[Coral-List] Correction-Job Posting: Florida Dept. of Env. Protection-Coral Reef Conservation Program OPS Technician

Sansgaard, Jena Jena.Sansgaard at dep.state.fl.us
Wed Aug 1 14:13:58 EDT 2012

Good Afternoon Everyone,

Sorry about the broken link and bad attachment.  See updated posting below.

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Coral Reef Conservation Program is announcing a position opening for an OPS Reef Injury Prevention and Response Technician (RIPR)-Environmental Specialist I.  Please see the below description and apply at Florida People's First: https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/peoplefirst(bD1lbiZjPTIzMA==)/logon.htm

Broadband/Class Code:  19-2041-01
Position Number:  37979083
Annual Salary Range:  $17 hour
Announcement Type:  Open Competitive
City:  MIAMI
Facility:  Biscayne Bay Environmental Center
Pay Grade/ Pay Band:  BB005
Closing Date:  8/8/2012

Duties and Responsibilities:
Support Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) staff with the implementation of the CRCP and its Reef Injury Prevention and Response Program. Specific duties are as follows:
 Assist CRCP Manager, Assistant Manager, Office Manager and Project Coordinators with the following tasks:

 *   General/administrative office work (e.g., filing, handling purchasing card transactions, mailing, entering data).
 *   Assists with day to day gear (e.g., SCUBA and photo equipment) maintenance and purchasing of needed supplies.
 *   Other duties as assigned.
Assist the Reef Injury Prevention and Response Coordinator with the following tasks:

 *   Works collaboratively with the Reef Injury Prevention and Response (RIPR) Coordinator.
 *   Provides logistical coordination and technical assistance to support documentation and assessment of reef resource injury incidents.
 *   Participates in resource trustee meetings and site visits, as directed..
 *   Serves as alternate to RIPR Coordinator, as directed.
 *   Assists with RIPR related general/administrative office work, as requested.
 *   Supports the Florida Coral Reef Protection Act by creating and implementing an educational campaign including the distribution of brochures and information to identified user groups.
 *   Staffs educational booths at outreach events.
 *   Assists with administrative tasks and restoration efforts related to the Ecosystem Management Restoration Trust Fund.
Dives and or snorkels as needed for DEP.

 *   Must be approved to SCUBA Dive as required in DEP Directive 710, FDEP Underwater Operations Manual (if applicable).
Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:
Knowledge of:  Southeast Florida marine environment. Interest in coral reefs, recreational and commercial vessel use in southeast Florida, Best Management Practices, marine science and public outreach required.  Knowledge of general coral reef injury assessment, restoration, and mitigation methods.
Ability to:  Communicate effectively with others verbally and in writing; research Best Management Practices and other injury prevention strategies; communicate with public officials in a courteous and engaging manner; travel within the southeast Florida region (Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties); maintain and organize project files. Ability to pilot small vessels.
Skill in: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access. Adobe Acrobat, Endnote, and GIS preferred.
Licensure/registration/certification requirements (If applicable, list the appropriate Florida Statute or federal regulation cite):
Valid Florida driver's license
Valid Open Water SCUBA Certification
Current First Aid
Current CPR
Current Emergency Oxygen Administration
Current Blood Borne Pathogen Training
Other job-related requirements for this position:  Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university.  Course work in environmental policy, coral reef assessment, or public policy preferred.  Medical Monitoring for DEP Divers
Working hours: (A) Daily from 9 am to 5:30 pm (B) Total hours in workweek 40 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) Must be able to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Position may be extended annually, contingent on available funding.
For more information, contact Patricia Rose at patricia.rose at dep.state.fl.us<mailto:patricia.rose at dep.state.fl.us>
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace.  All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Jena Sansgaard
Consultant, Florida Gulf Coast University
Reef Injury Prevention and Response Coordinator
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Coral Reef Conservation Program
Biscayne Bay Environmental Center
1277 NE 79th St. Causeway
Miami FL 33138
Phone: (305) 795-2167  Fax: (305) 795-3470
Email: Jena.Sansgaard at dep.state.fl.us<mailto:Jamie.Monty at dep.state.fl.us>
Websites: www.dep.state.fl.us/coastal/programs/coral<http://www.dep.state.fl.us/coastal/programs/coral>
and www.southeastfloridareefs.net<http://www.southeastfloridareefs.net/>
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