ENVIRONMENTAL SUPERVISOR II - SES - 64081071

Employer
State of Florida
Location
Vero Beach, Florida, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 27, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Ref
2342982308
Sector
Government
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Requisition No: 427122

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SUPERVISOR II - SES - 64081071

Position Number: 64081071

Salary: $55,000 annually

Posting Closing Date: 08/03/2021

Minimum Qualifications
  • Valid Driver's License to perform inspections.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in science related field
  • Major course work in environmental health, environmental science or a physical or biological science with no less than 30 semester or 40 quarter hours specifically in these fields demonstrated through a copy of transcripts
  • Must be able to type 35 WPM NET-A typing test will be given prior to interview being granted.
  • Must have ability to edit databases
  • Must have Registered Sanitarian or equivalent certification and knowledge of onsite sewage disposal systems
  • Must have a minimum of two years of supervisory experience


Special Notes About This Position:

* Assignments will change depending on work loads in various programs. Applicant should be willing to learn most environmental health programs.

Physical Requirements:

• Swim in pools and oceans

• Work outside in extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold, high humidity, dampness or chilly conditions

• Work in or with noisy conditions, in or with dusty conditions, with chemicals or solvents, with hazardous materials or with grease

• Work on slippery or uneven walking surfaces, in or with moving objects or vehicles

• Work with feet, legs or hands in water

• Work with poor lighting or with odors

• Work closely with others or work alone

• Lift, carry, push or pull 40 pounds

• Stand, walk, sit or drive for 3-5 hours at a time in an eight-hour day

• Repetitively perform simple grasping, pulling, fine manipulation (ex: writing, wiring),

pushing or operating foot controls (ex: auto equipment)

• Bend, balance, smell, stoop, reach, kneel, dig or hand auger

• Read and interpret color charts

• Effective communication with customers on the phone

• Effective communication with customers in person

Duties and Responsibilities

Professional environmental health work, under general supervision of an Environmental Manager, conducting permit application and plan reviews; site and complaint inspections or surveys; reviewing preparing reports, correspondence, legal notices; sample collection; data entry and analysis; or other comparable environmental health work. Investigate reported communicable diseases of environmental Health, Public Health, or a physical or biological science. Manage front end office staff and water program staff.

  • Performs site inspections of regulated facilities such as food service establishments, group care establishments, schools, public swimming pools and bathing beaches, mobile home parks, biomedical waste generators, and tanning salons to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.


  • Performs site inspections of private and limited use wells, small quantity generators, onsite sewage disposal systems and others, to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.


  • Meets with property and business owners, engineers, attorneys and developers to assist in the resolution and/or correction of environmental public health concerns.


  • Maintains and updates data the computer program utilized for program management with inspection results, facility demographics and facility details.


  • Completes inspection reports and leaves a copy at the inspection site or emails the inspection results using paperless initiative. Completes daily activity reports each day and attaches documentation for each stop to the report. Enters daily work into HMS within a day of the end of the pay period. Prepares reports, legal notices, correspondence and other documents.


  • Investigates complaints of sanitary nuisances. Determines conditions to be corrected and explains the public environmental health as well as any chemical and biological basis for requirements. Direct citizens toward abatement of the nuisance and compliance with codes.


  • Takes water (drinking, beach, lake, lagoon, well) food, soil, sewage, paint, and other samples for laboratory analysis.


  • Develops and makes community presentations to the public and educational classes to regulated professionals.


  • Assists supervisor in coordination and ensuring that the number of inspections required are performed within the prescribed time periods.


  • Assists in training new field staff.


  • Investigates reports of communicable diseases to locate and isolate the source, alerts contacts to seek medical care and to prevent secondary cases, and fosters communication to exchange epidemiological information.


  • Supports the operation of ESF 8 during or following disasters at the Emergency Recovery Center.


  • Performs related work as required.


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

    • Good working knowledge of principles and objectives of environmental and public health programs
    • Good working knowledge of environment and public health regulations
    • Good working knowledge of biological, bacteriological, and chemical functions and the ability to explain need for compliance with environmental health regulations
    • Knowledge of communicable diseases and understanding of epidemiological investigations
    • Some knowledge of soil types and characteristics
    • Some skill at operation surveying equipment
    • Ability to establish effective positive working relationships with all customers
    • Ability to read plats, maps, blueprints and to follow directions
    • Ability to train and advise other environmental health personnel
    • Ability to work outside in extreme weather conditions
    • Ability to work in and around water
    • Ability to instruct the public at all levels in a tactful and courteous manner
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to use personal computers and various software programs
    • Ability to drive a motor vehicle, valid Florida Operator's license to perform inspections
    • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments
    • Ability to use good judgement when problem solving
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to make educational and informational presentations
    • Ability to obtain Registered Sanitarian status within 18 months


    Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

    Mission:

    To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

    Vision:

    To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

    Values:

    I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

    C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

    A ccountablility: We perform with integrity & respect.

    R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

    E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

    The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

    Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:
    • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
    • State Group Insurance covetrage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (for more information, please click www.myfrs.com);
    • Flexible Spending Accounts;
    • Tuition waivers;
    • And more!

    For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

    Please be advised:

    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. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered wtih 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 upon the date of your retirement.

    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that infromation will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Socail Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

    Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Applicants requiring a resonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring athority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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.

    Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

    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.