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Job Information



Date: Nov 20, 2023



The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website ( .

Requisition No: 816737

Agency: Agency for Health Care Administration

Working Title: 68064635 - FIRE PROTECTION SPECIALIST

Pay Plan: Career Service

Position Number: 68064635

Salary: $1,753.36 - $2,178.84 biweekly

Posting Closing Date: 12/04/2023

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The Bureau of Field Operations is responsible for the survey and certification process of health care facilities across the State of Florida. These surveys ensure that all state licensed, and federally certified health care facilities meet the established state and/or federal requirements and patients and residents receive safe, quality health care. Field Operations staff also ensure the safety of residents in health care facilities when emergencies such as natural disasters occur.

The Work You'll Do:

This position may require extensive travel, including significant overnight travel.

Successful completion of all Center for Medicare Services (CMS) Quality, Safety & Education Portal (QSEP) training for Life Safety within 6 months of hire is required for this position.

This position is individually responsible to provide life safety inspection expertise for the licensure and certification of health care facilities. Requirements may include performing these duties as a team leader, team member or individually as assigned. The incumbent will perform on-site surveys, document findings, and prepare reports.

The incumbent will provide independent specialized work on all aspects of fire safety, fire prevention and other areas of life safety. Responsibilities also include understanding and enforcement of national, state, and local fire safety NFPA codes and laws.

The incumbent may also be required to conduct surveys of other types of licensed providers, as assigned by management.

The incumbent must be proficient with computer equipment and software programs, such as Microsoft Word and Outlook, as well as smart phone technology.

The incumbent must also be available to work before and after normal work hours including weekends and holidays.

Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

• State Group Insurance Coverage Options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options; • Flexible Spending Accounts; • State of Florida retirement options, including employer contributions; • Generous annual and sick leave benefits; • 9 paid holidays a year and 1 Personal Holiday each year; • Career advancement opportunities; • Tuition waiver for courses offered by Florida’s nationally ranked State University System ; • Training and professional development opportunities; • And more!


•Knowledge of the principals of administration and management.

•Knowledge of state licensure and federal certification requirements.

•Skills in the techniques of oral communication, attentive listening, interview procedures, writing skills, team dynamics, and methods of documentation review.

•Ability to plan and organize to ensure timely completion of survey responsibilities.

•Ability to utilize microcomputer equipment and software to enter, retrieve and manipulate data required to perform licensure and certification functions.

•Ability to travel as necessary, to perform duties with or without accommodation.

•Ability to lift a laptop/tablet, computers, manuals, ladders, etc.

•Ability to climb ladders to inspect smoke/fire walls and roof mounted equipment.

•Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time while performing surveys.

•Knowledge of the methods, techniques, and equipment used in fire safety preventions.

•Ability to conduct fire inspections for fire safety and prevention.

•Knowledge of construction standard rating for health care facilities.


Fire Safety Inspector I Certification is required for this position pursuant to Chapter 633.261, F.S. and Chapter 69A-39, F.A.C..

At least two years of professional or paraprofessional experience in fire prevention, fire protection systems installations or other construction inspection related experience is required.

This position is required to complete Basic Life Safety training within six months of hire.

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred and can substitute for one year of professional or paraprofessional experience in fire prevention, fire protection systems installations, or other construction inspection related experience.


Fire Safety Inspector I Certificate of Compliance in accordance with Chapter 633.261, F.S. and Chapter 69A-39, F.A.C.

CONTACT: RENE BASS (904) 798-4532


It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and, if applicable, also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.

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.

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