The Senior Water Resources Specialist position will manage the development of high priority recycled and purified water projects in the Recycled and Purified Water Program Unit. This position will support Board direction to develop and expand recycled water projects to help reach our objective of at least 10% of annual recycled water production as a percentage of total County water demands by 2025. S/he will serve as a technical lead regarding engineering work and is in charge for much of the unit's external collaboration and cooperation efforts including various types of complex agreements. The incumbent will require to lead staff and manage comprehensive master plan including Countywide Water Reuse Master Plan and other recycled and purified water master planning. This position will be required to develop and review technical documents, plans, maps, high-level cost estimates, and also manage consultant and cost-sharing contracts/agreements.
Senior Water Resources Specialist will also require working closely with various unit internally and externally with State, Counties, Cities, other agencies, and work with all the stakeholders/regulators regarding Potable Reuse. This position will be responsible for the coordination and collaboration with legislation, regulation, and permitting agencies regarding non-potable and potable reuse water. The Senior Water Resources Specialist will be responsible for researching for grant and loan opportunities for recycled water and completion of grant and loan applications.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Ideal Candidate's Background Includes:
Applicants whose experience and background best match the ideal experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education are considered ideal candidates for the position. To determine the top candidates, each applicant will be assessed based on the ideal candidate criteria listed below.
Ideal Training and Education:Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil or other field of engineering.
License or Certificate
Some positions may require the possession of a valid license as a Professional Engineer or Professional Geologist issued by the California Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists. This position does not require registration. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Individuals who do not meet the driver's license requirement due to a disability will be considered for a reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
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