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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
The Water Resource Management Section Manager (Planning) is responsible for managing water resource planning and water resource development functions to ensure water reliability for Southern California. Areas of responsibility include water supply and demand forecasting; evaluation of policy implications and recommending policy principles for Board consideration; resource planning; resource development; negotiations of water resource agreements; review of new and proposed federal, state, and local legislation and agreements; protection of water supply and contract rights; and representing the interests of Metropolitan and the region. Along with strong analytical skills, the Water Resource Management Section Manager (Planning) must be a forward-thinking innovative leader who thrives on meeting new challenges.
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EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and fourteen years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which six years must have been in a management or supervisory position;
an advanced degree from an accredited college or university and twelve years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which six years must have been in a management or supervisory position.
Increasingly responsible relevant experience is defined as leading the preparation of water resource planning efforts such as Urban Water Management Plans, Integrated Regional Water Management Plans, or other long-term urban planning processes; experience conducting or leading the review and analysis of proposed regulations and legislation; and experience with preparing and presenting documents for adoption, approval, or funding by governing bodies.
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.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, skill, or ability in: principles and practices in water supply and demand forecasting, synthesis of water-related technical information, and comprehension and anticipation of consequences on the regulatory framework; management of water resource and exchange projects and general understanding of land use and growth; facility operations and maintenance; energy procurement; design and construction techniques; hydraulics; trends and emerging technologies in water resource; financial management; team building; budgetary concepts and procedures; skill in public speaking; strategic planning; customer service; project planning; and diplomacy.
• 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).