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Senior Water Resource Control Engineer (JC-425282) 05/16/24

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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a high-profile position to make an impact and protect our natural resources? Do you enjoy helping people in challenging situations find answers to their environmental problems? If so, then this is the position for you! Apply today and join our dedicated and driven team.

The State Water Resource Control Board’s Division of Financial Assistance has an opening for a Senior Water Resource Control Engineer to lead Technical Unit II in the Underground Storage Tank (UST) Cleanup Fund Hydrogeology and Engineering Section. As the Unit Lead for Technical Unit II, the incumbent supervises staff technical and financial decision-making for cost reimbursements for Cleanup Fund programs. The incumbent directs staff that perform detailed technical and engineering evaluations of correction action activities for leaking underground storage tank (UST) sites and improves and maintains consistent reimbursement decision-making in keeping with Cleanup Fund guidelines and the closure requirements of the Low Threat Underground Storage Tank Case Closure Policy. This position requires interaction with internal and external stakeholders, training staff and maintaining staff productivity. The work environment is fast-paced with opportunities to innovate and lead positive change.

The position is with the State Water Resources Control Board’s Division of Financial Assistance in the Underground Storage Tank (UST) Cleanup Fund Branch. The office is located at 801 K Street, 8th Floor, Sacramento CA 95814.


The Senior Water Resource Control Engineer is responsible for directly supervising technical staff that performs a variety of complex professional tasks related to environmental engineering reviews of data related to petroleum UST release sites and groundwater contamination.

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.

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

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.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10,886.00 - $13,625.00 / month

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