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GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III - 64002530

Date: Oct 16, 2020

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Requisition No: 252622 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III - 64002530

Position Number: 64002530 

Salary:  $43,507.36 Annual Salary 

Posting Closing Date: 10/22/2020 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - OPEN COMPETITIVE

 

Job Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III   186362)

Requisition ID: 252622

Position Number: 64002530

Closing Date: 10/22/2020

 

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) is seeking a creative, organized, and motivated individual to become an essential member of our team. DOH works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. As one of Florida’s leading state agencies, DOH’s workforce has more than 12,000 employees who serve millions of individuals across the state striving to make Florida the Healthiest state in the nation! 

 

This is a highly responsible professional position located within the Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management.  This position is primarily responsible for:

  • public health reporting, including planning, development and implementation of reports;
  • linking data from various sources, including evaluation of linkages; and
  • providing technical support to public health programs and providers.   

Experience with SAS and/or SQL preferred.  Interest in learning new statistical and data management packages desired.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK

 

Prepares regularly scheduled data files and reports including linked files for Vital Statistics, the Florida Birth Defects Registry and other programs as needed.  Develops ad hoc reports or data files to meet customer requests.  Assists with data transfer/data delivery strategies that meet the DOH Information Technology (IT) standards.

Participates in data quality review processes for key health statistics data.  Develops queries for key conditions indicating correctness.  Creates reports that identify records with potential errors. Participates in resolving issues. 

Provides consultation and expertise in exploring and resolving coding issues collaboratively with the Bureau of Vital Statistics, assuring data quality to public-facing data and reports on FLHealthCHARTS.com.

Provides public health statistics expertise to analytical and reporting projects including www.FLHealthCHARTS.com.  Provides technical assistance in the development and monitoring of health status indicators. 

Develops linked file sets and linking algorithms for the department and research projects from approved researchers outside of DOH.  Automates processes as appropriate to produces linked data more frequently.

This position may require travel.

 

DOH VALUES

I 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 esponsivenes       R esponsiveness:    We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence:             E xcellence:             We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement

 

DOH offers a competitive and generous benefits package, including:

                   

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental, vision, and supplemental insurance      
  • Retirement benefits      
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities

EXAMPLES OF JOB CHARACTERISTICS

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors and fellow workers. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process related topics.

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Analyzing Data or Information

Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing

Developing plans to accomplish work, and prioritizing and organizing one's own work.

Serving as a team member 

Producing collective data and reporting products that are user-friendly and timely. 

Documenting/Recording Information

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.

Scheduling Work and Activities

Scheduling events, programs, activities, and coordinating with others.

Updating and Using Job-Relevant Knowledge

Keeping up-to-date technically and knowing one's own jobs' and related jobs' functions.

 

EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others

Writing

Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

Speaking

Talking to others to effectively convey information

Implementation Planning

Developing approaches for implementing an idea

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions  

Law, Government and Jurisprudence

Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process  

Judgment and Decision Making

Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action  

Identification of Key Causes

Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal  

Critical Thinking

Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

A Master’s degree in public health or a related field is required.

Must have at least 2 years’ experience in public health or a related field. 

Must have at least 2 years’ experience working with SAS, SQL or other statistical/programming software.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate critical thinking skills, flexibility, willingness to learn new skills and a desire to help others succeed.

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/or drug screening 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: http://www.sss.gov

 

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.”

 

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.

 

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED.

 

To obtain revised and updated information on Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements, click here.   Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  However, applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application 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.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.  Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.

 

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.    

 

 

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. 


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