Bureau of Water Supply Planning
This is an advanced professional position that plans, designs, and conducts research to aid in the interpretation of water use data and analysis, and in solution of problems arising from all types of water use. Assists in the development of the District's Water Supply Assessment and District's Water Supply Plan through the review and analysis of water use projections. Performs complex geospatial/geostatistical analyses to develop projections of water use and population.
Job duties include:
- Performs complex statistical analyses of water use. Maintains the District’s domestic self-supply and reclaimed water data sets. Reviews population and water use demand projections, as well as conservation plans received through the consumptive use permitting process for accuracy and consistency with planning projections. Assists in developing Annual Water Use Survey.
- Designs and modifies existing water use database and applications. Identifies new data needs for water supply planning and develops protocols to meet those needs.
- Assists in development of the Water Supply Assessment, District Water Supply Plan and Joint Water Supply Plans, including review and analysis of water use data, conservation programs, preparation of tables and charts, presentations that effectively convey water use information, writing selected chapters and text, document quality control, coordination of internal and external reviews, representing District at meetings.
- Serves as subject matter expert to other professionals on matters of datasets associated with population projections and water use demand projections for all water use categories.
- Serves as point of contact for federal and state agencies on subjects related to water use and reclaimed water, per capita, population and water use projections, including associated databases and quality assurance. Maintains regular liaison with major water users and state, local and federal government agencies for purposes of collecting and sharing data and coordinating water use reporting.
Additional Details: Base Salary:
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental science, agriculture, resource economics, geography, hydrology, statistics, engineering or a natural science related field and three years of progressive professional experience in complex water use quantitative analyses, interpretation, or demand projections as it relates to water resource management. Prefer work experience within a water utility or a water regulatory agency/environment.
- A master's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental science, agriculture, resource economics, geography, hydrology, statistics, engineering or a natural science related field can substitute for one year of the required experience.
- A doctorate from an accredited college or university in environmental science, agriculture, resource economics, geography, hydrology, statistics, engineering or a natural science related field can substitute for two years of the required experience.
- Professional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
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:
February 24, 2020