Florida Department of Environmental Protection - Biscayne Bay Environmental Center Company Information
- United States
Our Organization and Mission: The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the state�s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship - protecting our air, water and land. The vision of DEP is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida�s natural resources and enhance its ecosystem. The Work You Will Do: � This position is a core member of the Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection�s (RCP) Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves (BBAP) and will make technical, planning, procedural and budget decision in consultation with the Southeast Regional Administrator. � The primary purpose of this position is to be is the daily administration, management and operation of the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves (BBAP) including almost 70,000 submerged and island acres. This position includes office and field oversight duties, coordinating and performing field management activities and all other program activities related to resource protection and management of BBAP, the ORCP regional office and facility. This includes the coordination and management of volunteer, OPS and FTE personnel. � The position directly supervises one Career Service and three OPS positions. � This position is exempt from overtime. The Difference You Will Make: As part of the BBAP Team, you would further our goals of: � Protecting and enhancing the ecological integrity of the aquatic preserves � Restoring areas to their natural condition � Encouraging sustainable use and foster active stewardship by engaging local communities in the protection of aquatic preserves � Improving management effectiveness through a process based on sound science, consistent evaluation and continual reassessment How You Will Grow: DEP encourages its leaders to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies. We believe in supporting and encouraging you as you take on important and often complex projects while offering you the opportunity to gain valuable experience quickly. Where You Will Work: � The DEP�s office in Miami is called the Biscayne Bay Environmental Center and is located in the middle of the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve within the Pelican Harbor Park and Marina in Miami-Dade County, Florida. � This position will require some travel locally and statewide to perform mission critical duties � There is no state income tax for residents of Florida The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida: Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State�s 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; � Entry to state parks; � And more! For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.