Why Work for Us?
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.
Working 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.
The State of Florida is hiring a Secretary of Environmental Protection to work at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Tallahassee headquarters.
- EXTERNAL CANDIDATES: Please click here to view our job opportunities and/or apply.
- CURRENT DISTRICT EMPLOYEES: Please click here to search and/or apply for jobs. Do not use the external applicant link provided above.
- If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact us at HR_Solutions@sfwmd.gov. You can anticipate a response during our regular business hours. If you should have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact an HR representative at (561) 682-6365 or (toll free only from within Florida) 1-800-432-2045, ext. 6365.
We welcome all candidates to consider us as your future employer!
In order to be considered, we require you to complete our online application, which will require an e-mail address so we may communicate with you during the process. Applications will be accepted for identified open positions, so long as applications are received by Human Resources Solutions before the posting is closed. Please note that we do not have formal closing dates for our positions, but rather when the hiring manager has a sufficient applicant pool to move forward. You must identify a specific position(s) for which you wish to be considered.
Once you have submitted your online application, you will receive an automatic e-mail confirmation of your submission. When your application has been reviewed, if you are considered to be a leading candidate, the hiring manager or a District representative will contact you directly.
For questions regarding our hiring process, please call Human Resources at (561) 682-6365. Thank you for considering the South Florida Water Management District.
All applicants claiming Veterans' Preference must complete this form and include a copy of your DD Form 214, Certificate of Discharge or Separation form Active Duty or equivalent certification that is to be submitted with your résumé/application.
In compliance with Florida Statute § 119.071(5), the District is providing you with notice that it may collect your social security number for the following legitimate employment business purposes: payroll eligibility verification, workers' compensation claims reporting, enrollment in and processing of employment benefits provided to the vendor administering District benefits, pre-employment background check, drug screening, income reporting, and completing immigration-related documentation necessary for sponsorship. The District will collect and use your social security number only for these purposes in performance of the District's duties and responsibilities. Providing your social security number is a condition of employment at the District.
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.