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Environmental Program Manager (Resilient Water Resources Manager)

  • ... Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 135337.48 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 07, 2024       Expires on: Apr 21, 2024

Environmental Program Manager (Resilient Water Resources Manager)   

JOB TITLE:

Environmental Program Manager (Resilient Water Resources Manager)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Fort Lauderdale Florida United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Environmental Program Manager (Water Resilience Program Manager) to support the Resilient Unit of the Resilient Environment Department.


Broward County is not accepting attachments for this recruitment, including resumes or similar supporting documentation.
Please ensure you complete the application in its entirety and include all information you want considered.


High Deductible Health Plan - bi-weekly premiums:

Single $10.
39 / Family $76.
94

Includes a County Funded Health Savings Account of up to $2400 Annually

Consumer Driven Health Plan - bi-weekly premiums:

Single $78.
64 / Family $273.
13

457 Deferred Compensation employee match

Eleven (11) paid holidays each year

Vacation (Paid Time Off) = 2 weeks per year

Up to 40 hours of Job Basis Leave for eligible positions

Tuition Reimbursement (Up to 2K annually)

Paid Parental Leave

This position will be responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of county-wide water resources initiatives to address urban and natural systems needs with a focus on resilience, inclusive of current and future conditions (i.
e.
, climate change)planning, and the application of engineering principles to help guide initiatives.
Responsibilities include participation in the development and advancement of resilient water management strategies, administration of water policy and planning programs, and a lead role in guiding water resource assessment activities to support resource sustainability.
Additional activities include the pursuit of grant funding, project/contract administration, and extensive collaboration with local governments, water managers, and agency partners to support integrated water resource management, community resilience, and multi-jurisdictional initiatives.


General Description
Performs highly responsible supervisory and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing large scale environmental programs and activities.

Works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.


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 four (4) 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
None.


Preferences

Candidates with a Ph.
D.
in Biology, Ecology, Hydrology, Water Resources Engineering or a related field preferred.


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.
Prepares and coordinates environmental permits, as applicable.

Administers county-wide water resources planning initiatives; directs through subordinates hydrologic modeling efforts focused on future conditions planning in support of community resilience.

Engages in climate discussions, forums, and workshops to stay abreast of climate science, trends, and relevant projects.

Engages with local, state, and federal agency partners to advance resilience planning and investments.

Coordinates internally and with stakeholders to inform resilience standards and promote best practices.

Coordinates with agency and municipal leadership to implement county-wide resilience planning efforts.

Prepares written reports, technical memoranda, and briefing materials.

Prepares and delivers presentations before diverse stakeholder groups and audiences.

Contributes to the broader resilience initiatives of the organization including policy recommendations, advocacy, and pursuit of funding.

Assists the Director in all matters relating to environmental protection and compliance with federal, state and local regulations.

Assists in the preparation and monitoring of all program budgets and prepares special reports as required.

Develops and implements recommendations of resilience plans/strategies, master plans, GIS studies, environmental studies, noise studies and long-range planning studies (as applicable) to ensure continuous development of related environmental programs.

Conducts studies and oversees consultant activities as it relates to environmental, groundwater monitoring, coastal water elevations, hazardous materials, air, noise and surface water studies, as applicable.

Coordinates the development of environmental policies and procedures and supervises all related efforts to protect the environment.

Depending upon the area of assignment conducts environmental review of tenants' leaseholds and reviews necessary permits related to tenants' needs; conducts investigations for environmental compliance for lessees and franchises seeking to conduct business with the agency.

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 committed to inclusion.
Broward County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities.
We support the hiring of people with disabilities; therefore, if you require assistance due to a disability, please contact the Professional Standards Section in advance at 954-357-6500 or email Profstandards@broward.
org to make an accommodation request.


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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Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 07, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

135337.48 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710204066-bf922609249d39943430b5c42759657b

LOCATION:

Florida United States

CITY:

Fort Lauderdale

Job Origin:

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REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Environmental Program Manager (Water Resilience Program Manager) to support the Resilient Unit of the Resilient Environment Department.

Broward County is not accepting attachments for this recruitment, including resumes or similar supporting documentation. Please ensure you complete the application in its entirety and include all information you want considered.

High Deductible Health Plan - bi-weekly premiums:

Single $10.39 / Family $76.94

Includes a County Funded Health Savings Account of up to $2400 Annually

Consumer Driven Health Plan - bi-weekly premiums:

Single $78.64 / Family $273.13

457 Deferred Compensation employee match

Eleven (11) paid holidays each year

Vacation (Paid Time Off) = 2 weeks per year

Up to 40 hours of Job Basis Leave for eligible positions

Tuition Reimbursement (Up to 2K annually)

Paid Parental Leave

This position will be responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of county-wide water resources initiatives to address urban and natural systems needs with a focus on resilience, inclusive of current and future conditions (i.e., climate change)planning, and the application of engineering principles to help guide initiatives. Responsibilities include participation in the development and advancement of resilient water management strategies, administration of water policy and planning programs, and a lead role in guiding water resource assessment activities to support resource sustainability. Additional activities include the pursuit of grant funding, project/contract administration, and extensive collaboration with local governments, water managers, and agency partners to support integrated water resource management, community resilience, and multi-jurisdictional initiatives.

General Description
Performs highly responsible supervisory and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing large scale environmental programs and activities.
Works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

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 four (4) 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
None.

Preferences

Candidates with a Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Hydrology, Water Resources Engineering or a related field preferred.

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. Prepares and coordinates environmental permits, as applicable.
Administers county-wide water resources planning initiatives; directs through subordinates hydrologic modeling efforts focused on future conditions planning in support of community resilience.
Engages in climate discussions, forums, and workshops to stay abreast of climate science, trends, and relevant projects.
Engages with local, state, and federal agency partners to advance resilience planning and investments.
Coordinates internally and with stakeholders to inform resilience standards and promote best practices.
Coordinates with agency and municipal leadership to implement county-wide resilience planning efforts.
Prepares written reports, technical memoranda, and briefing materials.
Prepares and delivers presentations before diverse stakeholder groups and audiences.
Contributes to the broader resilience initiatives of the organization including policy recommendations, advocacy, and pursuit of funding.
Assists the Director in all matters relating to environmental protection and compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
Assists in the preparation and monitoring of all program budgets and prepares special reports as required.
Develops and implements recommendations of resilience plans/strategies, master plans, GIS studies, environmental studies, noise studies and long-range planning studies (as applicable) to ensure continuous development of related environmental programs.
Conducts studies and oversees consultant activities as it relates to environmental, groundwater monitoring, coastal water elevations, hazardous materials, air, noise and surface water studies, as applicable.
Coordinates the development of environmental policies and procedures and supervises all related efforts to protect the environment.
Depending upon the area of assignment conducts environmental review of tenants' leaseholds and reviews necessary permits related to tenants' needs; conducts investigations for environmental compliance for lessees and franchises seeking to conduct business with the agency.
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 committed to inclusion. Broward County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. We support the hiring of people with disabilities; therefore, if you require assistance due to a disability, please contact the Professional Standards Section in advance at 954-357-6500 or email Profstandards@broward.org to make an accommodation request.

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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