Bureau of Human Resources, General Services & Emergency Operations and Disaster Preparedness
Jamie Skipper, Bureau Chief
The General Services and Human Resources Unit handles property and records management, personnel/human resource services, leasing and facility management, and disaster preparedness and emergency operations. As home of the agencyâ€™s Emergency Coordinating Officer, the unit coordinates with the Florida Division of Emergency Management on emergency preparedness issues and post-disaster response.
The coordinating officer ensures that the Department, Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers have approved all-hazards Disaster and Continuity of Operations Plans to be implemented during a threat of imminent disaster. Emergencies/disasters can include weather-related or man-made events, including hurricanes, tornadoes, civil disturbances, contractual disputes, epidemics, massive migrations, fires, nuclear power plant accidents, train derailments, terrorism, floods and bio-terrorism.