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Manager Natural Resources Review

Recruitment #2001-MGRNRRUNM4-001

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

JOB OVERVIEW

This position directs the Natural Resources Review program for Hillsborough County and provides direction and management of interagency coordination and issues relating to land development permitting, tree removal, inspections and environmental code enforcement.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscape Architecture, Geology, Environmental Science or related natural science degree.
  • Six years of progressive technical and management experience.  Program management or experience in the Forestry, Urban Forestry, Landscape Architecture or Environmental Science industry.
  • Experience working with or ability to work with developers.

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

WORK CATEGORY

Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to walk and climb stairs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Directs staff responsible for administering the natural resources program in accordance with the Land Development Code, including any related enforcement measures that may be necessary.

Monitors and works to resolve issues that arise within natural resources review processes, including but not limited to technical review, procedural and customer service issues.

Maintains lines of comminications with external stakeholders and continually evaluates the effectiveness of current regulatory controls in order to anticipate emerging issues and trends and recommend methods to maximize regulatory efficiency and effectiveness.

Confers with upper management to keep them informed on key  issues and progress toward meeting division and department objectives; makes recommendations to assist management in making process, workflow and customer service improvements.

Coordinates and maintains communcations as necessary with other County departments and divisions, external agencies, County administration and the Board of County Commissioners about issues affecting natural resources review.

Responds to and handles issues and concerns that arise from the public, external organizations and government agencies relating to natural resources review issues and processes.

Recommends division goals, programs and projects consistent with County and departmental goals.

Assigns tasks to staff and dedicates resources as required to complete reviews and inspections in a timely manner.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Critical Thinking- Work is broad in scope covering one or more complicated areas.  A high degree of analytic ability and inductive thinking is required to devise new, non-standard approaches to highly intricate, technically complex problems.

Decision Making- Independenct judgement is required to recommend division, departmental or County objectives, evaluate new approaches to problem solving, and assess changing facts or conditions.

Communication-Requires regular contacts with internal and external customers.  Involves consideral tact, discretion and persuasion in obtaining the cooperation of others. Requires the handling of delicate relationships and complex situations.

Strategic Planning-The ability to collaborate and coordinate with Development Services Directors and Managers, as well as other County Department's Staff, to develop and achieve individual, division, department and county  objectives.

Managerial/Operational Skills-Responsible for supervising multiple functions with full accountability for effective operation and results.

Leadership-The ability to motivate and encourage staffto provide a positive experience to our customers and work efficiently and effectively to provide the best outcome for all involved.

Conclusion

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

  • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from two (2) healthcare plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
  • Holidays: Employees receive up to twelve (12) paid holidays per year.

Visit our Benefits page for more exciting details.

Veteran’s Preference:

Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

Response/Recovery Activities:

Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*

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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee’s department, the County’s Office of Emergency Management, or County Administration. Such assignments may be for before, during or after the emergency/disaster.