American Institute of Hydrology

Hydrologist IV or Hydrologist PG/PE

St. Johns River Water Management District
Palatka, Florida, United States (on-site)
13 days ago


Hydrologist IV or Hydrologist PG/PE

Bureau of Water Supply Planning

Job Summary: This is advanced work involving the design and/or evaluation of complex hydrologic studies and projects.

Job duties include:

  • Perform independent hydrologic/hydrogeologic investigations, review previous investigations, evaluate impacts to the water resources and related ecosystems from regional and local groundwater and surface water withdrawals and apply this information to assess both regional water supply planning constraints and MFLs. This includes, but is not limited to, applying surface and groundwater models, statistical analysis, and geospatial analysis to determine the relationship between withdrawals and their potential impact to water resources (ground and surface waters, wetlands, or springs). Develop and document methods and procedures used to categorize the level of impact by use type, source, location, and individual user and present those results to regulated public and staff.
  • Develops Minimum Flow and Levels (MFLs) prevention and recovery strategies; coordinate with diverse groups across the Division and the District to identify and obtain the data required for these strategies.
  • Work on inter-disciplinary teams with other staff members and stakeholders to develop practical and effective prevention and recovery strategies for water bodies with established and proposed MFLs.
  • Develop candidate water resource and water supply development projects to mitigate constraints and provide adequate water resources for the future.
  • Develop and implement strategies and identify costs and benefits of project implementation.

Minimum Qualifications:

The Hydrologist IV requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, engineering, or related field and five years of experience in hydrology or hydrogeology including experience in developing water supply and/or water resource development projects.

Graduate level education from an accredited college or university in the area described above or possession of a Geologist in Training license issued by the Florida Board of Professional Regulation or licensure by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers as an Engineer Intern may substitute for some of the required experience.   

The Hydrologist PG/PE requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in geology, hydrology, engineering, or a related field and registration with the State of Florida as a Professional Geologist or Professional Engineer.

Additional Details:

Salary Range: $57,678.40 - $76,918.40

Starting salary is based on qualifications and experience

Benefits include 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: Open until filled

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65794661
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Palatka, Florida, United States
  • Company Name For Job: St. Johns River Water Management District
  • Position Title: Hydrologist IV or Hydrologist PG/PE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Salary: $57,678.00 - $76,918.00 (Yearly Salary)
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