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Hillsborough County Government

Environmental Supervisor (#ENVSPVTPAQ) TPAQ
$25.10-$44.88 Hourly / $4,350.67-$7,779.20 Monthly / $52,208.00-$93,350.40 Yearly


Performs duties managing and supervising professionals and technicians in an environmental pollution control program.


A Bachelor's degree in a Natural Science; and
Four or more years of experience in environmental inspection, sampling, testing, or evaluation; including
One or more years of experience as a supervisor or lead worker/team leader; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

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 laboratory analysis methods and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of environmental pollutants sampling and testing.
  • Considerable knowledge of air pollution control.
  • Considerable knowledge of water pollution control.
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State, and local environmental control and mitigation laws and regulations.
  • Skill in the use and operation of laboratory equipment.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to conduct and interpret chemical laboratory test results.
  • Ability to use and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • 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.


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.

  • Manages activities, resources, operations, and maintenance in a comprehensive environmental regulating program.
  • Supervises the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
  • Evaluates resource, inventory, maintenance and personnel certification requirements; identifies needs and makes recommendations.
  • Evaluates compliance with environmental laboratory tests, health, safety and operational standards; and facility production and treatment capabilities.
  • Provides budget inputs, and monitors fund allocations and expenditures.
  • Investigates problems, implements solutions and directs remedial action during emergency situations.
  • Coordinates with appropriate points of contact to ensure achievement of department objectives.
  • Participates in chemical, physical, and biological studies to determine long range effects of environment contamination.
  • Experiments, researches, and evaluates procedures to control and/or reverse the harmful elements released into the environment.
  • 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.