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Sarasota County Government

Sarasota, FL

Air Quality Monitoring - Environmental Specialist III Jobs Near Me

LocationSarasota, Florida 34232
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-07-03
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Valid Through2023-12-09

Job Description:


Planning and Development ServicesAbout Our Job

Are you someone that loves Environmental Science and have a passion for Air Quality? We have an opening for an Air Quality Monitoring Specialist. This position works daily in the analysis of Sarasota County's Air Quality as well as in the assessment and remediation of Sarasota's soil and Groundwater resources at Petroleum Contaminated Sites. It's an extremely satisfying position that allows the incumbent to see real-world impacts from their work in the Environmental Sciences as they work to protect Sarasota County's resources for future generations.

Job Description:

  • ? Checks all records and data collected from the ambient air monitoring network according to official SOP's to assure compliance with the State Quality Assurance Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines, and the Code of Federal Regulations.

  • Performs audits by the state and EPA on equipment.

  • Maintains correspondence with the state and other agencies for quality assurance updates.

  • Maintains the equipment inventory records. Initiates recommends, and procures equipment necessary to operate the air monitoring analyzers.

  • Coordinates the processing of POs payment of vendor invoices, purchasing card transactions, and other procurement-related tasks

  • Updates and manages the air monitoring computerized database on a daily basis.

  • Monthly Air Monitoring data verification and validation.

  • Performs or coordinates the AQI daily release.

  • Works with Environmental Consultants in the assessment and remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Sites, creating scopes of work, and verifying payment for work performed.

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About You

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the biological or physical sciences, Environmental Engineering, or a related field and three (3) years experience of professional experience

  • Master's degree may substitute for one year of professional experience

  • Progressively responsible professional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college degree

About Everything Else

Pay Range: $51,542.40 - $64,500.00 based on experience

Employee Type:Regular (Budgeted)


  • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more!

  • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit SCGov.net (https://www.scgov.net/government/human-resources/employee-health-and-benefits) for additional information.

  • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations.

  • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)??

A different blend of voices prompt better conversations, choices and results for everyone. Sarasota County – Many Voices, One Team.

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are the keys to serving, representing and understanding our community. We celebrate and value the experiences, backgrounds, perspectives, talents and strengths that make us different and are committed to creating a culture of understanding and respect where our employees realize that we are stronger together.

Our vision is to have a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that attracts, develops, retains and engages a talented workforce broadly representative of the citizens and communities we serve. To further value creativity, innovation, collaboration and great customer service – internally and externally.

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Do you like leaving things better than you found them? We serve the greater good! Our team is here to make Sarasota the premier community to live, work and play!

Sarasota has 37 miles of award-winning beaches, over 80 parks and 100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival. Unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and work!

We believe in work-life balance with a generous leave plan.

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