Hydrologist IV

St. Johns River Water Management District | Jacksonville, FL

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Posted Date 1/15/2019

This is advanced independent professional hydrologic and/or hydrogeologic work reviewing the most complex permit applications, performing advanced research for hydrologic projects, preparing and reviewing technical hydrologic publications, or managing the design and construction of hydrologic/hydrogeologic projects.

$57,678.40 - $57,678.40 (Yearly Salary)

Job duties include:

  • Reviews and processes moderate to highly complex consumptive use permit applications including: conducts pre-application meetings; reviews consumptive use permit applications for completeness and accuracy; supports environmental resource permit staff as needed; assists applicants in all phases of the application process; coordinates review with other staff as needed (groundwater modelers, environmental reviewers, Ag team, water supply planners, etc.); drafts permit related correspondence and technical staff reports; enters permit related data into the E-Reg system; and serves as an expert witness as required.
  • Conducts water use permit compliance and enforcement action on more advanced or complex permit conditions. Provides project oversight to both consumptive use and environmental resource permitting and assists with complicated compliance projects.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Such duties may include but are not limited to: attends meetings; participates in special projects such as software and process enhancements; participates in and/or leads charter groups; participates in studies and investigations; writes reports; and coordinates with other staff on data collection tasks.
  • Coordinates with water supply planning staff, permitted water users, and the public to help integrate regulatory and planning efforts and better implement water supply plan components. Works directly with and provides assistance to the public on water use regulatory-related matters.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in geology, hydrology, hydrogeology or related field and seven years of experience in hydrology or hydrogeology; or registration with the State of Florida as a professional geologist or professional engineer and one year subsequent related experience.
  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university in geology, hydrology, hydrogeology or related field can substitute for one year of the required experience.
  • A doctorate from an accredited college or university in geology, hydrology, hydrogeology or related field can substitute for two years of the required experience.
  • Professional experience in the areas described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

Additional Details:

Base Salary: $57,678.40

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: Negotiable (Jacksonville, Maitland, Palatka or Palm Bay)

Closing Date: January 27, 2019

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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