Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Gainesville, FL, United States
NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm
Salary: $17.64 - $26.54 Hourly $36,689.74 - $55,212.56 Annually
Bachelor's degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, chemistry, natural science, or a related field and one year of related environmental experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and criminal history background check are required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status. Position Summary: This is an entry-level professional position that may include work in any of the following areas depending on the hiring division: coordination and performance activities of environmental programs, compliance review and inspection of environmentally affected sites, implementation of land management activities and environmental site evaluation, environmental regulation research, field sampling and testing, hazardous materials collection or management, public education activities, and record-keeping and data coordination. Depending on the hiring division, the employee assigned to this classification may be responsible for conducting various compliance reviews and inspections, field sampling, drafting enforcement action, reviewing data for permits, testifying at administrative hearings, assessing, monitoring and managing natural areas as needed. Responsibilities will vary according to division assignment within the Environmental Protection Department (Natural Resources, Pollution Prevention or Land Conservation– see examples of duties listed below). Work is performed under the direction of a higher level professional and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained. Examples of Duties: Conducts periodic compliance inspections of areas, facilities, and activities that come under environmental regulation such as: hazardous materials facilities; closures and cleanup activities; wastewater treatment facilities; tank sites; drinking water wells, and other environmental related complaints. Reviews permit and compliance status. Reviews project plans, specifications, and/or permit applications at the direction of supervisor for compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. Prepares data summaries including tables, charts, spreadsheets, maps and databases for evaluation and tracking of environmental data. At the direction of supervisor, investigates complaints from citizens regarding alleged hazardous or unsafe environmental conditions. Operates environmental monitoring equipment according to standard operating procedures and documents data and field measurements. Performs field collection of environmental samples, documents data and prepares summary reports. Researches and assists in development of new environmental regulations and education materials. Operates, as required, motor vehicles (including departmental motor vehicles), as well as small equipment and machinery in order to conduct field tests, inspections, and investigations to obtain data for use in determining code compliance, sources of, and methods for controlling County-wide environmental pollutants. Refers unsuccessful enforcement attempts to supervisor for review and follow-up. May draft Warning Notices if needed. May assist with land acquisition and stewardship activities such as controlled burns, exotic plant control, field inspections, and environmental monitoring. Performs related duties as required. Natural Resources Division (includes Water Quality) Performs inspections of groundwater wells, wastewater treatment facilities and other environmentally affected sites for compliance with regulations or planning or monitoring purposes. Assists with special projects involving data collection, permit requirement review and application of non-point source pollution reduction practices. Implements the county-wide ambient surface water and groundwater monitoring programs; and assists with water quality special projects and grants related to water quality assessment, TMDLs, shoreline and stream restoration, and public education. Pollution Prevention Division (includes Petroleum Management, Hazardous Materials, and Hazardous Waste Collection) Collects, receives and processes for proper recycling/disposal hazardous wastes, household and automotive chemicals, paints solvents and electronic scrap from households and small businesses. Inspects and maintains hazardous waste collection areas to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures in order to maintain safe and environmentally responsible handling of hazardous materials. Operates, on an occasional basis, a forklift and truck to transport drums of hazardous waste materials. Coordinates the request for and receipt of information necessary to obtain operating, installation and closure permits. Performs emergency spill response as required for hazardous materials or petroleum product spills in support of first responders to coordinate remediation of spills. Land Conservation Division Implement land stewardship activities on Alachua County natural areas including exotic plant control, prescribed burning, data collection, site development and security. Evaluate natural areas; perform conservation easement compliance inspections and public outreach. NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of codes, laws and environmental program rules and requirements related to area of environmental coverage. Knowledge of environmental sampling techniques, sampling equipment and quality control procedures in field activities. Knowledge of local, state and federal rules, regulations and ordinances related to environmental protection. Knowledge of computer, word processing and data management programs and Geographic Information Systems. Skill in dealing effectively with facility owners, governmental officials and citizens. Ability to follow standard operating procedures and compile routine reports and maintain accurate records. Ability to operate field monitoring or sampling equipment after a suitable training period. Skill in the operation of motor vehicles. Ability to follow hazardous waste safety/emergency procedures, including use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with County employees, other governmental agencies and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee occasionally is required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The employee may perform field work in inclement weather and harsh conditions such as wet areas and dense brush with biting insects, venomous animals or irritating plants. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Gainesville, FL, United States
NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm
Salary: See Position Description
