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Environmental Specialist II / Senior Environmental Specialist
Job ID: 22080 -
http://www.orangecountyfl.net/EmploymentVolunteerism/JobOpenings.aspx
Location: Environmental Protection
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Overview:
The Orange County Environmental Protection Division is seeking a dynamic, self-starting individual to fill an Environmental Specialist II or Senior Environmental Specialist position in the Lake Management Program. This position serves as liaison to multiple lake taxing districts and advisory boards, evaluates aquatic plant and water quality data, and develops and implements water quality best management practices. Performs field activities, reviews and prepares environmental documents, and oversees MSTU/MSBU budgets and advisory board meetings

Representative Duties:
-Oversee Lake MSTU/MSBU taxing districts, advisory boards, budgets, and expenses.
-Occasionally attend after hours meetings as necessary.
-Management of water quality and stormwater projects, term contracts, and budget expenditures.
-Develop integrated aquatic vegetation management plans.
-Plan, pursue, coordinate, and budget all available funding options and grant sources for the continued implementation of needed/identified water quality improvement projects.
-Responsible for scientific review and interpretation of water quality data, as well as technical review of limnological studies.
-Coordinate lake and watershed improvement projects with other county divisions, state agencies, and local municipalities.
-Track data for NPDES and TMDL reporting requirements.
-Participate in studies, surveys, and specialized research.
-Attend public meetings, make presentations, and provide public assistance.
-Train new staff in proper procedures and techniques.
-Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelors Degree and major course work in Environmental or Civil Engineering, Geology, the natural sciences, or a related field and one (Env. Specialist II) to three years (Sr. Env. Sp.) of environmental experience.

Must be able to perform job related tasks, which would include but not be limited to: climbing, walking over uneven ground, lifting up to 50 pounds, exposure to dust and fumes, and occasional exposure to adverse weather.

Preferences:
Project management skills, budgeting, contract and technical report reviewing required. Ability to make presentations and lead meetings. Knowledge of nutrient treatment methods/technologies. Working knowledge of GIS. Prefer applicants with understanding of Florida TMDL and BMAP process. Technical writing skills and experience writing scope of services preferred.

Application Deadline:
Opening Date - July 19, 2018
Closing Date - August 3, 2018

Salary:
Environmental Specialist II Salary: $19.91 – 25.88/hr –depending on qualifications
Senior Environmental Specialist Salary: $23.38 – 30.41/hr –depending on qualifications              

Veterans Preference:
If you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL 32801-1393 or fax to (407) 836-0098 (only Veterans' Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.

Educational Requirements:
If your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.

Orange County - Environmental Specialist II /
Senior Environmental Specialist


Natural Resources Specialist. Sr. (NatureScape Irrigation Service)
Salary: $55,873.38 - $89,174.31 Annually
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Environmental Planning & Community Resilience Division
Job Number: 1403730
Closing: Continuous
Apply Here:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/broward/jobs/2110702/natural-resources-specialist-sr-naturescape-irrigation-service?keywords=natural%20resources&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Natural Resources Specialist, Senior (NatureScape Irrigation Service). The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the operations of the Broward NatureScape Irrigation Service to achieve measured water savings in support of regional water conservation goals and water utility permit requirements.

THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF QUALIFIED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.

General Description:
This is an advanced professional and supervisory position responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Broward NatureScape Irrigation Service (USDA recognized Mobile Irrigation Lab). This position is responsible for coordinating with 20 municipal and water utility partners in performing irrigation system evaluations and providing recommendations for improved efficiencies in municipal, residential, and commercial landscapes. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in efficient irrigation system design and operations, and conservation/landscape best management practices, as well as with project and contract management. The position also requires excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing, experience with PowerPoint, and strong presentation skills. Candidates should be highly motivated and creative, enjoy working as a team, and have superior organizational skills. Responsibilities include partner-agency communications, contracts and grants management, budgeting and invoicing, and extensive reporting. The professional is also responsible for staff supervision, oversight of office and field operations, ensuring data quality and control and strict compliance with annual contract deliverables. Other tasks include organization of workshops and training, presentations and public speaking, and support for outreach events. Work is reviewed through regular meetings, reports and assignments.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in environmental science, biology, ecology, natural resources management or closely related field.

