|Job Title||Soil Scientist|
|Location||Palatka, FL, US|
|Division/Department Name||Bureau of Environmental Resource Regulation|
|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
|This is advanced professional work planning, designing, overseeing and monitoring mitigation projects, coordinating the District-wide review process of petitions for binding wetland determinations pursuant to Florida Administrative Code 62-340, and providing technical expertise regarding soil sciences throughout the District.
Job duties include:
· Plans, designs, oversees, and monitors FDOT mitigation projects implemented under section 373.4137, F.S. Conducts interagency meetings with numerous customers and stakeholders including FDOT, USACE,NMFS, FWC, and USFWS staff to demonstrate progress of projects during various stages of construction, implementation, and management. Provides interim and final monitoring reports to the ACOE to remain in compliance with federal permit requirements. Collaborates with the Technical Program Coordinator to develop an annual FDOT Mitigation Plan to be submitted to the Governing Board and FDEP for approval. Coordinates with the Technical Program Coordinator on budget needs and appropriations. Coordinates with procurement staff to ensure that contracts are executed consistent with work identified in the projectStatement of Work and reviews contract invoices for accuracy.
· Performs forensic soil determinations on sites for the Division of Regulatory Services. Trains and assists staff in soil analyses in wetland delineation as part of the review of Formal Wetland Determinations, Environmental Resource and Consumptive Use permit applications to ensure methods are conducted in a manner consistent with statutes and rules.
| A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in soil science, natural resource management, environmental science, or water resource engineering and four years professional experience directly related to soil mapping, interpretations and classification.
A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in soil science, natural resource management, environmental science, or water resource engineering can substitute for one year of the required experience.
A doctorate from an accredited college or university in soil science, natural resource management, environmental science, or water resource engineering can substitute for two years of the required experience.
Professional environmental experience in soil mapping, interpretation and classification can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
|Base salary: $57,678.40
Starting salary commensurate with selected candidate’s competencies and qualifications.
|Last Date to Apply||03/23/2017|
|Amount of Travel|
|Work At Home|
|HR to pre-screen applicants for eligibility ?||No|