Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in parts of Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.

The mission of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high-quality water to meet present and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way.

Metropolitan currently delivers an average of 1.7 billion gallons of water per day to a 5,200-square-mile service area.

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Los Angeles, CA, USA
Aug 06, 2019
Full time
Within the Resource Development Team of the Water Resource Management Group, the Associate Resource Specialist will be responsible for implementing projects and programs relating to water resources planning and development. You will perform research, analysis and studies related to regional groundwater, stormwater, recycling and other new supplies and review related regulations and legislation; plan and participate in groundwater and stormwater stakeholder meetings and water supply related workshops; and participate in cross-functional teams developing innovative approaches to address water resource development challenges. In this position, you will also operate and maintain water resource models, manage program agreements, monitor studies, and review deliverables. This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job. To view the full job description click here:   Associate Resource Specialist   EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years of relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Assistant Resource Specialist II classification; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience. Relevant Experience is defined as: Work experience within geology, hydrogeology, hydrology, stormwater management, and/or water or power resource analysis.   CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS License(s):   Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.  JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA 20% Job Preparation (education, experience and training relevant to the position)   30% Technical Knowledge/Skills: Water resources available to Southern California and their use and interaction in water planning; Computer software tools and techniques that can be used to manage, analyze, and report on water resources and issues related to water resources. 10% Analytical 15% Teamwork 10% Oral Communication   10% Written Communication 5% Organization/Planning 100% Total   Benefits: • Competitive compensation • Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans. • Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan. • Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System • Tuition reimbursement • Training and advancement opportunities • Excellent working environment • Public transportation reimbursements and van pools • Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis • On-site fitness center  For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link:   Benefits Regular Full Time Employee Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com