Requisition No: 16227
Agency: Environmental Protection
Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II – 37000606
Position Number: 37000606
Salary: $38,659.92-$45,000 annually
Posting Closing Date: 08/04/2017
Division of Recreation and Parks
Office of Park Planning
3800 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 525
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000
Contact Person: Steven Cutshaw (850) 245-3084
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Florida Park Service is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong planning and organizational skills to join our dynamic team in the Office of Park Planning.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Facilitates the development of unit management plans for the Florida state park system; Prepares unit management plan components and maps; Communicates verbally and/or in writing to ensure receipt of all materials required to prepare and process unit management plans; Gathers, organizes, analyzes, formats and edits information used in unit management plans; Evaluates each unit management plan for compliance with all applicable statutes, administrative rules, Department and/or Division policies, directives and plan guidelines; Coordinates the review of unit management plans by the Department; Provides quality control review and assists other staff in improving the planning product; Coordinates the research, compilation, organization, and analyses of information used to produce the land use component of state park unit management plans; Produces conceptual land use plans in graphic and text formats to guide the physical design and development of public use facilities in the state parks; Leads and participates in master planning and post construction evaluation efforts, conducts public workshops and planning focus group processes and facilitates staff and public planning and visioning exercises; Oversees the maintenance of state park carrying capacity information; conducts special studies to develop appropriate policies and guidelines for establishing carrying capacities for units of the park system.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: principles of park planning and physical land development planning; research techniques; land use planning techniques; Florida’s plant communities and their suitability for land use.
Ability to: conduct and coordinate various planning and research projects simultaneously; prepare reports and records; determine appropriate carrying capacities for park lands; analyze and consolidate information received from various sections of the division’s staff in order to produce conceptual land use plans; interpret various maps of park properties; collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work flow and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management practices; organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents and written materials; conduct fact-finding research; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to operational and management analysis activities; maintain a valid driver’s license; utilize problem solving techniques; communicate effectively in writing and graphic presentation; work with various computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, graphics programs, computer aided design and geographic information systems; travel.
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. 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 clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee