City Of Tampa

Department of Human Resources



APPLY AT: City of Tampa
Employment Services
    City Hall, 2nd Floor, corner of
    Kennedy Blvd. and Florida Avenue
    306 E. Jackson St., Tampa, FL 33602
HOURS: 8 AM – 5 PM, Mon. thru Fri.
TELEPHONE: …813/274-8911
    “Job News” Line…274-8115
FAX: 813/274-8913
    Equal Opportunity Employer-F/M/H/V

Environmental Specialist I
FLSA: Exempt

(N30) $44,595.20 - $66,788.80 a year

JOB CODE:052210

BENEFITS: Health, vision, dental, and life insurance; annual and sick leave; paid holidays; pension and tax-deferred compensation (457) plan; and more.

JOB PURPOSE: The selected candidate will performs tasks in support of various environmental planning and other activities.


Considerable knowledge of: environmental health and safety; environmental regulations including applicability, inspection, enforcement, and the manner in which they impact municipal ordinances.
Working knowledge of: current conservation methods and equipment.
Ability to: express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; keep records and prepare narrative and statistical reports; independently conduct research and analysis of data via collecting, assimilating, analyzing, and interpreting data and drawing sound conclusions; use tact and diplomacy at all times; use of personal computers and software; establish and maintain effective working relationships with business community, civic and public groups, other employees, representatives of various governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public; lift 20 lbs. may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelorís degree in environmental studies, science, education or a related field; OR, an associateís degree with some additional course work in the area of environmental regulation, physical, or environmental sciences or a related field and three (3) years of experience in environmental conservation, environmental education or investigation for environmental compliance; or, an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Possess of a valid Florida driverís license. State of Florida professional teaching certificate is desirable.

EXAMINATION: Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of November 22, 2013. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

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11-8-13 (005501)

Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 11/22/2013 will not be processed.

This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.