Natural & Cultural Resources Manager

Department of Air Force / MacDill AFB
Tampa, Florida
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Full time Positions
$70K+ Negotiable
Last Date to Apply
GENERAL DESCRIPTION Manages environmental requirements associated with Natural Resources and Cultural Resources to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, state, county, DoD, and Air Force regulations. Environmental program manager responsibilities include reviewing projects/actions to evaluate and mitigate impacts to natural and cultural resources, preparing/reviewing permit application packages, interacting with regulatory agencies, contract preparation and subcontractor management, annual compliance reporting, annual management plan reviews and updates, environmental briefings to leadership, and engaging the public for natural and cultural resources training and events. Manager will work directly with embedded U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service liaison to ensure the protection of Federally listed threatened and endangered species and oversee the implementation of habitat restoration projects designed to improve threatened and endangered (T&E) species habitat. Environmental program manager will be part of a multidisciplinary team that oversees, guides and maintains all aspects of environmental compliance within the installation boundaries, which may entail supporting other program managers. Primary Job Functions: • Manage the Natural Resources program in accordance with Air Force Manual (AFMAN) 32-7003 Integrated Natural Resources Management • Manage the Cultural Resource program in accordance with AFMAN 32-7003 Cultural Resources Management • Implement and manage the Environmental Management System in accordance with Air Force Instruction 32-7001 Environmental Management • Insure exceptional stewardship of the natural and cultural resources within MacDill’s 5,697 acres • Coordinate with wildlife agencies including USFWS, FWC, NOAA and others to support base construction and military training; and complete formal Section 7 consultation, when required. • Implement the installation invasive species control program including contractor management, identifying treatment areas, conducting site inspections, and writing performance assessment reports • Develop and implement habitat restoration or other natural resources-related projects aimed at improving the ecologic function, habitat value and/or recreational value of the land • Serve as base liaison for work with Federal, state and county regulatory agencies to secure permits and ensure the proper management of wetland, T&E species, and other natural resource • Organize and host annual community-based events such as Earth Day Celebration, Arbor Day, Coastal Clean-ups, and Oyster Reef Building • Provide written or oral briefings to base leadership to resolve natural and cultural resources related issues when conflicts arise • Oversee the evaluation of potential historic buildings and archaeological sites and accomplish formal consultation with the State Historic Preservation Office and native American tribes • Review construction project designs to insure natural and cultural resources interests are not impacted. • Identify environmental compliance initiatives and demonstrate continuous improvements • Organize and run the MacDill Cross Functional Team; draft agenda for quarterly meetings, conduct outreach to inform base personnel on EMS policy and activities • Complete internal environmental inspections and auditing base wide to include the audit of MacDill’s Environmental Management System • Serve as a member of the emergency spill response team (HAZWOPER certification a plus) QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES: • Excellent judgment • Superb organizational skills and ability to think strategically • Ability to work in a fast past/changing environment, meet deadlines • Strong communicator with excellent written, presentation, oral communications and interpersonal skills. • Computer and keyboard skills. • Ability to learn database management. • Attention to detail and accuracy. • Able to be granted a Secret Clearance.
REQUIRED: • 5-10 years environmental experience with BA in engineering or physical/natural science • 1-3 years environmental experience with Master’s Degree PREFERRED: • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response certification • National Wildfire Coordination Group initial certifications (S-130 & S-190) • Experience developing and implementing ecosystem restoration projects • Previous work experience with Department of Defense branches • Experience managing field contractors • Experience with wetland permitting • Experience with ArcGIS software • Strong public speaking skills
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