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Date: Oct 22, 2019

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Requisition No: 63858 

Agency: Environmental Protection


Position Number: 37932012 

Salary:  $18.00 per hour 

Posting Closing Date: 11/15/2019 

Department of Environmental Protection

South District – Fort Myers

Environmental Specialist I – Other Personal Services (OPS)

Multiple Vacancies


$18.00 per hour; minimum of 28 hours to maximum 40 hours per week.

No benefits or insurance is included with this position.


This position is assigned to the Compliance Assurance Program and is responsible for compliance activities in support of Specific Appropriation 1633 provided for increased water quality monitoring.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Supports, conducts and/or documents compliance activities as assigned, pursuant to requirements of Chapters 373 and 403, Florida Statutes, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting and advising owners/operators with compliance issues as appropriate
  • Accurate and timely entry of required data and system information into agency databases and Oculus 
  • Conducting site inspections for compliance and conditions of issued permits
  • Recommending compliance and enforcement actions as appropriate
  • Drafting basic compliance and enforcement documents such as Compliance Assistance Letters, Warning Letters and Model Documents
  • Providing outreach and compliance assistance to owners/operators as needed


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques of engineering or natural science
  2. Ability to understand and apply applicable regulations, policies and procedures relating to environmental programs
  3. Ability to evaluate, analyze and interpret technical reports and supporting documentation
  4. Ability to determine work priorities and ensure proper completion of work assignments
  5. Ability to work independently
  6. Ability to prepare technical reports
  7. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing
  8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and leadership
  9. Ability to interact with customers in a tactful and courteous manner
  10. Ability to travel and maintain a valid driver’s license

Additional Requirements

  • Associate of Science in engineering or one of the natural sciences or currently enrolled in an undergraduate engineering or science program at the junior level or higher
  • Valid Florida driver's license


Please note that this is a temporary position with a minimum of 28 hours per week and a maximum of 40 hours per week for a period of 6-months, July 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, with the option to extend for an additional 6-months based upon funding and performance.


For questions concerning this position, please contact:

Toni Yard

Office: 239-344-5649

Email: Toni.Yard@FloridaDEP.Gov

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: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral