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Government Operations Consultant II – 64005511

Florida Department of Health
January 9, 2018
Job Type


Requisition No: 27295

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64005511

Salary:  $38,659.92 - $53,666.34

Posting Closing Date: 01/16/2018





SALARY: $38,659.92 - $53,666.34




This is a professional position located in the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention under the direct supervision of the Senior Management Analyst II (Health Systems Section Administrator).  The overall responsibility of this position is to provide management and support services for the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) 1305, State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors, and Promote School Health Grant. In addition, this position manages the Disability and Health contract and 1305-related contracts as needed.  Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:


Manage the 1305 grant activities for all domains including grant application, grant reporting, coordinating and monitoring of budget from allocation by domain and category (e.g., salaries, contracts, expenses) and tracking grant expenditures to ensure funds are utilized accurately and completely. Coordinate assignments related to the grant and ensure grant reports are submitted timely and accurately.


Provide oversight of performance measure tracking and supervision of staff involved in grant activities. Assist staff in developing projects that address performance measures, and in budgeting to procure project services, monitor service delivery, and assure that data are collected and projects are evaluated in alignment with the funding specifications.


Act as contract manager for the Disability and Health Grant and other assigned 1305 contracts. Prepare required contract documents, process invoices in a timely manner and conduct contract monitoring. Monitor the Disability and Health Grant budget. Provide contract management supervision including assuring the timely execution, management, and monitoring of contracts.


Implement activities to increase quality improvement activities in health systems.


Implement activities to increase medication adherence, especially related to hypertension and diabetes.


Provide technical assistance to Bureau staff related to purchasing and contract policies/procedures and budget tracking to ensure funds are spent accurately and in a timely fashion.


Procure services and materials by preparing appropriate procurement documents (ITN, RFA, ITB) through MyFloridaMarketPlace (MFMP) and negotiating with potential vendors. Follows department and MFMP procurement procedures, processes invoices, tracks payments, troubleshoots problems, and monitors payment and encumbrance histories in all necessary financial systems.


Participate in educational opportunities to enhance professional development.


Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or required.






Preferred: Master’s Degree


Preference will be given to those who meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Professional federal grant management experience - 2 years
  • Professional contract management experience - 2 years
  • Professional leading or directly managing staff experience - 2 years
  • Professional budget experience - 2 years 

    ***Anticipated Vacancy***


    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.


    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.


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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