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Water Resource Control Engineer (JC-286230)

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Positions at the Water Boards may be eligible for telework with in-person attendance based on the operational needs of the position. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, applying electronically is highly encouraged.

Are you interested in or familiar with water quality issues, wastewater, or drinking water issues in emergency response and preparedness? Do you have—or are you on your way to earning—a valid certificate of registration as a civil or professional engineer in California?

The State Water Resource Control Board’s Emergency Management Program (EMP) is recruiting for a Water Resource Control Engineer (WRCE) to help California prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. This position is located at 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.

EMP is dedicated to protecting public health and water quality by providing emergency management for emergencies involving waters of the state. EMP responds to all hazards including acute emergencies such as wildfires, de-energization events, earthquakes, floods, and long-term emergencies including drought and sea-level rise. EMP provides support and guidance for all agency staff, stakeholders, and the public prior to, during, and after emergency incidents.

Emergency work is complex and fast paced. You will have to be personable, communicate effectively, and remain calm in many different settings.

The work environment during an emergency response may vary considerably from the normal work setting. You will be required to travel and work for extensive periods, including weekends and holidays, in times of emergency response activities. During an emergency response, duties may require your working long shifts at hours other than the normal work hours.

You will be part of the State Water Board’s Office of Research, Planning and Performance. The Office develops and implements policies in emerging and cross-cutting areas. Currently, the portfolio of the Office includes climate change, the human right to water, urban water conservation, groundwater management, and more.

California is very diverse, and we want our teams to reflect that. That’s why the Water Board values diversity at all levels of our organization and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included, can thrive, and can contribute uniquely.

Please review the Duty Statement below for description of roles and responsibilities.

Additional information:
Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class.

If the position requires driving, you must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Please Do Not include full Social Security Number, method of eligibility, and LEAP information in your application package.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

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