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Date:  May 8, 2022

ORLANDO, FL, US, 32809

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website.

Requisition No: 559544 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64005588 

Salary:  $1,518.78 Bi-Weekly Salary 

Posting Closing Date: 06/05/2022 






Class Title: Research and Training Specialist

Position Number: 64005588

Base Salary: $1,518.78 Biweekly

Location: 8026 Sunport Dr. Suite 311 Orlando, FL 32809                        


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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years experience conducting trainings in the Human Resources field
  • Experience creating curricula and training materials for employee development courses in the Human Resources field
  • Experience updating plans, policies, protocols, or Standard Operating Procedures
  • Experience developing and maintaining partnerships/cooperation between public, professional, and voluntary agencies
  • Experience in volunteer and intern coordination
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Willing to travel throughout Ourange County to conduct trainings, do plan reviews, etc.
  • Able to kneel, bend, lift, stand for long periods, walk long distances, and carry up to 35 pounds
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekends, as needed
  • Florida Department of Health is required to work before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs shelter or performing other emergency duties including but not limited to, response to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster man-made or natural.


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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**Position subject to continued funding.


**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. All questions will be verified and must be documented on your application for it to be considered valid. **


Starting January 1, 2012, tobacco products (use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products) will not be allowed to be consumed on Orange County Health Department property including buildings (interior and exterior), parking to comply with the Tobacco Free policy on any facility, campus, or building that is owned or leased by, or on behalf of, OCHD including: buildings (interior and exterior), walkways, parking lots, public and private vehicles parked in the lots, and any public sidewalks that fall within the OCHD facility boundaries. Any person who violates the Tobacco Free policy may be subject to disciplinary action.



This position is responsible for the training of new and existing staff of the Florida Department of Health in Orange.  This position will assess, develop and coordinate professional training programs and activities.   The incumbent will work independently with minimum supervision and will report to the Emergency Operations Manager.  Serves as the Lead TRAIN local Adminitrator, maintains training records for all existing staff members including but not limited to TRAIN, mandatory training, Administrative Overview, and any professional development training.  Prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for agency management. Prepares on-going training for existing employees on regular basis. Training may be done at sites, All Staff meetings, Quarterly Supervisory Training meetings, New Employee Orientation, or as needed. Preparations include audio-visual aids, printed material, and workplace aids. Train new staff on state mandated procedures; schedule and monitor agency-required training; instruct on agency procedures; assist with job-specific training scheduling and reporting. Plans and creates new materials as needed.

Analyzes the plans for present and projected training and programmatic needs in accordance with DOH-Orange strategic plan objectives. Meets with program personnel for the purpose of identifying current training needs for their particular operations. Participates on committees as needed to develop and improve training programs.  Responsible for the coordination, implementation and dissimation of the Department of Health in Orange Volunteer and Intern Program.  Assist the Training, Preparedness, and Response staff with general preparedness activities and be available to respond to disaster and emergency events.  Performs other related duties as requested or assigned.



  1. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, TRAIN, HMS, People First, and Internet Navigation
  2. Knowledge of Basic leadership principles and practices and able to solve problems and make decisions.
  3. Knowledge of general office procedures and practices, correct grammar usage, basic arithmetic and perform basic arithmetical calculations.
  4. Knowledge of instructional design, education/training techniques, course delivery and record keeping
  5. Knowledge of public health regulations and laws
  6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
  7. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work activities and to follow instructions.
  8. Ability to prepare reports and correspondence and communicate effectively orally and in writing to a diverse population.
  9. Ability to work independently and under stressful situations
  10. 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


This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. 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 (Background Screening DOHP 60-5-08 and Drug Free Workplace DOHP 60-9-99). 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. 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.

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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. 

Nearest Major Market: Orlando