Position Vacancy: Environmental Administrator

Req No: 37011514-51233662-20160520101511
Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL ADMINISTRATOR
Broadband/Class Code: 11-9121-03
Position Number: 37011514-51233662
Annual Salary Range: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00
Announcement Type: Open Competitive
City: TALLAHASSEE
Facility: BLAIRSTONE DEP COMPLEX
Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB021
Closing Date: 6/10/2016

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Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Air Resource Management, Office of Air Monitoring

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ENVIRONMENTAL ADMINISTRATOR

This is a professional position within the Field Operations Section of the Division of Air Resource Management’s Office of Air Monitoring. The position is primarily responsible for providing oversight and direction to field operations in the collection of legally defensible air quality monitoring data and repair of air monitoring instrumentation. This position will lead the efforts to optimize and automate field operational processes to improve efficiency and accuracy. This position will also work closely with internal and external air monitoring professionals to ensure state and federal regulations and procedures are followed to ensure data quality and data capture objectives are achieved. The position requires a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of relevant Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Codes and federal program requirements, and also requires the ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Field Operations Oversight

Oversee air monitoring field and repair technicians' day-to-day activities and provide direction in the collection of legally defensible air monitoring data. Supervise staff to ensure quality, timely, and successful completion of air monitoring data collection and network repair activities. Ensure staff follow defined processes and enter data into appropriate forms, files and databases in a timely manner. Assist in developing, maintaining, and promoting standardized processes and procedures. Provides technical assistance, training and guidance to statewide air monitoring professionals on matters such as data verification and validation, data collection, and instrument maintenance and operation.

Staff Development

Periodically conduct reviews to evaluate staff proficiency, operational resources, quality of work, timeliness, training needs, and overall program effectiveness of field operation activities. Accurately evaluate staff performance. Provide appropriate training. Promote consistency in the Department's statewide air monitoring network and promote a high morale and professional atmosphere in the work place. Assist the Program Administrator with managing workload issues, streamlining internal processes and achieving goals identified in the Division's Business Plan.

Technical Reviews

Provide technical assistance in the development of standard operating procedures and other quality assurance documentation. On behalf of the Primary Quality Assurance Organization (PQAO), support statewide audits to ensure operational procedures and corrective actions are applied consistently throughout the state. Provide technical expertise to ensure data collected within the PQAO is legally defendable.

Other Duties

Performs other duties and assignments as requested by Division management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Essential

  • A bachelor's degree in a field of engineering, meteorology, natural science or management
  • Knowledge of maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical and electronic equipment
  • Knowledge of federal air regulations
  • Knowledge of ambient air monitoring operations
  • Skilled in managing technical staff (minimum 2 years of experience)
  • Skilled in communicating effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Skilled in planning, organizing and coordinating large projects
  • Skilled in interpreting and applying environmental rules, regulations, policy and procedures
  • Skilled in using a personal computer, Microsoft and the Internet
  • Skilled in problem solving, conflict resolution and making decisions
  • Ability to analyze and interpret technical data
  • Ability to critically review and evaluate staff
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and meet established schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to be an effective, conscientious and respectful team member
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver's license

Preferred

  • A graduate degree in engineering, meteorology, natural science or management
  • Skilled in technical writing such that you can summarize technical information in clear, concise and plain language
  • Knowledge of federal rules and policies regarding air monitoring operations
  • Skilled in ambient air monitoring operations (minimum 2 years of experience)

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR QUESTIONS

Sandra Veazey @850-717-9042 or Sandra.Veazey@dep.state.fl.us

Position location: Bob Martinez Center’s, Jerry Edward Brooks Environmental Laboratory, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

To apply, please submit a completed State of Florida employment application through the People First system.

NOTE: Salary will be commensurate based on the applicant's qualifications and/or work experience.

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

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