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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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The Assistant Resource Specialist II provides technical expertise in the specialized fields of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory analyses and reporting, Water-Energy Nexus evaluation and reporting, and the evaluation of renewable energy, energy storage and energy efficiency initiatives.

As an Assistant Resource Specialist II, you will assist in maintaining and updating Metropolitan’s GHG inventory database and record keeping system per California state requirements, assist in calculating and reporting Metropolitan’s GHG emissions to The Climate Registry and the California Air Resources Board, assist in calculating and reporting the GHG Intensity of Metropolitan’s Water Deliveries to TCR, maintain and update Metropolitan’s Master GHG Inventory Model in Excel, assist in the development and implementation of Metropolitan’s Energy Sustainability Plan, and review and analyze pending regulatory changes to GHG emissions and GHG intensity reporting requirements.

You will need to demonstrate excellent data management and analysis skills, communication skills, and written skills, and have the ability to problem solve, work independently and work in a team environment.

Schedule: 9/80, Monday through Friday with every other Friday off

The Assistant Resource Specialist II is part of the Facility Planning Unit in the Engineering Services Group at our Headquarters Building in Los Angeles.

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 an MWD Assistant Resource Specialist I classification.

Relevant Experience is defined as: two years of experience with GHG emissions analyses and reporting and/or GHG verification (at least one of these is required). Experience in evaluation of renewable energy, energy storage or energy efficiency projects is beneficial.


Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing and registrations:

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

50% Technical knowledge/skills
25% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
15% Oral Communication
10% Teamwork
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 PT 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).