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Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32401

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Requisition No: 266242 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64086327 

Salary:  $37,000.00 to $39,000.00 annually 

Posting Closing Date: 12/01/2020 



<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">This position entails professional work in Environmental Health Division of the Bay County Health Department. These duties require that a valid Florida Driver’s License be maintained. He/She is responsible for the integrity and confidentiality of data sets under his/her control. The incumbent in this position is considered to have regulatory responsibilities and is subject to the provisions of Chapter 60L-36, F.A.C.  The incumbent of this position will come to work and exhibit an attitude of friendliness and eager customer service towards all clients and act respectfully and courteously to fellow employees and clients. Responsibilities and duties will be as follows:

<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems (OSTDS). Responsible for all field work and office duties related to the OSTDS program. Conducts surveys and soil profiles for the onsite sewage treatment & disposal program. Inspects all phases of OSTDS installation and is responsible for identifying discrepancies. Follows up on failed inspections to ensure corrections are made and compliance is achieved. Inspects and permits licensed septic tank contractors, septage pump trucks, porta-potty service vehicles and land application operations when necessary. Responsible for accuracy, neatness and completeness when using required OSTDS forms. Performs other required and request work in the OSTDS program. Participates in OSTDS training and remains proficient in all sections of 64E-6. Maintains certification in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 64E-18.

<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Investigates and inspects all sites that are reported to be in violation of Florida Administrative Code 64E-6. Performs site inspections of regulated facilities to ensure compliance of regulations. Investigates and inspects all sites that are creating a sanitary nuisance.  Communicates with the public in a clear, concise, understandable, tactful and professional manner.  Reviews designs of proposed facilities to determine compliance with the department rules and regulations.  Provides accurate written reports as required and participates in hearings and court cases as required. Initiates enforcement actions by drafting non-compliance and warning letters and assisting with other enforcement documents.

<span style="font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Performs special projects, surveys, visits and reports for the Environmental Health Director.  Develops written correspondence and reports as required and necessary. Performs other related work (field and office) as required. Maintains assigned vehicle/equipment in a clean and serviceable condition.



Must be in compliance with Bay CHD Operating Policy No. A-005 regarding immunizations.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct the 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 on the date of your retirement.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

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 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.

Must be in compliance with Bay CHD Operating Policy No. A-005 regarding immunizations.

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Panama City