Beginning salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Bachelor's degree in business administration, facilities management, construction management or a closely related field and five years related professional level facilities management experience, including three years of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Requires the successful completion of a criminal history background investigation prior to employment. Position Summary: This is responsible administrative and professional level work directing and supervising the Facilities Management Department. An employee assigned to this classification plans, organizes, directs, and controls the various activities and operations of the Facilities Management Department. Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained. Examples of Duties: Manages and coordinates the activities of subordinate supervisors and employees including determining work procedures and schedules; issuing instructions and assigning duties; reviewing work; recommending personnel actions; conducting performance reviews; and conducting departmental training and orientation. Develops, implements and manages Facilities training programs for various trades, safety and compliance ensuring staff is educated and informed. Develops and coordinates maintenance improvement programs for the identification and prioritization of department needs. Responsible for service contracts compliance administration; assists with developing scope of services, terms and conditions, and costs; drafts and submits service related bids and evaluates contracted work ensuring compliance with agreement. Responsible for automated maintenance work order system administration establishing and ensuring workload prioritization for customer service and maintenance operations; manages work flow, distribution, workload, measurement and evaluation. Coordinates facility inspections, prepares and analyzes inspection reports. Assists in development and management of departmental budget and business plan. Oversees special projects as assigned by the Department Director. Coordinates activities with other County departments. Assists in formulation of policy for the department. Coordinates activities with various city, state and federal agencies. Acts in the Director's absence when required. Performs related work as required. NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Considerable knowledge of the materials and methods used in building construction and stages of construction when possible defects and violations may most easily be observed and corrected. Considerable knowledge of local, state and federal laws associated with building codes as they apply to delivering maintenance services in the County buildings. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of modern personnel supervision and motivation. Knowledge of basic architectural and construction principles. Knowledge of Green and Sustainable features in County buildings. Ability to read and identify discrepancies in blue prints. Ability to use independent judgment in making highly visible and complex decisions. Ability to formulate and effectively and efficiently implement policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, including public speaking and preparing written reports and memoranda. Ability to develop objectives for department programs and direct effective long and short-range planning. Ability to analyze and evaluate current program activities and procedures. Ability to develop, prepare and monitor complex budgets. Ability to effectively supervise and coordinate the activities of subordinate supervisors and employees. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, elected officials, community interest groups and the general public. Ability to supervise and coordinate facilities projects on schedule. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; and is occasionally exposed to wet, humid conditions (non-weather); outdoor weather conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Carrollton, TX, United States
Loan Servicing Professional
7072BR Mortgage & Underwriting Carrollton, TX
Monitor Servicer performance and compliance with terms of business; resolve errors with Servicer by deadline and within requested standards of customer service. Audit Servicer P&I and T&I custodial accounts and resolve discrepancies with Servicer. Monitor Servicer reporting, cash flow and credit risk mitigation. Perform complex tasks, handle priority clients (Mega Servicers), and resolve complex issues or requests for waivers from established procedures. Act as liaison to other Freddie Mac departments (e.g. audit, legal, accounting, tax, marketing etc) as required. Full use and application of standard principles, theories, concepts, and techniques. Provides resolutions to an assortment of problems. Works under normal supervision. Follows established directions. Work is reviewed for accuracy of technical analysis and overall adequacy. Primarily intra-organizational with occasional inter-organizational and external customer contacts on routine matters. College Degree or equivalent experience; work towards advanced studies/degree preferred. Typically has 2 – 4 years related experience. Responsibilities Include: * Monitor Servicer performance and compliance with terms of business; resolve errors with Servicer by deadline and within requested standards of customer service. * Perform complex tasks, handle priority clients (Mega Servicers), and resolve complex issues. * Act as liaison to other Freddie Mac departments (e.g. Settlement, Quality Assurance, Pricing, etc.) as required. * Interpret reports, monitor/assess trends, and identify process gaps
* Minimum 4 years of experience with primary market loan servicing * College Degree or equivalent experience * Knowledge of basic accounting principles * General knowledge of loan servicing systems * Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, and PPT)
* Previous experience with Investor Reporting * Should be highly adaptable and have the ability to navigate with confidence in a fast paced, ever-changing environment. * Must be highly analytical; will be responsible for interpreting reports, monitoring/assessing trends, and identifying process gaps. * Exceptional communication skills are required (verbal and written). * Must be able to meet tight deadlines
Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.
Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA)
Job# : 1105902
Employment Type : Full Time Regular
Category : Professional Development Services, FT
Job Title : Sr Manager, Professional Services
Location : Home-Based-US
NWEA has an exciting new opening for Senior Manager, Professional Development Services . If you have a background in K-12 education and professional learning, demonstrated leadership capabilities and a passion for coaching others, this could be the ideal opportunity for you! NWEA offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and career growth opportunities. While this position can be located anywhere working remotely, strong preference will be given to candidates who live in or can relocate to the Portland, OR metro area.
Founded by educations nearly 40 years ago, NWEA™ is a global not-for-profit educational service organization known for our flagship interim assessment, Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®). More than 7,600 partners in U.S. schools, school districts, education agencies, and international schools trust us to offer pre-kindergarten through grade 12 assessments that accurately measure student growth and learning needs, professional development that fosters educators’ ability to accelerate student learning, and research that supports assessment validity and data interpretation. To better inform instruction and maximize every learner’s academic growth, educators currently use NWEA assessments with nearly eight million students.
