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DEP- 37011279- ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT

Date: Nov 27, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 24678 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: DEP- 37011279- ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT

Position Number: 37011279 

Salary:  $47,772.72 - $91,984.86 

Posting Closing Date: 12/11/2017 

Division of Waste Management

Permitting and Compliance Assistance Program

 

DESCRIPTION

This is an advanced Environmental Consultant position in solid and hazardous waste management.  It includes responsibility for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive statewide environmental waste compliance assistance program.  

 

Assists in the development and management of the Division of Waste Management’s statewide environmental waste compliance assistance program. Duties include assisting the program manager in providing support for district compliance assistance and outreach efforts; providing planning, analytical and logistical support for statewide compliance assurance and enforcement efforts. Develops management reports and tracks progress to ensure districts meet EPA Work plan commitments. Provides data analysis reporting for tracking compliance and enforcement activities; assists Administrator and Manager in the Enforcement Peer Review process as directed, tracks district enforcement response activities as specified in DEP Directive 923 and EPA’s Enforcement Response Policy. Tracks and responds to EPA’s State Review Framework metrics; performs QA/QC on inspections to ensure timelines and documentation requirements.

 

Coordinates professional development and outreach support to the districts; coordinates and manages the inspector disciplines training program for inspectors’ professional development including conducting inspector training workshops; coordinates the development of educational material to targeted wastes and industry types; provides technical assistance to public, regulated industry, districts, counties and others on the regulatory requirements for solid and hazardous waste management.

 

Provides support for the development and implementation of the Small Quantity Generator (SQG) Assessment, Notification and Verification Program and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) programs. Maintains regular contact with county and Regional Planning Council (RPC) personnel to encourage their efforts, to keep them up to date on Department guidance, and to keep track of their progress.  Performs QA/QC on county verifications to ensure compliance with statutory requirements. Provides technical support and works with local governments planning the annual SQG and HHW Workshop.

 

Provides technical assistance and training as needed to program staff.

 

Performs other related work as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of environmental principles that relate to solid and hazardous waste management.

Skilled in public speaking. 

Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Ability to gather, organize and maintain technical information.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Department staff, other agency staff and the public.

Physical ability to conduct solid and hazardous waste facility inspections.

Ability to manipulate data sets using formulas in spreadsheets.

Ability to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

 

EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, environmental science or one of the natural sciences.

Minimum of 7 years of related professional 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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee