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Principal Water Resources Specialist - T11770-202309

Company: City of San Diego
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

JOB INFORMATIONSee NOTE(S) below for future wage increases and/or additional compensation opportunities.Principal Water Resources Specialist positions are responsible for planning and managing a variety of water policies and water resource projects for the Public Utilities Department. --Responsibilities include managing water resource planning initiatives including, but not limited to, groundwater, recycled water, seawater desalinization, and integrated regional water management; developing and implementing policies to optimize water resources; developing and updating long-range water resources plans, and facilitating implementation of recommendations; preparing Urban Water Management Plans and Water Supply Assessments; assisting with the negotiation and coordination of multiple agency agreements; working on groundwater management plans; working with policy makers from other local agencies to solve water transmission and disposal problems; researching complex water policy issues and recommending a course of action; preparing Executive Summaries and City Staff Reports for City Council consideration; preparing water, wastewater, groundwater, and recycled water policy issue papers; researching and recommending positions on pending water, groundwater, wastewater, and recycled water related legislation; representing the interest of the City of San Diego on water, wastewater, groundwater, and recycled water issues with local, regional, state and federal agencies; leading the water resource planning and research efforts of the Water Reliability Section; preparing grant proposals and associated contractual agreements while overseeing management of budgets and schedules; making presentations to the City Council, elected officials and other agencies and community groups; evaluating consequences of proposed water resource activities and presenting findings and recommendations; supervising subordinate professional and technical staff; and performing other duties as assigned.-- -- -- NOTES:Employees in job classifications represented by Municipal Employees Association (MEA)--are scheduled to receive the following general wage increases:5% effective 1/1/24--4% effective 7/1/24--2% effective 1/1/25--5% effective 7/1/25Eligible benefitted employees originally hired on or after July 10, 2021, will be automatically enrolled in the San Diego City Employees Retirement System (SDCERS).MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.--EDUCATION: --Bachelor's Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Urban or Regional Planning, Natural or Physical Sciences, Public or Business Administration, or a closely related field.---- -- -- --NOTE:

  • Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education lacked on a year-for-year basis. --One year of full-time experience = 30 semester/45 quarter college-level units.EXPERIENCE: --Four years of full-time environmental, natural resource, water, wastewater, groundwater, storm water or recycled water experience performing professional-level resource planning, policy analysis, legislative or regulatory analysis, regulatory compliance or project management.---- -- -- --NOTES:
    • A Master's Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Urban or Regional Planning, Natural or Physical Sciences, Public or Business Administration, or a closely related field may be substituted for a MAXIMUM of one year of the required experience.
    • City of San Diego employees using Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA) experience to qualify must submit written documentation signed by their appointing authority or payroll specialist, detailing the work performed, dates, and total number of qualifying OCA hours. OCA experience without the required documentation will NOT be considered.--LICENSE: --A valid California Class C Driver License may be required at the time of hire.--HIGHLY DESIRABLE:
      • Experience negotiating agreements with external agencies requiring in-depth understanding of complex technical, policy and legal issues related to water rights.
      • Experience in planning, development and construction of groundwater wells/well fields and treatment facilities.
      • Thorough knowledge of, and practical experience with, practices and trends in water supply, facility and financial planning; and development and management of water in California.
      • Strong understanding of regulatory framework for water, wastewater, groundwater, storm water, or recycled water issues.
      • Strong understanding of state and federal legislative processes.
      • Superior analytical and organizational skills.
      • Superior knowledge and experience in technical writing.REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (MUST SUBMIT WITH APPLICATION):
        • Proof of degree/transcripts, if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.
        • For City of San Diego employees, proof of Out-of-Class Assignment (OCA), if utilized to meet the minimum requirements.Required documents should be attached electronically to your application.--If you are unable to attach at the time of application submittal, you must submit them as soon as possible via fax: (619) 533-3337;--or to the Employment Information Center: City of San Diego Personnel Department, 1200 Third Avenue - Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92101.--Include your name and the title of the position for which you are applying.

          SCREENING PROCESSPlease ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. --If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. --Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). --For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.--

          SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATIONPRE-EMPLOYMENT--REQUIREMENTS: Employment offers are conditional pending the results of all screening processes that are applicable to this position, which may include the following: confirmation of citizenship or legal right to work in the United States; completion of a --pre-employment medical review and exam (which may include drug and alcohol testing); reference checks and fingerprinting. Fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report. Certain positions may require additional screening processes, which may include a polygraph examination and/or background investigation. All of these processes must be successfully completed before employment begins. A positive test for alcohol or illegal drugs, including marijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, or misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening or selection process, may be cause for disqualification or termination of employment. Nothing in this job posting constitutes an express or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego. Candidates must notify --the Personnel Department of any change in their name, mailing address, email address, or phone number, otherwise they may miss employment opportunities.----

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