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MyFlorida ENVIRONMENTAL SUPERVISOR I - SES - 64006216 1 in TAMPA, Florida


Date: May 26, 2023


TAMPA, FL, US, 33602

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Requisition No: 803610

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SUPERVISOR I - SES - 64006216 1

Position Number: 64006216

Salary: $38, 429.56- $46,115.47

Posting Closing Date: 06/05/2023


Environmental Health – Safe Drinking Water Program

Environmental Supervisor I - SES

1105 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County. If you are looking to establish a successful career in Public Health, you have come to the right place. Many of our innovative and successful health programs are recognized throughout Florida. We hope you decide to join our team! Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

Join an amazing company culture that values employee growth and development at the Florida Department of Health. Professional development is highly encouraged and supported within our organization through opportunities for mentorships and educational and skills training. From the moment you are hired, you can begin to grow as a professional and a leader, through strategic planning, internal committees, and project engagement. There are also many opportunities for continuing education at no cost to the employee. If you are looking to further your education through a college degree, the Florida Department of Health can help with our tuition reimbursement program. We offer an inspiring and encouraging atmosphere to support you while you work with us.

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) is responsible for the health and safety of all citizens and visitors to the state. As a public health agency, the Florida Department of Health must monitor the health status of Floridians, diagnose, and investigate health problems, and mobilize local communities to address health-related issues. The Florida Department of Health develops policies and plans that support health goals, enforce laws and regulations that protect the health of all residents and visitors, and link people to needed health care services. The Florida Department of Health also provides specialized assistance to pregnant women, infants, and children with special health care needs, regulates health care practitioners, and provides medical disability determinations.

Environmental Supervisor I

(Safe Drinking Water Programs)

This is a professional supervisory position overseeing Safe Drinking Water Staff and is responsible for professional environmental work conducting inspections of regulated public water systems, directly dealing with the public, ensuring facilities meet approved standards and implementing the Federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Safe Drinking Water Act and Florida Safe Drinking Water Act, responsible seeking enforcement for non-compliance, collaborating with other agencies, conducting complaint investigations, entering data into a computer, answering questions over the phone, preparing inspection reports, ensuring accurate completion and timely submission of administrative reports, maintaining records, attending meetings, receiving training, and collecting water samples.

This position will eventually be reclassified as an Environmental Supervisor II.

Strong communication and technical skills are a must, as this position is required to ensure compliance with state codes and statutes, so as to, protect the public’s health, provide program information, educate the clients and public on Safe Drinking water practices, demonstrating the use of test kits and sampling kits and explain public health policies. Applicant should be detail oriented, able to multi-task, and possess good time-management skills.

Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, staffing, performance management, planning, monitoring, coaching, and directing their work, and conducting performance appraisals. Supervises student interns and volunteers as needed.

  • Supports the entire Environmental Health team by being a positive role model, applying all skills learned through supervisory and leadership training.

  • Meet on regular basis with staff supervised to discuss performance and potential areas of improvement. Provide constructive input and comments on employee performance evaluations. Work with employees on development of appropriate Personal Development Plans. Review and update EH staff position descriptions and performance standards., annual performance review, monitoring of equipment (maintain or replace as necessary), coverage of open work areas clerical or field, and any duty deemed necessary for departmental coverage.

  • Proactive supporting member of the Environmental Management Team (EMT), coming to meetings prepared, fully participative, and supportive of decisions made by the team.

  • Participate in DOH-Hillsborough Councils, Workgroups, Teams and Outreach Activities.

  • Workforce Development - Ensure a competent SDW workforce. Assure that employees are equipped with the right skills, technology and are empowered.

  • Inspect facilities, monitor operations, collect samples, and/or perform field evaluations to determine compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Document significant deficiencies, issue notices to correct violations and/or obtain proper permits as defined in FAC and/or FS and conduct follow-up inspections as necessary to achieve compliance

  • Preparing technical reports and correspondence to clients and the public. Must be skilled in written and verbal communication

  • Maintain timely and current knowledge of all environmental health regulations (FS and FAC) that are under the jurisdiction of the Department.

  • Ensuring the Enforcement Coordinator is following the correct procedures and guidelines with enforcement cases.

  • Subject Matter Expert for the Groundwater Rule and Revised Total Coliform Rule , providing technical assistance to water systems and operators and providing training.

  • Emergency Duty- Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

  • Active Learning: Working with new material or information to grasp its implications

  • Information Gathering: Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information

  • Problem Identification: Identifying the nature of problems

  • Writing: Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience

  • Supervises employees by assigning work, reviewing progress and assessing performance

  • Strong communication, analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques of the

    physical or natural sciences

  • Knowledge of data collection and analysis principles and procedures

  • Ability to prepare technical reports

  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and

    procedures relating to environmental programs

  • Ability to understand and follow legislative policy direction as established in Florida statutes

  • Ability to deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques

  • Proficiency with computers especially Word and Excel


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three years of experience in Environmental Health programs.

  • This position requires travel throughout Hillsborough County. Incumbent must have reliable personal motorized transportation (i.e., automobile) and be willing to use their own vehicle to perform related field activities when necessary. Milelage reimbursement is available.

    Preferable Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Environmental Health, Public Health, Environmental Science, or a Physical or Biological Science from an accredited college or university with no less than 30 semester hours or 40 quarter hours of major course work in Environmental Health, Environmental Science, or a Physical or Biological Science. (Transcripts will be required prior to interview.) Master of Public Health degree (MPH).

  • 1 year of supervisor or training experience

  • Completion of a leadership development training program.

  • 1 yr experience in the Safe Drinking Water Program.

  • Experience with drinking water regulations and rules

  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

  • Driver's License

    Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:


    To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.


    To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.


    I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

    C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

    A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

    R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

    E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

    Where You Will Work:

    1105 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33511

    The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

    Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s 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 click www.myfrs.com ).

  • Flexible Spending Accounts.

  • Tuition waivers.

  • And more!

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

    Please be advised:

    Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

    This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

    Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

    If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

    The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

    Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

    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). 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.

    Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans, and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

    If there are any problems applying online, please call People First Staffing Administration: (877) 562-7287.

    Service Center hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., ET. TTY users, call (866) 221-0268.

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.

Nearest Major Market:Tampa