Water Resource Scientist, Oroville California - Storm Water Jobs

Water Resource Scientist

Date Posted
Employer Name
City of Oroville
Sector Name
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level


Water Resource Scientist

You MUST apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/buttecountyca 

This position performs complex technical water resource analyses, develops and manages special water resource programs for the county, develops recommendations and prepares reports. The ideal candidate for this position will possess a comprehensive scientific knowledge of water resource principles, water management concepts, and County policies and procedures. This position will oversee specific programs and projects, analyze and report on programs, prepare grant applications, and develop and maintain positive working relationships with representatives of state and federal agencies, landowners and local community organizations. The ideal candidate must have experience in water resource monitoring and modeling, water budgets, hydrologic principles and project management. 

The position reports to the Director or Assistant Director. We are searching for an experienced water resource scientist with an ability to comfortably interact with people, both inside and outside of the department. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to maintain appropriate levels of initiative while consistently exercising good judgment and the ability to present information and his/her ideas clearly and effectively in a variety of settings including the Board of Supervisors, Water Commission, and a variety of public meeting settings.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Natural Sciences, Soil Science, Hydrology, Natural Resources Science, Geology, Engineering or a related field.  (Master's degree is preferred.) 
Four (4) years of experience working in the water resource field.A State of California driver's license is required. Employees hired into this classification must file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder.

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