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Water Resource Control Engineer (JC-424310) 04/17/24

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Are you looking for an exciting and fulfilling career in addressing California’s water supply uncertainty? The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board has an opening for a Water Resource Control Engineer in the Title 27 Permitting Unit who will focus on implementing the State Water Resource Control Board’s Recycled Water Policy. The position is located at 11020 Sun Center Drive, Suite 200 in Rancho Cordova, California.


Working under established policies and guidelines, the incumbent will address critical statewide water supply needs by planning for and permitting new water supplies from recycled water, improving water resilience by increasing opportunities for recycled water use. The incumbent will perform engineering technical work related to the Board’s implementation of the Recycled Water Policy and Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR) Program. Using their knowledge of engineering principles and water resources management relating to treatment and recycling of sewage and other wastewaters, the incumbent will evaluate, review, check, and interpret permit applications, engineering reports, specifications, and monitoring data; issue recycled water permits; inspect recycled water facilities and use areas; prepare reports; explore additional opportunities for recycled water utilization; and draft orders for Board consideration, and assist in the implementation of the Nitrate Control Program. The incumbent will manage case information using the appropriate internal web-based databases such as the California Integrated Water Quality System (CIWQS), GeoTracker, and Paperless Office (ECM). 

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.

Salary information – CalHR salary rules allow appointment at the entrance rate (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 599.673) of a classification. For classes with alternate ranges, placement is based on education/experience.


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$6,175.00 - $11,567.00 per Month

The Water Resources Control Board is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer.