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Date: Oct 15, 2020

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Requisition No: 214601 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: OPS HEALTH EDUCATOR - 64909209

Position Number: 64909209 

Salary:  $17.25 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 10/30/2020 

                                                              Previous applicants need not reapply


*Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. 

When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month and year) identifying company name or if unemployed.  Incomplete applications/resumes will not be considered. 


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Time sheet and EAR entry within the required time frame
  • Subject to emergency duty in the event of a natural disaster
  • Completion of all mandatory or assigned trainings within the required time frame
  • Expected to promote Florida Department of Health in Citrus 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 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.
  • Conducts quality assurance programs to monitor the effectiveness of the program and its partners as pertains to state initiatives.
  • Assists in the recruitment and coordination of local community partnerships by helping to organize meetings and conducting business and activities of the partnership. Represents Florida Department of Health Citrus at community events and meetings including but not limited to: support groups, workshops, health fairs, trainings, community based organizations, local coalitions, and taskforces.
  • Have a working knowledge of computers and word processing skills.
  • This position requires travel and some weekend and evening hours.
  • Submits regular reports as required to ensure appropriate progress on workplans
  • Prepares documents for vendors and ensures compliance with state guidelines.
  • Educate community that utilize SNAP about nutrition and daily activity.
  • Collects and analyzes data to ensure program outcomes.
  • Instrumental to improve policy and procedures regarding obesity prevention.
  • Prepares and disseminates news releases and other information to communities.
  • Attends scheduled trainings as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including providing assistance as needed in response to and recovery following natural or man-made disasters.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license.
  • Has computer access to HMS system.
  • Adheres to Confidentiality and Security policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for securing the designated information set for protecting confidentiality, data integrity, and appropriate access, for all information, both confidential and public record, which is stored in hard copy or electronic formats.

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelors degree


Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired. 

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, visit

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.

Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.

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

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 on the date of your retirement.





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: Inverness