NATURE OF WORK
This is advanced professional & technical work performing hydrogeologic analyses of contaminated sites in the county.
Work involves conducting field investigations and review of contamination reports, and assessing actual or proposed remedial actions. Employees in this class exercise judgment and initiative within federal, state and county rules and regulations. Technical supervision or direction may be exercised over staff in assigned work teams or sections. Supervision is provided by a technical superior through conferences and review of reports.
This class is distinguished from Hydrogeologist I by the greater education and experience required.
Assist in the development and implementation of technical procedures; prepares additions to and revisions of county soil and water standards regulations related to the assessment and cleanup of contaminated sites.
Coordinates section activities with federal, state and other county agencies.
Reviews hydrogeologic reports pertaining to the assessment and clean up of contaminated sites, regional impact studies and irrigation projects.
Coordinates the work of technical personnel involved in field investigations and inspections at contaminated sites, analytical testing and remediation activities.
Prepares monthly status reports regarding section activities.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices and current developments in hydrogeology and contamination assessment.
Considerable knowledge of federal, state and county environmental rules and regulations regarding surface and groundwater contamination and well drilling.
Ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of subordinates as required by work assignments.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty'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
A Masters degree in geology, hydrogeology, or chemical, civil or environmental engineering from an accredited college or university; four (4) years experience i n groundwater hydrogeology and the remediation of contaminated sites, including government and environmental regulatory experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Government Supervisor Association - (Professional Unit)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E1/91 R08/06