Environmental Specialist - Land Conservation

Alachua County

job description

Environmental Specialist - Land Conservation



SALARY: $40,851.20 Annually



Closing Date: 10/11/2022



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, chemistry, natural science, or a related field and one year of related environmental experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. A valid  Florida Driver License  is  required and  a  Motor Vehicle   Record that  meets the requirements of  Alachua   County  policy # 6-7;  Motor Vehicle Records will  be  reviewed prior to employment.  If in the past  24-month period, the record shows more than  3 moving traffic  violations, and/or  a  conviction/pending charge for driving under the influence, the minimum qualifications are not met for the position. Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status.



Acceptable (equivalent) Education/Experience:



Bachelor's degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, chemistry, natural science, or a related field and 1 year environmental and/or hazardous waste experience.  (5 years total)



Associate's degree (2 years) and 3 years environmental and/or hazardous waste experience.   (5 years total)



High School diploma or equivalent and 5 years environmental and/or hazardous waste experience.  (5 years total)



For the Hazardous Waste Division of the Solid Waste and Resource Recovery Department:



Must obtain the DOT Forklift Certification within six (6) months of hire into this position and maintain the certification for duration of employment; this training is provided by the County.



Must obtain the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPR) Certification within six (6) months of hire into this position and maintain the certification for duration of employment; this training is provided by the County.



Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.

 
Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process.

Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans.

ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT WILL BE CONTINGENT UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST      TDD (352) 491-4431



AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M.F.V.D. 

contact information

business: Alachua County
address: P.O. Box 2877
Gainesville, FL 32607
phone: 352-374-5210 (Call Now)

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