Supervising Professional Engineer

Palatka, Florida
$67,288.00 - $89,71.40
Jan 11, 2022
Jan 30, 2022
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Supervising Professional Engineer

Bureau of Environmental Resource Regulation

Job Summary: This is supervisory professional engineering work in the fields of water resource, environmental, civil, hydraulic, and agricultural engineering as related to the permitting and compliance requirements of the Environmental Resource Permitting Program; Sovereign Submerged Lands authorizations; and, when needed assistance in the review of Consumptive Use Permits.

Job duties include:

  • Hires, trains, supervises, evaluates performance, and provides technical assistance and direction to subordinate staff.  Reviews and signs-off on technical staff reports (TSRs), requests for additional information (RAI) letters, and other correspondence prepared by subordinate staff.  Monitor’s attendance, leave, and learning/development activities of subordinate staff, and approves leave and timesheets.  Meets and communicates with staff regularly to ensure alignment with Division procedures.  Monitors, manages, and balances the workload with other service center supervising professional engineers.  Keeps supervisor and other appropriate staff updated on projects of heightened concern.  Participates in and supports the Division’s performance goals and mission.
  • Reviews the engineering portion of the larger and/or more complex applications for Environmental Resource Permits (ERPs) and Sovereign Submerged Lands (SSL).  Assists 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; communicating regularly with the supervising engineer, compliance program manager, and supervisor on compliance matters of heightened concern.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering, registration with the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer, and one year of subsequent experience directly related to the field in which the position is assigned. Two years of engineering experience in a supervisory capacity is required.

Professional experience in environmental protection or research can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Additional Details:

Salary Range: $67,288.00 - $89,71.40

Starting salary is based on qualifications and experience.

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.

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such service members and veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace

Location: Palatka, Florida

Closing Date: January 30, 2022