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State of Florida
Viera, Florida, US
Jun 05, 2021
Jun 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Requisition No: 392801

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST I - 64001732

Position Number: 64001732

Salary: $1278.40 Bi weekly

Posting Closing Date: 06/11/2021

Internal Agency Opportunity

Applicants accepted only from Department of Health employees, (includes OPS, Career Service, SES or SMS employees). Applicants will not be accepted from outside of the department.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be a current employee of the Department of Health.
  • Have a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 30 semester hours or 40 quarter hours of class work in public health, environmental health, environmental science, or a physical or biological science.
  • Required to obtain certification for Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems within 6 months of hire.
  • Ability to travel to various locations in Brevard County up to 100+ miles a day in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds and work outside all day in all forms of weather.
  • Required to work before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.
  • Must be proficient in computers, lap tops, and Microsoft and other computer programs.
  • Must carry a valid Driver's license.

Job Overview:
  • Reviews septic system applications.
  • Writes and issues septic system permits.
  • Conducts inspections of septic systems.
  • Uses bucket auger to dig 6-foot holes and profiles soil for color and texture.
  • Conducts site evaluations for septic system suitability.
  • Responsible for all data entry of all inspections and other work completed.
  • Operates 4-wheel drive vehicles.
  • Uses laser level, probe, measuring tape, lid puller, scaled ruler, and other tools.
  • Enforces septic system regulations.
  • Conducts field inspections of regulated facilities.
  • Participates in public education (individually, group setting, and phone calls).
  • Attends training sessions, seminars, and meetings to obtain education on all environmental health regulations related to public health that are under the jurisdiction of the department.
  • Investigates sanitary nuisance complaints.
  • Protects Public Health.

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. 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.

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