2019-07-10 2019-08-14

Field Program Supervisor

St. Johns River Water Management District
  • Organization Type: Other
  • Location: Palatka, Florida
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 51866
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Other
  • Location: Palatka, Florida
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 51866
  • Organization Website

Job Summary:
This is professional work providing on-site supervision of the Hydrological Field Program data collection staff.

Job duties include:

  • Directly supervises Palatka-based hydrologic data collection field and telemetry network staff and coordinates the activities of hydrologic data collection field staff in other offices; ensures that work loads are properly distributed and makes necessary adjustments to work assignments in order to accomplish the tasks in a timely and efficient manner. Supervises employee performance to ensure metrics and goals are accomplished.

  • Provides quality assurance of data collection techniques in the field and data processing in the Hydstra database performed by subordinate staff. Supervises optimization of telemetry and SCADA systems.

  • Manages the use and maintenance of equipment, vehicles, boats, and field instruments assigned to hydrologic data collection. Orders data collection and safety supplies, and equipment.

  • Provides scheduled training for all technicians in the area of hydrology, hydraulics, meteorology, electronics, telemetry, SCADA systems, quality assurance and instrumentation.


Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental science, hydrology, hydrogeology, or related field and four years professional experience in the environmental field.

A master's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental science, hydrology, hydrogeology, or related field may substitute for one year of the required experience.

A doctorate from an accredited college or university in environmental science, hydrology, hydrogeology, or related field can substitute for two years of the experience described above.

Professional level experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

SJRWMD has determined this to be a mandatory-testing position as described in Section 440.102, Florida Statutes. Any offer of employment for a mandatory-testing position will be contingent upon successfully passing a drug screening paid by SJRWMD. The SJRWMD Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for review in the Careers section at www.sjrwmd.com.

Base Salary: $49,462.40

Benefits include the Florida Retirement System, health insurance, 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: Palatka

Closing Date: Open until filled

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