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ENVIRONMENTAL SUPERVISOR I - SES - 42001920

Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: AVON PARK, FL, US, 33382

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Requisition No: 59754 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SUPERVISOR I - SES - 42001920

Position Number: 42001920 

Salary:  $36,467.60 - $40,114.36 

Posting Closing Date: 04/25/2019 

ENVIRONMENTAL SUPERVISOR I - SES

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

DIVISION OF PLANT INDUSTRY

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

CONTACT:

Rusty Noah, (239) 707-1989

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major course of study in agriculture, or a physical or natural science; and two (2) years of experience in the regulatory inspection of plants or plant production, or in plant pest detection.

Work experience as described above may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

Possession of a valid Driver License.

Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work history,
hours worked and formal education are required to be considered in
qualifying for this position.  Responses to Qualifying Questions must be
verifiable in the Candidate Profile.  Resumes and other documentation
can be attached to provide additional information.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities.  Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Occasional travel is required.

This position has regulatory responsibilities and is subject to the provisions of s.112.313, F.S., and Section 60L-36.003, Florida Career Service Rules and Regulations.

NOTES:

Preference will be given to applicants with two (2) years or more of supervisory experience.

JOB DUTIES:

GENERAL STATEMENT:  This is a professional supervisory position responsible for supervising, assigning, planning and directing the daily activities of a Pest Eradication and Control Citrus Health Response Field Station for the certification and regulation of all commercial citrus within the State of Florida.

 Manages and oversees all aspects of an assigned office (i.e., Administration, Regulatory and Grove survey). Compiles and reviews necessary administrative reports ensuring accuracy and punctuality. Researches and recommends measures to improve productivity. Organizes office workload to maintain high efficiency. Assists and arranges training and orientation of new employees. Assists in selection and interview process of new employees. Approves leave requests and reviews and approves submitted time and attendance reports in People First. Initiates disciplinary action when appropriate following consultation with direct supervisor.

Investigates and resolves problems and complaints that arise in assigned area. Institutes quality control measures to verify procedures are followed. Complies and reviews necessary reports on all activities ensuring accuracy and punctuality.  Promotes safety and ensures that all safety regulations and other procedures are followed.  Travels outside of assigned work area as needed when requested by the program director. 

Assists with the development of regulatory functions and directs and implements them in accordance with the CHRP action plan.

Responsible for ensuring that assigned program areas have operational procedures and processes which result in accountability and compliance with division and department policies and procedures.

Responsible and accountable for managing budget/dollars/resources (staff, vehicles, computers, cell phones, etc.) of any assigned programs in an efficient and accountable manner.

Assists subordinates with vehicle and office maintenance needs. Conducts and oversees safety training for all vehicles and equipment. Maintains all office and personnel inventories.

Attends industry meetings and provides updates on Citrus Health Response Program activities. 

Performs other related work as directed by program director.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to determine work priorities, solve problems and make assignments.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally or in writing.
  • Ability to maintain a good relationship and work effectively with the public.
  • Ability to plan and organize work assignments.
  • Knowledge of applicable USDA and Department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of citrus pest and disease problems.
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and GIS systems.


SPECIAL NOTES:

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.