The Hydrologic Modeler 3 position in the Modeling Section of Hydrology and Hydraulics (H&H) Bureau at South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) requires a solid working knowledge of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling theories, concepts, and practices for projects/processes that support the Bureau’s mission.
The successful candidate’s working knowledge has been developed based on formal and on-the-job training programs. Incumbent demonstrates technical competence by suitable application of standard modeling procedures and techniques; technical competence is also developed by keeping abreast of industry trends/developments. It is desirable for the incumbent to have a good working knowledge and basic experience with water management in Florida.
The incumbent receives direction and moderate supervision that includes instructions on specific assignment objectives and is expected to use discretion and judgment to complete modeling assignments and solve technical problems, either independently or as part of a team. The incumbent applies feedback on work assignments to enhance professional development. He/She is responsible for keeping the immediate supervisor current on the status of deliverables and assignments.
This position may be filled at the Engineering Specialist 2 level.
Engineering Specialist 3: Typically has Bachelor's degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and 2+ years of experience that demonstrates measurable career progression within engineering or science disciplines that can be applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives. Disciplines for education and experience requirements include civil, construction, electrical, environmental, and mechanical engineering or any of the natural sciences. Professional certification, or demonstrated progress towards it, is desirable.
Engineering Specialist 2: Typically has Bachelor's degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and 1+ years of experience in engineering specialty. Disciplines for education and experience requirements include Civil, Construction, Electrical, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering or any of the natural sciences. Professional certification, or demonstrated progress towards it, is desirable.
Knowledge and experience in H&H modeling
Ability to produce successful solution to H&H problems, by application of models to complex problems, preferably in South Florida
Robust skills in use of statistical tools, databases, spreadsheets and programming
Proficiency in communication and documentation of modeling products, techniques and processes related to the application of models in support of projects
Ability to communicate technical subjects to both technical and non-technical audiences
Ability to work independently and as a team player
Aptitude to acquire additional proficiency in existing modeling skills and willingness to learn new modeling skills pertinent to the Bureau’s mission.
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 and in the total scope of emergency management, this position may at times be required to provide support before, during and after major storm events and emergency situations, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies, depending on assigned emergency response role.
We encourage you to get to know us better. For more information about our organization, this opportunity or to apply, please visit: www.sfwmd.gov/careers. Job Reference: 2308BR. The SFWMD offers competitive wages and benefits. EOE.