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Water Resources Control Engineer (JC 360116)

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Note: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers after the job closes on 03/29/2023. No applications will be accepted after the job closing date.

Positions at the Water Boards may be eligible for telework with in-person attendance based on the operational needs of the position. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, applying electronically is highly encouraged.

The State Water Resources Control Board's Office of Research, Planning, and Performance has an opening for a Water Resources Control Engineer in SGMA Unit III. The incumbent will help implement the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). SGMA may be the biggest change in California water law in the last century. SGMA was enacted to halt groundwater overdraft and bring groundwater basins into balanced levels of pumping and recharge, ideally through local management of groundwater. For information on the State Water Resources Control Board's implementation of SGMA, please visit
This position is located at 1001 I St., Sacramento. This position may be eligible for a hybrid telework schedule.

Additional information:
Candidates must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class.

If the position requires driving, you must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Please Do Not include full Social Security Number, method of eligibility, and LEAP information in your application package.

Salary information – CalHR salary rules allow appointment at the entrance rate (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 599.673) of a classification. For classes with alternate ranges, placement is based on education/experience.

Please take a moment to fill out the State Water Resources Control Board's Recruitment Survey.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.