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The State Water Resources Control Board’s Office of Public Participation (OPP) has an opening for an Associate Governmental Program Analyst but will accept a Staff Services Analyst. The position will be located in Sacramento, CA or Fresno, CA.
The Office of Public Participation (OPP) acts as a liaison between the Water Boards and the community to ensure effective public participation and advise Water Boards members, management, and technical staff on community issues, developments, strategies, and recommendations. Under the direction of the Staff Services Manager I, and consistent with good customer service practices and the goals of the State Water Board’s Strategic Plan, the employee is expected to be courteous and provide timely responses to internal/external customers, follow through on commitments, and solicit and consider internal/external input when completing work assignments.
The Water Boards understand the diversity that exists within California. This position involves working with communities that have been historically disenfranchised, including California Native American Tribes (Tribes) and Environmental Justice (EJ), disadvantaged, and limited English-speaking communities. Consequently, the incumbent must understand that the diverse communities of California can have unique challenges, needs, priorities, goals, etc.
This position supports the Water Boards’ efforts to preserve, enhance, and restore the quality of California’s water resources and drinking water for the protection of the environment, public health, and all beneficial uses through strategic engagement and outreach, particularly to EJ communities, disadvantaged communities (DACs), and Tribes. This position will assist with public participation efforts related to the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Program, which will improve climate change adaptation and resiliency of disadvantaged communities by helping public water systems provide an adequate and affordable supply of safe drinking water, and other Water Boards initiatives. The ability to speak Spanish is a desirable qualification for this job but it is not a requirement.
This position may require statewide travel to perform job related duties. Travel may include overnight stays.
***This is a limited-term position which may be extended or become permanent.***
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.