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Associate Resource Specialist - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA - EXPIRED

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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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

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.

License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

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

• 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

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: [email protected]

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 announcement. 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).