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Hydrologist II Palatka

St Johns River Water Management District

St Johns River Water Management District Palatka FL United States

1 week ago

Hydrologist II

Bureau of Watershed Management and Modeling...

Job Summary:

This intermediate level position supports the data needs for a wide range of hydrodynamic and water quality modeling projects designed to protect natural resources and support Florida’s growth by ensuring the sustainable use of Florida’s water.

Job duties include:
• Determines data needs for model development using GIS data, meteorological data, ground water data, hydrologic and water quality data; performs QA/QC on time series data for the development of input files needed for hydrodynamic and water quality modeling; develops and documents customized programming scripts (R, python) to streamline data retrieval, processing and formatting of time series data for modeling; maintains meteorological and water quality databases required for modeling.
• Assists in developing and conducting water quantity and quality projects; defines needs for meteorological, GIS, hydrodynamic, and water quality data to improve spatial and temporal scale of modeling efforts and simulation accuracy; assesses quality of existing data, including performing analyses to evaluate alternative sources of data; conducts statistical data analysis and data modeling; reviews literature pertaining to present and past studies or projects.
• Provides technical assistance for other modelers; reviews work and reports, and assists with project organization and scheduling; prepares scopes of work for contractual projects; reviews scopes of work of contractors.
• Prepares, writes, and reviews technical reports from within and outside of SJRWMD; performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in oceanography, geology, hydrology, coastal or civil engineering or related field and one-year professional experience in geology, hydrology, coastal, oceanography or related field.

A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in oceanography, geology or hydrology can substitute for the required experience.

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

Additional Details:

Salary Range: $49,961.60 ~ $62,441.60

Starting salary is based on qualifications and experience.

Benefits include Hybrid work schedule, Florida Retirement System, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, paid leave and holidays, professional development, wellness program, and eligible for public service student loan forgiveness program.

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 Unites States.

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such service members and veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace

Location: Palatka

Closing Date: April 3, 2023
Palatka FL USA

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