Post-Offer Employment Testing (POET) allows the District to make a conditional offer of employment to a potential candidate based on him/her demonstrating that he/she meets the specific, essential physical functions of a specific job.  All POETs are conducted at the Land O’ Lakes Health & Wellness Center, located at 20360 Gator Lane, Portable 14, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34638.

Requirements for New-Hire Applicants:

  • Physical Exam (Assigned Medical Provider)
  • Range of Motion/Functional Testing (Administered by CareHere)
  • Drug Screening

Requirements for Current Employees:

  • Blood Pressure Check (required prior to physical exam)
  • Physical Exam (Assigned Medical Provider)
  • Range of Motion/Functional Testing (Administered by CareHere)
  • Current employees are not required to submit to a drug screening.

Applicant Instructions:

  1. Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.  If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment you must call  (813) 794-2520
  2. Bring a list of all medications currently taking
  3. Bring your driver’s license or other state-issued identification card.
  4. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes (no heels).
  5. Allow approximately one (1) hour for testing.

Late Arrivals:

In consideration of others, if you arrive late for your scheduled appointment time, you may be rescheduled for another time and/or day if the Health and Wellness Center is unable to work you in among the other scheduled appointments. Rescheduling an appointment may delay the candidate’s employment date with the District School Board of Pasco County.

Cancelling or Rescheduling Appointment:   

If a candidate is unable to keep his or her scheduled appointment, he or she must call  (813) 794-2520 to cancel  and reschedule your appointment.

No Show for Appointment:

A candidate who does call to cancel or reschedule his or her POET appointment is considered to have no showed for the POET.  A candidate who no shows for two (2) POET appointments must wait six months before reapplying for a position with the District that requires a POET.