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WATER RESOURCE CONTROL ENGINEER
$4,998.00 – $9,361.00
|Permanent, Full Time|
Job Description and Duties
The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has an opening for a Water Resource Control Engineer in the Watershed Management Division. The position location is 1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400, Oakland, CA 94612.
Duties: Under the direct supervision of a Senior Environmental Scientist and consistent with good customer service practices and the goals of the State and Regional Board’s Strategic Plan, the incumbent is expected to use engineering principles and regulatory skills to prepare and administer Water Quality Certifications under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act and to review implementation plans, reports, and designs of stormwater control measures for compliance with the small municipal separate storm sewer system NPDES permit. The incumbent is also expected to represent the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board at meetings with applicants, dischargers, and appropriate agencies, and is expected to be courteous and provide timely responses to internal/external customers, follow through on commitments, and to solicit and consider internal/external customer input when completing work assignments.
• RPA#16-120-068 and indicate the basis of your eligibility in the “Examination or Job Title(s)” section of the State application when submitting a hard copy application.
• Cover letter
• Statement of Qualification (SOQ) – Please see below for specific SOQ requirement
• Must have State Water Resources Control Board Water Resource Control Engineer list eligibility, transfer, or reinstatement eligibility.
Electronic submittal of applications and attachments through jobs.ca.gov is preferred. Hand delivered, emailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.
Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.Final Filing Date: 2/13/2017
Who May Apply
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.
How To Apply
Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
State Water Resources Control Board
Attn: Human Resources Branch-Brady Yates
P.O. BOX 100
Sacramento, CA 95812-0100
Required Application Documents
Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
- State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
- Other – Cover Letter
- Statement of Qualifications – Please see below for specific SOQ requirement
- Resume is required and must be included.
• Experience with multi-disciplinary professional staff (e.g., planners, engineers, scientists, attorneys, and administrative staff) engaged in cooperative work efforts.
• Understanding of water quality, scientific concepts, and related environmental concerns associated with dredge and fill projects, storm water discharges, aquatic restoration and enhancement projects, illicit discharges, groundwater protection, and agriculture.
• Experience evaluating engineering and environmental studies.
• Experience inspecting facilities and.
• The ability to:
o Apply strategic thinking in exploring and reviewing regulatory approaches with staff, managers, and stakeholders to ensure effective water quality solutions.
o Work collaboratively and, motivate, and effectively communicate with technical staff and upper management.
o Write and speak effectively to a range of audiences, including the general public, elected and appointed officials, and specialized technical and legal staff.
o Make effective public presentations;
o Interact effectively with state, federal, and local agencies, regulated communities, and other stakeholders, including the ability to negotiate effectively.
o Work as a team player.
o Take direction from upper management and maintain open lines of communication both up and down the organizational chart, and between Water Board divisions, as needed.
o Meet deliverable deadlines on many concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment.
o Plan and prioritize work with minimal oversight.
• Knowledge of the California Water Code, federal Clean Water Act, relevant policies, regulations, and guidance, and an understanding of the issues facing the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board.
The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.
- Human Resources Contact:
- Hiring Unit Contact:
Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department’s EEO Office.EEO Contact:
- California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.
Statement of Qualifications
The Statement of Qualifications should be no longer than two pages in length and must explain your:
1. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
2. Experience working on policy issues involving federal, state, and/or local government, along with other stakeholders.
3. Understanding of State and Federal laws and regulations governing the protection of water quality.
4. Ability to analyze and evaluate complex permit application documents, technical scientific studies, and research, and develop permitting and policy recommendations.
5. Strong project and time management skills to coordinate with multiple staff working in programs with differing work plan goals and priorities.