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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

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At FDOH-Escambia, we aim to recruit, develop, and retain the best people. Our people are essential assets in our mission to protect, promote, and improve the health of Escambia County, Florida residents.  We employ a wide range of public health professionals, including nurses, physicians, dietitians, epidemiologists, geologists, and planners, as well as administrative support professionals, like accountants, IT professionals, customer service representatives, training and personnel staff, and communications and marketing professionals. To maintain the highest level of employee excellence and customer satisfaction, FDOH-Escambia engages in routine performance monitoring, training, and quality improvement initiatives.

Florida is a major employer offering many challenging and rewarding career opportunities for all types of people. Included among the many advantages of working for the state are the diverse and interesting job opportunities, competitive salaries, benefits, and career mobility. The People First website is the best way to keep informed of job opportunities.

The Florida Department of Health is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations for interviewing for applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act are available upon request. Specific questions related to job vacancies should be directed to the contact person listed on the vacancy announcement.

Volunteer Services 

FDOH-Escambia has volunteer opportunities available throughout the agency. Complete and submit the Volunteer Services Application (89.21 KB; PDF) to:

Florida Department of Health in Escambia County
Attn: Volunteer Services
1295 West Fairfield Drive
Pensacola, FL 32501

Contact Information 

The Human Resources office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST. Call 850-595-6500 ext. 1040 for more information.

Updated on January 23, 2018.