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Ad-vance Talent Solutions
Plant City, Florida, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time

Plant City, FL

PAY RATE: $24.39/HR

Position Summary:

Provides technical support for all programs within the Environmental Compliance Division. Performs tasks and duties related to maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal water, stormwater, and wastewater permits. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Responsibilities range from testing the City's water distribution system, sampling wastewater, and inspecting wetland systems, to completing reports and filing all related documentation. Problem solving skills, and significant attention to detail are essential. Work is largely independent and requires a high level of self-motivation, critical thinking, planning, and organizational skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Assists in cross connection control inspections and related site assessments to ensure that the City's water distribution system is adequately protected from contamination by internal and external sources
Assists with water, stormwater, and wastewater related compliance inspections on City properties, public roads and rights-of-way, wetlands, commercial, and industrial facilities, and other sites
Assists in the implementation of environmental education and compliance programs for internal staff training and public events
Assists with coordinating sampling and analysis, calculations, and records for industrial surcharge billing
Assists in the development and implementation of a Grease Management Program by inspecting commercial producers of grease to reduce effects on the sanitary sewer collection system and the environment
Collects surface water, stormwater, and wastewater samples
Collects surface and groundwater readings at designated sites
Writes reports to U.S.E.P.A., FDEP, and other agencies, and attends meetings as required
Effectively utilizes computers and various software packages to access, input, and retrieve information
Prepares daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reports, and other recordkeeping and reporting necessary for administration of relevant programs
Responds to environmental incidents to manage proper clean up and disposal. Complete applicable reporting requirements, maintain documentation of incident, and conduct follow up if needed with monitoring and education of responsible parties to prevent reoccurrence of future incidents
Conducts own research in fields of expertise.
Reviews and evaluates new and current programs to determine their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with state, local, and federal regulations, and recommends any necessary modifications.
Develops constructive relationships with outside and internal regulatory and non-regulatory persons to promote spirit of cooperation for the City of Plant City.
Other duties may be assigned as dictated by operational necessity.

Minimum Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty or responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities; education and/or experience; and certificates or licenses required in order to fill the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of environmental policies and regulations
Knowledge of scientific equipment and instruments used in wastewater sampling and analysis.
Knowledge of inspection and investigative techniques
Knowledge of laboratory controls, sampling techniques, and pollution sources
Knowledge of water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, and back-flow prevention
Knowledge of safety hazards associated with wastewater collection and treatment and appropriate precautions.
Ability to research and evaluate data from a variety of sources.
Ability to prepare and submit accurate and complete reports, and perform required documentation and record keeping tasks
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, management, public, and business officials.
Ability to prioritize, plan, organize, make logical conclusions, and initiate appropriate actions
Ability to use hand tools and power tools to perform mechanical work
Ability to understand and properly utilize measuring instruments, gauges, and meters
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products.
Effectively communicate in English, verbally and in writing.

Education and Experience:

Associate's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering or related field.
One year of experience in an established cross connection control program, environmental compliance and/or education program, or related field
One year of experience in field sampling or laboratory analysis of wastewater/water preferred.
One year of experience in a regulatory position preferred.
A combination of education, training, and experience may be substituted at the City's discretion.

Certificates and Licenses:

Possess a Level I Fats, Oils, and Grease certificate or obtain within 12 months of employment
Possess approved Backflow Prevention Assembly Testing and Repair certifications, or obtain within 12 months of employment
Possess a Level C Industrial Pre-treatment certificate or obtain within 18 months of employment
Possession a Valid Florida Driver's License and be insurable by the City's current insurance provider.


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