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Explore your potential and commit to a cause that matters for today and generations to come. Lead a customer service focused team that is committed to preserve one of our most vital resources. Build a career that can become your life’s work with the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District).
Here is your opportunity to build and lead a new team! Using your expertise in the field of design and construction management, this opportunity will allow you to coach and mentor a team that is dedicated to making a positive impact towards a cause that matters. This exciting position will be responsible for managing and leading the District’s newly formed Design & Construction Management Section. This new management position will allow the successful candidate to form an innovative team to standardize design and construction management practices for the implementation of capital improvement projects. The Design and Construction Manager (Engineering Section Manager) will have three professional direct reports focused on managing projects identified in the Capital Improvement Plan for Flood Control Structures. You’ll have the chance to work with a wide range of teams in this rewarding position, each of which plays a vital role in our efforts to preserve our most valuable natural resources.
The District supports a flexible work environment and remote work schedules so that employees can enjoy their time outside of the District.
For helping to maintain our valuable water resources, we offer:
$90,000.00 – $110,00.00
The starting salary range is included for the Scientific Manager profile which reflects 15.2% to 77.1% of the respective pay grade. The starting salary will be based on the education and experience of the successful candidate. The District conducts annual performance evaluations that may award applicable pay increases based on positive employee performance.
Work is primarily performed in a standard office setting. Ability to perform continuous repetitive tasks (to include keyboarding and driving) with one or both hands and feet is required. Considerable time is spent outside the office meeting with legislators, board members, government officials, scientists, engineers, other agencies’ staff, and the general public. Some time is also spent in the field, often at remote, undeveloped sites and/or on or around open water. May be exposed to extremes in elements, temperature, and humidity and to a variety of pests, including mosquitoes and ticks. Must be able to operate a District vehicle for 2 or more hours at a time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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.
Experience with design and construction of water control structures
The District will determine eligibility for employment solely from the information provided on a District employment application. All applicants are required to complete, in full, a District employment application. Any application that is not complete will not receive consideration for the position. A resume will not be considered as a substitute for the information requested on the application for purposes of qualification.
This position is typically scheduled to work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, out of the Brooksville or Tampa, FL office. A remote work schedule is available for this position. This position is eligible for compensatory time for hours worked over 40 hours, in a week.
Yes. Frequent travel, using a District vehicle, within District’s coverage area.
Accepting applications until June 17, 2022 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.
The District prides itself on providing a positive work flexible environment that engages and supports our employees. This could be the opportunity of a lifetime. Click on the link to apply and put yourself to work for our water resources.
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