Wetland Ecologist

Scientist 4
WR4304351 Marsh Ecology Unit
Field Operations Center B374
The Everglades Systems Assessment Section seeks a wetland ecologist with spatial analytical skills including, but not limited to, numerical ecological models and computer simulations to assess and integrate the effects of water quality and quantity on Everglades ecosystem responses, habitat succession and evolution.  Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team this position’s primary responsibilities will include conducting data analyses and predictive models that can:  1) aid in the development of science plans and environmental triggers that improve the design and operation of stormwater treatment areas (STA) and Water Conservation Areas (WCA’s), and 2) synthesize spatial and temporal ecological responses to evaluate the effectiveness of restoration activities on Everglades ecosystem recovery. Strong ecological background and advanced computer skills are required.  Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work well within a team, are essential.
Employment Guidelines include: Bachelor’s Degree in natural sciences, environmental science, or ecology with 4+ years experience (M.S. / Ph.D. preferred). Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Southern Florida, Florida
South Florida Water Management District
Human Resources