Date:Jul 17, 2017

Location:TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 15528

Agency: Division of Emergency Management


Position Number: 31001689

Salary: $37,664.00

Posting Closing Date: 07/31/2017


This is professional work within the Florida Hazardous Materials Planning Program. Responsibilities of the position involve conducting detailed analysis to determine facility compliance with federal and state hazardous materials planning requirements including conducting audits and inspections at hazardous materials facilities.

Evaluate compliance of facilities subject to state and federal hazardous materials regulations.

Participate in the ongoing Hazardous Materials Outreach Program and identify, monitor and evaluate compliance of facilities subject to state and federal hazardous materials regulations.

Review and assess information received from affected facilities for the Hazardous Materials Planning Program.

Conduct detailed reviews and audits to ensure facility compliance and prepare analyses of findings and audit reports as directed by the State Emergency Response Commission.

Provide technical assistance to facilities in complying with federal and state hazardous materials regulations.

Compile and assess facility data for implementation of the Hazardous Materials Planning Program and the Hazardous Materials Fee Tracking System.

Analyze and process requests for hazardous materials program information.

Perform other duties as required.

Participate in activations of the State Emergency Operations Center.


Knowledge of federal and/or state regulations or procedures related to hazardous materials emergency response, safety, auditing or prevention planning.

Skill and ability to implement program requirements in accordance with established legislation, rule and procedures.

Skill and ability to provide technical assistance to government, industry and the general public for both program and emergency management responsibilities.

Skill and ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Knowledge of and the ability to operate computer databases and related desktop programs in order to support program implementation.

Ability to work non-traditional hours.

Ability to travel as required.


In response to emergency events, Division of Emergency Management employees may be required to work irregular hours, to work more than 8 hours per day, to work extended periods (including weekends and holidays), to work at locations other than their official headquarters, and to perform duties in addition to those outlined in the employee’s position description. Employees must be able to deploy to emergency sites with limited advance notice.

You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order for us to conduct the background check and a drug test.

All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida Employment Application.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

DEM appreciates the service and sacrifices made by veterans and their family members. Further, DMS recognizes the immeasurable value veterans bring to the workplace and is committed to increasing the number of veterans that serve in its workforce.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: It is the policy of the Florida Division of Emergency Management that any applicants who will be considered or recommended for an employment opportunity undergo Level 2 background screening. This is in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment.No applicants for a designated position will be employed until the Level 2 screening and drug test results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.Level 2 back ground screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

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.

Nearest Major Market:Tallahassee