Department of Health/Bureau of Preparedness and Response
March 14, 2019
Tallahassee, Florida
Job Type





Requisition ID:  57270

Position Number: 64005466

Closing Date: 03/25/2019

Description of Position:


This is a professional position located within the Bureau of Preparedness and Response, Administration Section, Procurement Unit.  The position will report directly to the Procurement Unit Manager and is responsible for the procurement of goods and services for the Bureau and ESF8 using MFMP tools and/or a Purchasing Card, in accordance with State and DOH procurement policies and procedures. This position will also work closely with FEMA, DEM, and contractors on FEMA Recovery. This position is also responsible for approving, clearing, and reconciling P-Card charges for the Bureau.


Minimum Qualifications, KSAs, and/or other Specific Information:


•           Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.

•           Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work flow and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management practices.

•           Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents, and other written materials.

•           Ability to conduct fact-finding research.

•           Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.

•           Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to operational and management analysis activities.

•           Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

•           Ability to communicate effectively.

•           Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


Special Notes or additional information (not required, but may be preferred): 


Florida Certified Contract Managers (FCCM) certification is preferred but not required.


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

 Incumbent may be 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 or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

 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:

 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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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