This is a staff level, regulatory position, responsible for review of complex post-permit compliance activities in keeping with District Rules and criteria.
Duties include resolution of non-compliance issues either during construction or at time of construction completion certification, successful resolution of public inquiries from the regulated community for both permitted and un-permitted projects and involvement with special assignments and enforcement cases.
Work is performed in a teamwork-based and deadline-oriented environment. Candidates must be willing and able to conduct field work in a variety of rigorous field conditions, including in remote and heavily vegetated areas, and able to lift 40 pounds. Field work often includes on and off-road vehicular travel and occasional helicopter surveillance. Candidates must have the ability to schedule and manage time to meet strict deadlines.
Candidates must be able to exercise independent judgment to the degree appropriate for the situation. The incumbent will become proficient in a variety of post-permit compliance duties as well as all related regulatory processes; and will demonstrate the ability to skillfully prepare any required correspondence. Incumbent must be proficient in utilizing maps, reading construction plans and specifications. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with other engineering professionals, environmental scientists, attorneys, construction professionals, developers, agriculturists, members of the public, and with others involved with the District's regulatory program.
Employment Guidelines (This position may be filled as an Engineering Specialist 4)
Staff Engineer: Typically has a Bachelor's Degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and four (4) years qualifying experience in water resource engineering including at least two (2) years of experience with Environmental Resource Permitting programs. Disciplines for engineering education and experience requirements include Civil, Environmental, or related engineering field. Valid State of Florida Driver's License. State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE) License.
Engineering Specialist 4: Typically has a Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program in Civil, Environmental, or related engineering field and 4+ years qualifying experience in water resource engineering. Incumbent continues the process for attaining State of Florida Professional Engineer 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 required.
Physical Requirements/ Working Environment Due to the District's response role in emergency management, this position will be required to provide support before, during and/or after major storm events and emergency situations, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies, depending on the incumbent’s assigned emergency response role.
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