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Salary: $9,842.00 - $10,853.00
Posted: 06/27/2013

Job Description:

Classification: Principal Engineer, Water Resources

Tenure and Time Base: Permanent/Full Time

HR200 Number: HRO 51/CRB 03

Position Number: 036-001-3255-001

The Colorado River Board (CRB) seeks to fill one Principal Engineer. As a member of our team, incumbent will join CRB staff in its mission of protecting California’s water and power rights and interest in the resources of the Colorado River. Accomplishing this mission is essential to California’s continued economic and environmental success.

Under the general direction of the Deputy Director, and indirect guidance from the Executive Director, the Principal Engineer plans, organizes, directs the work of the Research and Technical Support Unit in the studying, evaluating and coordinating Colorado River water and power resources as they pertain to California’s interest, evaluation and/or development of Colorado River water resources projects. Represents California in meetings and negotiations.

Work activities of the Principal Engineer include:

1. Plan, organize and direct the work of the Research and Technical Support Unit

2. Assist in the formulation of local, state and federal level procedures, policies and legislation to ensure the protection of California’s rights and interests in Colorado River water

3. Reviews and evaluates tribal, local state and federal reports and documents

4. Act as the Deputy Director, in his absence

5. Direct members of Research and Technical Support Unit in preparation of data and documents for Regular and Special Board meetings

6. Oversee the processing of Lower Colorado River Water Supply application

Desirable Qualifications:

Knowledge of basic principles of hydrologic and hydraulic engineering

Knowledge of computers and computer software

Knowledge of use of computers in engineering practice

Knowledge of environmental and/or engineering science

Ability to prepare neat, clear and concise reports, including accurate computations and engineering notes

Ability to analyze situations accurately and take effective action

Ability to maintain friendly, cooperative relations with those contacted in the course of work and

communicate effectively

WHO MAY APPLY: Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, reinstatement, or with list eligibility. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application (STD 678) with original signature and clearly indicate the HR 200 Number and basis of their eligibility in the “Job Title” portion of the application. For list eligible candidates, please attach your exam results. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be selected for an interview. SROA and Surplus candidates should attach “surplus letter” to their application. Training and Development assignments may be considered.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Principal Engineer, Water Resources 036 - 001 - 3255 - 001
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Colorado River Board, Administration Section
770 Fairmont Avenue, Ste 100
Glendale, CA 91203-1035
Gerrie Kemp
(818) 500-1625 Ext. 307

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