Coordinates all phases of compliance for the Solid Waste Management Division (SWMD). Provides technical and administrative management, coordination and hands on support for permitting and compliance, the Landfill Gas project and Special Waste program.
These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.
Coordinates and tracks all areas of environmental compliance within the SWMD to ensure permits, certifications and reports are current and accurate. Develops and maintains checklists, logs, databases and files related to environmental compliance.
Coordinates with consultants, contractors and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and other regulatory personnel on issues relating to environmental compliance.
Ensures permits, plans and technical documents are compliant and meet submission deadlines.
Manages, plans and monitors the activities of the Landfill Gas collection system and Landfill Gas To Energy (LFGTE) project.
Supervises the Landfill Gas Mechanic and all related activities. Supervises the ECAP3 Team in the absence of the Environmental Programs Manager.
Coordinates, evaluates and insures regulatory compliance of operations performed within the SWMD. Examines compliance or process issues and provides resolution strategies.
Prepares, analyzes and interprets technical documents related to monitoring and sampling groundwater, surface water, leachate and landfill gas. Submits documents to state and federal regulatory agencies.
Administers the Special Waste Acceptance Program.
Conducts regular internal inspections of Solid Waste Management facilities.
Ensures fuel tank and stormwater regulatory compliance within division.
Conducts stormwater sampling for water quality. Reviews and submits laboratory data, technical regulatory reports, NOIs and fees as required by the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Stormwater Program for the SWMD.
Manages technical/scientific contracts and oversees sampling events conducted by contractors and consultants.
Maintains permits, placards, operation plans, SSM plans, logs, online calendars, databases and files in accordance with federal and state regulatory requirements.
Researches and initiates purchase of equipment/supplies and trains staff in the operation of monitoring equipment for in-house data collection and analyses.
Performs administrative duties, such as updating status reports, maintaining service contracts and processing invoices. Assists in the development of the Division budget and ensures proper expenditure of funds.
Oversees the operation of the Osceola Road Landfill Used Oil Collection Center.
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry or related field and three (3) years experience in environmental regulation and/or solid waste operations or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
Ability to understand and effectively apply federal, state and local rules and regulations as they pertain to solid waste, hazardous waste and air quality.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; compile and write effective technical reports, letters and other documents; and use computers and software in day to day job functions.
Ability to effectively interface with customers including citizens, all levels of staff and representatives of other local, state and federal agencies.
Must possess a valid FL State Driver’s license.
Must possess OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification, including Annual 8 Hour Refresher training, or have the ability to become certified within 6 months of employment.
The following are preferred, but not required:
1) Certified Operator or Spotter for Landfill, Transfer Station or Materials Recovery Facility
2) Familiarity with laboratory analyses for environmental samples
3) Experience with field monitoring equipment calibration and operation
4) Ability to understand design and construction plans