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Date: Jun 10, 2024



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Requisition No: 830897

Agency: Environmental Protection


Pay Plan: SES

Position Number: 37021086

Salary: $48,149.46 - $69,500(commensurate with experience)

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2024

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State of Florida

Department of Environmental Protection


Our Organization and Mission:

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship - protecting our air, water and land. The vision of DEP is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystem.

The Work You Will Do:

This Environmental Supervisor IV position performs professional work under the direction of the Environmental Administrator for the Division of Water Resource Management’s Source and Drinking Water Program located in Tallahassee, Florida. The ideal candidate will possess discipline-specific knowledge, leadership and technical skills to promote the sustainability, implementation and efficiency of state and federal laws rules, and regulations related to the Safe Drinking Water Act and Potable Reuse.

The Difference You Will Make:

The Environmental Supervisor IV participates in meetings with representatives from the regulated community and federal, state, and local governments; develops reports as required by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and assists with other duties as required. The Environmental Manager also works with managers to plan and prioritize activities and projects in line with DEP’s strategic objectives and finds integrated solutions on a variety of organizational challenges.

How You Will Grow:

DEP encourages its leaders to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies. We believe in supporting and encouraging you as you take on important and often complex projects while offering you the opportunity to gain valuable experience quickly.

Where You Will Work:

Tallahassee, Florida’s Capitol City, lined with rolling hills, oak trees, and canopied roads combines old world charm with a modern pace of life. Home to two major universities as well as state government, Tallahassee is a mid-sized city in the heart of Florida’s Big Bend. Tallahassee is a highly desirable location for both those seeking their first job or those ready to enter the next exciting chapter in their career.

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 );

  • Flexible Spending Accounts;

  • Tuition waivers;

  • And more!

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    $48,149.46-$69,500 commensurate with experience

    Your Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assigns work and monitors performance of direct reports, including periodic written evaluations and discussions;

  • Responsible for overseeing and coordinating potable reuse and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) activities, associated rulemaking and permits that the Source and Drinking Water Program issues;

  • Review of work associated with activities related to federal requirements, including SDWA;

  • Review of permits associated with Advanced Treatment Water Facilities and other potable water related activities;

  • Coordinates with other programs, including the implementation of indirect potable reuse via surface waters and aquifer storage and recovery systems;

  • Works with EPA, the Department’s District offices, delegated county programs, and any other relevant federal, state, or local government agency to ensure consistency and implementation of the federally authorized SDWA program.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage and supervise staff;

  • Ability to formulate policies and procedures;

  • Ability to work independently and to plan organize and coordinate work assignments;

  • Knowledge of the concepts, terminology, principles, and analytical techniques of engineering;

  • Knowledge of data collection and analysis principles and procedures;

  • Knowledge of software packages for the generation of documents, spreadsheets, and information management;

  • Ability to collect, evaluate, analyze, and interpret scientific or technical data;

  • Ability to review data for accuracy and completeness;

  • Ability to perform arithmetical calculations;

  • Ability to understand and apply applicable state and federal rules, regulations, legislation, policies, and procedures relating to potable reuse and the Safe Drinking Water Act;

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, especially with the public;

  • Knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar usage;

  • Ability to prepare correspondences and technical and programmatic reports;

  • Ability to travel outside Tallahassee; and

  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license.

    Required Qualifications:

  • A 4-year degree from an accredited college or university and 3-years of related professional experience or 7-years of related professional experience can substitute.

  • A valid driver’s license

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of state rules for drinking water and reclaimed water, including potable reuse;

  • Knowledge of state permitting processes and procedures;

  • Knowledge of state rulemaking processes and procedures;

  • Knowledge of state compliance and enforcement procedures; and

  • Ability to understand potable reuse and drinking water treatment concepts and principles.

    This position is designated as a Position of Special Trust in accordance with DEP-422 (Positions of Special Trust or Responsibility). Any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a Level 2 State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency.

    DEP is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience, and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following email addresses:

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:Tallahassee