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Company: My Florida Corp Defunct
Location: Largo
Posted on: September 13, 2023

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HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM CONSULTANT I - 64054411 Date: Aug 22, 2023 Location: LARGO, FL, US, 33774 The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website ( . Requisition No: 810649 Agency: Department of Health Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM CONSULTANT I - 64054411 Position Number: 64054411 Salary: $1,468.29 - $1,608.93 bi-weekly Posting Closing Date: 09/11/2023 Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County. If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join our team! Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview. The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its efforts and its vision To be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work. Human Services Program Consultant I Specific Responsibilities: The incumbent is part of a global public health organization and is expected to support the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County in its mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts and its vision to be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Furthermore, the incumbent is expected to incorporate the agency values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness and Excellence in all aspects of their work. The incumbent serves as the Health Equity Specialist for the Tobacco Prevention & Control Program within the Clinical Services and Community Health Promotion Division. As such, the incumbent is expected to perform functions requiring independent judgment which include the following: + Design and implement a program that allows access to tobacco cessation for all residents. + Research current existing tobacco-related data in Pinellas County and the State of Florida. + Collect, analyze, and maintain data and information pertaining to tobacco and nicotine use in Pinellas County. + Train staff and Tobacco-Free Coalition on cultural competence regarding tobacco and nicotine use. + Conduct a community assessment of local policies and ordinances that affect exposure to secondhand smoke, tobacco industry influence and youth access to tobacco products in coordination with the County Tobacco Free Partnership. + Provide Technical Assistance to community organizations/partners in substance abuse and tobacco prevention and control policies. + Design media messages regarding inquiries on tobacco related topics. + Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with local community leaders including business, education, health care, housing, and elected/appointed officials. + Oversee a Tobacco-Free Public Spaces polocy area to promtoe benefits of smokefree parks and beaches in Pinellas County. + Identify decision makers using formal and informal processes to influence tobacco prevention and control polices. + Plan and conduct outreach to specific communities to educate them about tobacco-related issues and engage them. + Develop and maintain positive relationship with a wide variety of community members and entities (schools, law enforcement, legislators, and social service agencies) that have an interest or need to improve cessation in Pinellas County. + Mobilize and train organizations that work with targeted populations and County Tobacco-Free Coalition about tobacco issues and educating decision makers to get policies implemented. + Plan policy initiatives working in collaboration with appropriate community groups and other organizations to implement policy change. + Represents the County Health Department and the Tobacco-Free Coalition of Pinellas County at various policy meetings, coalitions, task forces, and information exchange activities. + Promote the Florida Quitline and refer community members to tobacco cessation services offered at the local level. + Participate in quarterly Tobacco-Free Coalition of Pinellas County meetings. Attends mandatory DOH-Tobacco Program meetings. + Complete required reports by deadlines. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: This position requires thorough knowledge of the organization and administration of tobacco-related programs and services; ability to identify tobacco-related prevention and control services and needs; ability to develop local partnerships or to work with already existing partnerships; ability to work with youth and adults; knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data for the purpose of monitoring and evaluating; ability to organize and implement community health policies and programs; ability to advance cessation access in marginalized and underserved populations to improve population health outcomes; ability to compose written correspondence, policies and procedures and various reports; ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; ability able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to work independently, be self-motivated and self-directed; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to adjust actions in relation to others' actions; ability to speak in front of groups and make effective presentations ability to communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing to effectively convey information; knowledge of how to find information and identify essential information; ability to apply rules, regulations policies and procedures; skill in operating a personal computer utilizing word processing, data processing and graphic programs. Previous experience with data collection, strategic planning, and community organizations. Qualifications: Minimum: + THIS IS A TOBACCO FREE POSITION. Smoking and use of other tobacco products causes serious health conditions. The Pinellas County Health Department promotes non-smoking and abstinence from all tobacco products. We routinely counsel our clients not to start smoking or to quit smoking. This position specifically requires that you abstain from the use of tobacco and tobacco products in any form and that you agree to support and promote the Pinellas County Health Departments position against tobacco use. + The incumbent must holds a Bachelors Degree or higher from an accredited institution. + The use of personal transportation is needed to conduct activities of the position; therefore, reliable transportation with appropriate auto insurance and a valid Florida Drivers License is required. Preferred + Preferred that the incumbent has a degree in public health, health education, health sciences, psychology or sociology. + Preferred that incumbent has experience working with data, substance abuse and/or strategic planning. Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values: Mission: To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts. Vision: To be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Values: I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely. C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems. A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect. R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners. E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement. Where You Will Work: Largo Health Department, 12420 130th Avenue North, Largo, FL 33774 The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida: Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The States total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including: + Annual and Sick Leave benefits; + Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year; + State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options; + Retirement plan options, including employer contributions + (For more information, please click ); + Flexible Spending Accounts; + Tuition waivers; + And more! + For a more complete list of benefits, visit . Please be advised: 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. 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: 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. Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country. 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. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. 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 clickinghere ( . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market:Tampa

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