Requires two (2) years in natural resource protection appropriate to area of assignment including one (1) year of lead work/supervisory experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses Required:

Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E driver's license for duration of appointment. (Depending upon area of assignment)

Preferences:

Preferred candidates will be certified as an irrigation/landscape professional/specialist. Also desired is certification as a Florida Water Star Accredited Professional, FYN Master Gardner or NWF Habitat Steward. Preferred candidates will have five (5) years’ experience related to natural resources protection work relevant to the position or closely related experience including two (2) years of lead work/supervisory experience.

Broward County -
Sr. Natural Resources Specialist


Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Rescue Lieutenant 56
$14.70 - $23.52 Hourly
Closing Date: 07/27/18

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or equivalent. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background check are required prior to employment.

Upon submission of application, proof of the following must be provided:

1. Current State of Florida Paramedic certification.

2. Current designation as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider.

3. A valid State of Florida driver's license; free from moving violation citations for a period of not less than six months preceding employment; and within the past three years, applicant must have had no convictions for reckless driving, or driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances, and must not have had a driver's license suspended pursuant to Florida law.  "The Driving Policy is currently under review. You may qualify under the new policy, we encourage you to apply for the position".

4. Successful applicants must meet all requirements for Drivers as listed in Florida Statutes 401.281.

Upon appointment to position, the following must be completed and maintained as a condition of employment:

1. Current State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance or ability to obtain State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance within one year from the initial date of full-time employment with Alachua County Department of Fire Rescue in accordance with Florida Statute, Title XXXVII, Chapter 633, Section 35, paragraph (2) (FS 633.35(2)).

2. Successful completion of a course in Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support or    Basic Trauma Life Support must be obtained within the first twelve months upon appointment to position and maintained as a condition of employment.

3. Certification by the Alachua County Medical Director within the first month of employment and maintain this certification as a condition of employment.

NOTE: EXTERNAL APPLICANTS MUST ADDITIONALLY SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING ALONG WITH ALL OTHER DOCUMENTATION LISTED ABOVE:

1. A sworn affidavit attesting to the non-use of tobacco products.   Click this link to retrieve the document.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process

Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.

ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST

TDD (352) 491-4431

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M.F.V.D.

Alachua County -
Rescue Lieutenant 56


Environmental Specialist:  Sarasota County is one of the premier communities in Florida is seeking an Environmental Specialist to coordinate, implement and perform the daily functions for the landfill gas collection & destruction systems, environmental monitoring programs and NPDES permits at three solid waste facilities.

Minimum Qualifications:  A Bachelor’s Degree from and accredited college or university in one of the biological or physical sciences, Environmental Engineering or related field and two (2) years related experience.  A Master’s Degree may substitute for one year of professional related experience. Progressively related professional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college degree. A valid Driver’s License is required.  Must possess:

·         Working knowledge and experience with landfill gas collection & destruction systems; water field sampling protocols.

·         Knowledge of Title V, NSPS, GHG, Groundwater, Surface Water and NPDES regulations.

·         Knowledge of landfill gas and environmental sampling/monitoring equipment.

Salary/Benefits:  $40,788.80 - $48,297.60 We believe in work life balance and have excellent benefits including a state pension, medical and dental insurance, generous leave plan, training programs, wellness programs including a fitness center.

Mission/Value:  Our mission is to be the most livable and best managed community in the country, providing quality services, programs and facilities that reflect the goals of the community.  Our employees are committed to demonstrating our values: Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Quality, Teamwork and Trust.

About Sarasota: Sarasota has world-famous beaches, over 80 parks and 100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival.  Unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and work!

For Info and to Apply:  This job has a tentative closing date of 7/27/18. Please go to https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ADVANCE&cws=40&rid=3908

Sarasota County -
Environmental Specialist

 


Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Environmental Specialist
Salary: $36,691.20 Annually
Closing Date: 08/03/18

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, chemistry, natural science, or a related field and one year of related environmental experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida driver's license. Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.

This position is in Parks and Conservation Land Division.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process.

Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.

ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST

TDD (352) 491-4431

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M.F.V.D. 

Alachua County - Environmental Specialist


Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Animal Services Supervisor
$20.60 Hourly
Closing Date: 08/10/18

Minimum Qualifications:
Associates degree in a field of study related to animal welfare, business administration, criminal justice and two years’ experience in animal welfare, or a closely related field. Must possess a valid State of Florida Driver's license.  As a condition of employment, incumbents must meet all Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) requirements/prerequisites to handle controlled substances.

Incumbents applying for the Field Ops Supervisor must be certified as an Animal Control Officer through the Florida Animal Control Association (FACA), or their state's equivalent, at the time of employment.  Those  with out-of-state equivalency must  successfully pass the forty  hour minimum standards  training course (Animal Control Officer Certification)through  FACA  within six  (6)  months of  date  of hire.

All incumbents (both Shelter & Field Ops Supervisors) must successfully pass the Euthanasia Technician Certification Course through FACA within six (6) months of date of hire. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background investigation are also required prior to employment.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process.

Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.

ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST

TDD (352) 491-4431

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M.F.V.D.

Alachua County -
Animal Services Supervisor


Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Administrative Coordinator
Salary: $15.91 Hourly
Closing Date: 08/10/18

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or equivalent and four years general office/clerical and/or customer service experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. College course work will substitute for experience on a year for year basis. This position requires a NET passing speed of 35 words per minute on the typing test.  This position also requires the completion of the Microsoft Word & Excel & Powerpoint with a minimum score of "moderate knowledge".  These tests can be taken at CareerSource North Central Florida (formerly Florida Works), located at 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601. I also understand that I should call CareerSource North Central Florida at (352) 955-2245 to schedule an appointment or call the County Human Resources Office at (352) 374-5219 to confirm that my scores are already on file. Passing scores must be received by the Human Resources Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday after the position closes. I understand that CareerSource North Central Florida is not responsible for submitting my test scores to the Alachua County Human Resources Office. All scores are valid for a period of 2 years from the date of testing.  Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.

Testing for the assessments is held on Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:00a.m. or 1:00 p.m. and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. at  CareerSource North Central Florida (formerly Florida Works), located at 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL 32601.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process.

Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.


ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST

TDD (352) 491-4431

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M.F.V.D.

Alachua County Administrative Coordinator


Civil Engineer (Entry Level) - Technical Specialist I
This entry level position performs field and office technical engineering work related to the operation of the County’s water, wastewater treatment and conveyance infrastructure including engineering design reviews, project management, hydraulic modeling, system evaluations, and technical reporting.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field with course work in water, wastewater and reclaimed water system design. This entry-level position requires no minimum Engineering related project experience. A valid Driver’s License is required.

Preferred Qualifications: NCEES Engineer Intern Certification or is able to successfully qualify to take the FBPE/NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam within six months of employment.

Salary/Benefits: $40,788.80 - $55,806.40
We believe in work life balance and have excellent benefits including a state pension, medical and dental insurance, generous leave plan, training programs, wellness programs including a fitness center. 

Mission/Value: Our mission is to be the most livable and best managed community in the country, providing quality services, programs and facilities that reflect the goals of the community. Our employees are committed to demonstrating our values: Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Quality, Teamwork and Trust.

About Sarasota: Sarasota has world-famous beaches, over 80 parks and 100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival. Unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and work!

For Info and to Apply: This job has a tentative closing date of 8/24/18. Please go to www.scgov.net/careers or paste this link in your browser https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ADVANCE&cws=40&rid=3904

Sarasota County -
civil engineer technical specialist I


Sr. Manager, Water/Wastewater Utility
This is a professional and managerial position providing oversight to Sarasota County’s water and wastewater utility system, which includes, but not limited to operations, planning, organizational and financial management.  This position includes responsibility for the delivery of major community outcomes including, but not limited to: sustainable water supply system, surface and groundwater protection/enhancement, protection of public health and the maintenance and enhancement of existing public infrastructure.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration, Civil or Environmental Engineering, or a related field AND eight (8) years of related experience -OR- A Master's Degree in above areas with six (6) or more years of related experience. Supervisory experience required. 

Preferred Qualifications: Registered with the State of Florida Board of Professional Engineers. Advanced professional certification highly desirable. Previous work as a Manager III is preferred.

Salary/Benefits: $79,331 - $107,328
We believe in work life balance and have excellent benefits including a state pension, medical and dental insurance, generous leave plan, training programs, wellness programs including a fitness center. 

Mission/Value: Our mission is to be the most livable and best managed community in the country, providing quality services, programs and facilities that reflect the goals of the community. Our employees are committed to demonstrating our values: Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Quality, Teamwork and Trust.

About Sarasota: Sarasota has world-famous beaches, over 80 parks and 100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival.  Unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and work!

For Info and to Apply: This job has a tentative closing date of 8/24/18. Please go to www.scgov.net/careers or paste this link in your browser https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ADVANCE&cws=40&rid=3882

Sarasota County -
Senior Manager Water/Wastewater Utility


Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Chief of Fire Rescue
Closing Date: 08/31/18

Beginning salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; the starting salary is normally within 20% of the entry of the range based upon experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Fire Science Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Public Administration Management or a closely related field and five years experience as an Assistant Chief or higher level chief administrative officer in a fire rescue department that provides a full range of emergency and non-emergency services, such as but not limited to: advanced life support, emergency and non-emergency medical transport, fire suppression, fire prevention and fire inspection; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background check are required prior to employment.

 *An incumbent of this job classification will be required to file a financial disclosure statement (form 1) with the Supervisor of Elections in their county of residence in compliance with Florida Statutes, Chapter 112, Part III.  Such filing is required within 30 days of placement in a covered position, annually thereafter by no later than July 1 of each year in which they serve in the covered position, and within 60 days of leaving the covered position.

 *Upon submission of application, proof of the following must be provided and maintained as a condition of employment:

 *Current State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance or Special Certificate of Compliance in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 69A-37.054. Out-of-State Training within twelve (12) months of hiring.

 *Current State of Florida Paramedic Certificate or ability to become licensed in Florida within 12 months of hiring.

 *A valid State of Florida Driver's License (Class "E") with current EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operators Course) certificate or to be completed with six (6) months of hiring.

*Alachua County residency required while employed in this position.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process.

Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.

ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST

TDD users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M.F.V.D.

Pursuant to Florida’s open records law, applications and resumes are subject to public disclosure.

Alachua County -
Chief of Fire Rescue


Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Chief of Fire Rescue
Closing Date: 08/31/18

Minimum Qualifications:

Beginning salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; the starting salary is normally within 20% of the entry of the range based upon experience.

Bachelors degree in Fire Science Technology, Emergency Medical Services, Public Administration Management or a closely related field and five years’ experience as an Assistant Chief or higher level chief administrative officer in a fire rescue department that provides a full range of emergency and non-emergency services, such as but not limited to: advanced life support, emergency and non-emergency medical transport, fire suppression, fire prevention and fire inspection; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background check are required prior to employment.

An incumbent of this job classification will be required to file a financial disclosure statement (form 1) with the Supervisor of Elections in their county of residence in compliance with Florida Statutes, Chapter 112, Part III.  Such filing is required within 30 days of placement in a covered position, annually thereafter by no later than July 1 of each year in which they serve in the covered position, and within 60 days of leaving the covered position. 

Upon submission of application, proof of the following must be provided and maintained as a condition of employment: 

*Current State of Florida Firefighter Certificate of Compliance or Special Certificate of Compliance in accordance with Florida Administrative Code 69A-37.054. Out-of-State Training within twelve (12) months of hiring.

*Current State of Florida Paramedic Certificate or ability to become licensed in Florida within 12 months of hiring.

*A valid State of Florida Driver's License (Class "E") with current EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operators Course) certificate or to be completed with six (6) months of hiring.

*Alachua County residency required while employed in this position.

Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process. Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.

ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST

TDD users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M.F.V.D.

Pursuant to Florida’s open records law, applications and resumes are subject to public disclosure.

Alachua County - Chief of Fire Rescue