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Date: Oct 12, 2019

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Requisition No: 71366 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64084081 

Salary:  $ 27,926.08 - $ 33,596.00 

Posting Closing Date: 10/21/2019 

This position is located at the Florida Department of Health in Putnam County with the Healthy Families Putnam Program. The Incumbent must have at a minimum of: a Master's degree in human services or field related to working with children and families or a Bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant experience. The incumbent must also have at least one year working with diverse families. The incumbent must have a solid understanding and experience in supervising and motivating staff in stressful work environments. Incumbent must have knowledge with family services that embrace the concepts of family-centered and strength-based services. Incumbent must have knowledge of child abuse and neglect and have experience in home visitation with a strong

background in prevention services to the 0-3 population. Education along with experience is needed for this position.



Knowledge of local resources to assist children and families.

Knowledge of Domestic Violence and the effects on families.

Knowledge of Substance Abuse families.

Skill and abilities to produce written reports with or without an outline.

Knowledge of clinical case reviews and reflective supervision.

Skills and abilities to provide professional skills motivation and development to staff.

Knowledge of Quality Assurance procedures and credentialing standards.

Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.

Knowledge and understanding with regards to confidentiality/HIPAA.


This position requires that the candidate have a Master's degree in Human Service or field related to working with children and families or Bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant experience.  At least one year working with culturally diverse families and children.  Experience and understanding in supervising and motivating staff in stressful work environments. Experience in home visitation and prevention services to age 0-3 population. Have a valid Florida Driver's License.



Preference will be given to those candidate who have knowledge of and skills to develop specific measurable, attainable and timely (SMART) goals.  Who have the knowledge, skills and ability to review and analyze computer generated reports.  Who have knowledge, skills and abilities to work with Computer programs; Microsoft Windows.  Who are Bilingual.


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. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration.


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 $30

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: Palatka