Position summary The Senior Manager of Professional Development Services reports to the Vice President of Professional Development and is responsible for providing leadership to the partner-facing delivery team of NWEA professional learning products and services. The Professional Development Services team is dedicated to facilitating learning experiences that enhance individual knowledge and build organizational capacity to improve student learning. This position works closely with other members of the Professional Development leadership team, members of the Professional Development regional teams and other decision-makers across the organization, in the creation, development, and deployment of professional development strategies and tactical plans that further the mission and goals of NWEA. The Senior Manager is responsible for leadership to a team comprised of both full-time and part-time Professional Development Consultants. In this role, the Senior Manager of Professional Development Services must foster a team culture that is conducive to promoting high quality professional learning and growth for all NWEA Professional Development Services team members.
• Provide high-level vision and support to regional teams to deliver on organizational expectations, including business results, quality and organizational values. • Act as a point of escalation for assigned regional teams. While regional Professional Development teams manage day-to-day workflow, the Senior Manager is available to the regional teams to support ongoing learning and improvement, problem-solving, and conflict resolution. The Senior Manager may act as a proxy for the regional team(s) as needed. • Provide leadership, support and ongoing coaching for direct reports in their delivery, professional learning and engagement in regional teams’ continuous improvement efforts; leverage data dialogues and performance coaching tools to encourage a culture of continuous improvement for all direct reports. Provide coaching and support to direct reports in goal setting, individualized professional learning and career development. • Along with other members of the Professional Development leadership team, provide overall vision and annual goals for the PD Services team; ensure alignment with organizational goals. • Utilize quantitative and qualitative team data to provide input into annual staff professional learning plan; ensure centrally developed staff professional learning is implemented in assigned region(s). Support regional teams and individuals in prioritizing and completing professional learning at the regional team and individual level as needed. • Continuously advocate for resources and tools that will strengthen Professional Development in the future, and play an active role in their implementation. These resources could include staff professional learning, new processes/systems, additional human resources and more. • Represent Professional Development Services with other members of Partner Services and Partner Accounts leadership; appropriately use advocacy and influence to achieve goals of the PD Services team and the organization overall. • Collaborate with other members of the PD leadership team and others in the organization to find resolutions and move work forward; ensure timely and accurate completion of projects; model mutual accountability for the regional teams and the organization. • Manage the recruitment and hiring process for assigned regional team(s); plan for resources to match anticipated partner demand. • Prepare, manage, and possess accountability for the Professional Development Services budget. • Model continuous improvement by maintaining awareness of industry standards, trends and best practices in Professional Development delivery; collaborate with other members of the PD Leadership team to integrate best practices, including digital online learning and adult learning standards, into all delivery methods. • Represent the Professional Development team in organization-wide meetings and efforts related to assigned projects or sustaining work as requested. • Travel up to 75% or as required to support the business dynamics of the function. • Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the success of the PD team and the entire organization.
Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated ability to provide instructional leadership to large, remote teams • Demonstrated ability to coach individuals, with an emphasis on motivating continuous improvement • Proven strength in supervising individual contributors and leading work teams; ability to create an environment that promotes individual creativity and empowerment while fostering professional growth and development • Proven ability to collaborate within a leadership team, supporting a shared vision and mutual accountability • Demonstrated depth of knowledge in the facilitation and implementation of professional development • Proven ability to leverage data to drive continuous improvement in teaching and learning • Exceptional skills in collaborating with partners and staff and in developing and maintaining long term supportive relationships • Demonstrated ability to lead and operate in a complex environment that requires adaptability, decisiveness and ability to effectively work with and across all levels of the organization • Proven ability to recruit a diverse skill set, with future needs of the business in mind • Demonstrated sound business judgment and knowledge of financial issues impacting profitability • Excellent organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously • Excellent listening skills and ability to communicate (both written and verbal) clearly, professionally, and completely in a timely manner • Strong coaching and consulting skillset • High degree of self-motivation and initiative • Systemic thinker with ability to identify barriers to success and propose solutions • Motivation to work from an organizational perspective • Motivation to affect change at the individual, team, and organizational level • Ability to work both independently and as a contributing, collaborative team member Education and Experience • Master’s degree, or equivalent combinations of education and experience in lieu of degree. • Previous experience as an educator in K-12 is highly preferred. • Previous experience managing large, diverse teams; experience managing remote teams is preferred. • 10+ years related experience with increasing levels of responsibility. • Minimum of 8 years’ experience working in Professional Development field is preferred.
NWEA’s generous benefits package includes: 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance premiums for eligible employees; company-paid public transportation, indoor bicycle racks, and free on-site parking; convenient location near public transportation near the Pearl District in downtown Portland; additional monthly compensation in the form of Benefit pay; and a 15% annual employer contribution toward our 403b retirement plan. In addition, NWEA’s culture promotes work-life balance. Accordingly, we offer 4 weeks’ PTO in the first year; 5 weeks’ PTO after the first year anniversary; and 6 weeks’ PTO after the second year anniversary and in subsequent years. Our employees also enjoy flexible work schedules.
NWEA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we do not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status or consideration protected by local, state and federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, promotion, training, compensation, and any other organizational action. NWEA’s written Affirmative Action Plan is available to all employees and job applicants upon request.