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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:E9998

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT

NATURE OF WORK

 

This is complex, professional administrative work in the County’s Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department.

 

Work involves responsibility for managing the environmental functions of the Department.   Work includes assisting in the administration of the divisions associated with environmental protection and coordination with the variety of growth management divisions.   Assignments are received from the Department Director in the form of broad instructions or general program objectives. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment within established guidelines. Work is subject to review by the Department Director for determining adherence to the County’s established ordinances, rules and administrative regulations.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

 

Oversees environmental concerns including the development of legislative policy, implementation of regulations and performance of monitoring activities.

 

Manages the preparation of plans and management of programs related to environmental issues.

 

Performs highly complex administrative assignments under the direction of the Department Director regarding management of environmental divisions within the department.

 

Serves as liaison and coordinates with the growth management divisions of the department.

 

Initiates and carries out special programs, projects and studies related to environmental issues.

 

Assists the Department Director in the implementation of the County’s business planning activities.

 

Meets and confers with individuals, entities and groups to educate, inform and discuss environmental policies and regulations.

 

Performs related work as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

 

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of environmental protection, urban and regional planning.

 

Thorough knowledge of federal and local regulatory requirements relating to environmental protection and growth management issues.

 

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision, organization and administration.

 

Considerable knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting and financial planning and administration.

 

Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in establishing, applying and interpreting departmental policies and procedures.

 

Ability to plan, direct and supervise division operations and activities and coordinate the work of a professional staff.

 

Ability to plan, implement and coordinate technical and administrative programs.

 

Ability to think analytically and creatively and operate within a complex legal and political environment.

 

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

 

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

 

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in engineering, chemistry, environmental engineering, biology or related field; six (6) years experience in environmental management, environmental protection and regulation, including four (4) years high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Bargaining Unit:                                              Unrepresented

FLSA Status:                                                   Exempt

Code of Ethics Certification:                           Yes

Class Spec Estab./Revised:                              E   06/2008

 

 

 

 


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