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Date: Jul 25, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 69575 

Agency: Environmental Protection


Position Number: 37020608 

Salary:  $55,000-$60,000 

Posting Closing Date: 08/19/2019 

Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection

Florida Coastal Management Program


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Position Number 37020608


The Florida Coastal Management Program is accepting applications for a full-time (40 hours per week) Environmental Administrator - SES.


This is a professional position with primary responsibility for managing state, federal and other funding provided in support of the Florida Coastal Management program (FCMP) and Florida Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection (RCP), for directing multiple activities and projects that implement the FCMP, manage staff and facilitate partnerships supporting these efforts. The position reports directly to the RCP Deputy Director/FCMP Program Administrator. The FCMP is a complex interagency and intergovernmental state program involving policy issues and interactions with federal, state, and local agencies and other states. The individual in this position must have good interpersonal skills, exercise independent judgment, and ensure that work products are of the highest quality and comply with applicable state and federal statutes and rules.


Summary of Duties:

  • Manage the state’s annual cooperative agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Manage compliance with federal and state laws and guidance for implementation of FCMP activities including but not limited to: grant and contract management and project/program implementation
  • Direct the FCMP grant processes
  • Supervise FCMP program elements within RCP.
  • Ensures that Grants and sub-grants are properly allocated so that all work is completed within the grant deadlines on qualified work and as little of funding as possible is returned to NOAA.
  • Coordinate with state and local governments, non-governmental organizations and other interested parties to develop and successfully implement the program, including but not limited to the local government grants, state grants, 309 assessments and strategies, and 312 evaluations
  • Prepare briefing documents and communicate with senior management as needed for successful implementation
  • Represent the state at public hearings, meetings and technical conferences
  • Participate in the RCP Senior Management Team.
  • Assists with other activities related to implementation of the coastal management program.
  • Supervises grant manager(s) and other program staff as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Knowledge, skills and abilities: 

  • Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment
  • Knowledge of Florida coastal programs
  • Knowledge of the principals of grant writing and management.
  • Knowledge of State and grant finances and budgeting
  • Knowledge of State statutes and rules pertaining to coastal programs.
  • Knowledge of principals of organization and management
  • Ability to collaboratively work with people and cooperative programs to achieve mutual goals
  • Ability to develop and nurture an effective, collaborative work team
  • Ability to manage expenditures and funding so that projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to drive and operate a state vehicle
  • Intermediate level skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Skilled in grant writing and grant management.
  • Skilled in working with people to collaborate on projects.
  • Skilled in contract and project management.


Licensure/registration/certification requirements:

  • Florida Certified Contract Manager certification
  • Florida Class E drivers license


Other job-related requirements for this position:

  • 4 year college degree in administration, management, environmental policy or coastal science.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • 5 years experience working in coastal initiatives, grant programs, and/or planning programs
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Specific experience in grants from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration is preferred.


Working hours:

  • Daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (B) Total hours in workweek 40.  Up to 20% travel.


Persons interested in applying for this position must submit a completed State of Florida Employment Application through the People First System.


For questions concerning this position, please contact:


Richard Noyes, Environmental Administrator

(850) 245-2181


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: Tallahassee