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CHIEF, METHOD DEV& BIOLOGIC CONTROL-DACS

  • ... Gainesville, Florida, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 88000.12 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 02, 2024       Expires on:

CHIEF, METHOD DEV& BIOLOGIC CONTROL-DACS   

JOB TITLE:

CHIEF, METHOD DEV& BIOLOGIC CONTROL-DACS

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Gainesville Florida United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Requisition No: 822111

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: CHIEF, METHOD DEV& BIOLOGIC CONTROL-DACS - 42001441

Pay Plan: SES

Position Number: 42001441

Salary: $80,000.
18 - $88,000.
12

Posting Closing Date: 02/16/2024

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CHIEF OF METHODS DEVELOPMENT AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL- DACS


FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES


DIVISION OF PLANT INDUSTRY


***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***


CONTACT:


Dr.
Greg Hodges; (352) 395-4627 or Greg.
Hodges@FDACS.
gov


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


A master's degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience in regulatory agriculture, which includes at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; or


A Doctor of Plant Medicine degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience in regulatory agriculture, which includes at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; or


A Ph.
D.
from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in agricultural, natural, or biological sciences.


This position requires possession of a valid Driver License.


A valid Class E Driver License.


***ATTENTION CANDIDATES***


To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:


  • All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed (an attached resume is not a substitution for the information required on the candidate profile).
  • Work history, duties and responsibilities, hours worked, supervisor, and formal education fields, etc.
    must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
  • Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities.
Qualified

individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:


Occasional travel required.


NOTES:


Successful candidate must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.


JOB DUTIES:


GENERAL STATEMENT: This position is responsible for the supervision, management and administration of personnel and activities in the Bureau of Methods Development and Biological Control.
Bureau responsibilities include: development, initiation, analysis and implementation of various experiments, trials and tests involving new technologies or methodologies for the control or suppression of plant and apiary pests; management of hazardous materials and wastes; initiation and management of multiple biological control mass-rearing programs; research commodity irradiation; and provision of expertise on various plant and apiary related issues.


Supervises activities of staff involved in biological control investigations and mass rearing, commodity irradiation, testing of materials and methods for control of plant and apiary pest control, hazardous material control and disposal, and related activities such as cooperative projects with private industry and other governmental agencies.
Insures that accurate and timely reports of activities are forwarded to the Director, Assistant Director, and other concerned parties.


Monitors work performance of subordinates, including periodic written evaluations and discussions; counseling to develop skills and correct deficiencies; recognizing employee accomplishments; and recommending timely disciplinary actions as needed.
Approves timesheets and leave requests.
Documents recommendations for special pay increases, reclassifications, and disciplinary actions, when appropriate.
Efficiently carries out employee selection actions when vacancies are to be filled.
Responsible and accountable for managing budget/dollars/resources (staff, vehicles, computers, cell phones, etc.
) of any assigned programs in an efficient and accountable manner.
Responsible for ensuring that assigned program areas have operational procedures and processes that result in accountability and compliance with division and department policies and procedures.


Assists and advises the Director and Assistant Director on timely issues including correspondence, reports, state and federal statutory proposals, budget formulation and management, pest control for emergency programs and public or private sector inquiries.
Provides assistance and expertise to other division bureaus as requested.


Serves as Hazardous Communication Coordinator for the division, responsible for maintaining chemical inventory and MSDSs, approving the purchase of all hazardous materials, and coordinating the disposal of all hazardous wastes.
Serves on the Division Rules Committee, assisting in drafting and review of proposed or revised division rule chapters.
Acts as advisor to any task force or technical committee enacted by the Division Directors Office.


Manages financial requirements of the bureau including budget preparation and analysis, budget review, tracking of expenditures by program organizational code, preparing cooperative reports, and participating in audits as required.
Supervises the timely completion and maintenance of the bureau's physical inventory and insures that inventory transactions are correctly processed.


Provides expertise in the event of an emergency program, as well as participates in the development of an action plan.
Assists in the organization and implementation of the action plan and, when needed, participates in a leadership role during the program.


Performs other related work as required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:


  • Knowledge of pesticides and pest control techniques
  • Knowledge of plant pest biology, taxonomy and geographical ranges, including economic fruit flies.
  • Ability to design field experiments, collect data, record and perform statistical analysis.
  • Ability to use computers, software and statistical software.
  • Ability to manage personnel, budgets, and cooperative agreements.
  • Ability to compile comprehensive reports.
  • Ability to provide oral presentations.

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida


Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck.
The States 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 visit www.
    myfrs.
    com;)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

For a complete list of benefits, visit www.
mybenefits.
myflorida.
com.


