This is advanced level engineering work applying surface water hydrologic and hydraulic models for the development of water management strategies, engineering projects, and minimum flows and levels.
Job duties include:
Performs water quantity and water quality studies of surface water basins and water bodies using major simulation models such as: SWMM, ICPR, HEC-RAS, BASINS/HSPF, and District developed models; performs computer model calibration and verification of watershed simulations; perform hydraulic modeling of rivers, lakes, and District projects for the purpose of evaluating flood impacts and surface water management plans.
Determines data needs for surface water modeling such as: GIS data, land use and soil data, meteorological data, and hydraulic data; designs hydrologic monitoring networks; performs statistical analyses on collected data and simulated results; analyzes data to develop data sets for model boundary conditions and calibration criteria.
Provides technical assistance for other modelers, reviews work and reports.
Writes technical reports and memos related to model documentation, project proposals, work orders, progress reports, and other related program tasks.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace
Closing Date:Open until filled
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering and four years engineering experience directly related to the field in which the position is assigned.
A master's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, agricultural or water resource engineering can substitute for one year of the required experience.
A doctorate from an accredited college or university in environmental, civil, hydraulic, or water resource engineering can substitute for two years of the required experience.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include Florida Retirement System, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, paid leave and holidays, professional development and wellness program.
Internal Number: 1200
About St. Johns River Water Management District
The mission of the St. Johns River Water Management District is “to protect our natural resources and support Florida’s growth by ensuring the sustainable use of Florida’s water for the benefit of the people of the District and the state.” To meet that mission/vision statement, the district’s daily work is focused on four main core missions. These core missions guide the work of the district’s staff for the benefit of all residents in the district’s 18-county service area.