207225

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health – Manatee County.  If you're looking to build a great career in public health - you've come to the right place.  Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join this team and make the Florida Department of Health - Manatee County your employer of choice.

The Department of Health’s mission is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

 

WORKING TITLE:

 

OPS COVID-19 Health Educator Consultant

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

 

The overall responsibility of this position is in conjunction with the Community Health Team, other DOH-Manatee departments, and community partners as needed.

This position is not limited to these job responsibilities and this document serves as a guideline with the understanding that job responsibilities may be added, revised or removed as needed.

 

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to create documents for health education as needed
  • Ability to comply with regulations and communicate official information in an appropriate manner
  • Exceptional organizational skills and sound judgment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to assist individuals from different backgrounds
  • Occasional travel and some weekend and evening hours.  Position activities may occur before, during or after normal working hours and/or on weekends or holiday
  • Pass background check
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
     
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    All responsibilities are related to the COVID-19 response:
  • public health education
  • data processing
  • organizational skills
  • presentation skills
  • outreach education
  • reporting
  • Duties will include participating on, committees and workgroups, participation in local public health initiatives
  • Developing health education communication materials, as well as preparing manuscripts, reports and other written materials.
  • Attends scheduled training as required.
  • Represents the Health Department at community events and functions.
  • Attends required team meetings, trainings, and in-service programs for job competency; maintains computer competency necessary for job performance, performs other duties as assigned.
  • Completes all mandatory trainings as outlined in DOH Policy 180-1-06.
     
       
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES ESSENTIAL TO THE ROLE:
    This is a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include public health promotion, education, programs, and projects through internal divisions, partnerships and collaboration with other agencies and the community.
  • public health education
  • data processing
  • organizational skills
  • presentation skills
  • outreach education
  • reporting
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to create documents for health education as needed
  • Ability to comply with regulations and communicate official information in an appropriate manner
  • Exceptional organizational skills and sound judgment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to assist individuals from different backgrounds
     
    This position requires occasional travel and some weekend and evening hours.  Position activities may occur before, during or after normal working hours and/or on weekends or holidays.  Must have a valid Driver’s License and pass background screening.
    Duties will include participating on, committees and workgroups, participation in local public health initiatives, developing health education communication materials, as well as preparing manuscripts, reports and other written materials.
    Attends scheduled training as required. Represents the Health Department at community events and functions. Attends required team meetings, trainings, and in-service programs for job competency; maintains computer competency necessary for job performance, performs other duties as assigned.
    Completes all mandatory trainings as outlined in DOH Policy 180-1-06.
     
       
    **PLEASE NOTE** All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.
  • This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening 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
     
      

    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.
     
    WHAT IS OPS EMPLOYMENT?
     

    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.
     
    This is an OPS (Other Personal Services) positions and as such no paid time off is offered. Health benefits will be offered for full-time employment.  OPS employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan.
     
    WHAT BENEFITS ARE APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
    •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
     
    WHAT BENEFITS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO OPS EMPLOYEES?
    •Any form of paid leave
    •Paid holidays
    •Participation in the Florida Retirement System
    •Reinstatement rights or retention rights.
     
    APPLICABLE LAWS/RULES:
    Sections 110.131, 110.1315 and 216.011(1)(dd), Florida Statutes
    Rules 60L-33.005 and 60L-34.001, Florida Administrative Code
     

    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. 
     

     
     

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.


Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bradenton