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OPS HEALTH EDUCATOR CONSULTANT - 64944134

Date:  Jan 15, 2023
Location: 

KEY WEST, FL, US, 33040


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Requisition No: 783783 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS HEALTH EDUCATOR CONSULTANT - 64944134

Position Number: 64944134 

Salary:  $18-$20 hr 

Posting Closing Date: 01/31/2023 

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Monroe 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.

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Eliminates Floridians’ exposure to secondhand smoke by educating local multi-unit housing complexes on the benefits of implementing tobacco free policies.
  • Prevents initiation of tobacco use among Florida’s youth and young adults by educating local officials on the benefits of implementing policies to Counteract Tobacco Industry Influences at the Retail Point of Sale (POS).
  • Promotes youth empowerment by increasing skills, knowledge of tobacco issues and prevention and advocacy training and provides education and support to the School District in order to ensure adequate and current Tobacco Control Model Policies in K-12 Schools. Promotes a tobacco-free lifestyle in the community.
  • Ensures in the maintenance of a local tobacco-free community partnership and SWAT Chapter for the youth leadership clubs by helping to organize meetings, conducting business, training in skills needed and activities of the partnership/clubs. Assists in recruiting partnership members. Assists with the coordination of partnership activities within the county.
  • Provide outreach activities including participating in community events by partnering with FL Department of Health in Monroe’s programs and initiatives and community partners.
  • Assists in conducting health risk assessments of the target population using a DOH approved health risk assessment instrument.
  • Required to transport and chaperone youth to in-county and out-of-county trainings.
  • Represents the CHD on local committees, boards, and coalitions for tobacco prevention.
  • Provides administrative, procurement and fiscal support for tobacco prevention and control for youth and adult programs.
  • Attends scheduled trainings as required. This position requires in-county and out of county travel, travel with youth and some weekend and evening hours.
  • Promotes cessation through Tobacco Free FL’s Quit Your Way program and DOH wellness initiatives and refers community members to tobacco cessation and health services offered at the local level.
  • This is a tobacco-free position.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision; Ability to implement appropriate behavior change model to achieve goals.; Ability to develop, plan, implement programs.; Ability to work with youth and adults; Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments; Ability to build and maintain partnerships; Skilled in written and oral communications; Public speaking, coalition building and program development skills, management expertise, and a strong knowledge of state procurement and budget management are recommended. Marketing and public relations experience is recommended. Knowledge of computers, Microsoft office (word, excel, outlook) and word processing skills.

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from a college or university

- or

High school diploma and professional or nonprofessional experience in public health, health sciences, program planning, or an agency program area can substitute for the required college education.

 

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

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

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

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:

Key West, FL

 

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.

 

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

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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. 

 

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: Key West