Environmental Specialist - Pinellas County

Position Information
Organization: Pinellas County
Category: Management
Position Status: Full-Time
Position Title: Environmental Specialist
Office Location: Clearwater, Florida

Position Description: This is a technical field and office position within the Department of Public Works, Division of Environmental Management. Duties include conducting environmental inspections and evaluations for compliance with environmental protection ordinances, communicating with the public regarding compliance cases, preparing compliance correspondence, and maintaining case files. Additional duties include participating in surface water quality, benthic, and seagrass monitoring programs. Lastly, duties include implementing education and outreach programs related to the protection of the County’s natural resources.

Position Requirements: Position to be filled as either an Environmental Specialist 1 or an Environmental Specialist 2 (based on candidate qualification):

Environmental Specialist 1:

  • Bachelor's Degree with major course work in environmental, physical, natural or biological science, engineering, or related field AND

  • One (1) year of professional field/office experience working in environmental compliance programs;

  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

  • Florida Driver’s License

  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.

  • Ability to swim.

  • Other knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials required for a specific position.

Environmental Specialist 2:

  • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in environmental, physical, natural or biological science, engineering, or related field AND

  • Two (2) years of professional field/office experience working in environmental compliance programs;

  • OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

  • Florida Driver’s License

  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.

  • Ability to swim.

  • Other knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials required for a specific position.

Salary Information: $43,347.20 - $64,334.40

How to Apply: Position extended! Closes October 2, 2023: Direct link to position and Pinellas County Career Page 

Organization Information
Organization: Pinellas County Public Works
Point of Contact: Anamarie Rivera
Address: 22211 US Hwy 19N, Bldg 10
City: Clearwater
State: Florida
Zip Code: 33765
Phone: 727-464-4605
Email: [email protected]