Job Title: Environmental Coordinator

Reports to:Facilities Operations Manager
Typical Schedule:245days/7.5 hours/day
Bargaining Unit:USEP INS

 

FLSA: Exempt
Job Code: 5157
Salary Schedule:80N

JOB GOAL

Responsible for the coordination and implementation of environmental and safety programs while ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations related to hazardous materials and work conditions

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Plan, organize, and coordinate activities of employees responsible for environmental and safety programs, ensuring compliance with governmental standards, including EPA, OSHA, and health department standards.
  2. Oversee and coordinate the district’s safety programs and initiatives.
  3. Investigate employee concerns about exposure to hazardous materials and air pollutants, and coordinate and ensure appropriate corrective action is taken.
  4. Develop and oversee the District’s indoor air quality program to ensure the best possible conditions are available to employees.
  5. Conduct site inspections to assess critical environmental and safety issues, and coordinate and ensure appropriate corrective action is taken.
  6. Develop and maintain management information systems to identify the location of hazardous materials throughout the District.
  7. Update and deliver employee training programs related to the handling, storing, transporting and discarding hazardous materials and waste.
  8. Keep informed of current and proposed regulations and best practices related to hazardous materials and waste.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of, and ability to understand and apply local, state, and federal regulations related to safety and the handling of hazardous materials, waste, asbestos, and other pollutants.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Knowledge of and experience with personal computers and programs, such as word processing programs, spreadsheets and databases

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in safety, engineering, environmental science, or related field
  • Three years of experience handling safety and/or environmental issues
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Must have valid FL Driver License. Must maintain a driving record that meets the standards of the District Safe Driver Plan II or district equivalent. Driver license must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Public Health or related field.
  • Experience in a public education setting.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems; training employees; and assisting with evaluating performance, interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and / or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Environmental Coordinator;   EST: September 17, 2013 ;   REV: June 24, 2020;   Board Approved: September 17, 2013