Employment Opportunities

When applying for a position

Please make sure you indicate which open position you are applying for.  You may apply in any of the following ways…

  1. Send resume/and cover letter to HR@Lrecd.org
  2. Complete an application (https://jobapps.hrdirectapps.com/applicantform/D4640347730/0) along with attachments and submit online
  3. In Person: Drop off completed application 8:30am-5pm (Monday-Friday) at 2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458
  4. Mail: To Loxahatchee River District: ATTN; Human Resources 2500 Jupiter Park Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458

Please note:

Application for Veterans Preference must be completed along with any required documentation and must be included as an attachment at the time of submitting your employment application.

Application for Veterans Preference

Construction Inspector 

The Construction Inspector performs inspections of assigned sewer construction projects including in-house, general construction services, developer and capital projects.   This position ensures compliance with the District’s Manual of Minimum Construction Standards, approved design plans and specifications, and other applicable construction standards and regulations.  This position is a technical position requiring knowledge, training and certification in various aspects of utility construction methods and requirements.  Due to the nature of the 24/7 operation of the District, it may be necessary at times for the employee to work holidays, weekends, unscheduled/ scheduled overtime, through lunch, and in emergency response situations.

Responsibilities:

  • Attends and represents the District at preconstruction meetings.
  • Performs onsite inspection to ensure installations are in compliance with the approved plans and specifications.
  • Performs onsite inspections prior to installations are in compliance with the approved plans and specifications.
  • Performs material inspections prior to installation to ensure compliance with approved shop drawing.
  • Determines quantity of materials used and amount of work completed for pay applications and invoicing.
  • Reads and interprets design plans and specifications and coordinates requirements with contractor, vendor and/ or District staff.
  • Responsible for field adjustment of installations in coordination with the District’s Director of Engineering Services.
  • Schedules and observes contractor’s materials, structures, testing and evaluations.
  • Operates District vehicles in a safe manner and maintain professional appearance.
  • Prepares daily Field Reports.
  • Reviews project as-built and record information for accuracy and compliance with plans and specifications.
  • Schedules and performs final inspections and punch lists for assigned projects.
  • Maintains appropriate training, certification and/ or expertise.
  • Acts as essential Personnel during an Emergency Response.
  • Effectively uses the District’s CMMS/EAM system to document preventative maintenance, corrective work orders, project status and work- flow between departments.
  • Performs investigations into collection and transmission system failures/ overflows and communicates corrective action requirements to District staff for permitting and coordination with contractors and vendors for correction.
  • Reviews and compares actual field conditions with electronic maps (ArcGIS) and communicates correction/ update requirements of ArcGIS through the ArcGIS red-line tool.
  • Compliance with Florida Department of Environmental Protection rules and regulations including F.A.C. chapter 62.
  • Reports to and performs work under the Responsible Charge of the District’s Director of Engineering Services.
  • Performs related work as required

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or Equivalent and
  • 5 years of experience in the construction or inspection of wastewater transmission, collection facilities, and other related structures and
  • Maintains training, certification and/ or expertise in the following key areas: trenchless utility excavation, fusing HDPE, horizontal directional drill steering and tracking, manhole coating application, manhole grouting, pipelining, pipe descaling, TV inspection of pipeline, roadway construction, open cut excavation; roadway construction, Confined Space Entry, the District’s manual of Minimum Construction Standards and Technical Specifications, the District’s safety Policies and Procedures, and additional training or certification that may become relevant during the course of performing duties and
  • A general knowledge of electrical circuits and lift station control panel operation is preferred but not required
  • A combination of related education and experience may substitute as appropriate with the ability to achieve specific training within 18 months of hire date.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • Pass Drug test and Level II background check.

