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Date: Feb 22, 2021

Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32206

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

Requisition No: 314501 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64051667 

Salary:  $36,274.94 

Posting Closing Date: 03/18/2021 



Two years minimum to five years maximum of working with Community based organization providing medical services, community outreach, Mental health services in high risk areas, jails, shelters, and within homeless population gathering areas.

Two years minimum to five years maximum experience conducting investigations, interviews, and/or counseling sessions that require the clients to disclose personal and sensitive information including their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, behaviors, and social economic status.




This is intermediate level work performing a variety of tasks under limited supervision where general policies, practices and principles can be applied to a situation not previously covered. The job requires a general knowledge of counseling techniques and social work principles and practices. Incumbents may use skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures.


Public Health Competency Domain 1: Analytical/Assessment skills

Public Health Competency Domain 2: Policy development/Program planning skills

Public Health Competency Domain 3: Communication skills

Public Health Competency Domain 6: Public Health Sciences skills.

Conduct interviews, provide partner services, performs field investigations and field testing for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV, or other bacterial, biological, or viral agents.


Complete reports, analyze data, and perform case management activities as directed in the process of identifying individuals infected with a STD, HIV/AIDS, or other bacterial, biological and/or viral agents. These activities will include but not be limited to case discussions, work prioritization, records documentation, case management, interviewing, visual case analysis and documentation of activities in the STARS database.


Provide coverage in the FDOH-Duval STD clinic on scheduled, designated days as assigned by STD supervisory staff.


Perform Pre and Post test HIV counseling and provides Partner Counseling Referral Services (PCRS) in accordance with STD program policy to a wide variety of individuals with or at risk of an STD, HIV/AIDS, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis or other bacterial, biological and/or viral agent. Provide STD technical assistance to all Area 4 County Health Departments.


Participate in community outreach testing events, community educational presentations, staff meetings, and training sessions.


Will be required for ON Call for the Jail Program Response


Perform other related duties as assigned.



**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. 


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



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