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Engineering GeologistEngineering Geologist (JC-426555) 5/1/24

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Are you looking for a fulfilling career protecting California’s waters for the benefit of current and future generations? If you have an interest in agricultural systems, geology, and water quality then this is the position for you!  Apply today and join our team!

The State Water Resource Control Board’s Central Valley Region has an opening for an Engineering Geologist in the Irrigated Lands Unit. The position is located at 1685 “E” Street, Fresno, CA 93706.


The Engineering Geologist is responsible for providing timely and professional assistance to the public and staff within the Department, by phone, e-mail, mail, and in person. The Engineering Geologist is required to work independently, communicate effectively, manage multiple tasks and become proficient in writing, interpreting, and implementing applicable Waste Discharge Requirements and associated Monitoring and Reporting Programs. Daily proficient utilization of office equipment and the Microsoft Office Suite is required.

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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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $6,175 - $11,626 / month

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