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Date: Nov 28, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 25169 

Agency: Environmental Protection


Position Number: 37940199 

Salary:  $19.69 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 12/12/2017 

Division of Water Restoration Assistance

Nonpoint Source Management Program

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OPS Environmental Specialist III

Position Number 37940199


The Nonpoint Source Management Program is accepting applications for a full-time (40 hours per week) OPS Environmental Specialist III position.


This position is in the Nonpoint Source Management Program. The program manages federal and state funded projects geared toward reduction of nonpoint source (NPS) pollution throughout the state.

Summary of Duties

This position manages stormwater NPS abatement/demonstration projects supported through both state and federal grant programs. Duties include: development and management of contracts for watershed restoration projects, including contract preparation, review of contract deliverables and payment requests, and entering data into a contract management system. Position also participates in grant solicitation and evaluation processes, participates as a team member to implement the rotating basin approach to watershed restoration, and represents the NPS Program in meetings with appropriate agencies.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Essential)


  1. Knowledge of the Department contracting procedures and policies.
  2. Knowledge of stormwater, nonpoint source, and watershed management principles, laws, and regulations.
  3. Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  4. Ability to work independently.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  6. Ability to prepare and critique technical documents.
  7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  8. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  9. Ability to travel overnight.
  10. Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license.


Position Requirements:


A valid Florida Driver’s License


Position location: Douglas Building, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000

Hourly wage: $19.69 per hour

Advertisement Closing Date:  December 12, 2017

For questions concerning this position, please contact:

Amanda Peck, Program Administrator

Ph. 850-245-2948



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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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee