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Data Analyst III or Senior Data Analyst (One position)

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Data Analyst III or Senior Data Analyst (One position)

The Data Analyst III and Senior Data Analyst are professional positions that collects, compiles, reviews, analyzes, and interprets data, and develops procedures for maintaining and integrating the District’s environmental data.

Applications must be filled out online at www.mysuwanneeriver.com.

Help protect one of Florida’s most vital resources — water — with a career at the Suwannee River Water Management District (District).

 

Job Summary:

The Data Analyst III and Senior Data Analyst are professional positions that collects, compiles, reviews, analyzes, and interprets data, and develops procedures for maintaining and integrating the District’s environmental data. This includes automation of data processes, analysis and reporting routines, developing quality control procedures, and assessing data needs and formats. This position assists multiple District offices including Hydrologic Data Services, Water Supply, Minimum Flows and Minimum Levels, Agricultural and Engineering Projects, IT/GIS, and Water Use Permitting.


Job Duties Include:

  • Manages District water resource datasets, which may include hydrologic, agricultural, and water quality monitoring data. Serves as subject matter expert to other professionals on matters relevant to water resource data.
  • Manages the Hydstra database and data imports from mobile data collection platforms, District monitoring stations, and data imports from other agencies. Serves as the subject matter expert for the Hydstra database, and trains and mentors staff on the use of both introductory and advanced features in Hydstra.
  • Identifies, evaluates, and develops solutions for data management needs and processes required to support the work of other District offices, including Hydrologic Data Services, Water Supply, Minimum Flows and Minimum Levels, Agricultural and Engineering Projects, IT/GIS, and Water Use Permitting.
  • Contributes to the oversight, design, and modification of existing databases, designs applications and formats for data entry, and works cooperatively to ensure ongoing functionality of databases.
  • Supports and assists with review, quality control/quality assurance, and analyses of water resource data. Reviews and archives data processed by other staff as needed. Performs quality control and quality assurance of data as needed. Performs statistical analyses for broad datasets.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors standard operating procedures for collection and management of monitoring and associated data. Researches, identifies, and develops protocols for acquisition of external water use data sources for inclusion into the District’s water use database.
  • Constructs complex programmatic scripts for data analysis and maintenance, using Python and Perl programming languages.
  • Actively participates in and supports field data collection and training.
  • Assists with agriculture water use data compilation and reporting.
  • Creates and debugs Windows scripts and automates scheduled processes to run on the District’s server.
  • Serves as a mission critical part of the District Incident Command Team to ensure data backup and response specific to river and rainfall information, database management, and data inquiries.
  • Develops and manages contracts, task work assignments, and purchase orders of any amount.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

Data Analyst III

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in science or mathematics programs such as hydrology, a natural science, or engineering and three (3) years of professional experience in data collection, data processing, and/or data management; experience in water resource data management is preferred.
  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university in science or mathematics programs such as hydrology, a natural science, or engineering can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.
  • Professional experience in data collection, data processing, and/or data management can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education; water resource data management or data quality assurance experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge and experience with programming languages Python and Perl are required.
  • Valid drivers’ license.
  • Experience with Hydstra software and database management and ESRI/ArcGIS geodatabase analysis and management are preferred.
  • Working knowledge and experience with R programming language and SAS analytical software are preferred.
  • Experience analyzing extensive datasets using complex parametric and/or nonparametric statistical analyses is preferred.

Senior Data Analyst:

  • Same as the Data Analyst III PLUS one additional year of professional experience totaling at least four (4) years of professional experience in data collection, data processing, and/or data management; experience in water resource data management is preferred.

 

Base Salary: Starting at $49,462.40 up to $60,000. starting salary commensurate with selected candidate's competencies and qualifications.

Application Process:

The District will determine eligibility for employment solely from the information provided on a District employment application. Any application that is not complete will not receive consideration for the position. A resume will not be considered as a substitute for the information requested on the application for purposes of qualification.

Additional Details:

This position is advertised Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans Preference/Drug Free/Tobacco Free Workplace

For helping to maintain our valuable water resources, we offer:

  • Florida retirement system/retirement benefits
  • Deferred compensation
  • Work-life balance
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Health savings & Health reimbursement account
  • Prescription drug coverage & mail order program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Public service loan forgiveness qualified employer
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • State adoption benefit program qualified employer
  • Training and development resources
  • Innovative projects
  • Advanced technologies

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Development

Resume : https://www.mysuwanneeriver.com/FormCenter/HR-2/Employment-Application-34

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