NPDES Coordinator
Pompano Beach - Pompano Beach, FL
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

Who We Are


ESA is a 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm delivering work that matters.


We plan, design, permit, mitigate, and restore—for projects across our communities, infrastructure systems, open spaces, and wildlands. 


Our scientists, planners, historians, archaeologists, engineers, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking, in-depth analyses, and committed follow-through to guide successful policy development and project planning, and deliver enduring multi-objective solutions.


At ESA, we believe every employee has a unique combination of knowledge, skills and experience that contributes to our success.


We value diversity and inclusion and celebrate the differences that make each of us unique. Our culture is built on mutual respect, recognizing that the collective sum of our individual differences and life experiences fosters our continued success and achievement, for our employee-owners and our clients.


Collaborating with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives leads to better solutions and opportunities for everyone. We celebrate the differences—age, color, physical ability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, language, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, and other characteristics—that make each of us unique.


Who You Are


You are an effective team player who is savvy with Microsoft Office, GIS, Access and other software and in combination with your excellent communication skills you can prepare clear and concise environmental assessments, NPDES reports and related documents.


You hold a Bachelor’s degree in a natural science field and have a minimum of 5 years of experience in Florida’s permitting programs and processes including participation in statewide and local FDOT meetings.


You have experience and the ability to work extended hours in the field in Florida’s environments and can read and interpret transportation construction plans and various types of maps.


You are interested in water management, transportation and maintaining healthy ecosystems and are looking for the opportunity to work with a team of likeminded scientists, planners and designers.  


What You Will Do for ESA


You will work within the Florida Turnpike team, Implementing the Turnpike’s NPDES program and interfacing with the counties that the Turnpike intersects with statewide.  This will include participation in statewide meetings with other FDOT NPDES coordinators and FDEP, and local meetings with Counties as necessary.


You will conduct inspections of NPDES stormwater drainage systems and prepare the related annual reports.


You will coordinate and provide the field data needed to update the NPDES GIS inventory. 


You will assist in the review and development of Turnpike production design projects to assure NPDES compliance.  This may include conducting special drainage projects.


You will oversee related contracts and permits for NPDES and stormwater drainage systems.


You will act as contract manager for other related contracts including:

Pond and Canal Maintenance

  • Maintain maintenance activity through GIS.
  • Identify maintenance locations through inspection process.
  • Manage projects and funds.

Miami-Dade Water Quality Monitoring

  • Manage PO for monitoring services.
  • Maintain sample database/files


The coordinator may also serve other departments or functions within both the Turnpike Team and ESA’s Delray office team, depending on workloads.


What ESA Will Do for You


Joining ESA means becoming part of a close-knit team of environmental professionals for whom every day involves career growth, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction of knowing that you have contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and advanced a more sustainable and resilient future for our communities and wild places.


At ESA, we spend our days helping to keep the environment in balance, and we want to help keep your life in balance, too by providing medical, dental & vision insurance (paid at 70% for you AND your family), a 401(k) plan with company match, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays to name a few.


No matter what stage you are at in your career, we provide opportunities for continued growth, development, and recognition. Whether you want to further your technical expertise, sharpen your business acumen, or help lead the next generation of employee-owners, we want to support you in reaching your career goals, and believe these efforts will not only benefit you, but all ESA colleagues and clients. Specific programs include Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development Bonuses, attendance at Conferences and participation in our ESAcademy.


What’s Special About Our Environmental Science Team in Florida


Our Florida team includes environmental scientists (biologists, botanists, wildlife experts), water quality experts, coastal engineers, GIS professionals and statisticians. Much of our work is oriented toward the restoration of habitat and ecosystem function, other water resources initiatives, transportation (airports, road and bridge, and ports). land management, and utilities.  As a highly-integrated team, we value creative thinking, teamwork, and multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary engagement and integration.


ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.  (EOE M/V/F/D)