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Hillsborough County Government

Environmental Outreach Coordinator (#ENVORCCSBM) CSBM
$18.09-$29.57 Hourly / $3,135.60-$5,125.47 Monthly / $37,627.20-$61,505.60 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Plans, prepares, implements and coordinates environmental educational outreach activities within the community, and provides environmental conservation technical assistance as needed to promote soil and water conservation programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences or related field; and
Two or more years of experience in an environmental conservation or education field.

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 the principles and practices of environmental conservation.
  • Considerable knowledge of soil and water conservation methods and techniques, and the development and implementation of environmental educational outreach programs.
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and County environmental conservation and pollution control laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of local environmental concerns, natural resources conservation programs, and agricultural practices.
  • Skill in customer service, social media, public speaking and media relations.
  • Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate an environmental outreach program within the community.
  • Ability to prepare and present environmental educational materials and organize events related to soil and water conservation issues.  
  • Ability to use a computer and related software, and operate other office equipment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate the work of others.
  • Ability to independently manage time and effectively prioritize duties to meet deadlines and accomplish program goals and objectives.
  • Ability to collect, organize, and evaluate data and to develop logical conclusions.
  • Ability to organize information into a logical presentation format.
  • Ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.

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.

  • Plans, develops and implements a comprehensive environmental educational outreach program to increase awareness of environmental conservation issues within the community.
  • Develops educational materials and promotes environmental conservation activities.
  • Solicits community sponsors to assist in the implementation of environmental outreach activities.
  • Coordinates volunteers and service organizations to assist in planning, developing and implementing environmental education activities and programs within the community.
  • Determines funding requirements, prepares budget documents, and monitors the status of allocated funds and expenses related to educational outreach programs and activities.
  • Coordinates with representatives within own organization and external agencies to ensure the efficient flow of communications and services.
  • Coordinates environmental conservation education contests and activities with local schools and conservation groups, and develops displays for educational and marketing events.
  • Recommends policies and procedures to ensure the maximum utilization of personnel and to increase environmental program effectiveness.
  • Develops and implements a public information program promoting the programs and services offered by the agency and partnering agencies.
  • Prepares news articles and press releases to promote the environmental outreach program.
  • May assist agency staff and representatives from other environmental conservation agencies in conducting field investigations, preparing environmental reports and maps, and evaluating natural resource data related to soil and water conservation projects.
  • Performs office and administrative duties, maintains logs and files, and assists residents and businesses in gathering information and processing documents for soil and water conservation projects.
  • Researches and writes reports and articles on environmental topics for the agency website. 
  • Attends meetings in support of agency staff, District supervisors, and other partners of the organization.
  • 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.


CLASS: ENVORCCSBM; EST: 6/28/2015; REV: ;