Regulatory Information Specialist

  • South Florida Water Management District
  • West Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • Dec 15, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Job Description

The Regulatory Information Specialist is responsible for the review of Environmental Resource Permit applications, as well as Water Use and Environmental Resource Permit ownership transfers.

Primary responsibilities include the review of documents and technical information such as homeowner association documents, articles of incorporation, plats, easements, deeds, agreements, ordinances and restrictive covenants as they relate to the surface water management system planned for or serving a community or area to determine qualification for permit issuance or transfer.

This includes the review of applications for completeness and preparation of requests for additional information, if necessary; extensive research of the permit files, county public records and property appraiser records; verification and correction of project boundaries in the Regulation Division’s geospatial application tools; consultation with other staff, departments, and regulatory representatives from various agencies and organizations to ensure compliance with permit conditions; recommendation and assistance in the enforcement process when necessary; identification, resolution and correction of discrepancies with data pertaining to the permit files in the Regulatory database (GENP) and the Permitting Portal (Pega).
A working knowledge of relevant adopted rules, regulations and state statutes associated with the review of applications for Environmental Resource Permits and permit transfer documentation, as well as geospatial software, is preferred.

Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills are essential, as this job involves frequent and regular coordination with engineering and environmental permit reviewers throughout the District, attorneys, engineers, developers and directors of special districts, as well as the general public.

Employment Guidelines
Typically has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field and 8+ years of experience of highly responsible administrative and technical accountabilities in a regulatory or real estate related function. 

A valid State of Florida driver’s license is required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Due to the District’s response role and emergency management functions, this position may be required to provide support before, during, and after major storm events and emergency situations, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies.

Mostly in an office environment sitting at a desk and operating a personal computer to produce work products with extended periods of standing; includes stooping and bending.  Work requires lifting up to 30 lbs. (boxes).

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Salary Minimum$36,816.00. Salary Midpoint: $43,742.40.