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Support the District’s Water Resources Bureau in this challenging and rewarding position. Join us in this professional level technical and administrative engineering position in support of the Water Supply Section, working with water, wastewater, and reclaimed water utilities and/or water supply authorities planning and implementing large-scale, regional projects in coordination with project teams, cooperators, and other staff. This position participates in the reclaimed water and utility coordination programs, leads water audits, and performs leak detection surveys, meter accuracy and other utility services. This opportunity offers an ability to make an impact on the organization and provides flexibility and a true work-life balance. You’ll have the chance to work with a wide range of teams in this promising position, each of which plays a vital role in our efforts to preserve our most valuable natural resources. Using your expertise, you’ll play an important role in enhancing the results to ensure a brighter future for the environment of Florida.
For helping to maintain our valuable water resources, we offer:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In-office: Standard office environment and equipment such as personal computer, copier, etc. Occasional travel may be required. Ability to perform continuous repetitive tasks (to include keyboarding and driving) with one or both hands and feet is required.
In-field: Work performed in the field may often be in remote and undeveloped areas of the District, under adverse weather conditions. Travel and some outdoor labor may be required. May be exposed to extremes in elements, temperature and humidity and to a variety of pests, including mosquitoes and ticks.
Must be able to able to bend, lift, carry, and reach above shoulder level. May occasionally require the ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds. Must be able to operate a motorized vehicle for extended periods, some driving may be in off-road (4x4) conditions.
Employee may be subject to call-in outside of regularly scheduled work hours, or required to be on call, including on nights, weekends or holidays, to respond to emergency management activities or other incidents requiring rapid response in support of District operations.
Required Credentials for Utilities Engineer Opportunities
Required Credentials for Staff Utilties Engineer Opportunities
Required Credentials for Professional Utilities Engineer Opportunities
Required Credentials for Senior Professional Utilities Engineer Opportunities
Preferred Credentials for All Utilities Engineer Opportunities
This position is typically scheduled to work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, out of the Brooksville, FL office. This position is eligible for compensatory time for hours worked over 40 hours, in a week.
Yes. Some travel, using District vehicle, within District's coverage area.
Accepting applications until March 20, 2020 (extended from March 13, 2020) at 4:00 PM
Managing the water resources for west-central Florida, our district includes approximately 10,000 square miles of territory spanning 16 counties and serving more than 5 million residents. Established in 1961 as a flood-protection agency, our objective is to meet the needs of current and future water users, protect and preserve our water resources, manage the water supply, protect water quality, and preserve water-related functions.
This could be the opportunity of a lifetime. Click on the link to apply and put yourself to work for our water resources.