[ES_JOBS_NET] Position in air monitoring at Florida DEP, Tallahassee, Florida

Dawson, John John.Dawson at dep.state.fl.us
Tue Feb 16 08:12:54 MST 2016

Opening in the air monitoring group at Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Tallahassee. Closes February 29.

Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Air Resource Management, Office of Air Monitoring



In carrying out the duties of this position, the incumbent is expected to be aware of and abide by the Department's standards of conduct, as well as rules, directives, policies, and procedures applicable to the position. This is a technical position within the Data Quality Section of the Division of Air Resource Management's Office of Air Monitoring. This position is responsible for participating in statewide systems and performance audits, and supporting data evaluation and data submittal efforts. The incumbent is responsible for reviewing and making technical engineering evaluations and recommendations concerning the collection and analysis of ambient air quality data, performing calibrations and certifications of statewide air monitoring equipment, creating and revising Standard Operating Procedures, and assisting in providing qualified ambient air data to the federal repository. This position requires being a respectful team member and displaying a cooperative attitude.


Perform appropriate quality assurance (QA) methods to validate and verify ambient air monitoring data for regulatory determinations.

Conduct periodic internal and external reviews or audits to ensure that air monitoring equipment and procedures adhere to applicable federal and state regulations and established air monitoring policies and procedures.

Prepare detailed written reports on audit and laboratory findings consistent with applicable regulations, policies, procedures and quality assurance protocols. Document any existing and potential environmental compliance problems or management system deficiencies and make recommendations as to their correction.

Conduct standards laboratory calibrations and certifications in adherence to applicable federal and state regulations and established air monitoring policies and procedures.

Conduct technical reviews of standard operating procedures used in the ambient monitoring, quality assurance and auditing areas. Review or modify policies or operating guidelines to comply with changes to environmental standards or regulations.

Perform other duties as directed by the Administrator.


Essential -

Have a bachelor's degree with a major in one of the physical or natural sciences or

Knowledge of environmental and scientific concepts

Skilled in using a personal computer

Skilled in performing basic math calculations

Skilled in problem solving

Skilled in preparing technical reports and documentation

Ability to collect, evaluate, analyze and interpret scientific and technical data

Ability to apply rules and regulations

Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments

Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and meet established schedules and deadlines

Ability to communicate both orally and in writing

Ability to work independently

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Ability to be an effective, conscientious and respectful team member

Ability to maintain a valid driver's license

Ability to travel

Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds

Preferred -

Graduate degree in one of the physical or natural sciences


One or more years of related professional experience

Skilled in quantitative analysis of large data sets

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

Knowledge of the Clean Air Act and air pollution regulation


Cadedra Hodge @850-717-9014<tel:850-717-9014> or Cadedra.Hodge at dep.state.fl.us<mailto:Cadedra.Hodge at dep.state.fl.us>

Sandra Veazey @850-717-9042<tel:850-717-9042> or Sandra.Veazey at dep.state.fl.us<mailto:Sandra.Veazey at 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.

Salary Range:  $38,000.00 - $45,000.00

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

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/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<tel:%281-877-562-7287>). 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.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any others documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. For information on the supporting documentation required, click here<http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545>. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110<tel:1-888-403-2110>.

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