MyFlorida ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST I - 37011538 in United States

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST I - 37011538

Date:Sep 13, 2018

Location:JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32256

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Requisition No: 33575

Agency: Environmental Protection

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST I - 37011538

Position Number: 37011538

Salary: $33,000.00-$35,900.00

Posting Closing Date: 09/28/2018

Division of Air Resource Management

Office of Air Monitoring, Field Operations Section

This is an environmental position that reports directly to the Environmental Administrator of the Field Operations Section in the Office of Air Monitoring. This position operates and maintains ambient air monitoring sites and collects legally defensible data in the First Coast Territory area. It may also assist in the operation, setup and repair of air monitoring equipment in other areas of the state. This position requires being a team player, displaying a cooperative attitude, and achieving goals identified in the Division’s Business Plan.

Makes routine visits to the sites, as needed, to include: maintenance of the site and instrument logs and preventive maintenance schedules; performs sample filter checking/changing, calibrates the instruments as required, performs routine quality control checks on the instruments as required, and performs specified preventive maintenance operations. Assist with repairs to air monitoring sites and equipment.

Polls the sites daily and reviews the daily report displaying hourly data, previous night’s automatic calibration report and power failure report to confirm satisfactory operation. Takes corrective action if any problems are detected in the daily polling. Reviews polled data to insure the sites were polled and data are stored locally. Tracks questionable or lost data.

Maintains and checks the site heating/cooling system operation to include cleaning and replacing of filters, maintain grounds around the air monitoring shelter, keeps shelter interior clean, and maintains and cleans the sample manifolds.

Review technical documents, participate in performance and systems audits, assist with site reviews, participate in software/hardware enhancement analysis, and prepare monthly and quarterly data reports, as needed.

Performs other duties and assignments as requested by the supervisor or designee.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree with a major in one of the physical or natural science fields or engineering or a two-year technical degree with at least two years of technical experience. The hiring manager may qualify actual experience in ambient air monitoring field operations, internships, and advanced degrees as substitutes for stated education and experience levels.

Valid driver’s license

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Essential:

Knowledge of environmental and scientific concepts, terminology and principles

Knowledge of operational engineering and scientific concepts

Knowledge of maintenance and troubleshooting of micro-electronics, pneumatics, electro-mechanical and test equipment

Skilled in installing, operating, calibrating, and repairing and maintaining a variety of scientific measuring devices

Skilled in mechanical and electronic test equipment

Skilled in analytical and meteorological instrumentation and related air monitoring equipment

Skilled in performing basic math calculations

Skilled in using computer operations (i.e., the Internet and the Microsoft Office Suite {word processing, worksheets, etc.})

Skilled in database programs and records maintenance

Skilled in analyzing and interpreting technical data

Skilled in problem solving and preparing technical reports and documents

Ability to read and accurately interpret technical manuals and procedures

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Ability to be organized and detail oriented

Ability to independently plan, organize, coordinate, and complete work assignments in a timely manner

Ability to understand, interpret and apply rules, policies, and procedures in a reasonable manner

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Ability to work well with others and contribute to the success of the organization

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

Ability to successfully interact with air monitoring professionals, consultants, the public, and internal personnel in a tactful and courteous manner

Ability to travel

Ability to operate a vehicle, safely and in compliance with traffic laws and regulations in the performance of job duties

Preferred:

Knowledge of state and federal air monitoring regulations

Skilled in preparing detailed technical documentation and standard operating procedures

Exceptional verbal and written skills

Experience interpreting and applying environmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Possess a professional writing certification

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

Position location: Duval County

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR QUESTIONS:

Anna Lomasney @850-717-9053 orAnna.Lomasney@dep.state.fl.us

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.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market:Jacksonville