Requisition No: 44282
Agency: Business and Professional Regulations
Working Title: Sanitation and Safety Specialist - DBPR/Hotels and Restaurants OPEN COMPETITIVE
Position Number: 79011143
Salary: $30,988.62 Annually
Posting Closing Date: 10/04/2018
DIVISION OF HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
SANITATION & SAFETY SPECIALIST
Position Number: 79011143
Hiring Salary: $30,988.62 Annually
For information regarding this position vacancy please contact the district office at
State of Florida Benefits
Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
Comprehensive health insurance and life insurance with accidental death and dismemberment benefits
Supplemental Dental, Vision, Life, Disability and Hospitalization Insurance
Tuition-Free college courses
Tax Deferred Retirement Plan
Bachelors degree in a health related field; or
Bachelors degree (in any field) & 1 year industry-related management experience; or
5 or more years regulated industry-related management experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the Bachelors degree; and
Valid Driver License.
Must be able to stand for long periods, bend, lift, climb, stoop, and carry work equipment.
Information contained in responses to Qualifying Questions concerning education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities must also be disclosed on the State of Florida Employment Application
Duties and Responsibilities
This position is located with the Division of Hotels and Restaurants and conducts sanitation and safety inspections of hotels and restaurants and investigations of food-borne illness complaints.
Conducts Inspection and inspection related activities.
Conducts regulatory, standardized inspections of public food service establishments and lodging facilities for compliance with environmental health and sanitation regulations, and other safety or sanitation-related areas as deemed necessary.
Investigates food borne illness and environmental sanitary nuisance complaints and investigates & takes administrative action against unlicensed activity. Works with other city, county and state agency officials to secure compliance of state regulations.
Participates in the inspection and licensing of temporary events.
Conducts routine inspections on iPad and prepares accurate facility inspection reports relating to safety, sanitation and misrepresentation violations, daily activity reports, time sheets and travel reimbursement reports.
Prioritizes all assigned work according to department guidelines to insure compliance with state laws & rules.
Prepares and submits legal documents to secure compliance through administrative actions by following department guidelines and attends & testifies as needed in formal and informal hearings. Also delivers legal documents in person to facility operators to secure Good Service as required.
Communicates with the district office and supervisor as necessary or required.
Maintains Continuing Education Units, Certified Food Manager Certification, FDA standardization and Florida drivers license.
Maintains state issued equipment in proper working condition.
Participates in meetings and training sessions as required.
Provides a high standard of customer service.
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of laws and rules pertaining to sanitation and safety inspections.
Experience in a variety of inspection activities.
Ability to work on a team and participate in team activities.
Ability to stand for long periods, bend, lift, climb, stoop, and carry work equipment.
Applicant Note: If you are the selected candidate for this position and hold a current license through the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation, you may be required to place your license in an inactive status.
NOTE: 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) and date of birth in order to conduct this background check.
Applicants are required to apply through the People First system by the closing date, by applying online. All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the advertisement. If you have any questions regarding your application, you may call .
The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation is committed
to increasing recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities and
improving employment outcomes.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DBPR Human Resources (HR) Office at . DBPR requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
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 Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation values the sacrifices
veterans and their family members have given to our country and support
the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.
A candidate for veterans preference who believes he or she was not afforded employment preference may file a complaint in accordance with Rule 55A-7.016, F.A.C., with the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Preference Coordinator, 11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311, Largo, FL, 33778. The Department of Veterans Affairs has also established an email where people can electronically file claims or ask questions. The email is .
We hire only U. S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Our agency participates in the E-Verify System which is a federal government electronic database available for employers to use to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
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 (). 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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