Job Posting: WATER RESOURCE CONTROL ENGINEER

State Water Resources Control Board

JC-328159
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WATER RESOURCE CONTROL ENGINEER
WATER RESOURCE CONTROL ENGINEER

$5,849.00 - $10,956.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 10/24/2022

Job Description and Duties

Positions at the Water Boards may be eligible for telework with in-person attendance based on the operational needs of the position.

Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, applying electronically is highly encouraged. Position pending Administrative approval.

Please note: this is a re-advertisement.  If you have previously applied for this vacancy, your application is being considered and you do not need to re-apply.


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a high-profile position to help California communities address water quality issues? Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment with opportunities to innovate and lead positive change? If so, then this is the position for you! Apply today and join our dedicated and driven team. The State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Financial Assistance has five (5) openings for a Water Resource Control Engineer in the newly created State Revolving Fund Water Quality Unit, Loans and Grants Branch. The position is located at 1001 I Street, Sacramento, right in the heart of downtown close to light rail stations and other public transportation.

Duties:
Under the close supervision of a Senior Water Resource Control Engineer, the incumbent will work on a variety of complex professional tasks related to planning, design, construction, management, and implementation of water quality protection and improvement projects - The incumbent is expected to be courteous and provide timely responses to internal/external customers, follow through on commitments, and solicit and consider internal/external customer input when completing work assignments. Knowledge and understanding of water/wastewater treatment systems and water pumping, storage, and distribution facilities, in addition to knowledge and understanding of field investigation methods and procedures for geologic and hydrogeologic investigations is necessary for the incumbent to successfully manage projects in this position. The incumbent will also coordinate with other State Water Board divisions and offices, the Regional Water Boards, and other regulatory agencies. Some travel will be required.

Additional information:
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.

Salary information – CalHR salary rules allow appointment at the entrance rate (599.673) of a classification. For classes with alternate ranges, placement is based on education/experience.

Please take a moment to fill out the State Water Resources Control Board's Recruitment Survey.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-328159
Position #(s):
880-550-3846-264
880-550-3846-265
880-550-3846-266
880-550-3846-267
880-550-3846-263
Working Title:
WATER RESOURCE CONTROL ENGINEER
Classification:
WATER RESOURCE CONTROL ENGINEER
$5,849.00 - $10,956.00
# of Positions:
5
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The State Water Resource Control Board (SWRCB) and the nine (9) Regional Water Quality Control Boards (RWQCB) (collectively the Water Boards) work 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, and to ensure proper water resource allocation and efficient use, for the benefit of present and future generations.

The Water Boards values diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization. We foster an environment where employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. We believe the diversity of our employees is essential to inspiring innovative solutions. Together we further our mission 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, and to ensure proper water resource allocation and efficient use, for the benefit of present and future generations. Join the Water Boards to improve the lives of all Californians.

Special Requirements

In order to be considered for this position, you must include the following:

• RPA# 22-550-047/048/049/050/051 in the “Examination or Job Title(s)” section of the State application when submitting a hardcopy application.
• Photocopies of degree and official transcripts (if needed to establish eligibility)

Must have Water Resource Control Engineer list, transfer, or reinstatement eligibility and be reachable on the certification list. Here is the link to the exam: CalCareers.

An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States that does meet accreditation standards must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. Evaluation of education records will be due during final minimum qualification evaluation of candidate(s). A link of accepted evaluation agencies can be found here:

https://www.naces.org/members.

Electronic submittal of applications and attachments through jobs.ca.gov is preferred. Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted. You are required to complete employment history on the application form (STD. 678), including work experience, dates, hours worked, contact names and phone numbers of supervisors on the state application. Applicants who fail to submit a completed STD. 678 may be disqualified.

In the hiring interview, the panel will consider education, experience, personal development, personal traits and fitness for the job. In appraising experience, more weight may be given to the breadth of pertinent experience and evidence of the candidate's ability to accept and fulfill increasing responsibilities than to the length of his/her experience. For additional information, you may refer to the class specification.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. 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: 10/24/2022

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

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 - Danielle Delatorre
P.O. BOX 100
Sacramento, CA 95812-0100

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

State Water Resources Control Board
Human Resources Branch - Danielle Delatorre
1001 I Street, 18th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.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.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Statement of Qualifications - Please see below for specific requirements
  • Other - Cover Letter is required and must be included
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

Knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience working in design, construction, plan review, inspection, and report preparation related to wastewater, drinking water, stormwater, groundwater, and/or water quality protection and improvement. Effective communication skills (written and verbal), good interpersonal skills, the ability to conduct field investigations, perform engineering evaluations, work independently, organize, and set priorities on assignments and meet deadlines. Work experience with computer applications (such as MS Word, Excel, Access, GIS).

Benefits

Water Board employees may be eligible for benefits. Health benefits and leave programs are available for most permanent, full-time employees, and some permanent, part-time employees. Benefit eligibility may depend on length of service and may be subject to collective bargaining agreements negotiated between the State of California and employee organizations that define wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment.  https://www.calhr.ca.gov/Pages/California-State-Civil-Service-Employee-Benefits-Summary.aspx

Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Statement of Qualifications

A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must be submitted along with the State Application and serves as documentation of candidate’s ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. It should be typed, no more than 2 pages in length, using Arial size 11, and normal margins.

Indicate your total years of experience when answering the following statements/questions:

1. Describe your background and work experience, if any, with respect to drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, groundwater, water recycling, and/or water quality protection and improvement.

2. Describe your knowledge of and experience with quality customer service principles and your ability to ensure accurate and timely responses.

3. Describe your experience with public speaking and relaying difficult information to various stakeholders.

4. Describe your ability to develop and maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships.

Applications received without the SOQ addressed as stated may not be considered.

Note: Resumes, letters and other materials will not be evaluated or considered as a response to the SOQ.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off