Date:  Sep 19, 2023


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Requisition No: 812493 

Agency: Management Services


Position Number: 72901494 

Salary:  $20.00 Per Hour 

Posting Closing Date: 10/03/2023 

OPS Environmental Assistant

Division of Real Estate Development and Management

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee, FL


Position Overview and Responsibilities

Assist the Environmental Health and Safety / ADA Coordinator with data tracking, document management, research, and review related to the following: Asbestos and Lead Materials; Fuel Storage Tank Management Systems; Hazardous Waste Management, Transportation, & Disposal Management; Indoor Air Quality Investigations; Chemical & Hazardous Materials Facility ; Stormwater and Reuse Water Management.


Asbestos and Lead Materials

  • Assist in planning and delivering materials for “Right to Know” meetings with buildings tenants and occupants concerning asbestos and lead projects in their facility.
  • Review of existing asbestos surveys, management plans for both current and future projects.

Underground & Above ground Fuel Storage Tank Management Systems:

  • Assist in review of DEP compliance inspections for DMS owned ASTs and USTs.
  • Assist in implementation of SPCC plans for DMS owned ASTs and USTs.


Hazardous Waste Management, Transportation, & Disposal:

  • Assist with data tracking for operation of hazardous waste management program with on-going modifications as warranted by state and federal regulatory authority.
  • Participate in the audit and verification of hazardous waste contractors for packing, transportation, treatment methods, and final waste facility deposit destination.


Indoor Air Quality Investigations & IAQ Prevention Program:

  • Help with tracking and storage of report documents from IAQ investigations.


Chemical & Hazardous Materials Facility Inventory Management:

  • Assist in review and evaluation of all material safety data sheets (MSDS) for potential toxic concentrations of chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, and hazardous substances, dilution, and application guidelines, and for compliance with Florida’s Right to Know” and Federal Hazard Communication Standard.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of asbestos and lead materials.
  • Knowledge of indoor air quality.
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste management.
  • Knowledge of Fuel Storage Tank Management Systems.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, good judgment, and discretion.
  • Ability to learn new skills.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving and decision-making skills to reach an acceptable outcome.
  • Ability to accurately prioritize tasks under pressure to meet deadlines.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Class E Driver’s License.
  • Demonstrable experience related to the duties and responsibilites of this position.

Our Organization and Mission:

The Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing the various business and workforce-related functions of state government. Under the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and the DMS Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, technology, telecommunications, private prisons, fleet, and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its mission, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Pedro Allende, DMS employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: lead by example, serve with excellence, create efficiencies, and challenge the status quo.

Special Notes:
DMS 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 provided email addresses:
An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.


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