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Assistant Resource Specialist II - 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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As part of the Water Efficiency Team (WET), you will assist in the implementation of MWD water conservation programs. These programs include but are not limited to the Turf Replacement Program, the Water Savings Incentive Program, and the SoCal Water Smart Rebate Programs for commercial and residential consumers. You will also work with other WET members to assist with current and future MWD program design, vendor and member agency contract oversight, data base management, budgets, program implementation, studies, new technologies, correspondence, reports, and presentations.

As an Assistant Resource Specialist II you may assist with Landscape training classes and workshops, Water Use Efficiency Meetings, Council for Watershed Health School Education Program, Commercial and residential inspection program and Landscape Survey Program. You will also work with metropolitan member and retail agencies on these and other water efficiency programs. You will need to demonstrate excellent data management techniques, customer service skills, written skills, communication skills and have the ability to problem solve, and work independently and in a team environment.

You will engage as part of the Water Efficiency Team on a variety of water efficiency projects for commercial, residential and industrial consumers. This position will also assist in collecting, organizing and maintaining data in economic, climate, demographic and demand studies.

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


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:a combination of competencies within water, and/or energy efficiency programs, contract management and landscape conservation; experience with data analytics, data visualization, statistics, and analysis using large data sets; additional experience with GIS, data science software packages, and coding for data 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.


25% Technical knowledge/skills
25% Analytical Skills
15% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
10% Teamwork
10% Oral Communication
10% Written Communication
5% Customer Service
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

• 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


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. 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).