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Research Data Specialist III (JC-433082) 06/4/2024

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Are you looking for an exciting and fulfilling career in Drinking Water? If you enjoy a career helping others, then this may be the position for you! Apply today and join our team. The State Water Resources Control Board’s, Division of Drinking Water, Needs Analysis Unit has one opening for a Research Data Specialist III. The position currently reports to 1001 I St., Sacramento, CA however, it is available Statewide and telework options are available. Division of Drinking Water may require in-person reporting as needed. Options for in-person reporting include the following Division of Drinking Water field offices: Klamath; Lassen; Mendocino; San Francisco; Monterey; Sacramento; Stockton; Santa Clara; Sonoma; Valley District Field Office; Santa Barbara; Hollywood; Santa Ana; Merced; Visalia; San Bernardino; San Diego; Metropolitan District Field Office; Central District Field Office; Tehachapi; Riverside; Los Angeles; Tulare.


The Research Data Specialist III is responsible for providing timely and professional support. The Research Data Specialist III is expected to be courteous, professional, provide timely responses to internal/external customers when completing work assignments, follow through on commitments, solicit and consider internal/external customer input when completing work assignments and work independently and in coordination with the Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) and other State Water Resources Control Board (Board) staff.

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.

Be sure to take the Research Data Specialist III exam found on the CalCareers exam search main web page.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $7,911.00 - $9,902.00 per month

The Water Resources Control Board is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer.