SES - Biological Administrator III - FWC

Requisition No: 20405 

Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission


Position Number: 77072970 

Salary:  $1,988.24--$2,230.77 bi-weekly + benefits 

Posting Closing Date: 10/09/2017 

Working Title: Biological Administrator III SES

Broadband code: 11-9121-02

Bi-weekly salary:$1,988.24 + benefits (we expect to fill the position at the base salary, but is negotiable depending on experience)

City: Tallahassee

Facility: Carr Building

Pay Grade/Pay Band: 427


Subsection Administrator-SES, Aquatic Plant Management Subsection


The successful candidate will be subject to financial disclosure in accordance with Section 112.3145 F.S.


In addition to submitting a completed State of Florida electronic application and completing the qualifying questions, applicants must attach a cover letter and up to date resume to be considered. Submitted cover letter should at a minimum explain your interest in working as the Aquatic Subsection Program Administrator and identify your most relevant skills and experience.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.


This position is advertised to be located in Tallahassee. However, the location might be changed dependent upon the best candidate.  A candidate who wishes to operate in this position outside of Tallahassee must be prepared to explain how this would be better accomplished in the alternative location.


Description of Duties:

This position reports directly to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Invasive Plant Management Section Leader.  The successful candidate will plan, administer, and direct the Section’s program for managing aquatic plants on public water bodies, ensuring that the priorities, goals, and objectives of the Commission and program are met.  The position oversees administration of a statewide aquatic plant control contract program, including development, maintenance, monitoring and managing of contracts with governmental entities and private companies. The position is responsible for determining eligibility of program activities through the review of Florida Statutes, Florida Administrative Codes, workplan requests, and budgets submitted for participation in funding programs. The position is also responsible for maintaining and updating procedures and standards to ensure compliance with Florida Statutes and internal agency procedures. The position supervises, organizes, and coordinates the activities of Aquatic Plant Management subsection personnel, and acts as the liaison with federal, state and local government entities related to the management of aquatic plants on public water bodies.


The position is responsible for ensuring that the provisions and requirements in Section 215.422, Florida Statutes, related the Department of Financial Services’ rules and FWC’s invoice processing and warrant distribution procedures are followed.


The incumbent must possess strong skills in leadership, partnership development and maintenance, administration, and organization including time management. This position requires strong abilities to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. The incumbent must be able to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.


Preferred Qualifications:

Professional experience in the management of aquatic plants. Knowledge of Florida’s aquatic plant problems and the methods available for managing them. Experience supervising professional staff. Experience and ease in public speaking.

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