Requisition No: 42506

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGER - SES - 64029612

Position Number: 64029612

Salary: $46,381. 14 - $58,190. 08

Posting Closing Date: 12/06/2018

Open and Competitive Opportunity

This position was previously advertised. Previous applicants are being considered and do not need to re-apply

NOTE: All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

The employee in this position is responsible for the following duties:

Provides supervision for subordinate professional employees within the Taylor and Wakulla county geographical area. Provides evaluation and technical review of their field work, inspections and reports as required in the following facility programs: food hygiene, food-borne outbreaks, water pollution, beach sampling, biomedical waste, public swimming pools, RV and mobile home parks, group care, tanning, body piercing, rabies surveillance and environmental nuisances. Coordinates work assignments to ensure compliance with legislative mandates. Performs field work and inspections as needed to meet the State mandated requirements.

Coordinates and provides training and mentoring for all employees in the Environmental Health Division of the FL Dept. of Taylor and Wakulla counties. The supervisor ensures that all environmental specialists receive ongoing training in the latest techniques and practices within the Department of Health. Provides updates to environmental staff as they are received from Central Office and insures that all offsite trainings are completed by appropriate staff within the various program areas.

Directs the procurement and administration of state and local governmental environmentally related permits required for facilities coming under the environmental health program's jurisdiction, including mobile home and RV parks, public swimming pools and spas, and sewage treatment plants (aerobic) and septic tanks, tanning facilities, biomedical waste generators, etc.

Makes staff assignments in accordance with the environmental health program Table of organization in coordination with the supervisors. Appraises performance of supervised staff and assures the appraisal of all other subordinate personnel as required. Insures the timely completion of required assignments and reports.

Ensures the necessary training of staff personnel to achieve competency in carrying out assigned duties, utilizing DOH, locally developed, or other training modes as required. Conducts staff conferences to review department policies and appropriate interpretation of public health laws, regulations and ordinances and to receive input from supervisory personnel concerning unit needs, problems and recommendations related to the achievement of program objectives.

Ensures inspection of aerobic treatment units within the key west and marathon geographical area are performed with state guidelines. Ensures that aerobic treatment unit and I/M zone files are accurate and complete. Ensures that all septic tank contractors, maintenance entities, septage haulers and temporary toilet services within the Key West geographical area are properly licensed. Initiates legal action as necessary.

Responsible for the administration of special contractual obligations such as the pollutant storage tank contract, cesspool identification contract, and other environmental contracts.

Responsible for communication and liaison with the State Environmental Health office concerning environmental health problems.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the physical or natural sciences, environmental health, public health, or engineering and five years of professional experience in environmental health, regulation or protection; one of the physical or natural sciences; or engineering; or A master's degree in one of the physical or natural sciences; or engineering; and four years of professional experience as described above,;

or A doctorate in one of the physical or natural sciences or engineering and two years of professional experience as described above; or Four years of experience as an Environmental Specialist 1 or higher with the State of Florida. Possession of a valid Florida Driver's license

Note: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening, and participation in direct deposit. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct the background check.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www. sss. gov.

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending on the date of your retirement.

Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

Knowledge of management principles and techniques.

Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques of the physical or natural sciences.

Knowledge of data collection and analysis principles and procedures.

Ability to manage an environmental program.

Ability to supervise people.

Ability to determine work priorities, assign work and ensure proper completion of work assignments.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

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

Ability to solve problems and make decisions.

Ability to assess budgetary needs.

Ability to formulate policies and procedures.

Ability to prepare technical reports.

Ability to collect, evaluate, analyze and interpret scientific or technical data.

Ability to work independently.

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.

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