Environmental Resource Compliance Coordinator

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SUMMARY: Under general supervision, coordinates the functions of the Water Resources activities, oversees daily operation and maintenance of water catchment area including weed control, dredging activities, and regulatory compliance and enforcement; and performs related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Provides direction and supervision of personnel and activities for the operation and maintenance of the Water Resources Division.
  2. Meets with regulatory agencies regarding operation, permit compliance, grant compliance, and board decisions.
  3. Negotiates and administers contracts with professional consultants and contractors.
  4. Plans, develops and recommends budgetary expenditures, annual budget, and staffing requirements to City staff; makes adjustments as necessary.
  5. Attends monthly board meetings, makes presentations on division activities; writes board agenda items including project awards, grant receipts, interlocal agreements, etc.
  6. Responds to inquiries from customers; completes correspondence and memos to internal and outside parties regarding activities of the Water Resources Division.
  7. Develops and plans future activities such as educational programs, capital needs, and regulatory compliance. Plans and coordinates activities with other City departments.
  8. Reviews and tracks outside consultant activities related to water resources, including reuse, aquifer storage and recovery, and mitigation banking.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of engineering plans of control structure, and mitigation banking.
  • Knowledge of City, federal and state rules, regulations and guidelines related to water, wastewater, and storm water reuse, treatment and disposal systems.
  • Knowledge of management and administration methods, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of plant, aquatic and non-aquatic wildlife.
  • Knowledge of operation of Class I water supply source and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of safe operation of watercraft.
  • Skill in safely working in isolated areas with exposure to snakes and alligators.
  • Skill in delegating, prioritizing, assigning, reviewing and evaluating work.
  • Skill in utilizing customer service techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
  • Skill in planning, developing, and administering budgetary expenditures.
  • Ability to utilize effective written and verbal communication in the development of reports and presentations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves moderate to heavy work in an aquatic setting including exposure to snakes and alligators. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift objects (up to 50 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Environmental Engineering or related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.

FLSA Code: E
B/U: PMSA
Last Revision date: October 2001
 
Overtime: No
 
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