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Project Management - Lead

South Florida Water Management District
West Palm Beach, Florida 33406
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Project Manager - Lead
South Florida Water Management District
West Palm Beach, Florida

 

This position is for an experienced Lead Project Manager for ongoing and future environmental and water quality restoration projects. Projects include those within the Restoration Strategies Program, the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program, and other restoration-related programs as needed.

 

The incumbent should have excellent analytical and problem solving skills and be able to execute the project delivery process by managing high-profile/high priority projects which support one or more of the District’s strategic priorities. The position requires the ability to manage multiple, high complex ecosystem restoration projects and leading diverse multijurisdictional project management teams. The applicant should demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills in sharing complex information with internal and external stakeholders from the federal, state, local and tribal governments.

 

The incumbent must demonstrate a strong project management foundation and a history of experience in multiple aspects of project management of water resources infrastructure. Relevant knowledge and experience may include:

  • Planning, design, construction, or operation of impoundments, canals, and water control structures.
  • Development of operation plans for water projects.
  • Management, control, monitoring, or analysis of constituents in surface water.
  • Planning of projects including development and evaluation of alternative plans.
  • Application of research to improve performance of water resource facilities.
  • Incorporation of policy, science, and operational goals into the design and implementation of water resources projects.
  • Communication across engineering, science, policy, and all disciplines involved in the design and implementation of projects.
  • Application of innovation, creativity, and strategic considerations in the development of projects

 

This position may be filled at the Senior Project Manager level.

 

Employment Guidelines:

 

Lead Project Manager: Bachelor's degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and at least 8 years of qualifying experience. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced degree(s). Examples of disciplines for education and experience requirements include environmental science, engineering, and other water-related fields. Knowledge of south Florida watersheds and Everglades ecosystem is desirable. Experience in project and contract management, design of ecosystem restoration, and stormwater and water quality improvement is preferred.

 

Senior Project Manager: Bachelor's degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program and at least 6 years of qualifying experience. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced degree(s). Examples of disciplines for education and experience requirements include environmental science, engineering, and other water-related fields. Knowledge of south Florida watersheds and Everglades ecosystem is desirable. Experience in project and contract management, design of ecosystem restoration, and stormwater and water quality improvement is preferred.

 

Licenses:

Examples of relevant specialty licenses that the incumbent may possess include Project Management Professional (PMP), State of Florida Professional Engineer (PE), and Professional Geologist (PG). Must have valid State of Florida Driver's License

 

To Apply:

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: 2587BR. The SFWMD offers competitive wages and benefits. EOE.

 

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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-12-15

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