Professional Engineer or Senior Professional Engineer
Bureau of Environmental Resource Regulation
This position may be filled as a Professional Engineer or Senior Professional Engineer based on applicant’s qualifications.
Job Summary: This is advanced professional engineering work in water resource, environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or other related fields of engineering.
Job duties include:
Reviews the engineering portion of the larger and/or more complex applications for Environmental Resource Permits (ERPs) and Sovereign Submerged Lands (SSL). Provides assistance as needed in the review of Consumptive Use Permits (CUPs). Responsibilities include reviewing 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 and completing their application through the design review process; coordinating the review of projects with other review team members and supervisors, as necessary; documenting project actions, activities, and pertinent information in e-Reg; and communicating regularly with supervisor on projects of heightened concern.
Reviews the engineering portion of the larger and/or more complex 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; and communicating regularly with the supervising engineer and compliance manager on compliance matters of heightened concern.
Performs additional duties as assigned including, but not limited to: providing technical guidance and support for other staff; testifying as an expert witness in administrative hearings; participating in public outreach and education including the promotion of the District’s e-permitting program; and attending and/or presenting at professional training sessions, seminars or workshops.
Professional Engineerrequires 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.
Senior Professional Engineerrequires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering, registration by the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer, and one year subsequent experience in work 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, agriculturalor water resource engineering can substitute for the required experience.
Additional Salary Information: Base Salary:
Professional Engineer: $57,678.40
Senior Professional Engineer: $62,316.80
Benefits include Florida Retirement System, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, paid leave and holidays, professional development and wellness program.
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
Internal Number: 1256
About St. Johns River Water Management District
The mission of the St. Johns River Water Management District is “to protect our natural resources and support Florida’s growth by ensuring the sustainable use of Florida’s water for the benefit of the people of the District and the state.” To meet that mission/vision statement, the district’s daily work is focused on four main core missions. These core missions guide the work of the district’s staff for the benefit of all residents in the district’s 18-county service area.