FIND Job Opportunity: Assistant Executive Director

Assistant Executive Director
Florida Inland Navigation District

The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) is an independent special taxing district responsible for providing the management, maintenance and improvement of Florida’s Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and a portion of the Okeechobee Waterway. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the Assistant Executive Director position to be located in a small office setting in Jupiter, Florida. This executive leadership role is responsible for the management and coordination of FIND’s grant programs, represents the District and/or the Executive Director with the FIND Board of Commissioners, Governments and local communities, and works closely with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to plan, coordinate and execute a dredge material management program to meet the requirements for maintenance of the Intracoastal Waterway.

Qualified applicants must have a college degree in marine, engineering, environmental studies or other related fields or 8+ years' experience in grant management, dredging or environmental permitting, a minimum of 3 years’ experience in management, demonstrate personal computer operations proficiency including but not limited to Microsoft programs, excel in oral and written communication skills, have the ability to travel and work some weekends and nights, possess a valid Florida driver’s license, and must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. 

Preferred qualifications include: an advanced management or engineering degree, marine infrastructure design or construction experience; marine permitting experience with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; grant writing and administrative experience; and knowledge of Florida’s Waterways and/or Marine Industry.

FIND offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health benefits, paid vacation, and sick time, and is part of the Florida Retirement System.

Estimated start date for this job is June 2023. Salary Range $125,000 to $159,000

For more information about our organization and this opportunity, please visit Please apply by submitting your cover letter and resume to the District office at 1314 Marcinski Road, Jupiter, Fl. 33477 No later than February 20, 2023. 

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