Water Resources Manager

City of Fort Lauderdale | Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Posted Date 4/10/2020

$76,855 to $122,662 annually, depends on qualifications

This is a senior-level supervisory position responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of county-wide water resources initiatives to address urban and natural systems needs in a progressive community with prominent integration of climate adaptation planning to support community resilience. Responsibilities require active leadership in the administration of water resources assessment, water conservation, and water policy and planning programs, providing technical guidance in the development and advancement of program recommendations. The position requires extensive collaboration with local governments, water managers, and agency partners as part of integrated water resource management and multijurisdictional initiatives. Program efforts rely upon the application of advance hydrologic models to guide planning decisions, with active integration of climate considerations as part of scenario-based planning. Program initiatives are supported by a diverse team and include a partnership agreement with the Broward School District, and delivery of county-wide water conservation programs in collaboration with municipal partners. Responsibilities include contract management, procurement, staffing of boards and committees, legislative support, review and preparation of technical documents. This position requires superior communication skills (verbally and in writing), frequent public speaking and strong personal initiative. This is a demanding position in a fast-paced environment overseeing award-winning programs. Work involves direct coordination with the Division Director and an ability to work independently with general guidance.



Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a professional or scientific field such as biology, ecology, environmental science, engineering, geology, hydrology or closely related field.

Requires six (6) years of experience in programs related to water quantity and quality, water resources planning or management including two (2) years of supervisory experience.



Candidates with a Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Hydrology, Water Resources Engineering or a related field preferred.


Qualified candidates should apply on-line at Broward.org/careers


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Local Government
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