Engineer Staff - 3024BR

Location
Fort Myers, Florida
Salary
Salary Minimum: $57,116.80 Salary Midpoint: $67,870.40
Posted
Sep 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 13, 2021
Position Type
Engineer
Organization Type
Government

This is a staff level professional engineer position responsible for the review and analysis of Environmental Resource Permit (ERP) applications.  Responsibilities include coordination of water resource issues with local government permitting programs, other Bureaus within the Division and other Divisions within the District.  It requires knowledge of the District's regulatory program as well as knowledge of District operations and planning efforts.

The position requires knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics and computer software programs related to water resources. Knowledge of permitting programs, criteria and practices, and experience in reviewing construction plans and engineering and environmental reports is preferred. Candidate should have experience in successfully communicating with other professionals and members of the public on technical, scientific or regulatory matters.

The selected applicant must be able to analyze moderately complex environmental resource permit applications and skillfully prepare the necessary written and oral reports commensurate with the complexity of the application. Incumbent must have the ability to exercise independent judgment to the degree appropriate for the situation as well as complete projects and perform tasks independently with minimal direction and guidance. Incumbent will be responsible for maintaining close communication with their direct supervisor on various issues and matters, including the status of assignments. Work products are reviewed for technical accuracy and overall quality, as well as application of sound professional judgment and for adequacy in meeting objectives.  Work is performed in a teamwork-based and deadline-oriented environment.  Excellent written and oral communications skills are required.  Candidates must have the ability to schedule and manage time to meet strict statutory driven deadlines. 

Employment Guidelines: This position may also be filled as an Engineering Specialist 4, Engineering Specialist 3, Engineering Specialist 2, or Engineering Specialist 1.

Staff Engineer:
Bachelor's Degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and 4+ years of experience that demonstrates measurable career progression within engineering discipline that can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives. Disciplines for engineering education and experience requirements include Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering.

Engineering Specialist 4: 
Bachelor's Degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and 4 years of experience that demonstrates measurable career progression within engineering discipline that can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives. Disciplines for engineering education and experience requirements include Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering.

Engineering Specialist 3:
Bachelor's Degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and 2 years of experience that demonstrates measurable career progression within engineering discipline that can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives. Disciplines for engineering education and experience requirements include Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering.

Engineering Specialist 2:
Bachelor's Degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and 1 year of experience that demonstrates measurable career progression within engineering discipline that can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives. Disciplines for engineering education and experience requirements include Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering.

Engineering Specialist 1:
Bachelor's Degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and less than 1 year of experience that demonstrates measurable career progression within engineering discipline that can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives. Disciplines for engineering education and experience requirements include Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering.

License:

Staff Engineer:

Incumbent must have a State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE) license and must keep their licensure status current. Alternatively, candidates with PEs from other states must receive their State of Florida PE through endorsement/reciprocity within six months of employment. 

Engineering Specialist 4 or Engineering Specialist 3:
Incumbent must have a State of Florida Engineer Intern (EI) certification and continues the process for attaining State of Florida Professional Engineer license.

Engineering Specialist 2:
Incumbent continues the process for attaining State of Florida Professional Engineer license by receiving Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation and continuing to accumulate acceptable experience for work time.

Engineering Specialist 1:
Incumbent begins the process for attaining State of Florida Professional Engineer license by passing the
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and receiving Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation. Employee begins
to accumulate acceptable experience to meet work time licensure requirements.

All candidates must have a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Due to the District's response role and in the total scope of emergency management, this position may at times, be required to provide support before, during and after major storm events and emergency situations, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies, depending on assigned emergency response role.

Veteran’s Preference
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  All documentation is due by the close of the job posting.

EOE.