Date:Mar 12, 2018

Location:SAINT PETERSBURG, FL, US, 33701

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Requisition No: 31325

Agency: Department of Health


Position Number: 64001841

Salary: $1,257.57

Posting Closing Date: 03/23/2018

The Department of Health in Pinellas County is looking for a self-motivated individual interested in a position with great benefits and working with an excellent team of staff. The right applicant will have computer programming work experience designing and supporting applications using the following languages: Visual Basic, C#, and HTML. The position is responsible for gathering requirements, designing and troubleshooting .NET web applications with SQL Server database backend; monitoring the success of SQL Backups; updating web content into state Content Management System (Cascade); utilizing Visual Studio and Adobe Creative Suites in application and website support and design; and designing and administering SharePoint 2013.

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Skill with Visual Basic, C#

  • Skill with SQL Server databases;

  • Skill in interpreting and consulting with users to determine recommendations for program resolution or system design;

  • Skill in using Dreamweaver and Visual Studio;

  • Skill in preparing programming specifications and documentation;

  • Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate well with others;

  • Ability to think logically and to analyze and solve problems independently;

Minimum qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of experience in computer systems analysis and/or computer programming; or

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of thecomputer sciences or in management information systems; or

  • Two years of experience as described above and either (1) completion of a 720 classroom hour program of study from a vocational/technical school or accredited community college in an area of data processing (excluding data entry), or (2) 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of college course work from an accredited institution which includes four courses in computer science or management information systems.

  • Experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

  • Completion of a one-year program of study from a vocational/technical school in an area of data processing (excluding data entry) can substitute for one year of the required experience.

Benefits include:

  • Health insurance (over 80% employer paid)

  • Basic life insurance policy (100% employer paid)

  • Optional dental, vision and supplemental insurance

  • First-rate retirement program

  • Vacation and sick leave

  • Paid holidays

  • Opportunities to advance in your career

  • Tuition waiver for public college courses

  • Training opportunities

*Note:Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days

Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employee’s current payband/ paygrade.

Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

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, visit

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Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

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Veteran Information: Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to positions within the Career Service).

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 Departments 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. 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.

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