2017-10-09 2017-10-23

Water Resources Engineer

Company: California Department of Water Resources - Division of Flood Management
Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
Location: Sacramento, California
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: See Below
Job ID: 45256
Website: http://www.water.ca.gov

Salary: $5,098 to $9,548 Monthly

Closing Date: 10/23/17

Division of Flood Management, Hydrology and Flood Operations Office, Flood Operations Branch, State-Federal Flood Operations Center, Sacramento


Under the direction of the Senior Engineer, Water Resources, we are seeking a proactive candidate that performs engineering work that includes: working with federal, state, and local agencies and stakeholders to develop and improve flood emergency preparedness and response plans based on engineering studies. The position also assists in the preparation of various technical water resources engineering reports and investigations, analyzes hydrologic, hydraulic, and meteorologic datum, hydrologic flood threats, and provides interagency coordination and technical assistance. In addition, tasks include coordination with other federal, state, and local agencies and stakeholders to develop improved emergency operations, emergency preparedness and response, recovery plans, and procedures. The position is part of a team that coordinates flood responses during flood events and is a key part in managing DWR’s response to flood and water related emergencies.

Desirable Qualifications

This position requires strong verbal and written communication, computer, and presentation skills; self-motivated and the ability to work in a team environment and independently on specific tasks, communicate effectively and well with others, meet deadlines, creative and take initiative; and ability to work in a courteous and professional manner with the public, media, and other agencies. Travel within California will be required.

Special Requirements

A valid California Class C Driver’s License is required to operate a state vehicle to get to field sites and meetings.

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