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ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II - 37011096

Date:  Jan 19, 2023
Location: 

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Requisition No: 780601 

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II - 37011096

Position Number: 37011096 

Salary:  $38,429.56 - $42,152.04 (Commensurate with experience) 

Posting Closing Date: 02/01/2023 

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II – 37011096

State of Florida

Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Waste Management

 

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. 

 

The Work You Will Do:

The Environmental Specialist II performs professional work for the Petroleum Restoration Program (PRP) in the Division of Waste Management under the direction of the Environmental Administrator.  The ideal candidate will possess the knowledge and skills to actively monitor and support contracted site management teams.

 

The Difference You Will Make:

The Environmental Specialist II monitors and supports contracted site management teams for cleanup of petroleum contaminated sites to protect the health, safety & welfare of citizens of the State of Florida.

 

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:

Tallahassee - Tallahassee, Florida’s Capitol City, lined with rolling hills, oak trees, and canopied roads combines old world charm with a modern pace of life. Home to two major universities as well as state government, Tallahassee is a mid-sized city in the heart of Florida’s Big Bend. Tallahassee is a highly desirable location for both those seeking their first job or those ready to enter the next exciting chapter in their career.

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);
  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

 

Pay:

$38,429.56 - $42,152.04  (Commensurate with experience)

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • This position assists the contract manager in the administration and oversight of contracted site management teams (Contracted Entities). Contracted entities perform site management of petroleum cleanup sites.  Reviews assigned Contracted Entities contract work products for technical adequacy and conformance with Chapter 62-780, F.A.C., and applicable Department guidance and procedures.  Serves as the Department’s liaison with assigned Contracted Entities contract offices by providing ongoing guidance, clarification, updates and training regarding the Petroleum Restoration Program. Monitors and tracks performance of assigned Contracted Entities. Conducts evaluations of Contracted Entities through administrative auditing and data analysis.
  • Ensure that Contracted Entities are reviewing and processing reports, scopes of work, task assignments and other necessary documents within established time constraints and ensure that STCM and OCULUS are updated appropriately.
  • Reviews documents and/or contacts appropriate parties to ensure compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Responds to requests from government, private firms, and the public concerning programs/program activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Skill in using personal computers for word processing and/or data analysis.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret scientific and technical data.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of professionals.
  • Ability to plan and organize a complex workload. 
  • Ability to conduct site inspections.
  • Ability to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, environmental science or one of the natural sciences, AND one year of related professional experience.
  • A valid driver's license.

 

Contact Information:

Susan Fields – Environmental Administrator

Email: Susan.Fields@FloridaDEP.gov

Phone Number: 850-245-8828

 

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:

 

HR_VeteransPreference@dep.state.fl.us

HR_Recruitmnet@dep.state.fl.us

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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