Hydrologic Data Analyst
November 15, 2017
Brooksville, FL, USA
Travel Required: Yes
- The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District), a leader in protecting Florida's water resources, is seeking a Hydrologic Data Analyst in support of the Data Collection Bureau. This is professional, technical work supporting data collection needs, including collection, maintenance, analysis, reporting, quality control, and special-project investigations with hydrologic data. The successful candidate will perform quality assurance checks on data, focusing on completeness and accuracy of data. Investigates data problems, suggests solutions, and oversees implementation of corrective actions through coordination with other section staff. Evaluates and edits data by applying broad knowledge of hydrology, and prepares summary tables, reports, and maps. May assist in the collection of hydrologic and meteorological data from various types of collection devices and recorders located throughout the District as necessary to meet schedules.
- Provides assistance to field supervisor and technicians through resolving data collection, field software, hardware, and data adjustment issues.
- Writes and troubleshoots datalogger programs and administers program catalog.
- Manages elevation survey data, reports and documentation.
- Assists in the field with elevation surveys and collection of hydrologic and meteorological data from various types of collection devices and recorders located throughout the District as required to meet schedules.
- Assists in data evaluations and preparing summary tables, reports, and maps.
- Performs quality assurance checks on data, focusing on completeness and accuracy of data.
- Investigates specific data problems, suggests solutions, and oversees implementation of corrective actions through coordination with manager and other staff.
- Evaluates, edits, and annotates raw hydrologic data before uploaded to the Water Management Information System (WMIS).
Successful candidate has
- The ability to identify trends and outliers in data while recognizing potential data problems
- The ability to complete work on deadline-driven time frames
- The ability to use common language to explain technical terms
- The ability to communicate effectively and honestly with people at various organizational levels
- This position is typically scheduled to work 40 hours per week Monday through Friday located in the District's Brooksville Headquarters.
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Most work is conducted in a standard office environment. Some travel to other facilities and field sites is required, with occasional field work in remote and undeveloped areas of the District, under adverse weather conditions.
- Work activity is primarily sedentary with ability to perform continuous repetitive tasks, such as keyboarding, with one or both hands. Work involves occasional field work with exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity during which employee must occasionally be able to bend, lift, carry, and reach above shoulder level with up to 20 pounds of equipment or supplies.
- Must be able to swim.
Accepting applications until November 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm
Compensation: Minimum annual rate $45,219.20
Travel Required: Yes. Some travel, using District vehicle, within the District's coverage area.
- Oral and Written Communications Intermediate
- Accuracy/Attention to Detail Advanced
- Problem Solving - Novice
- Learning - Novice
- Technical Troubleshooting - Novice
- Scientific Quality Assurance - Intermediate
- Statistical Analysis and Measurement - Novice
- Database Structures - Novice
- Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
- Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
- Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
- Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
- Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
- Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
- Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
- Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
- Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
- Bachelors or better in Environmental Engineering.
- Bachelors or better in Environmental Science.
- Bachelors or better in Geography.
- Bachelors or better in Geology.
- Bachelors or better in Hydrology.
- College-level course work in hydrology
- One (1) year of related work experience
- Experience in hydrologic and/or water-quality data collection and analysis