Bureau of Watershed Management and Modeling
This position supports the data needs for a wide-range of surface water, groundwater, and water quality modeling projects designed to protect natural resources and support Florida’s growth by ensuring the sustainable use of Florida’s water.
Job duties include:
You will work on a team with hydrologists, engineers, and scientists to create water quantity and water quality models for managing key elements of water resources in northeast Florida. Your role will be to organize and manage large datasets that include meteorological, GIS, hydrologic, and water quality data. On a typical day you could assess quality of existing data, evaluate alternative sources of data, or conduct statistical data analyses.
This job requires you to develop customized programming scripts (R or Python) to streamline data retrieval and process and format time series data for use in various types of numerical models.
When project goals require outside expertise, you will be relied on to prepare scopes of work for contractual projects and review the deliverables of contractors.
Additional Details: Base Salary:
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in geology, hydrology, engineering or related field and one year professional experience in geology, hydrology or related field.
- A master's degree from an accredited college or university in geology or hydrology can substitute for the required experience.
- Experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
Benefits include Florida Retirement System, health/dental insurance, life insurance, paid leave and holidays, and professional development.
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:
Open until filled