Pay Range: $23.78-$36.83

Deputy Superintendent Collection & Distribution System

This position will supervise the operation and maintenance of the District’s wastewater collection/ transmission system and reuse distribution system including but not limited to gravity collection systems, lift stations, force main transmission system, low pressure pump stations, low pressure transmission system, wastewater telemetry systems, IQ pump stations, IQ metering stations, IQ point of connections, IQ transmission system and IQ telemetry system.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties as assigned including but not limited to supporting the Collection and Distribution Superintendent in the following:
  • Implementation of the District’s Preventative maintenance program in the wastewater collection/transmission system and IQ distribution system.
  • Operation of the Collection & distribution system including daily operation; system shutdowns, bypasses, coordination with Engineering and construction activities, identification of system deficiencies
  • Planning and prioritization of Collection and Distribution workload
  • Review of staff work order entries for compliance with CMMS documentation procedures.
  • Use of Power BI and other analytical tools for identification and prioritization of system deficiencies and coordinates with other departments or outside resources for corrective action.
  • Plan, implement and supervise cross- training among Collection and Distribution staff
  • Setting stock levels for inventoried supplies consumed by Collections & Distribution staff.
  • Coordinating with Plant, Engineering, Administration, water resources and the Lab as required.
  • Setting and implementing Collections and reuse training programs.
  • Coordinating with Safety for training, Job Hazard Analyses (JHA’s) and equipment/ vehicle inspections.
  • Reporting unauthorized discharges (SSO’s) as required by jurisdictional authorities.
  • Budget preparation with director of Engineering
  • Semi annual and annual Evaluations as well as disciplinary action for Collection & Distribution staff
  • Participates in hiring procedures, making hiring recommendations.
  • Serve as Essential Personnel before, during and following a declared emergency.
  • On 24- hour emergency call.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Wastewater operators Class C or higher preferred.
  • Certified in Backflow Prevention preferred.
  • Five years (5) of progressive management experience (utility management preferred)
  • Six Sigma greenbelt certification or higher preferred.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

Pay range: $60,085.48 – $93,143.67

Engineering Internship- Field

Open Until Filled

Session Opportunities:

  • Summer- May to August
  • Fall- September to December

Applicants should apply for each session at least 2 months prior to start date of internship.

The Field Engineering Intern will focus on special projects including field work and data entry.  This field work will include evaluation of District assets to determine functionality and condition.  Data entry will include working in District’s Computerized Maintenance System (CMMS) logging asset condition.  Responsibilities include following specific test procedures to determine functionality of assets, inspection procedures to determine condition of assets, and use of Global Information System (GIS) for field navigation.

Engineering Internship- Office

Open Until Filled

Session Opportunities:

  • Summer- May to August
  • Fall- September to December

Applicants should apply for each session at least 2 months prior to start date of internship.

The Office Engineering Intern will focus on special projects including Global Information System updates (GIS). This work will include review/ research of record information, plats, easements, as-builts, surveys, and property appraiser’s websites followed by drafting results in AutoCad Map 3D 2020 and GIS /Arcmap V.10.   Additional responsibilities include following specific research procedures to determine existing right of way easements, and drafting techniques to document right of way easements.  The Engineering Intern will work Monday through Friday up to 30 hours per week.

WildPine Laboratory Internship

Open Until Filled

Spring, Summer & Fall Sessions

Session Opportunities:

  • Spring – Jan. 1st to Apr. 31st
  • Summer – May. 1st to Aug. 31st
  • Fall – Sept. 1st to Dec. 31st

Applicants should apply for each session a month prior to the start date of internship.

Laboratory Interns will be responsible for assisting technicians in the operation of the WildPine Ecological Laboratory. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, collecting water samples, free diving to monitor oysters and seagrass, assisting with water quality analysis, participating in outreach events, retrieving recycled oyster shells from area restaurants, prepare shells for use in research projects. Laboratory Interns are also encouraged to create, implement, and evaluate their own project during their time at the Laboratory with the assistance of Laboratory staff.

Additional Information:
Laboratory Internship Job Description

Laboratory Email

River Center Internship

Open Until Filled

Spring, Summer & Fall Sessions

Session Opportunities:

Summer Session: May 1 – August 31; Position opens January 1
Fall/Spring Session: September 1 – May 31; Position opens August 1

Education Interns will be responsible for leading education tours and activities at the center for visiting school, home school, and camp groups. Group tours occur Tuesday-Friday, 10a-12p. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, greeting guests, caring for aquatic life, assisting in species collection, participating in outreach events, coordinating and recruiting volunteers, leading children’s programs, and assisting with special events. Education Interns are also encouraged to create, implement, and evaluate their own interest program or project during their time at the River Center with the assistance of our Education.

Additional Information:

River Center Job Description

River Center Email

HR Contact email:

HR@LRECD.org