NATURE OF WORK
This is advanced professional administrative work coordinating and supervising environmental programs or projects.
Work involves assisting senior level management with program and policy development. Work requires the responsibility for the execution, development and implementation of environmental programs, projects and studies. Employees in this class may provides supervision, training and direction to subordinate staff. Work is performed with considerable independence and initiative under the direction of an administrative superior. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports and program achievements.
Serves as a principal professional and technical resource person for activities and operations involving environmental projects or programs.
Coordinates the review of developmental proposals pertaining to environmental programs or projects, and prepares status reports.
Supervises the implementation and execution of environmental programs.
Provides environmental information and resource management assistance to other agencies, interest groups, developers and to the public.
Assists in the research and preparation of annual work programs and budgets.
Consults, coordinates and advises other departments, units and sections.
Coordinates and makes presentations at public meetings.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Considerable knowledge of environmental planning principles and practices.
Considerable knowledge of sources of information, current literature and recent developments regarding environmental planning issues.
Knowledge of research methods and techniques.
Ability to initiate and develop programs and policies.
Ability to analyze policy and technical issues and to exercise sound judgment in decision making.
Ability to effectively manage and supervise assigned staff.
Ability to communicate 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, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in environmental planning, environmental science or related field; four (4) years experience in environmental/natural resource programs, including two (2) years experience in the supervisory aspects of the work; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Government Supervisors Association - (Professional Unit)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Natural Resource Protection, Parks & Recreation
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E5/94 R5/00
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