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Salary: $7,377.00 - $8,965.00
Posted: 07/16/2013

Job Description:

Under the general direction of a branch level supervisor and consistent with good customer service practices, and the goals of the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) and the Regional Water Quality Control Boards (Regional Water Board) Strategic Plan, the incumbent will supervise a unit of San Diego Water Board staff and carry out the full range of professional complex technical work pertaining to the water quality programs of the San Diego Water Board.

Specific job duties and responsibilities include:

1) SUPERVISION - Plan, organize, direct, and review all activities of a Unit of multi-disciplinary San Diego Water Board technical staff charged with administering programs pertaining to National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) wastewater and storm water discharges and nonpoint source discharges. Oversee preparation of agenda items for San Diego Water Board meetings to ensure timely submittals; complete, well written and technically sound staff reports and other documents; and, logical, comprehensible, and convincing presentations.

2) PROGRAM MANAGEMENT - Develop and implement program work plans. Participate in budget preparation and control activities, track expenditures, prepare program status and progress reports, and review and comment on guidance, program, and proposed legislation documents.

3) TECHNICAL OVERSIGHT & EXPERTISE - Serve as a staff expert in engineering matters pertaining to the regulatory framework of the NPDES wastewater and storm water program and the nonpoint source control program; technical considerations in developing NPDES permits, waste discharge requirements and waivers; capabilities of technologies and best management practices to control wastewater, storm water and nonpoint source discharges; and the effects of these discharges on the water quality, habitat and ecology of receiving watershed environments. Provide final technical review for Unit work products produced by a multi-disciplinary technical staff.

4) MEETINGS & PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS - Participate and communicate effectively in teleconference, audiovisual, and face-to face meetings with technical consultants, dischargers, attorneys, governmental agencies, news media, and the general public in the San Diego Water Board office and other locations.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have strong supervisory and technical skills and the ability to work effectively with other unit supervisors and management staff to accomplish the San Diego Water Board’s mission. Desirable qualifications and attributes include: broad knowledge of California’s water quality planning and regulatory programs, including the NPDES wastewater program, and their application related to the duties of the Unit described above; proficiency in the use of standard office software; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to improve the performance of supervised staff; and ability to prioritize work on multiple tasks, manage time, and meet deadlines. The ability to work effectively as a team leader and/or member with the confidence and maturity necessary to interact successfully with a variety of personality types are requisite qualifications. We are seeking persons with knowledge and experience in the interpretation of state and federal water quality control laws, regulations and policies and in engineering principles relating to investigation and control of water pollution from point and nonpoint sources.

Supervisors of San Diego Water Board staff are not eligible for enrollment in a telework program or for a reduced work schedule.

WHO MAY APPLY: Applications will be accepted from individuals who have list, transfer or reinstatement eligibility for appointment to the above class. In order to be considered for this position, please indicate the basis of your eligibility (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement) in the “Explanation” (Section 12 of the State application form (STD 678). Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed. Please send a Standard Examination Application (STD 678) and a resume detailing your employment experience and education to Sheila Christine McQuaid-Moran.

Appointment is subject to the provisions of the SROA process. SROA/Surplus/Reemployment candidates are encouraged to apply. Surplus employees must attach a copy of their surplus letter.

Please include RPA# 13-190-003 on your completed State application.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 880 - 190 - 3844 - 004
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/30/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Regional Water Quality Control Bd, San Diego
9174 Sky Park Court, Ste. 100
San Diego, CA 92123
Sheila Christine McQuaid-Moran
(858) 636-3138

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