2020-03-25 2020-04-05

Environmental Scientist III

St. Johns River Water Management District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Palatka, Florida
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 54905
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Palatka, Florida
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 54905
  • Organization Website

Bureau of Water Resources

Job Summary: This is professional work performing research for technical projects in the environmental field, preparing technical publications and assisting in the design and performance of technical projects.

Job duties include:

  • Provides expertise and support for scientific assessments, including study design, sampling, and data analysis, to characterize the impacts to surface waters from watershed activity, point and of nonpoint additions, modifications in hydrologic regime, or other factors to assure protection of biological or water quality resources.

  • Assists in the development, evaluation and application of methods to improve the monitoring and assessment of biological and water quality conditions in pelagic, littoral and wetland environments.

  • Utilizes accepted statistical and/or spatial data analysis or remote sensing methods and software to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.

  • Prepares results of analyses for biological and water quality status and progress reporting to senior management, colleagues, and stakeholders in other agencies and the public, in presentations in various forums or in reports, brochures or posters.

  • Engages in dialogue with team members and colleagues in agencies, consulting and research institutions for the furtherance of project objectives and level of service. Provides review of peer or consultants’ proposals and assessments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in biology, limnology, chemistry, botany, environmental science or related field and four years professional experience in the environmental field.

  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university in biology, limnology, chemistry, botany, environmental science or related field may substitute for one year of the required experience.

  • A doctorate from an accredited college or university in biology, limnology, chemistry, botany, environmental science or related field can substitute for two years of the experience described above.

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

Additional Details:

Base Salary: $45,801.60 Annually

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 United States.

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

Location: Palatka

Closing Date: April 5, 2020

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