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Senior Professional Engineer

St Johns River Water Management District
Apopka, Jacksonville, or Palm Bay, Florida
$78,686.40 - $102,273.60
Closing date
Mar 29, 2024

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Environmental Engineering
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Senior Professional Engineer


Bureau of Environmental Resource Regulation




Job Summary: This is advanced professional engineering work reviewing Environmental Resource Permit applications and complex compliance and enforcement projects.


Job duties include:


  • Reviews the engineering portion of the larger and/or more complex applications for Environmental Resource Permits. Responsibilities include review of construction plans/drawings, calculations, data, legal documents, and hydrologic modeling to determine if projects meet the 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, including as-built inspections, to evaluate conformance with District rules and 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 action; 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 coordinator 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 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.


Professional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.



Physical Requirements/Working Environment:


Mostly office environment sitting at a desk and operating a personal computer to produce work products.




Periodic field visits:


Applicant must have ability to endure outdoor environments in uncomfortable temperatures, inclement weather, and remote locations.






Valid State of Florida Driver’s License.




Additional Details:


Salary Range: $78,686.40 - $102,273.60


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: Apopka, Jacksonville, or Palm Bay


Closing Date: March 13, 2024



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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