Requisition No: 317021
Agency: Environmental Protection
Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II - 37011096
Position Number: 37011096
Salary: $34,467.60 - $40,000.00 based on experience.
Posting Closing Date: 03/08/2021
Division of Waste Management
Petroleum Restoration Program
Petroleum Non-ATC Contracts Section
If you have a desire to serve the people of Florida and help preserve our environment, a career with the Department of Environmental Protection will allow you to do so while offering an excellent array of benefits, including:
• Health insurance (over 80% employer paid)
• Basic life insurance policy (100% employer paid)
• Dental, vision and supplemental insurance options
• First-rate retirement program
• Vacation and sick leave
• Nine paid holidays
• Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement
• Tuition waiver for public college courses
• Training opportunities
• Flexible work schedules
This requisition may be used to fill other vacant positions.
This position assists the contract manager in the administration and oversight of Local Programs (Contracted Entities): Reviews assigned Contracted Entities contract work products for technical adequacy and conformance with Chapter 62-780, F.A.C., and applicable Department guidance and procedures. Serves as the Department’s liaison with assigned Contracted Entities contract offices by providing ongoing guidance, clarification, updates and training regarding the Petroleum Restoration Program. Monitors and tracks performance of assigned Contracted Entities. Conducts evaluations of Contracted Entities through administrative auditing and data analysis.
Ensure that Contracted Entities are reviewing and processing reports, scopes of work, task assignments and other necessary documents within established time constraints and ensure that STCM and OCULUS are updated appropriately.
Reviews documents and/or contacts appropriate parties to ensure compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
Responds to requests from government, private firms, and the public concerning programs/program activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:
Skill in using personal computers for word processing and/or data analysis.
Ability to analyze and interpret scientific and technical data.
Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of professionals.
Ability to plan and organize a complex workload.
Ability to conduct site inspections.
Ability to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, environmental science or one of the natural sciences.
At least one (1) year of related professional experience.
Valid Driver’s License.
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 clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee