This class enforces county ordinances and codes relating to land development and environmental issues. The work is performed under the supervision of the Environmental Enforcement Supervisor.
This is a "mandatory-testing" position that requires Drug Testing.Examples of Duties
Performs site inspections and investigations to collect relevant field information and evidence related to potential environmental code violations; documents findings; assesses conditions and recommends appropriate action; performs appropriate follow-up and/or re-inspections.
Conducts research on applicable records, policies, laws, and ordinances.
Issues notices of violations and civil citations
Collaborates with the public, other agencies, and staff to obtain and provide information; mediates conflicts and negotiates amicable resolutions.
Prepares and presents cases for quasi-judicial proceedings.
Manages a caseload of potential and current violations; prepares related status reports; attends meetings related to caseload.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.Qualifications
Training and Experience:
High School Diploma or Equivalent (G.E.D.) and one year of experience inan environmental related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
During the first year of employment, the employee will be expected to attain Level I certification by the Florida Association of Code Enforcement (F.A.C.E.)
Valid driver's license
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Basic legal actions and terminology;
Occupational hazards and safe work methods;
Customer service principles;
Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;
Caseload management principles;
Keyboarding and using a computer and related software applications;
Managing multiple tasks;
Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
This position requires close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish color), and the ability to adjust focus.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Medical / Dental / Vision plans
Employee health clinic
Employee fitness centers
Employer-sponsored retirement plan or an investment plan
Deferred Compensation Plan
Flexible Spending Account(s)
Employee Assistance Program
Annual/Sick Leave or Paid Time Off (PTO)
Group Life Insurance
Employees have flexibility in choosing a benefit package that meets their personal needs. Escambia County employee benefits include:
Medical, dental and vision insurance options
Florida Retirement System
Paid time off
Tax savings through flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care needs
Tuition reimbursement assistance
No cost Employee Assistance program
Voluntary benefits are also available
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