The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District), a leader in protecting Florida's water resources, is seeking a Structure Operations Engineer in support of the Operations and Land Management Bureau.
This is an engineering position that involves the maintenance and operation of flood control structures. The successful candidate will participate in engineering and management of flood control structures, remote monitoring and operating water control structures, project activities, and technical work under the guidance of the Structure Operations Manager. The Structure Operations Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining maintenance manuals and procedures while participating in District emergency operations planning and execution, departmental projects and performs other duties as required.
Accepting applications until position is filled or until hiring authority has determined there is a sufficient number of qualified applicants.
The District is responsible for managing and protecting the water resources and related environmental systems. To protect natural systems that sustain ground water, there must be limitations on how much water can be withdrawn. This is accomplished through planning, permitting and regulation. Local and regional governments, agricultural and other users come to the District to request water use perm...its. In addition to protection through regulation, the District technically and financially assists regional water supply authorities and local governments in developing new water sources.