Date:  Nov 21, 2023

HUDSON, FL, US, 34667 DADE CITY, FL, US, 33525

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Requisition No: 816970 

Agency: Department of Health


 Pay Plan: Temp

Position Number: 64951142 

Salary:  $25 - $28 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/14/2023 

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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.


Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County.  If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place.  Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida.  We hope you decide to join our team!  Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.


The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its efforts and its vision to be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work.


Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conducts inspections in the Aerobic Treatment Unit (ATU) operating program.
  • Conducts inspections in the Industrial Manufacture (IM) operating program.
  • Conducts inspections on Service/Pumper Trucks.
  • Initiates enforcement action for noncompliant facilities and monitors the facilities through the enforcement process.
  • Updating the Environmental Health Database (EHD) for existing and new system applications.
  • Trains new employees in the ATU, IM, and Service Trucks Operating Permit Program and the enforcement process.
  • Investigates sanitary nuisance complaints and works with property owners to abate, remove, or stop nuisances.
  • Conducts temporary event inspections for sanitary equipment (portable toilets, handwashing sinks, gray water tanks).
  • Reviews OSTDS permit applications, performs site evaluations, issues permit, and conducts final inspections of new septic tank installations, existing systems, and repairs. 
  • Reviewing of inspection reports from Private Inspectors (PI) to ensure compliance with the applicable septic codes and statues.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours or 40 quarter hours of class work in public health, environmental health, environmental science, or a physical or biological science is required.
  • Complete the Certified Environmental Health Professional (CEHP) certification for Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems within six months of hire.
  • Ability to use computer and various computer programs.
  • Use of general office equipment
  • Use bucket auger to profile soils to a depth of 72", and ability to use field measuring devices.
  • Ability to lift over 50 pounds.
  • Ability to travel to various locations in Pasco County up to 100+ miles a day.
  • Ability to work in inclement weather including 95+ degree weather.



  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours or 40 quarter hours of class work in public health, environmental health, environmental science, or a physical or biological science.
  • Willing to work before, after normal working hours and holidays as needed to complete work assignment.
  • Maintain Certified Environmental Health Professional certification for Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems. 
  • Ability to travel to various locations in Pasco County up to 100+ miles a day in all weather conditions. 
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds and work outside all day in all forms of weather.
  • Required to work before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. 
  • Must carry a valid Florida Driver’s license.


Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.


To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.


Where You Will Work:

7509 S.R. 52 Hudson, Fl., 34667


13941 15th Street Dade City, Fl., 33525



The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. As an OPS employee, the benefits below are available:


  • State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan (mandatory)
  • Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)
  • Workers’ Compensation (mandatory, if needed)
  • Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation) (mandatory, if needed)
  • Deferred Compensation (voluntary)
  • Employee Assistance Program (voluntary)
  • And more!


For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.


Please be advised:

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/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 Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.


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: http://www.sss.gov 


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.


Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.    

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.

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