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Environmental Scientist IV

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Job Summary

This is advanced, independent professional work performing applied research for technical projects in the environmental field, preparing and reviewing technical publications, and coordinating the design and performance of technical projects between divisions.

Job duties include designing and conducting applied research projects that relate ecological responses to the operation and management of large-scale, multipurpose wetland restoration projects; designing and conducting research projects that investigate relationships between watershed and springshed land use, biogeochemistry, and the ecological condition of surface waters; communicating environmental issues and research results to other scientists, engineers, and policy makers to develop project management strategies in a team environment; maintaining a high level of technical expertise in scientific issues; and documenting important technical and research findings in scientific reports and peer-reviewed publications.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in biology, limnology, chemistry, botany, environmental science or related field and six years professional experience in the environmental field. A masters degree from an accredited college or university in biology, limnology, chemistry, botany, environmental science or related field can substitute for one year of the experience described above. A doctorate from an accredited college or university in biology, limnology, chemistry, botany, environmental science or related field can substitute for two years of the experience described above. Professional experience in environmental protection or research can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the college education.

Additional Details

Prefer candidate with knowledge of wetland ecology, springs ecology, limnology, biogeochemistry, and watershed modeling; skilled in design and implementation of scientific investigations to address resource management issues, analysis and interpretation of environmental data and statistical analysis of scientific data, clear and effective communication of analytical results and conclusions through written reports and presentations; and ability to communicate complex scientific concepts to non-technical partners, operate environmental monitoring and water quality sampling equipment, perform basic soil/sediment and vegetation sampling.

For more information and to apply, visit the Careers section at www.floridaswater.com