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Government Operations Consultant II - 64006634

Date: Dec 22, 2021

Location: ORLANDO, FL, US, 32809

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Class Title: Government Operations Consultant II

Position Number: 64006634

Base Salary: $1,486.92 Biweekly

Location: 8026 Sunport Drive, Suite 311 – Public Health Training, Preparedness and Response

                    Orlando, FL 32809               


**DOH – Orange is a tobacco free agency.


**This advertisement may be used to fill future vacancies as they become available.


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



**The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida**

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

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  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

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  • 1 year of verifiable experience in the emergency preparedness field.
  • Documented experience writing and updating emergency operations plans, policies, protocols, and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Verifiable experience developing and maintaining partnerships between entities.
  • Minimum two years of verifiable experience creating and conducting trainings.
  • Verifiable documented experience planning, creating, and conducting exercises/drills.
  • Verifiable experience working with inventory management systems or in a warehouse environment.
  • Valid Driver's License, if out of state- a valid Florida Driver's License is required within 30 days of hire and the ability to pass the Emergency Vehicle Operations certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Ability to kneel, bend, lift, stand for long periods, walk long distances, and carry up to 40 pounds, and use fine motor skills in various weather conditions outdoors
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends as needed.
  • Emergency Duty




This is a highly independent position with the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) and will report to the Training, Preparedness, and Response Program Manager.  This position will provide support to the Training, Preparedness, and Response Program by assisting to organize, prepare course materials, and coordinate trainings and exercises needed to meet DOH-Orange and state goals according to the Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan and grant requirements.  This position assists in facilitating the DOH-Orange's response to natural and human events including the special needs shelter activities, dispensing of medical countermeasures and vaccines, volunteer management and other events as necessary.

  1. Responsible for development of the DOH-Orange Workforce Development Plan and Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan in coordination with DOH-Orange and Training, Preparedness, and Response Program needs to meet CHD Preparedness Expectations, DOH-Orange strategic plan, grant, and state requirements. Incumbent will assist with development of presentations, creating training plans, preparing course materials, and coordinating trainings and HSEEP compliant exercises. Incumbent will assist in preparation of reports and other materials, and in development and recommendation of procedures and policies as directed by the Training, Preparedness and Response Program Manager. 
  2. Assist with the coordination and implementation of the Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer, DOH-Orange Volunteer and Intern Program.  Develop, schedule, and track trainings for volunteers including orientation, required and general training for volunteers. Maintain training documentation including course information, attendance rosters, and agendas.  Provide training activity reports monthly/annually to the volunteer coordinator.  Incumbent will assist in maintaining the master volunteer profile, sending test alerts, tracking results, and training volunteers.
  3. Assist in facilitating the health department's response to acts of bioterrorism, including the dispensing of medical countermeasures. Incumbent will assist the CRI coordinator with the development and implementation of the DOH-Orange Local Distribution Site plan and training program.
  4. Assist the Training, Preparedness, and Response staff with general preparedness activities and be available to respond to disaster and emergency events.  Incumbent may also require work performed during evenings, weekends, and holidays as well as emergency deployment to other counties in Florida with short advance notice.
  5. Assist with inventory, maintenance, resupply related to training, vaccination, POD, shelter, and other supplies needed to respond to public health outreach events, trainings, exercises and emergencies.
  6. Assist with the revision and update of multiple certification and accreditation related documentation and activity requirement including but not limited to Project Public Health Ready (PPHR), Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and County Health Department submissions.
  7. Performs other duties as necessary.




  • Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, TRAIN, HMS, People First, and Internet Navigation
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and practices, correct grammar usage, basic arithmetic and perform basic arithmetical calculations.
  • Knowledge of Incident Command System, NIMS and basic principles of managing emergencies. 
  • Knowledge of HSEEP, instructional design, education/training techniques, course delivery and record keeping
  • Knowledge of public health regulations and laws
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work activities and to follow instructions.
  • Ability to prepare reports and correspondence and communicate effectively orally and in writing to a diverse population.
  • Ability to work independently and under stressful situations
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours (including weekends) and to travel
  • Ability to prepare a variety of written training materials such as lesson plans, curricula, performance evaluations or reports.


 Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


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


To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


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.



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. A background screening will be completed on each applicant selected for a position designated as "sensitive" and a drug test will be conducted on each applicant selected for positions designated as "safety sensitive" in accordance with department policies. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) 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.

Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during and/or beyond normal business hours and/or days. We request that all applications be completed online with People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.


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. 


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 (department) 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 Department's 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. 

Nearest Major Market: Orlando