NATURE OF WORK
This is supervisory and administrative work planning and supervising the activities of the air quality program in Broward County.
Work involves planning, directing and supervising activities including stationary air pollution source licensing, air toxics, mobile air pollution source regulation, indoor air pollution sources, transportation planning, asbestos regulation, and air quality monitoring and data acquisition and air quality planning and evaluation. Assignments are received from the division director in the form of broad instructions or general program directives. Work is performed with considerable independent judgement within established guidelines. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.
Plans, directs and supervises the operation and maintenance of a comprehensive network of air quality monitoring stations throughout Broward County.
Coordinates Broward County's activities in regards to the Federal Clean Air Act and State implementation plans.
Develops and implements emissions reduction plans and programs for motor vehicles, as well as stationary sources of air toxics, ozone precursors and chlorofluorocarbons.
Operates NESHAP asbestos program including inspections, referrals, outreach and public education.
Coordinates air quality monitoring with state and federal agencies, as well as with other local programs.
Coordinates with other divisions and agencies on special projects to protect and improve the air quality of Broward County.
Monitors federal, state, and local legislative changes with regard to clean air, air pollution, asbestos, and other related regulations.
Coordinates and administers the budget for the air quality program.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of air quality licensing and compliance procedures related to air quality and pollution prevention.
Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local applicable laws, regulations and procedures related to air quality and pollution prevention.
Thorough knowledge of the enforcement techniques and procedures used in an environmental protection agency.
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of air quality and pollution prevention.
Considerable knowledge of the current literature, trends and developments in the field of air quality.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.
Considerable knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.
Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.
Ability to supervise, train and direct the work of subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in establishing, applying and interpreting section policies and procedures.
Ability to gather and analyze data and exercise sound judgment in decision making.
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, 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, environmental sciences or related field; six (6) years progressively responsible experience in applied environmental engineering, including two (2) years experience in the supervisory aspects of the work; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Financial Disclosure Required: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E 08/2008