Water Resource Sustainability Analyst

California Water Service Group

Torrance, CA, United States 🇺🇸

Job Description:

The Water Resource Sustainability Analyst is responsible for supporting the Water Resource Sustainability Department including conservation program analysis; regulatory reporting; analysis of customer water use; tracking and maintenance of program information and functional requirements for GIS enablement. The Water Resource Sustainability Analyst reports to the Research, Analytics, and Reporting Manager and is not responsible for supervising other employees. The position is located in Torrance, CA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Analyzes conservation program effectiveness and makes recommendations for improvements

  • Evaluates cost-effectiveness of existing and potential programs

  • Prepares written and verbal reports on program activities

  • Analyzes data for budget analysis, preparation, and forecasting

  • Completes all regulatory and required program reporting to ensure compliance

  • Provides functional support and requirements for department’s data management, GIS spatial capabilities, and information sharing

  • Develops, assesses, and reviews optimal information models, reporting applications, automation enhancements, dashboards, and performance metrics to support key business decisions

  • Develops public-facing reports highlighting program activity and accomplishments

  • Designs and manages reports and insights that analyze business functions

  • Optimizes processes to ensure efficiency and data accuracy

  • Writes, analyzes, and evaluates technical reports and publications

  • Prepares Request for Proposals and make recommendations for contract services

  • Plan and coordinate the work of consultants and other service providers

  • Attends meetings and industry workshops

  • Assists in the development of presentations to employees, outside agencies, committees, commissions, boards, community groups, and the public

  • Conducts special studies, research and analysis

  • Operates a computer and office related equipment to fulfill job responsibilities

  • Participates in and supports the company’s Continuous Improvement program and projects

  • Other duties may be assigned to fulfill business operational needs and objectives

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Water Resources, Economics, Data Analytics, or related field and/or equivalent relevant experience

  • Project management skills

  • Ability to perform complex mathematic functions to calculate figures and analyze results

  • Ability to collect, analyze, compile and interpret economic, technical and statistical data

  • Ability to organize work to meet changing schedules and high-pressure situations

  • Ability to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or verbal instructions

  • Ability to use initiative and independent judgement within established guidelines

  • Understanding of and experience using analytical concepts and developing actionable recommendations

  • Experience working with and creating databases and dashboards using relevant data to inform decisions

  • Strong problem solving, quantitative, and analytical abilities

  • Exceptional ability to communicate new information effectively, both verbally and in writing, in a tactful and persuasive manner

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, and commitment to outstanding customer service

  • Must be highly proficient in personal computer skills including ArcGIS, database management, and Office 365

  • Valid California Driver License

Salary Range: $77,300 – $139,400

Deadline to submit resume is Thursday, December 31, 2020.

The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity.  California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service and Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class.  The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES.


POSITION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED