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Engineering Specialist 4

at SFWMD

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Reference #: 1344505

Job Description

Auto req ID
2546BR

Organization
RE9209232 Surface Water Management Unit

Job Description
This is an intermediate level, regulatory position responsible for the review and analysis of Environmental Resource Permit (ERP) applications having moderate to complex water resource issues.  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. Work is performed under strict deadlines.
 
The position requires knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics and computer software related to water resources. Knowledge of permitting programs, criteria and practices, as well as construction methodologies. Experience in reviewing construction plans and specifications, engineering and environmental reports and the use of water resource computer programs. Skills and experience communicating credibly with engineering professionals, attorneys, construction professionals, developers, agriculturists and interested parties.

The selected applicant must be able to analyze moderate to complex ERP applications and skillfully prepare the necessary written and oral reports commensurate with the complexity of the application. 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 of a supervisor based on instructions given regarding generally expected results and objectives. The successful candidate is responsible for maintaining close communication with their direct supervisor on various issues and matters, including the status of deliverables and 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 deadline-oriented environment. Very good written and oral communications skills are required. Candidates must have the ability to schedule and manage time to meet strict deadlines and must have experience in the use of personal computers and programs. 

Employment Guidelines (This position may be filled as an Engineering Specialist 3)
Engineering Specialist 4: Typically has Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program in Agricultural, Civil, Environmental, or related engineering field and four years of qualifying experience that demonstrates measurable career progression in water resource engineering including at least one year of experience with the ERP program.  Prior experience analyzing ERP application documentation, preparing staff reports, using regulatory databases, and familiarity with SFWMD business processes are preferred. The candidate must be extremely organized and have the ability to work in a deadline-driven environment.

​Engineering Specialist 3: Typically has Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program in Agricultural, Civil, Environmental, or related engineering field and two years of qualifying experience that demonstrates measurable career progression in water resource engineering including at least one year of experience with the ERP program.  Prior experience analyzing ERP application documentation, preparing staff reports, using regulatory databases, and familiarity with SFWMD business processes are preferred. The candidate must be extremely organized and have the ability to work in a deadline-driven environment.
 
License
Incumbent continues the process for attaining State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE) license by receipt of Engineer-in-Training (EIT) designation and continuing to accumulate acceptable experience for work time licensure requirements.
 
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.


Location
West Palm Beach Administrative Headquarters (B1)

Job Title
Engineering Specialist 4

Salary Minimum
$54,371.20

Salary Midpoint:
$64,625.60

Working Title
Engineering Specialist 4