Environmental Services Director
The Clermont Environmental Services Director position demands an extensive knowledge of utility
operations, regulatory compliance, facility management, employee supervision and budget
The successful candidate will be a strong leader and self-starter, committed to following the
progressive direction of one of Central Florida’s fastest-growing cities.
Highly responsible professional and administrative position, directing all operations and aspects
of the Environmental Services Department for the City of Clermont. Oversees and is responsible for
a considerable variety and volume of work related to the City’s water production, distribution,
wastewater treatment, wastewater laboratory, effluent disposal, collection system, reuse system,
stormwater system, sanitation and recycling, including design, review, and construction management.
Manages or assists in the planning, designing, monitoring/managing of projects and programs for new
construction, renovation and improvement projects. Develops/recommends short and long -term
planning and development of infrastructure, policies and procedures. Oversees operational policies
and procedures regarding the installation, maintenance, repair and/or practices of the water and
wastewater treatment process, water distribution, wastewater collection network, stormwater system,
sanitation and recycling. Directs, provides guidance and supervises department personnel. Work is
performed under general administrative direction and requires a considerable amount of independent
These job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.
Employees may be assigned additional duties by City Manager as deemed necessary.
• Plans, directs and manages the development and delivery of environmental services functions
outlined in the general description.
• Develops short and long-range departmental strategic plans, and oversees the implementation of
plans to ensure adherence to organizational standards, federal and local regulations, policies and
procedures, and makes adjustments as needed.
• Develops and implements department specific operational policies and procedures.
• Directs and supervises personnel in the efficient and effective use of available resources.
• Reviews new projects for conformance with utilities land development regulations.
• Prepares and administers the departmental budget, monitors and controls expenditures, and
reviews and approves purchase requisitions and invoices.
• Ensures compliance with regulatory rules and changes, including the development and training of
personnel, revision of programs and procedures to implement and maintain
regulatory requirements and standards.
Education and Experience
The ideal candidate must have a bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration
or a closely-related field.
A minimum of eight (8) years of responsible public utilities experience, including project
management, with at least five (5) years of utility operations experience
and five (5) years of employee supervision.