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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN IV

Company: MyFlorida
Location: Delray Beach
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN IV - 64030093 Date: Jan 11, 2023 Location: DELRAY BEACH, FL, US, 33445 The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/workforce_operations/human_resource_management/for_job_applicants/e_verify) .Requisition No: 732261 Agency: Department of HealthWorking Title: ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN IV - 64030093Position Number: 64030093 Salary: $33,176.00 (includes a CAD of $1,976.00) Posting Closing Date: 01/24/2023 Open Competitive Opportunity Specific Responsibilities: This is an Environmental Specialist I position performing inspections and permitting of public swimming pools, spas, and recreation attractions. Work is performed under the supervision of an Environmental Supervisor II-SES. This position requires independent judgement, initiative, applying general knowledge of business practices and skill in applying instructions to accomplish various job functions. This position is designated as a sensitive position and is required to maintain confidential information in accordance with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) Palm Beach County Health Department (CHD) Information Security Policy, Protocols and Procedures. This position has access to Health Management System (HMS) for entering Daily Activity Reports (DARs). Access to Environmental Health (EH) data sets for inputting and updates information in EH database including inspections, permits, customer and billing information. This position may view, update and release information as needed. Conducts field inspections of public swimming pools, spas, highly intricate special purpose pools and water recreation attractions for compliance with sanitary, safety and technical standards mandated by state law. Ensures and examines all equipment including but not limited to, pumps, filters, gauges, piping, ladders are in complying according to policy, protocols, and Procedures. Ensure pool meets or exceeds its original standards specified by a professional engineer. Documents possible causes, remedies, and conducts follow-up inspections. Submits written reports of significant deficiencies. Initiates enforcement action including but not limited to, notices of violation, closes pools, spas and water recreation attractions for noncompliance with the applicable codes and performs follow up inspections. Investigates Environmental Health Complaints involving public pools and appurtenances. Consults with owners, managers, directors, code enforcement, city managers, contractors, service companies, and other concerned individuals or entities to provide instruction and clarification on proper swimming pool operations and disease or injury prevention. Provide recommendations to owners and boards of directors on compliance with the code on issues. Coordinates activities with federal, state and local agencies. Ensures all operators are properly licensed or certified. Conducts sanitary surveys of public bathing places and performs shoreline surveillance for contamination and pollutions. Collects samples of beach waters for laboratory analysis in accordance with the Health Beaches Program, US Environmental Protection Agency and Florida Department of Environmental Protection water standards to allow recommendations for corrective action. Provide information on the public bathing places to the media and other interested parties. Maintains records and updates information for database of regulated bathing facilities for program management. Update databases, reviewing annual license submittals, dispensing operating permits, and contact permit holders for nonpayment of their annual operating permit fee. Investigates waterborne illnesses. Accurately input and update the Environmental Data Set including, but not limited to, epidemiology reportable disease reports, physician reports, laboratory test results, epidemiology health investigations and records containing patient identifiers for environmental health waterborne illness investigations. Attends training functions, participates in various public health educational programs as needed. Participates in the development of teamwork objectives. Provides field training to other staff. Provides backup to other programs in the department. Cooperates with staff of other programs to maintain efficient and responsive operations during normal or emergency operations. Participate in the standards activities; Outreach, Suggestions, and/or Teamwork. Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the terminology, principles and analytical techniques of the physical or natural sciences.
  • Knowledge of data collection and analysis principles and procedures.
  • Ability to collect, evaluate, analyze and interpret scientific or technical data.
  • Ability to prepare technical reports.
  • Ability to use personal computers.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to environmental programs.
  • Ability to understand and follow legislative policy direction as established in Florida statutes.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques. Qualifications: Preferred:High School Diploma or equivalent. Minimum: Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural. Valid Drivers License. Steel toe safety boots are required for this position. Must be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time. Working hours: (A) Daily from 8:00AM to 5:00 PM (B) Total hours in workweek 40 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values: Mission: To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts. Vision: To be the Healthiest State in the Nation. Values: I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely. C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems. A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect. R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners. E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement. Where You Will Work: 345 South Congress Ave Delray Beach, FL 33445 The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida: Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The States total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:
  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);
  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • And more! For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com. Please be advised: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process. This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement. The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility. Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days. Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country. The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). 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.VETERANS PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere (http://www.dms.myflorida.com/content/download/97612/566545) . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market:Palm BeachNearest Secondary Market:Miami

Keywords: MyFlorida, Delray Beach , ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN IV, Engineering , Delray Beach, Florida

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