Supervising Professional Engineer

St Johns River Water Management District
Jacksonville, Florida
$86,736.00 - $117,104.00
Closing date
Dec 2, 2023

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Supervising Professional Engineer


Bureau of Environmental Resource Regulation




Job Summary: This is professional engineering work performing project management duties and supervising other professional engineering project managers responsible for oversight of complex applications for Environmental Resource Permits and Sovereign Lands.




Job duties include:


  • Hires, trains, supervises, evaluates performance, and provides technical assistance and direction to subordinate staff.  Reviews and signs-off on TSRs, RAI letters, and other correspondence prepared by subordinate staff; monitors, manages, and balances the workload of the Service Center review engineering staff; monitors attendance and leave of the subordinate staff and reviews and signs off on leave and timesheets; meets and communicates with staff regularly; coordinates assignments and management of compliance workload with compliance supervisor; keeps Bureau Chief/Regulatory Manager/Program Managers updated on projects of heightened concern. 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 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 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; 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 compliance supervisor, compliance program manager, regulatory manager, and bureau chief on compliance matters of heightened concern. Performs additional duties as assigned including, but not limited to: attending supervisor/Leadership Coordination/Technical Team meetings; providing technical assistance to other divisions on ERP matters; participating in public outreach and education including the promotion of the District’s e-permitting program; testifying as an expert witness in administrative hearings; attending and/or presenting at District training sessions, scientific meetings, workshops, or seminars.


Skilled In: Collaborative problem solving; project management; application of ERP, SSL, and CUP rules; the ability to read maps and engineering drawings; use of ArcMap, the use of basic computer software; writing technical reports and letters; and effectively communicating with others within formal and informal settings.WORD, Excel; and in organizing projects.



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, one year of subsequent experience directly related to the field in which the position is assigned. Experience that includes leading a project team, coordinating activities of a workgroup, or serving as a team lead is desired.


Physical Requirements/Working Environment:


Mostly office environment sitting at a desk and operating a personal computer to produce work products with some field visits as required. Field visits would require enduring outdoor environments in uncomfortable temperatures, inclement weather, and remote locations.






State of Florida Professional Engineer license


Valid State of Florida Driver’s License.




Additional Details:


Starting Salary Range: $86,736.00 - $117,104.00


Starting salary is based on qualifications and experience.




Benefits include Hybrid work schedule, Florida Retirement System, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, paid leave and holidays, professional development, wellness program, and eligible for public service student loan forgiveness 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: Jacksonville




Closing Date: November 15, 2023



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.

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