Requisition No: 104766 

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64916073 

Salary:  $17.00/hour 

Posting Closing Date: 09/30/2020 


This is a professional position in the Teen Health Centers throughout Duval County. The position will educate and test and treat middle school and high school students.


Public Health Competency Domain 3: Communication skills

Public Health Competency Domain 1: Analytical/assessment skills

The Florida Department of Health in Duval has partnered with the Duval County Public Schools to implement a plan for opening Teen Health Centers that will operate on high school properties. The Teen Health Centers educate, test and treat for all STDs including HIV. There are currently seven (7) clinics with plans for expansion. The incumbent will go to each clinic to set up, educate, counsel, test and treat the students that wish to participate. The position assists with patient flow and is always looking to make suggestions for improvements based on what he/she observes.


Public Health Competency Domain 3: Communication skills

Public Health Competency Domain 2: Policy development/Program planning skills

Reports must be completed daily for each clinic and submitted to the Community Relations Coordinator. The reports should include, but not limited to, the number of students that were educated, the number of students tested and the outcome, the number of students counseled and those that are referred for additional treatment to a FDOH-Duval clinic. Identifies, selects, and conducts evidence-based health education sessions to middle and high school students. Continually works to develop strategies to recruit and retain target population in health education programs. Recruits, trains and manages participants in the youth ambassadors’ program. Promotes participants to provide sexual health education to high-risk peers at health fairs, outreach activities, and the local middle and high school campuses.


Public Health Competency Domain 4: Cultural competency skills

The clients at the school health centers are from a diverse community and educational background. The educational programs must be taught at the level of the students taking both book learning and street learning into account yet remaining professional. Refers clients to appropriate services related to continuum of care including, but not limited to: clients who are lost to care, lost to follow-up after initial visits, re-establishment of services/education, and referral to community-based organizations to promote continuity and coordination of care across various healthcare services.


Public Health Competency Domain 5: Community dimension of practice skills

May be required to attend health fairs and other community events before, during and/or beyond normal work hours as representatives of the FDOH-Duval.


This position requires that the candidate have experience working in Public Health, Health Education, or two or more years’ experience working in a community-based organization’s.  Have current HIV 500/501 certification from the Department of Health.  Have experience with health educating and or sexual health educating at-risk teens.  Have at least 2 years of experience working with community-based organizations that serve at-risk individuals (i.e. LGBTQ, homeless, etc.).  Be willing to work outside of normal working hours for community events or emergencies.  Have experience working with computer based programs/system (ie: Microsoft). 


All applications must be completed online through People First.  No faxed or mailed applications will be accepted by the agency.


**NOTE:  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 participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration.


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.



Other Personal Services (OPS) employment is a temporary employer/employee relationship used solely for accomplishing short term or intermittent tasks.  OPS are at-will employees and are subject to actions such as pay changes, changes to work assignment and terminations at the recommendation of the employer.



  • State of Florida 401(a) FICA Alternative Plan- Mandatory
  • Workers’ Compensation- Mandatory
  • Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Compensation)- Mandatory
  • Participation in state group insurance (upon meeting eligibility requirements.  Consult with People First and/or the serving HR office)
  • Deferred Compensation- Voluntary
  • Employee Assistance Program- Voluntary



  • Any form of paid leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Participation in the Florida Retirement System
  • Reinstatement rights or retention rights

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.