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Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: NAPLES, FL, US, 34112

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Requisition No: 267721 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64002466 

Salary:  $60,000 - $68,000 annually 

Posting Closing Date: 12/03/2020 


$60,000 - $68,000 annually – 40 hours per week.  Weekdays, weekends and evenings.

Announcement Type: Open Competitive


Thank you for your interest in a career opportunity with the Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier). We have a long-standing history of excellence in service delivery and strong involvement with the community.  Our dedicated staff strives to be on the cutting edge of public health practice, regardless of the programmatic focus area.  Working as a team, we integrate performance excellence throughout the organization, guided by the Baldrige/Florida Sterling Framework. We work collectively to ensure public health accreditation readiness, improve customer satisfaction, participate in activities that foster workforce engagement, contribute to quality improvement efforts, and participate in activities that contribute to improved health outcomes.  Join us and become a valued member of our committed, hardworking team of public health professionals. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.


The Florida 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.




This highly responsible position functions as the Disaster Preparedness Program Manager and coordinates all-hazards preparedness planning, response, recovery and mitigation activities. The duties of this position will facilitate DOH-Collier public health activities with local medical and healthcare providers; including education to healthcare agencies, the first responder, and the first receiver community as needed. Additional duties include coordination and review of agency comprehensive emergency management plans as required by applicable Florida Statute and Administrative Code. Develops and maintains community partnerships to enhance overall county wide healthcare disaster resiliency. The position is at risk for exposure to blood-borne and respiratory pathogens under Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines.



Licensure as a Florida Registered Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464, American Heart Association cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification and a valid Florida Driver’s License are required. Bachelor degree preferred.


EMERGENCY DUTY required of the incumbent includes working in Special Needs or Red Cross Shelters, or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to responses to or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.



  • Functions as the DOH-Collier lead for all-hazard preparedness planning, training, response and recovery. Responsibilities include meeting all annual FDOH Preparedness Expectations which include development, maintenance and operationalization of the agency All-Hazards Emergency Operations Plan. Completes an After Action and Improvement plan (AAR/IP) following exercises or real-world events. Primary DOH-Collier voting member of the Collier Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition (CHEPC).
  • Participates on DOH-Collier Leadership Team and Performance Management Council. Project Manager for all preparedness related national accreditation or recognition endeavors. Provides leadership in addressing public health issues related to all-hazards preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation activities.
  • Coordinates all activities related to the Collier County Special Needs Shelter (SpNS) which includes ongoing review and triage of those listed in the Special Needs Registry, inventory and vendor management, logistics, mutual aid coordination, staffing and annual training of employees.
  • Provides program budgetary management and supervision of Planning Consultant and Government Operation Analyst team which include SpNS, all-hazards planning, N-95 Respirator FIT testing and Collier County Medical Reserve Corps activities.
  • Coordinates team review and compliance approval of comprehensive emergency management plans from home health agencies, nurse registries, home medical equipment, and hospice programs. Provides guidance to agencies as needed on development of emergency management plans.
  • Shares 24/7 DOH-Collier emergency on call coverage with other preparedness team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Strong communication and networking skills. Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint (or equivalent). Disaster preparedness planning and implementation experience. Personnel management skills.



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 (DOH) 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 Departments 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.  Certain veterans and spouses of veterans deemed eligible will receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to Career Service (CS) positions).


Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a vacancy. Applicants may upload their supporting documentation to People First when applying. All documentation is due by the closing date of the job announcement.


** 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/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Fingerprinting is required of the successful applicant for a sensitive position. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions. 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.  Only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
  • 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 DOH in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
  • Certain veterans and spouses of veterans deemed eligible will receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to Career Service (CS) positions).


If there are any problems applying online please call People First Staffing Administration: (877) 562-7287 Service Center hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET. TTY users call (866) 221-0268.


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. 

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