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Student Assistant - Engineering and Architectural Sciences (JC - 436448) 06/25/24

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Note: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers after the job closes on 6/25/2024. No applications will be accepted after the job closing date.

Positions at the Water Boards may be eligible for telework with in-person attendance based on the operational needs of the position.

Please note: this position is paid on an hourly basis and limited to 1500 hours per calendar year.  The salary range for Scientific Aid is $17.22 - $26.54 per hour.


Are you looking for a fulfilling student assistant position? If you are interested in gaining experience working with engineers and geologists protecting California’s water resources, apply today and join our team.

The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board has an opening for a Student Assistant in the Wastewater Permitting Unit. The position is located at 895 Aerovista Place, Suite 101, in San Luis Obispo. The positions will be part time during the school year (10-15 hours a week) and up to full-time during school breaks.

The Student Assistant, E&A is expected to work collaboratively to support Water Resource Control Engineers, Engineering Geologists, and Environmental Scientists. They are expected to communicate effectively and manage multiple tasks. Daily proficient utilization of office equipment and the Microsoft Office Suite is required.

Please review the attached Duty Statement for a detailed 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.

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.

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

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Job Type: Part Time

$17.22 - $26.54 per hour

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