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Environmental Program Manager - Water Conservation/NatureScape

Port Everglades
Plantation, Florida, US
Closing date
Jun 5, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science, Informatics / GIS
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REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated environmental professional for the position of Environmental Program Manager with the Natural Resources Division. General Description The Environmental Program Manager for the Water Conservation/NATURESCAPE section is responsible for the oversight of three complex and highly technical environmental programs. Responsibilities include the management and development of section budgets, management of over 30 partnerships through Inter-local Agreements and the management of full-time and part-time staff. This individual would be responsible for the development and management of water conservation programs for Broward County. The Environmental Program Manager provides project review; prepares grant applications, budget proposals, and reports; negotiates contracts and agreements with local municipalities and the School Board of Broward County; monitors and reports performance measures. The position is responsible for interacting and relationship building with our partners. This individual will also engage with Senior/ Executive staff and County Commissioners. The Environmental Program Manager should have the ability to multitask and communicate effectively. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, geology, engineering or field relevant to area of assignment. Requires six (6) years in managing environmental monitoring, regulation and compliance programs related to area of assignment; including two (2) years of supervisory experience. Special Certifications and Licenses Required Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E driver's license based on area of assignment. Preferences Preference will be given to candidates with the following: * Master's Degree in a closely related field; * Doctoral Degree in related field; * LEED Certificate; * 2 years Grants financial Management; * 4 years' experience in contract negotiation and management; * 2 years of GIS Experience; * 2 years' experience in youth/school curriculum program development; * 2 years Peoplesoft and Budgeting experience * Advance Microsoft Office experience * Strong communication skills - written and oral * Strong leadership skills * Strong organizational skills DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary. Coordinates and monitors high-level environmental protection programs and projects; directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of agency activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals. Develops and monitors environmental programs, including the implementation and maintenance of strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the agency. Assist in the preparation and monitoring of all environmental program budgets and prepares special reports as required. Develops and implements recommendations of master plans, GIS studies, environmental studies, noise studies and long range planning studies (as applicable) to ensure continuous development of related environmental programs. Coordinates the development of environmental policies and procedures and supervises all related efforts to protect the environment. Represents the County before community groups, service organizations and civic committees to promote the agency's environmental programs and the use of facilities. Attends conferences and public and professional meetings; assists in the Agency's Master Plan related to environmental issues. Performs related work as assigned. WORK ENVIRONMENT Physical Demands Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement. Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations. Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment) Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken. None. SPECIAL INFORMATION County Core Competencies All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County's four core behavioral competencies. * Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. * Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. * Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity. * Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section. Emergency Management Responsibilities Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned. County-wide Employee Responsibilities All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies. All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

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