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Hillsborough County Government

Engineering Specialist II (#ENGSP2EPCQ) EPCQ
$23.34-$38.17 Hourly / $4,045.60-$6,616.13 Monthly / $48,547.20-$79,393.60 Yearly


Performs advanced technical work directing activities concerning inspecting, sampling, testing, and evaluating in an environmental pollution control and or permitting program.


A Bachelor's degree in a Natural Science; and
Two or more years of experience in environmental inspection, sampling, testing or evaluation.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of environmental inspection, sampling and collection methods.
  • Working knowledge of environmental data collection, recording, and laboratory equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and County environmental pollution control laws and regulations.
  • Skill in the use and operation of data collection, recording, and laboratory equipment.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to collect, organize, and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to organize information into a logical presentation format.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • May supervise activities and personnel engaged in an environmental evaluation, enforcement and/or permitting program.
  • Formulates and recommends policies and procedures to ensure the maximum utilization of personnel and to increase program effectiveness.
  • Reviews and participates in difficult or complex field tests and evaluation projects.
  • May perform routine laboratory analyses and interpret results, as needed.
  • Develops improved techniques, studies new developments, and tests new methods.
  • Reviews new developments in instrumentation and analytical techniques.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.