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Assistant Resource Specialist II - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA


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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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In this intermediate level position, you will be responsible for assisting in water supply program development with a focus on Metropolitan’s Local Resources Program, which will include reviewing program applications, conducting annual assessments and reconciliations, and communicating with member agency staff. You will focus on the implementation of water supply purchases, groundwater storage programs, water exchanges and funding programs for water recycling and groundwater recovery projects. You will also be involved in many facets of water resource planning, including assisting in the preparation of cost assessments, reconciliations, and maintaining program data. You will work under close supervision, and assist in the management of existing water supply and Local Resources Programs.

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: Assistant Resource Specialist II

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Assistant Resource Specialist I classification.

Relevant Experience is defined as: experience related to water supply programs that would include water recycling, groundwater treatment, water transfers, and/or groundwater storage programs. Experience with Microsoft Office suites, along with statistics, and/or economics.

Required Skills and Abilities to: Problem solve; prioritize and multi-task; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work independently and in a team environment; and operate current office equipment including computers and supporting applications.

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% Technical knowledge
• 20% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
• 20% Analytical skills
• 10% Customer Service
• 10% Teamwork
• 10% Oral Communication
• 10% Written Communication
100% Total

CLOSING

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

• On-site fitness center

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis
• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee

ABOUT MWD

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 Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email jobs@mwdh2o.com.

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

Job Status:

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