Water Resource Control Engineer

California State Water Resources Control Board

San Diego, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $6,175.00 - $11,567.00 / month
Deadline Jul 23, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

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Note: This position will no longer be available on CalCareers after the job closes on 07/23/2024. No applications will be accepted after the job closing date.

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Link: https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=415987

The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board (San Diego Water Board) has an opening for a Water Resource Control Engineer in the Water Sustainability and Protection Unit. The position location is 2375 Northside Drive, San Diego, CA 92108.

Under the close supervision of a Senior Water Resource Control Engineer and consistent with good customer service practices and the goals of the SWRCB Strategic Plan and the San Diego Water Board’s Practical Vision, the incumbent will perform water quality engineering work related to the San Diego Water Board’s Waste Discharge Requirements Program. Specific job duties and responsibilities are described in the Duty Statement.


The incumbent is expected to apply engineering methods and principles in performing activities related to the identification, research, development, review, and interpretation of permit and regulatory requirements and other documents. The incumbent is expected to be courteous and provide timely responses to internal/external customers, following through on commitments, and to solicit and consider internal/external customer input when completing work assignments. In addition, the incumbent will review and evaluate water quality data, hydrologic data, and other project information with emphasis on the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of waste and wastewater management and monitoring systems; investigate the sources and movement of contaminants in surface and groundwater; ensure consistency with relevant water quality plans and policies, establish hydrological and engineering standards, and applicable laws and regulations; work collaboratively with other staff and the regulated community; prepare written documents for consideration by the San Diego Water Board; represent the San Diego Water Board before other boards, agencies, and groups; and provide presentations before the San Diego Water Board and other organizations concerning Board activities.


The Water Resource Control Engineer (WRCE) is responsible for performing timely and professional engineering duties including, but not limited to: conducting inspections; reviewing engineering reports, surveys, and monitoring data; preparing waste discharge requirements, water reclamation requirements, master reclamation permits, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits, enforcement actions, Executive Officer Reports, and presentations of information to the Board. The WRCE will work to fulfill the San Diego Water Board’s mission by overseeing facilities that discharge waste to land and surface waters. The WRCE must work independently, communicate effectively, manage multiple tasks, and become proficient in administrative duties including database management. Proficient use of office equipment and the Microsoft Office Suite is required.

Please review the attached Duty Statement for description of roles and responsibilities.

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.

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

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $6,175.00 - $11,567.00 / month

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


To be considered for this position, you must apply at CalCareers.ca.gov. To apply you must first create a CalCareers account. Once your account is created, you can search 415987 to locate the job posting and apply.

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Category General / Stewardship, Hydrology