Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County. If you're looking to build a great career in public health - you've come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join this team and make the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County your employer of choice.
To view and apply for vacancies, please visit the People First website: https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com.
A background screening will be completed on each applicant selected for a position designated as "sensitive" and a drug test will be conducted on each applicant selected for positions designated as "safety sensitive" in accordance with department policies (Background Screening DOHP 60-5-08 and Drug Free Workplace DOHP 60- 9-99). 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.
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 the People First Service Center (1- 877-562-7287). Notification must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
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.
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.
Reference checks will be conducted on the top applicants.
EMERGENCY DUTY: Incumbent is required to work during or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency operations functions required of the incumbent include, but are not limited to, Special Needs Shelters, Red Cross Shelters, or other emergency functions, including but not limited to responses to bioterrorism or threats of bioterrorism.
We request that all applications be completed online with People First. No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview. Experience, education and/or training used to meet the minimum qualifications and in response to the qualifying questions must be verifiable through information contained in your application. Reference checks will be conducted on the top candidates.
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a vacancy. Applicants should fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110 (include position number on all faxed documentation) or upload as an attachment along with their application. All documentation is due to People First by the closing date of the job announcement.
**NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **