OPS ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II - 37936027

Employer
State of Florida
Location
Temple Terrace, Florida, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 06, 2021
Ref
2147671106
Sector
Government
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Requisition No: 355084

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: OPS ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II - 37936027

Position Number: 37936027

Salary: $18.00/hr

Posting Closing Date: 05/04/2021

Working Title: OPS ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II

Position Number: 37936027

Salary: $18.00/hour

Posting Closing Date: May 4, 2021

OPS Environmental Specialist II

The Environmental Resource Permitting Program in the Southwest District Office is accepting applications for two (2) OPS Environmental Specialist II position(s). The OPS ES II position(s) will be temporary position(s) working 40 hours per week with health insurance benefits.

The incumbent will be working in the Submerged Lands & Environmental Resources Coordination (SLERC) Program. The SLERC Program is responsible for the consistent implementation of the Environmental Resource Permitting (ERP) Program, and the State 404 Program statewide.

The ERP Program regulates activities in, on or over surface waters or wetlands, as well as any activity involving the alteration of surface water flows. The State 404 Program regulates dredge and fill activities under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The incumbent does not need to have any programming or website building experience, but an ability to understand basic technology concepts is helpful. Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills is preferred. The incumbent will also work to identify improvements and consistency initiatives that can be implemented within the Program.

Routine travel is required to training sites, meetings, and conferences. Field evaluations will take place under all types of weather conditions and may involve traversing rough terrain.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Accurate and timely entry of required data and system information into agency databases and Oculus.
  • Draft basic permitting documents.
  • Provide customer service via phone calls as needed.
  • Coordinate internal and external meetings.
  • Review and write letters without minimal edits.
  • Maintain and update data systems utilized for program management.
  • Assist in the development of standard operation procedures within the Program.
  • Review basic permit applications; identify environmental impacts associated with proposed activities; assist in the resolution of environmental issues; draft proposed agency action.
  • Assists with field evaluations and application reviews when needed.
  • Attends meetings, workshops, and conferences for training related to the ERP and State 404 Programs.
  • Provides guidance and technical assistance to district staff and the general public in the form of written and oral communication.
  • Perform related work as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable regulations, policies and procedures relating to environmental programs.
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze and interpret technical reports and supporting documentation.
  • Ability to determine work priorities and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to prepare technical reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and leadership.
  • Ability to interact with customers in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Ability to travel and maintain a valid driver's license.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's License.


Contact Information:

Human Resources

Southwest District

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

13051 North Telecom Parkway, Suite 101

Temple Terrace, Florida 33637

Phone: (813) 470-5700

Email: SWD_Clerical@FloridaDEP.gov

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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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