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As a member of the team at the South Florida Water Management District, you will play an important role in preserving and restoring the vital natural environment that extends from Central Florida's Upper Chain of Lakes through the Kissimmee River and Lake Okeechobee and south to the Florida Keys.

Search and Apply for Jobs graphicWorking with us is about managing the water resources of this rare environment. Our working environment is about providing a smooth workflow for our employees, with challenging projects, benefits that provide balance and opportunities for professional development.

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The South Florida Water Management District is hiring a Lead Engineer – Electrical to work at the West Palm Beach headquarters.

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A Diverse Workforce

Our workforce is as diverse as the ecosystems we protect – providing equal employment opportunities to each individual employee and to the team as a whole.

Employability is not a function of disability or age but rather of each employee's ability to make a meaningful contribution to our business goals and objectives. People with disabilities are a part of the diverse mosaic that makes up SFWMD's workforce, helping us to maintain a competitive edge in an ever-changing marketplace. Diversity enhances our performance and competitiveness, and strengthens our organization. We know that our team is made stronger by the diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives of its members.

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SFWMD Headquarters: 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406
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