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Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: ORLANDO, FL, US, 32803

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Requisition No: 333001 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER - SES - 37010612

Position Number: 37010612 

Salary:  $60,500 

Posting Closing Date: 04/13/2021 

The DEP Central District Office is seeking a highly qualified candidate with the right energy, attitude, drive, and expertise for a high-level managerial position. This managerial position is one on a team of managers who are responsible for overseeing multi-disciplined programs of over 70 staff serving the eight counties in the Central Florida area. Additionally, the State of Florida offers a large package of benefits for its full time managerial employees including, but not limited:

  • 176 hours of Annual Leave per year
  • 104 hours of Sick Leave per year
  • 9 paid holidays a calendar year
  • 1 Personal Holiday
  • Affordable PPO/HMO Health and Dental Options (Employee and Family)
  • Affordable Vision Care (Employee and Family)
  • Affordable Prescription Drug plan (Employee and Family)
  • Life Insurance (Employee and Family)
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Two Retirement Plan options
  • Tuition Waiver Program for state university and state colleges
  • Deferred compensation
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Adoption Benefits
  • Other Various Employee Discounts and such as cellular phone plans, rental cars, and hotels
  • For more information and a complete list of all available benefits, please see the following website


Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing the workload distribution and reviewing/approving staff generated technical documents for multiple regulatory programs within DEP (Air, Waste, Water, SLERC, Waste Cleanup) for applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Ensures goals, objectives, key performance indicators and District metrics are met or exceeded.
  • Works with leadership and other sections on all projects; provides technical expertise to other sections as needed.
  • Responsible for managing employee performance.
    • Monitors staff performance, conducts annual evaluations, provides constructive feedback, supports successes, and takes necessary actions to correct poor performance.
    • Engages and develops technical expertise throughout the team to assist the regulated community.
    • Consistently engages and develops staff for future leadership opportunities.
    • Ensures programmatic awareness and compliance with the District’s and Department’s Safety guidance.
  • Works closely with District leadership to attend (or have staff attend) applicable and/or required trainings, workshops, teleconferences, meetings, and seminars.
  • Identify appropriate training opportunities (both Professional and Personal) for themselves and staff.
  • Provides technical assistance and guidance to the general public, consultants, governmental agencies, and key stakeholders regarding state and federal requirements.
  • Consistently and without fail provides excellent customer service.


Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of management principles and techniques.
  • Ability to manage large volumes of workload in a timely manner while maintaining output quality.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution techniques to address and deal with issues that may arise.
  • Skilled in problem solving, managing conflict and negotiating mutually acceptable outcomes across multiple programs.
  • Ability to coach and mentor staff to develop skills, improve staff performance, and promote career development.
  • Ability to manage a multi-disciplined team.
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to a regulatory program.
  • Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to travel and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Skilled in evaluating data and reporting program metrics to assess and meet objectives and goals.
  • Ability to maintain a positive work environment where all staff are engaged and motivated
  • Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect.


Minimum Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the natural sciences, environmental science, or engineering related fields.
  • Five or more years of professional relevant work experience.

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: Orlando