This is advanced, independent engineering work reviewing permit applications and preparing technical reports on findings; and conducting site inspections to evaluate conformance with District rules and issued permits.
Job duties include:
Reviews the engineering portion of Environmental Resource Permits (ERPs) & Sovereign Submerged Lands (SSL). Provides assistance as needed in the review of Consumptive Use Permits (CUPs). Responsibilities include review of construction plans/drawings, calculations, data, legal documents, and hydrologic modeling to determine if projects meet District criteria for water quality and flood protection; preparing technical staff reports and letters; conducting pre-application meetings including meeting to assist consultants in developing & completing their application through the design review process; coordinating the review of projects with other review team members & supervisors, as necessary; documenting project actions, activities, and pertinent information in e-Reg; communicating regularly with supervisor on projects of heightened concern.
Reviews the engineering portion of compliance and enforcement projects, to evaluate conformance with District rules and issued permits. Responsibilities include conducting periodic site inspections during and upon completion of project construction/implementation to monitor system conditions; evaluating compliance submittals; reviewing and evaluating monitoring reports; responding to complaints and public information requests pertaining to rule violations; facilitating resolutions to non-compliance issues; performing permit determinations; writing technical reports and enforcement actions; reviewing legal documents and coordinating with legal staff; coordinating with other compliance team members and supervisors, as necessary; documenting compliance actions, activities and pertinent information in e-Reg; communicating regularly with the supervising engineer, compliance coordinator on compliance matters of heightened concern.
Performs additional duties as assigned including, but not limited to: testifying as an expert witness in administrative hearings; participating in public outreach and education including the promotion of the District’s e-permitting program; attending professional training sessions, seminars or workshops.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering and four years engineering experience directly related to the field in which the position is assigned. A master's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering can substitute for one year of the required experience. A doctorate from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, or water resource engineering can substitute for two years of the required experience.
Base Salary: $53,414.40
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 Unites States.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace
Closing Date:April 25, 2018
Internal Number: 1031
About St Johns River Water Management District
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.