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Date: Mar 4, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 49824 

Agency: Environmental Protection


Position Number: 37001553 

Salary:  $53,000.00 - $63,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 04/14/2019 


This position is a Professional Engineer II - Statewide Stormwater Engineer, in the Engineering, Hydrology and Geology Program (EHG) of the Division of Water Resource Management.  The EHG program provides professional engineering and geology services to the Division’s regulatory and resource management programs, including Environmental Resource Permitting and Submerged Lands Coordination and NPDES Stormwater.  The EHG program staff also provides professional services to the DEP Districts’ Environmental Resource Permitting (ERP) and Compliance Assistance Programs.  The incumbent of this position must be licensed as a Professional Engineer by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers pursuant to Chapter 471, Florida Statutes.


Duties and Responsibilities:

The PEII - Statewide Stormwater Engineer supports Department staff involved in the implementation of the ERP program with the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the Statewide Stormwater Treatment Rule (Chapter 62-347, F.A.C.), especially with respect to engineering design and analyses of the effectiveness of stormwater systems in reducing pollutant loads. Hence, an understanding of the engineering, hydrology and hydraulics aspects of proposed activities and their consistency with Department rules and policies is required, and demonstrated by previous professional experience.


The PEII - Statewide Stormwater Engineer assists engineers located in the Department's Regulatory District Offices and the Water Management Districts in the review of ERP applications to ensure consistent and accurate implementation of ERP rules and statutes.  Applicants for the PEIII - Statewide Stormwater Engineer should possess a knowledge of the design and operation of stormwater management facilities, and the principles of water engineering.  Professional experience and licensure as professional engineer in the State of Florida is required to demonstrate this knowledge. Communications skills are essential and the incumbent for this position must have the ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. 


The PEII - Statewide Stormwater Engineer provides technical assistance to and coordinates with Division staff and the regulated community in the development and implementation of Basin Management Action Plans affecting NPDES Stormwater permittees and the implementation of rules, policies and procedures for implementing the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit.  Knowledge of these rules and the ability to learn the policies and procedures of these programs are essential for this position.



  • Knowledge of hydrologic, hydraulic and stormwater engineering principles.
  • Knowledge of biological, chemical and physical processes as they relate to water quality and the aquatic environment.
  • Knowledge of stormwater treatment and control principles, laws, regulations and stormwater best management practices, especially with respect to engineering design, construction, and effectiveness in reducing nutrient pollutant loads.
  • Skill in methods for assessment of surface water quality data, and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling applications, such as ICPR and PONDS.
  • Skill in the use of computer software programs used for office applications, database management, and Geographic Information Systems.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable state rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to multiple environmental programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to travel and maintain a valid driver's license.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor or graduate degree in civil engineering.
  • A licensed professional engineer in the State of Florida with a minimum of seven years of professional practice (six years with a graduate degree).
  • A valid driver’s license.


Contact Information:

Robert Brantly, P.E.

Division of Water Resource Management

Department of Environmental Protection

2600 Blair Stone Road

Tallahassee, Florida 32399


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

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