Fun and exciting place to work Electronics Tech 3 (Current Employee) – Okeechobbee, FL – July 5, 2015 On a typical day working the the SCADA Maintenance unit, you work out in the remote areas of Florida that makes work enjoyable. Pay is not the best out there, but work stress is low.
Outdoors, woods, everglades
No regular raises, government job.
Engineering work. LEAD ENGINEER (Current Employee) – West Palm Beach, FL – September 27, 2014 Engineering work in the field and at the office. Some regulation. Public presentations. lots of meetings Very technical environment Senior HR Professional- Training (Former Employee) – West Palm Beach, FL – July 10, 2014 Great place to learn about water management and environmental conservation. Working with engineers, scientist, project managers, information technology experts enhances your own knowledge.
many opportunities to learn about the environment
Best Days are in the Past HR Professional (Former Employee) – West Palm Beach, FL – May 8, 2014 Politics overwhelmed every work day with the science and technology taking a back seat.
benefits and co-workers, working in beautiful s fl
executive managment, hr and compensation
SFWMD is ione of the more sought after jobs in our area. Supervisor (Former Employee) – Clewiston, FL – February 16, 2014 Working at the SFWMD is like joining a family. Everyone is friend and outgoing. They go the extra mile to ensure new employees adjust to the SFWMD way of life.
the people and the mission!
working during and after hurricanes.
The best job that I have ever had Professional Supervisor (Former Employee) – Miami, FL – October 29, 2013 This was a great place to work. Yes, it has internal politics like any other place, but it had a noble mission and most of the people were great. In retrospect, I wished that I had been older and more experienced and I would have never left. If you can get a job here, keep it!!
great staff, benefits were great
Goverment Job Maintenance Planner/Scheduler (Current Employee) – West Palm Beach, FL – July 11, 2013 I plan and schedule the daily work for the trade support group at the West Palm Beach feild station.
no pay raises in 6 years.
Wonderful Place to work Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) – Okeechobee, FL – May 6, 2013 Performed a wide variety of clerical and secretarial duties, as well as operational support. Acted as office receptionist; answering telephones, making reservations and appointments, and assisting the public with inquiries and provided them with information whenever possible. Enjoyed the job as well as the people I worked with. Changing for the worse Regulatory (Former Employee) – West Palm Beach, florida – November 19, 2012 SFWMD had a culture that valued it's employees. Compensation and benefits were fantastic since they employeed highly motivated staff. Within the past year or two it is my understanding that moral has deminished and staff is not as united as times past.
new leadership created low moral
Unique opportunity contributing to critical mission Satellite Office Director and Lead Planner (Former Employee) – West Palm Beach, FL – November 13, 2012 Service to diverse publics. Balancing environment, economy, flood control, water supply and water quality is herculean feat. Hard work Fence repair (Former Employee) – Okeechobee, FL – June 2, 2012 A typical day at work was: Hiking into the swamp,riding air boats on Lake Okeechobee.