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Hillsborough County Government

Environmental Lands Research Analyst (#ENVLRAGENR) GENR
$23.94-$38.02 Hourly / $4,149.60-$6,590.13 Monthly / $49,795.20-$79,081.60 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Performs advanced environmental monitoring, research and analysis to develop and implement effective environmental preservation and restoration programs within the Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program (ELAPP).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor's degree in Natural Science, Physical Science, or related field; and
Five years of experience in environmental research and analysis, one year of which must have been at a supervisory level.

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

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • 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.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Considerable knowledge of environmental protection issues and habitat restoration techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of Federal, State, and local environmental protection, laws, regulation and policies.
  • Considerable knowledge of environmental monitoring and research methods.
  • Considerable knowledge of flora and fauna both indigenous and non-indigenous to Florida.
  • Considerable knowledge of current practices and advancements in the science of Conservation Biology.
  • Some knowledge of GIS and GPS technologies.
  • Skill in the research and analysis of complex environmental management issues.
  • Skill in the use of a computer and related software.
  • Ability to research and analyze environmental issues, assess changing facts or conditions, and develop effective strategies to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to prepare complex environmental related reports.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

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.

  • Develops and implements long term environmental research programs within the ELAPP program to promote the preservation and restoration of natural habitats, and the conservation of unique native species.
  • Establishes systematic monitoring programs to assess the status of native and exotic plant and animal populations within ELAPP preserve boundaries.
  • Assesses the effects of current environmental management practices such as the use of prescribed burns, and the public use of ELAPP preserves.
  • Researches and analyzes habitat restoration methods and outcomes to achieve desired results.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of efforts to control exotic species infestations, and provide statistical analysis of data and trends.
  • Coordinates with County and other government regulatory agencies regarding proposed developments and land use changes near ELAPP Preserves, and assesses how development and land use changes impact environmental management programs.
  • Develops, or assist with the development of scopes of services for habitat restoration projects on various ELAPP sites, and oversee contractors hired to implement these projects.
  • Assists in formulating environmental rules, policies, regulations, and operating procedures.
  • 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.

APPOINTING AUTHORITY MAY REQUIRE

Possession of a valid Driver's License.

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