Requisition No: 484241
Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SUPERVISOR II - SES - 64084998
Position Number: 64084998
Salary: $40,948.18 - $47,090.42
Posting Closing Date: 10/20/2021
Open Competitive Opportunity
This is an Environmental Supervisor II-SES position involving the coordination and monitoring of a comprehensive environmental regulation program, consisting of Child Care, Large Family Child Care Homes, Family Child Care Homes School Readiness Health and Safety Checklist inspections. Work is performed under the supervision of an Environmental Manager-SES. This position will provide consultation, training, certification of staff relating to facility design and functions in order to assure compliance with environmental standards. This position requires independent judgment, initiative, applying general knowledge of business practices and skill in applying instructions to accomplish various job functions. Responsible for the supervision of staff including, appraisals, planning and directing their work, approving leave, and having the authority for hiring and taking disciplinary action or effectively recommending these actions.
This position is designated as a sensitive position and is required to maintain confidential information in accordance with Florida Department of Health (FDOH) Palm Beach County Health Department (CHD) Information Security Policy, Protocols and Procedures. This position has access to Health Management System (HMS) for DAR entry and supervisory approval. Access to the Environmental Health Data (EH) Set and the following Information: Epidemiology reportable disease reports, physician reports, laboratory test results, epidemiology health Investigations and records containing patient identifiers for environmental health foodborne Illness investigations. Enters and updates information in Environmental Health (EH) database including inspections, permits, customer information and billing information. May view, update and release information as needed.
Manage programs in Child Care, Large Family Child Care Homes, Schools, and other related programs. Plan and review assignments, write letters and evaluate work of subordinates. Review plans and applications for approval and permitting of proposed projects. Evaluate work and total work program effectiveness. Train and motivate employees to improve the quality and quantity of work performed. Coordinate the initiation and preparation of pending legal action.
Supervise and coordinate the enforcement of all applicable environmental laws and regulations and recommend corrective action. This includes directing field Investigations and surveys. Make necessary evaluations to determine the appropriate rules and regulations are being enforced. Review and maintain various records and report relative to environmental surveys. Determine primarily through observation, if general department policies are being adhered to. Introduce through training and instruction, employees to new technical methods, procedures and rules in which competency is required. Introduce changing materials and techniques to help improve skills. Assures complaint investigations are performed in accordance with FDOH and CHD policy and procedure. Assist Environmental Administrator in coordinating and reviewing activities of field staff. Represents the Environmental Administrator in their absence.
Conducts plan review and approval of regulated facilities and ensures inspections and investigations are in compliance with federal, state and local standards in regulated establishments. Make site inspections to determine impact of proposed projects.
Monitors and evaluates ongoing field programs to determine whether environmental compliance standards are being maintained. Recommending and preparing corrective action as needed. Represent the Division Director by coordinating activities of mutual concern with County and city officials, public and private organizations and the general public regarding the Interpretation and requirements of environmental rules and regulations. Maintain liaison with all federal, state, and local agencies involved in childcare, institution programs and other regulated programs. Serves as a technical advisory to management, performs highly technical evaluations and participates on technical committees. Serves as expert technical witness in legal and administrative actions.
Maintain communication with subordinates and fellow staff through individual contact and attendance at staff meetings. Monitors staff training to ensure compliance with Department and Stare certification standards.
Participate in standard activities; Outreach, Suggestions, and/or Teamwork.
Perform other related work as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• 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 perform site inspections, collect or evaluate, analyze and interpret scientific or technical data.
• Ability to prepare technical reports.
• Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to environmental programs.
• Ability to understand and follow legislative policy direction as established in Florida Statutes.
• Ability to deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
• Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
• Ability to use personal computers.
• Ability to supervise people.
• Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and ensure proper completion of work assignments.
• Ability to make decisions.
The educational requirements as per the Chapter 64E-18, Florida Administrative Code, state "applicants beginning work in a primary area of environmental health on or after September 21, 1994 must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Other Job Requirements
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 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.
A valid Driver's license.
Position is required to obtain certifications in child-care, large family child-care, and family child-care programs.
Working hours: Daily from 8:00A.M. to 5:00PM. Total hours in workweek 40.
Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:
To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.
To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.
I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.
C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.
A ccountability: 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.
Where You Will Work:
345 South Congress Avenue
Delray Beach FL 33445
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 coverage 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 [http://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 [http://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 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 upon the date of your retirement.
The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social 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.
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.
Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami