Date:  Sep 3, 2023


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Requisition No: 790362 

Agency: Environmental Protection


Position Number: 37934049 

Salary:  $20.00 per hour; 40 hours per week. 

Posting Closing Date: 11/25/2023 



State of Florida

Department of Environmental Protection

South District Office


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Our Organization and Mission:

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship - protecting our air, water and land. The vision of DEP is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystem.


How You Will Grow:

DEP encourages its leaders to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies. We believe in supporting and encouraging you as you take on important and often complex projects while offering you the opportunity to gain valuable experience quickly.


Where You Will Work:

This position is located, and requires the ability to work, in and throughout the Southwest Florida Counties (Lee, Collier, Charlotte, DeSoto, Sarasota, Hendry, Glades & Highlands). This position is within the Drinking Water Program.



$20.00 per hour; 40 hours per week.

This is a full-time temporary position, there are no paid holidays, sick leave or annual leave. Medical benefits are available.


Your Specific Responsibilities:

This position is assigned to the Compliance Assurance Program and is responsible for compliance activities in support of the Department’s Office of Environmental Accountability and Transparency and The Safe Drinking Water Act to enhance the effectiveness of our Level of Service inspections.


Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  • Reviewing Monthly Operating Reports (MORs) and Bacteriological reports.
  • 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 complex sanitary surveys/compliance inspections.
  • Recommending compliance and enforcement actions as appropriate.
  • Drafting compliance and enforcement documents such as Compliance Assistance Offer Letters, Warning Letters and Model Documents for complex facilities.
  • Providing outreach and compliance assistance to owners/operators as needed.
  • Assisting staff with Quality Assurance (QA) Audits.
  • Responding to emails.
  • Other duties, as needed.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver’s License


To learn more about the DEP South District office, please access the following link: https://floridadep.gov/south


Contact Information:

Amanda Ades

South District DEP

2295 Victoria Avenue, Suite 364

Fort Myers, FL 33902

(239) 344-5652


DEP is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience, and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following email addresses:



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