For an estimate of the total compensation package for this position, please visit the Total Compensation Estimator Tool located above under the Posting Closing Date.


SPECIAL NOTES:

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.
Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.
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 clicking here.
All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 02, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

88000.12 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707372024-20b89b2d2f2fcb976e6a49ba6afc9094

LOCATION:

Florida United States

CITY:

Gainesville

Job Origin:

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Requisition No: 822111

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: CHIEF, METHOD DEV& BIOLOGIC CONTROL-DACS - 42001441

Pay Plan: SES

Position Number: 42001441

Salary: $80,000.18 - $88,000.12

Posting Closing Date: 02/16/2024

Total Compensation Estimator Tool

CHIEF OF METHODS DEVELOPMENT AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL- DACS


FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES


DIVISION OF PLANT INDUSTRY


***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***


CONTACT:


Dr. Greg Hodges; (352) 395-4627 or Greg.Hodges@FDACS.gov


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


A master's degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience in regulatory agriculture, which includes at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; or


A Doctor of Plant Medicine degree from an accredited college or university and three (3) years of experience in regulatory agriculture, which includes at least two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; or


A Ph.D. from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in agricultural, natural, or biological sciences.


This position requires possession of a valid Driver License.


A valid Class E Driver License.


***ATTENTION CANDIDATES***


To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:


  • All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed (an attached resume is not a substitution for the information required on the candidate profile).
  • Work history, duties and responsibilities, hours worked, supervisor, and formal education fields, etc. must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
  • Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:


Occasional travel required.


NOTES:


Successful candidate must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.


JOB DUTIES:


GENERAL STATEMENT: This position is responsible for the supervision, management and administration of personnel and activities in the Bureau of Methods Development and Biological Control. Bureau responsibilities include: development, initiation, analysis and implementation of various experiments, trials and tests involving new technologies or methodologies for the control or suppression of plant and apiary pests; management of hazardous materials and wastes; initiation and management of multiple biological control mass-rearing programs; research commodity irradiation; and provision of expertise on various plant and apiary related issues.


Supervises activities of staff involved in biological control investigations and mass rearing, commodity irradiation, testing of materials and methods for control of plant and apiary pest control, hazardous material control and disposal, and related activities such as cooperative projects with private industry and other governmental agencies. Insures that accurate and timely reports of activities are forwarded to the Director, Assistant Director, and other concerned parties.


Monitors work performance of subordinates, including periodic written evaluations and discussions; counseling to develop skills and correct deficiencies; recognizing employee accomplishments; and recommending timely disciplinary actions as needed. Approves timesheets and leave requests. Documents recommendations for special pay increases, reclassifications, and disciplinary actions, when appropriate. Efficiently carries out employee selection actions when vacancies are to be filled. Responsible and accountable for managing budget/dollars/resources (staff, vehicles, computers, cell phones, etc.) of any assigned programs in an efficient and accountable manner. Responsible for ensuring that assigned program areas have operational procedures and processes that result in accountability and compliance with division and department policies and procedures.


Assists and advises the Director and Assistant Director on timely issues including correspondence, reports, state and federal statutory proposals, budget formulation and management, pest control for emergency programs and public or private sector inquiries. Provides assistance and expertise to other division bureaus as requested.


Serves as Hazardous Communication Coordinator for the division, responsible for maintaining chemical inventory and MSDSs, approving the purchase of all hazardous materials, and coordinating the disposal of all hazardous wastes. Serves on the Division Rules Committee, assisting in drafting and review of proposed or revised division rule chapters. Acts as advisor to any task force or technical committee enacted by the Division Directors Office.


Manages financial requirements of the bureau including budget preparation and analysis, budget review, tracking of expenditures by program organizational code, preparing cooperative reports, and participating in audits as required. Supervises the timely completion and maintenance of the bureau's physical inventory and insures that inventory transactions are correctly processed.


Provides expertise in the event of an emergency program, as well as participates in the development of an action plan. Assists in the organization and implementation of the action plan and, when needed, participates in a leadership role during the program.


Performs other related work as required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:


  • Knowledge of pesticides and pest control techniques
  • Knowledge of plant pest biology, taxonomy and geographical ranges, including economic fruit flies.
  • Ability to design field experiments, collect data, record and perform statistical analysis.
  • Ability to use computers, software and statistical software.
  • Ability to manage personnel, budgets, and cooperative agreements.
  • Ability to compile comprehensive reports.
  • Ability to provide oral presentations.

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida


Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The States 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 visit www.myfrs.com;)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more!

For a complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.


For an estimate of the total compensation package for this position, please visit the Total Compensation Estimator Tool located above under the Posting Closing Date.


SPECIAL NOTES:

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. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. 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 clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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