The Tulare Irrigation District (District) seeks a Water Resources Engineer to work directly with the General Manager. The position is responsible for implementing a diverse range of water resources activities, including sustainable groundwater management, surface water delivery programs, and water resources engineering challenges. The Water Resources Engineer will report directly to the General Manager and play a key role in ensuring sustainable groundwater and surface water supplies to the Tulare Irrigation District and the members of the Mid-Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency (MKGSA).
The selected candidate will have a hands-on role in implementing innovative water resource development projects, regional partnerships, and water demand management policies. He/she will have a crucial role in managing the technical and policy aspects of the District’s role in the MKGSA and achieving groundwater sustainability. This role also has the potential for a management level position in the future with the District or the MKGSA.
The ideal candidate will be a collaborative individual with strong technical capabilities and a passion for public service. She/he should also have excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to achieve positive working relationships with colleagues, other local agencies and constituents.
The Water Resources Engineer will report directly to the General Manager.
The Water Resources Engineer may exercise functional supervision over technical and administrative support personnel as required.
Education and Experience
Experience: Background or education in an engineering or related field with a focus on water resources.
Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in natural or physical sciences or engineering. The candidate can be seeking a degree and graduating in 2021.
License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s License. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) or equivalent professional registration/certification in a science field is preferred but not required.
Salary and Benefits
To apply: Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and complete resume as soon as possible to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt of your complete resume and cover letter, we will contact those qualified candidates to proceed in the interview process.
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