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Hillsborough County Government

Environmental Technician II (#EVTEC2GENG) GENG
$11.90-$18.88 Hourly / $2,062.67-$3,272.53 Monthly / $24,752.00-$39,270.40 Yearly


Performs duties conducting routine collection, evaluation and quality assurance review of air/water sampling data; monitoring of incoming solid waste at disposal facilities; and the routine installation, calibration, maintenance and operation of related instruments and equipment.


An Associate's degree in a Natural Science; 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.


  • Working knowledge of environmental sampling and collection methods.
  • Working knowledge of environmental data collection and recording procedures.
  • Working knowledge of laboratory equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Skill in the use and operation of environmental data collection and recording instruments and equipment.
  • Skill in the operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Ability to identify and differentiate hazardous, non-hazardous, and recyclable solid waste material.
  • 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 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.

  • Performs various field environmental sampling and collection duties.
  • Monitors incoming solid waste at disposal facilities for acceptability and presence of hazardous waste, keeps records and reports violations.
  • May serve violation notices or levy surcharges for noncompliance as applicable.
  • Inspects incoming solid waste at landfills and prepares reports on contents by type, volume, and composition.
  • Initiates actions for the removal of hazardous or undesirable material from landfills.
  • Performs various laboratory and field duties involving routine installation and calibration, minor maintenance and operation of both instruments and related equipment of limited complexity utilized in an environmental monitoring program.
  • Performs input, verification and compilation of computer generated data in support of environmental monitoring programs.
  • May supervise the work of and/or train lower level technicians.
  • Provides assistance and information to the public on disposal and recycling options available within the county.
  • 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: EVTEC2GENG; EST: 8/22/1997; REV: 1/28/2011;