GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III – 64005467

Department of Health/Bureau of Preparedness and Response
Published
March 14, 2019
Location
Tallahassee, Florida
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** INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY ****

****ONLY CURRENT FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH EMPLOYEES WILL BE CONSIDERED****

Job Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT III

Requisition ID: 56979

Position Number: 64005467

Closing Date: 03/18/2019

Description of Position: 

 

This is a highly responsible professional position in the Bureau of Preparedness and Response, reporting directly to the Manager of the Community Preparedness Section.  The incumbent is responsible for development, management, and implementation of annual preparedness expectations, contract deliverables and funding allocations for County Health Departments and Health Care Coalitions in alignment with federal capabilities, grant requirements and strategic priorities. The incumbent represents the agency, its mission and values and is expected to promote the agency’s ICARE values (Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness, Excellence) in a diverse environment.

 

Additional duties and responsibilities include:

 

  • Serves as the secondary point of contact for community preparedness external stakeholder groups, county health departments, and health care coalitions in support of increasing local preparedness capabilities.
  • Coordinate the establishment of annual community preparedness agendas and work plans which are in alignment with strategic priorities, expectations, and deliverables.
  • Establish priorities and focus areas for technical assistance and evaluation of community preparedness activities to ensure integration at the local level, alignment with priority areas, measurement of critical components and analysis of targeted capabilities.
  • Prepare to and serve as a member of the State ESF8 Incident Management Team during public health and medical incidents, activations of the State Emergency Response Team, and exercises.  This includes training for assigned roles, developing professional preparedness kits, and participating in exercises and drills as appropriate.

 

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

 

  • Knowledge of basic management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of the methods of data collection and analysis.
  • Ability to coordinate a consultative program designed to ensure the resolution of managerial and operational problems.
  • Ability to determine work priorities and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to formulate policies and procedures.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to operational and management analysis activities.
  • Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents and other written materials.
  • Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management practices.
  • Ability to conduct fact finding research.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions.

 

 

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

 

Bachelor’s Degree 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: 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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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