Advanced, independent engineering position developing surface water hydrology and hydraulic models for the development of management strategies and engineering projects.
Job duties include:
· Performs water quantity and water quality studies of surface water basins and water bodies using major simulation models such as: SWMM, ICPR, HEC-RAS, BASINS/HSPF, and District developed models; performs computer model calibration and verification of watershed simulations; perform hydraulic modeling of rivers, lakes, and District projects for the purpose of evaluating flood impacts and surface water management plans.
· Determines data needs for surface water modeling such as: GIS data, land use and soil data, meteorological data, and hydraulic data; designs hydrologic monitoring networks; performs statistical analyses on collected data and simulated results; analyzes data to develop data sets for model boundary conditions and calibration criteria.
· Develops, conducts and oversees water quantity and quality projects; provides technical assistance to other modelers; reviews work and reports.
· Writes technical reports and memos related to model documentation, project proposals, work orders, progress reports, and other related program tasks.
· Performs field surveys, performs miscellaneous hydrologic analyses, attends training classes, seminars, and reviews current literature in hydrology and water quality.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering, and registration by the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer.
Additional Details Base salary: $57,678.40
Starting salary commensurate with selected candidate's competencies and qualifications. Your application will receive careful consideration and, if selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans' Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace Last Date to Apply: 05/22/2017
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary commensurate with selected candidate''s competencies and qualifications.
Florida is divided into five water management districts to preserve and manage Florida’s precious water resources. The St. Johns River Water Management District is responsible for managing groundwater and surface water resources in all or part of 18 counties in northeast and east?central Florida. Counties entirely in the district are Brevard, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Indian River, Nassau, Putnam,... Seminole, St. Johns and Volusia. Counties partially in the district are Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Lake, Marion, Okeechobee, Orange and Osceola. District staff work from service centers in Palatka, Jacksonville, Maitland and Palm Bay.