The South Florida Water Management District is recruiting for the position of Section Administrator for the Coastal Ecosystem Section within the Applied Sciences Bureau. The Coastal Ecosystems Section is composed of 18 biologists/ecologists and estuarine modelers.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (i.e. biology, ecology, oceanography, marine science or similar) with a graduate level degree strongly preferred and 10+ years of experience that demonstrates measurable career progression in discipline and leadership roles that can be directly applied to support the District's strategic goals and objectives.
Development of annual plans and long term strategies with supporting budgets, reviews of staff performance, and coordination with local, state and federal partners is also a requirement of this position.
Demonstrated ability to design and conduct applied science with an emphasis on integration of science into timely resource management recommendations and actions, and to interpret complex technical information for lay audiences.
A valid State of Florida Driver's License is required.
Due to the District's response role and in the total scope of emergency management, this position may at times, be required to provide support before, during and after major storm events and emergency situations, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies, depending on assigned emergency response role.