Inspector General

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The Inspector General is a senior management position with St. Johns River Water Management District, an environmental regulatory agency in northeast Florida The Inspector General will conduct reviews, investigations, assessments and analyses of organizational units, projects, policies, and procedures to determine their efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with policy and applicable rules and laws.

The Inspector General will conduct annual comprehensive risk assessment and prepare risk-based audit plans by fiscal year pursuant to section 20.055, Fla. Stat.

The Inspector General will prepare written reports and present results of audits to the Governing Board and the Executive Director.

The Inspector General will detect fraud, waste, abuse and deficiencies through reviews of agency programs, operations and control.

The Inspector General reports directly to the Governing Board and administratively to the Executive Director.

The Inspector General will serve as the Ethics Officer.

The Inspector General will be selected on the basis of integrity, leadership capability, and experience in accounting, auditing, financial analysis, law, management analysis, program evaluation, public administration, investigations, criminal justice administration or other closely related field.

Knowledge of:

Generally accepted accounting principles as set forth by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and the Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) as set forth the by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Comptroller General of the United States; General Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General as published and revised by the Association of Inspectors General; International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as published by the Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc. (IIA); State of Florida Whistleblower Statute, section 112.3187 Fla. Stat.

Knowledge of Part III of Chapter 112, Fla. Stat.

Knowledge of methods of compiling and analyzing data.

Skilled in:

Independently conducting audits, reviews and investigations in compliance with applicable standards; Preparing detailed documentation of audit findings and recommendations; and problem solving.

Ability to:

Utilize accounting and auditing education and experience to conduct independent financial and operational audits of the St. Johns River Water Management District’s financial records, system of internal controls, programs and operations and communicate results of audits through written reports and oral presentations to auditees, management, members of the public and the Governing Board.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning or at least 5 years of experience in at least one of the following areas:

Inspector General
Supervisory experience in an office of inspector general or an investigative public agency similar to an office of inspector general
Local, state, or federal law enforcement officer
Local, state, or federal court judge
Senior-level auditor or comptroller
The administration and management of complex audits and investigations
Managing program for prevention, examination, detection, elimination of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, malfeasance, or misconduct in government or other organization.
An advance degree in law, accounting, public administration, or other relevant field may substitute for 1 year of required experience.

The inspector general will possess at appointment or obtain within the first year after appointment, a certification from the Association of Inspectors General as a certified inspector general.  The inspector general must have one or more other professional certifications, such as a certified inspector general investigator, certified inspector general auditor, certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified governmental financial manager, or certified fraud examiner, certified financial crimes investigator or other related certification, or be a licensed attorney.

SJRWMD has determined this to be a mandatory-testing position as described in Section 440.102, Florida Statutes. Any offer of employment for a mandatory-testing position will be contingent upon successfully passing a drug screening paid by SJRWMD. The SJRWMD Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for review in the Careers section at

Additional Details:

Base Salary: $93,912.00

Benefits include Florida Retirement System, health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, paid leave and holidays, professional development and wellness program.

Your application will receive careful consideration, and if selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace

Location:  Palatka

Closing Date:  Open until filled



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