Broward County

The Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department was created in 2008 when Broward County merged its urban redevelopment and planning functions with those of environmental protection, emergency management and consumer protection. The consolidation created a combined pool of talent and resources that will enable Broward County to address the issues and opportunities of our community with efficiency, creativity and innovation.

The mission of the Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department is to safeguard lives, natural resources and property of residents and visitors by providing for natural resource planning, management and protection, planning for appropriate land use/housing patterns and establishing an incident command system and emergency operations plans, enforcing environmental, development and construction regulations and providing for consumer protection.

Broward County Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Jun 29, 2020
Full time
REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Natural Resources Administrator. This is advanced professional and supervisory work implementing the Broward County Shoreline Protection Program. This is highly technical work involving the planning, design, permitting and construction of shoreline protection projects, including beach nourishment and associated erosion control projects on a regional basis. This position requires graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in engineering, environmental science, ecology, biology, geology, hydrology, or related field and REQUIREMENTS Requires  six (6) years’  experience in programs related to coastal engineering, beach nourishment, management, and erosion control projects, including  two (2) years’  supervisory experience Special Certifications and Licenses None. PREFERENCES (KSA’s)...
Broward County Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Jun 29, 2020
Full time
REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Environmental Program Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating marine conservation efforts, providing highly technical ecological reviews, public outreach, education, and reporting on the protection, conservation, and enhancement of the hardbottom (coral reef) resources of the county. This is an advanced professional and supervisory position responsible for providing all technical expertise and policy guidance in the conservation, mitigation of environmental impacts, management, and enhancement of the County's coastal resources, with emphasis on coral reefs and nearshore hardbottom resources, as part of the Marine Resources Section.  The position serves as the primary technical expert for the valuation of reef resources and the quantification of impacts and development of mitigation strategies to compensate for...