Requisition No: 337882
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT I - 64069523
Position Number: 64069523
Posting Closing Date: 04/07/2021
Internal Agency Opportunity:
Applicants accepted only from Department of Health employees, (includes OPS, Career Service, SES or SMS employees). Applicants will not be accepted from outside of the department.
We request that all applications be completed with People First - no faxed or mailed applications to the agency. 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.
When completing the online application, all gaps of employment or education greater than 90 days starting from high school must be explained (approximate date, month, and year) identifying company name or if unemployed. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
This position shall function as the Assistant Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) Coordinator for the Florida Department of Health in Broward County under the direct supervision of the CRI Coordinator. This is a highly responsible position that is responsible for providing assistance to the CRI Coordinator in planning activities that support the goals and objectives, specific to the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS)/Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) found in the Florida Public Health and Healthcare Preparedness Strategic Plan that include coordination, evaluation, research, and technical assistance.
Review and understand all State and Federal program requirements as promulgated to assist the CRI Coordinator to meet and exceed requirements of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Medical Countermeasure (MCM) Operational Readiness Review (ORR) Tool.
Assist the CRI Coordinator to secure new Memorandum of Agreements and maintain accurate information for existing Memorandum of Agreements. Work with Staff Assistant to maintain and update process to secure, track, renew and report on status of Memorandum of Agreement as well as maintain electronic and hard-copy documentation of Memorandum of Agreements. Updates changes of contact information in contact databases. Provide on-demand written and electronic reports of status.
Support the CRI Coordinator to function as a liaison with local, state and federal emergency response planning partners; serving as liaison to state and federal project officers in the event the CRI Coordinator is unavailable.
May function as a facilitator at CRI Workgroup meetings (Emergency Support Function-8Workgroup); expected to attend and actively participate in related meetings, trainings, and/or exercises such as Regional Domestic Security Task Force, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach County CRI Committee Meetings; Statewide CRI conference calls and CRI Exercise meetings in the region.
Responsible for the conduct of notification drills in accordance with all program requirements.
Responsible for advising and assisting in the inventory/ordering of warehouse supplies.
Attends and represents DOH-Broward at local, state, and federal meetings including Broward Bio Watch Advisory Committee, Broward County Healthcare Coalition, Southeast Regional Domestic Security Task Force, etc.
Completes administrative reporting requirements in a timely manner to include bi-weekly EARS reporting and electronic timesheets submission.
Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required and other duties as assigned to include supporting public health response/recovery at the county emergency operations center (through ESF #8).
Other responsibilities as required.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to write an operational response plan.
Ability to research information pertaining to public health preparedness and emergency management programs, policies, guidelines, etc.
Ability to design, conduct, and evaluate Public Health Preparedness Trainings.
Ability to design, conduct, and evaluate HSEEP (Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program) compliant Public Health Preparedness Exercises.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Ability to prioritize workload plans and to organize and coordinate work assignments.
Ability to work with diverse people and in diverse situations.
Knowledge of Emergency Support Function #8.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college. Year for year directly related experience can substitute for a bachelor's degree (in addition to the experience required below). Examples of directly related experience would be public health preparedness planning, emergency management planning, etc.
Currently employed (or practical experience) with a Strategic National Stockpile/Cities Readiness Initiative program.
Currently employed (or practical experience) in public health preparedness.
Currently employed (or practical experience) in an emergency management field.
Valid driver's license free of major infractions.
This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit.
Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration.
You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.
You will be required to provide proof of education in the form of a degree or transcript.
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.
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 shelter, 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.
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 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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