This position is being reposted. Those applicants who previously applied for this position remain under consideration and need not reapply.
This is a specialist level, regulatory position, responsible for review and analysis of Environmental Resource Permit (ERP) applications in accordance with established criteria, accepted engineering principles and normal construction practices. Applicants with knowledge of the District's regulatory program as well as general knowledge of District operations and planning efforts, is preferred. Work is performed under moderate supervision and strict deadlines.
The position requires knowledge of; hydrology, hydraulics, stormwater modeling programs, permitting criteria and construction methodologies. The position requires experience in reviewing construction plans and specifications, engineering and environmental reports and water resource computer programs.
The selected applicant must have skills and experience communicating credibly with engineering professionals, attorneys, construction professionals, developers, agriculturists and interested parties. The selected applicant must be able to analyze ERP applications and skillfully prepare the necessary written and oral reports commensurate with the complexity of the application. The selected applicant must have the ability to exercise independent judgment to the degree appropriate for the situation.
Work is performed in a deadline-oriented environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Candidates must have the ability to schedule and manage time to meet strict deadlines and must have experience in the use of personal computers and programs.
Employment Guidelines (This position may be filled as an Engineering Specialist 4, or Engineering Specialist 3) Engineering Specialist 4: Typically has Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program in Agricultural, Biological, Civil, Environmental, or related engineering field and four years of qualifying experience that demonstrates measurable career progression in water resource engineering. Prior experience analyzing ERP application documentation, preparing staff reports, using regulatory databases, and familiarity with SFWMD business processes are preferred.
Engineering Specialist 3: Typically has Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program in Agricultural, Biological, Civil, Environmental, or related engineering field and two years qualifying experience that demonstrates measurable career progression in water resource engineering. Prior experience analyzing ERP application documentation, preparing staff reports, using regulatory databases, and familiarity with SFWMD business processes are preferred.
License State of Florida driver's license required.
Incumbent continues the process for attaining State of Florida Professional Engineer license by receipt of Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation and continuing to accumulate acceptable experience for work time licensure requirements.
Physical Requirements/ Working Environment Due to the District's response role in emergency management, this position will be required to provide support before, during and/or after major storm events and emergency situations, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies, depending on the incumbent’s assigned emergency response role.
Please refer to Job Reference: 2836BR for more information about the requirements for this position, and to submit an application.
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