Local recruitment: Environmental Scientist (JC-340788)

California State Water Resources Control Board

Sacramento, CA, USA 🇺🇸

To be considered for this position, you must apply at CalCareers.ca.gov. To apply you must first, create a CalCareers account. Once your account is created you can search 340788 to locate the job posting and apply. Note: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers after the job closes on 2/6/2023. 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. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, applying electronically is highly encouraged.

The State Water Resources Control Board’s (State Water Board) Division of Water Quality Sustainable Water Plans and Policies Section has an opening for a permanent full-time Environmental Scientist to join a dynamic team environment in the Strategy to Optimize Resource Management of Stormwater (STORMS) Unit. We are seeking a talented scientist with strong critical thinking skills to assist the team in leading the evolution of stormwater management in California by advancing the perspective that stormwater is a valuable resource. Under the direction of the Senior Engineering Geologist in charge of the STORMS program, the incumbent is expected to be courteous and provide timely responses to internal/external customers, follow through on commitments, and solicit and consider internal/external customer input when completing work assignments consistent with good customer service practices and the goals of the State Water Board’s Strategic Plan.

The position is located at 1001 I Street, 15th Floor, Sacramento, right in the heart of downtown next to light rail stations and other public transportation. This position may be eligible for telework with some in-person attendance.


The incumbent will work with a dynamic multidisciplinary team to develop and implement stormwater quality solutions and projects aligned with the Stormwater Strategy and Governor’s Water Supply Strategy. The incumbent will also act in a lead capacity to develop and implement scientifically-sound water quality control plans and policies for assigned projects such as improved monitoring for pesticides in stormwater.

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.

To learn more about this position and how to apply, please visit CalCareers and search position by job title or 340788.






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