Broward County seeks marine resources manager

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of marine resources 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, which 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 unavoidable impacts as part of authorized projects; as a partner agency in enforcement activities relating to reef impacts; and in policy recommendations pertaining to regionally coordinated conservation/management strategies and regulatory initiatives needed to protect and improve the abundance, diversity, and quality of our coastal resources.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, geology, engineering or field relevant to area of assignment.
  • Six years in managing environmental monitoring, regulation and compliance programs related to area of assignment; including two years of supervisory experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license for duration of appointment.
  • Preferred candidates will be Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) scuba certified.

Deadline is on a rolling basis. This posting will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.

To learn more about this opportunity and apply, visit the Broward County jobs website.