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Florida Department of Health - Hillsborough County

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County a "Great Place to Work". If you are interested in meeting the challenge of preserving and protecting our public's health -- we want you on our team! We offer a total quality management work environment where creativity, innovation, and teamwork are recognized and rewarded. For great benefits, competitive salary, and stable work hours come work for us!

POSITIONS WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN HILLSBOROUGH REQUIRE BACKGROUND AND FINGERPRINT SCREENING. SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITIONS REQUIRE PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN.

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County is only accepting electronic applications for selected positions. Visit PeopleFirst to search and apply for jobs.

Discover the benefits for a Career Service Employee or a Selected Exempt Service Employee

Hiring Preferences and Laws

JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS ARE ISSUED AS EITHER:

  • OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY: Accept applications from any applicant.
  • STATE PERSONNEL SYSTEM OPPORTUNITY: Accept applications from only those applicants currently employed in the state personnel system.
  • INTERNAL AGENCY OPPORTUNITY: Accept applications from Department of Health employees. (Includes OPS, Career Service, SES, or SMS)
Preference in filling positions will be given to veterans, their spouses and non-remarried widow/widower in accordance with Chapter 295-7, Florida Statutes, as amended by Chapter 78-372, Laws of Florida. Applicants claiming veteran's preference are responsible for providing required documentation at the time when submitting application. (FORM DD-214).

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County only hires United States Citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. All individuals hired must complete an employment eligibility verification form and present proof of identity, U.S. Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States.

Applicants who need an accommodation in order to participate in the application/selection process are asked to notify the hiring authority in advance.

It is the policy of the State of Florida to prohibit employment or promotion of persons who are required to register with the Selective Service and have not done so. Individuals who are required to register are males between the ages of 18 and 26 years, who are either U.S. citizens or aliens who have been granted permanent residence and are residing in the US; and who are or were required to register under the Military Selective Service Act.

The use of Direct Deposit is a condition of employment for a person appointed to a position in state government on or after July 1, 1996.

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Equal opportunity regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, political affiliation, age, disability, sex or marital status.