The Project Manager provides technical support and management of components of high profile and sensitive water quality programs/projects. The position resides in the Everglades Technical Support Bureau of the Everglades Policy and Coordination Division. Efforts are through the implementation of projects and programs mandated by the Everglades Forever Act and the Northern Everglades and Estuaries Protection Program. The position coordinates with District staff, stakeholders and local governments. Project activities may relate to pollutant source controls, water quality monitoring and data analysis, stormwater management, flood control, and ecosystem restoration.
Manage projects which support one or more of District ecosystem restoration programs under tight deadlines.
Participate in diverse project management teams with representatives from multiple federal, local, state and tribal governments.
Align the program/project scopes with the District's strategic mission; assist with policy development and rulemaking activities; manage water quality information; analyze water quality data.
Serve as liaison to other organizational units to ensure accurate representation of nutrients in runoff;
Support Works of the District program implementation activities.
Solve technical problems taking into account District operations and overlapping/competing goals.
Manage databases and use statistical tools, and prepare technical presentations and publications (Chapter 4, South Florida Environmental Report).
Incumbent must demonstrate the following strong and effective skills:
Written and oral communication.
Creativity and foresight to successfully plan, implement and evaluate projects and processes;
Ability to reprioritize workloads to effectively respond to special requests and unplanned situations in a dynamic environment with moderate supervision.
Effectively author, edit, and present technical reports.
Effectively maintain positive internal and external stakeholder relationships.
Preferred skills in problem solving include those related to hydrology, hydraulics, other water-related environmental systems and associated ecological impacts.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited program required.
At least 4+ years of qualifying technical experience.
Demonstrates examples of disciplines for education and experience requirements include environmental science, engineering, and other water-related fields.
Knowledge of South Florida watersheds, ecosystem restoration and the Everglades’ program is preferred.
Experience in project management, stormwater and water quality improvement projects, and pollutant source controls is preferred.
Valid State of Florida Driver's License.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
We encourage you to get to know us better. For more information about our organization, this opportunity and to apply online, please visit https://www.sfwmd.gov/careers. Job Reference: 2419BR. The SFWMD offers competitive wages and benefits. EOE.