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Date: May 4, 2021

Location: OCALA, FL, US, 34471

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Requisition No: 369104 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64002176 

Salary:  $46,381.14 - $60,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 05/18/2021 

  Internal Agency Opportunity


 Applicants accepted only from Department of Health employees, (includes OPS, Career Service, SES or SMS employees). Applicants will not be accepted from outside of the department.





This position has the administrative and leadership responsibilities for multiple community health programs at FDOH – Marion including but not limited to Health Education, School Health, Dental, Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) and the mobile unit.  Plans and directs the operation of community health operations and outreach efforts at the FL DOH in Marion County. 



This position requires that you have a minimum of 3 year's experience working for the Florida Department of Health and at least 2 year's experience in supervisory roles. Must have experience in grant writing and in public speaking and/or presentations.



Ensures compliance with all program requirements and professional standards. This individual will be responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, hiring and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate. Shares oversight of OPS Human Services Program Specialist position for the OD2A program with Citrus County for collaborative efforts on overdose and substance exposed newborn prevention.


Works positively and collaboratively according to DOH policy, assuring optimal, equitable distribution of work and responsibilities to produce maximal quality, effectiveness, efficiency and cost effectiveness. Monitors/evaluates effects of programs to assure attainment of desired results. Participates in Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance activities and audits for all programs under direct supervision.  Keeps Administrator apprised of progress. 


Represents the FDOH – Marion and Department of Health with community groups, the public, media and other agencies/coalitions in a positive, professional, responsible manner.  Seeks incorporation of community resources toward Public Health needs of the Community.  Participates in the CHD Executive Leadership. 


Participates in the development of the budget and budget monitoring all programs under direct supervision.  Develops and proposes solutions for any trends or problems challenging available resources. Seeks additional sources of funding in line with County Health Department strategic plan and goals, addressing Community Public Health needs through grant proposals.


Remains current with applicable DOH policies, Florida Statutes and Administrative codes.  Responsible for securing the designated information sets for the purpose of protecting confidentiality data integrity and appropriate access, for all information, both confidential and public record, hard copy or electronic format.


Performs other related duties as needed. 


Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of public health systems, planning, and administration. Knowledge and familiarity with PHAB standards, measures, and domains.  Knowledge and understanding of agency policies, processes, procedures, mission, vision, and values. Knowledge of community partners and community needs. 
  • Strong customer focus, critical thinking, and leadership skills.  Strong organizational, facilitation, and presentation skills.  Strong community development/collaboration skills, including ability to identify and build key partnerships.  Strong motivational skills, and ability to work well independently and also in a team setting.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with staff, clients, and community partners. Ability to formulate and implement plans, policies, and procedures.  Ability to organize, prepare, and analyze reports. Ability to work with a high level of detail.  Advanced skills in writing and maintaining accurate records, reports, and plans in order to meet objectives and deadlines. Ability to respond in a flexible manner and reprioritize work as situation changes. Ability to demonstrate sound judgement by taking appropriate actions in light of questionable findings and concerns.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office



All applications must be completed online through People First.  No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.


**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.


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 Selected Exempt Service (SES) employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • State of Florida Retirement package - 3% employee contribution required
  • 9 Annual paid holidays
  • 176 hours upon appointment and thereafter on each anniversary date.
  • 104 hours of sick leave upon appointment and thereafter on each anniversary date.
  • Health insurance for individual or family coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Disability Insurance is provided by the state at no cost to you.
  • 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 $8.34
Family coverage is $30


Monthly employee premium for the High Deductible Health Plan PPO/HMO:
Single coverage is $8.34
Family coverage is $63.40



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: Ocala