EngSpecII_DutiesResponsibiiites_02-07-17 (PDF ~235 kb)
Coastal Geologist or Coastal Engineer
Assist with coastal engineering reviews as lead engineer or geologists of assigned JCP applications and associated planning and engineering reports. Provides comments to the JCP processor or DWRA grant manager within the required timeframes and in the proper format.
Conducts or assists with coastal engineering or geologic reviews of assigned CCCL applications. Conducts and assists with computer numerical modeling of storm erosion and slope stability to assess “vulnerability” in permit applications for armoring. Conducts and assists with shoreline change rate analysis, generating 30-year erosion projections and assessments of “significant beach erosion” and
providing documentation for CCCL permit applications. Represents the Department in administrative hearings as an expert in coastal littoral processes.
Prepares draft inlet management plans. Assists with coastal process analysis and preparation of reports and planning recommendations for regional sediment management and inlet management in collaboration with other governmental entities and consulting engineers. Serves on technical advisory committees and/or as the Department’s technical lead for projects and studies as assigned.
Assists in annual updates to the Critically Eroded Beaches report. Conducts periodic beach and inlet shoreline assessments to evaluate current beach erosion conditions for updating of the Critical Erosion Report.
Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, such as technical criteria of coastal design analysis necessary to demonstrate with reasonable assurance the expected effect of proposed activities on the coastal system. Performs public outreach activities as defined by the Department.
Conducts on-site inspections to investigate site conditions necessary to evaluate beach and inlet management projects undergoing review. Conducts post-storm impact assessments to evaluate the effects of major storm events on coastal construction and beach and dune resources. Assists in the preparation of post-storm reports and recovery plans. The incumbent of this position is a member of DEP’s Disaster Response Team and in that capacity may be required, on short notice, to perform duties and necessary attendant travel in support of disaster relief efforts. (Note: A major storm(s) will result in a greater percentage of time spent on this duty and corresponding reduction in time spent on duties above.)
Robert Brantly, P.E., Program Administrator
Engineering, Hydrology & Geology Program
Division of Water Resource Management
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3595
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400
Direct #: (850) 245-7577