There is one position with Yakima County Public Services, Water Resources Division. This position is responsible for managing contracts and consultants and conducting water resources related projects. Identifies, develops, writes scope of works, and accomplishes multi?objective water resources related projects. Education andExperience: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Hydrology, Natural and Water Resources, or closely related field in water resources and five (5) years working in civil engineering discipline or related field and specializing in the areas of hydraulics and hydrology or the equivalent education and experience required to perform the essential duties of the job. Required: WA State Driver’s License and proof of insurance, at time of appointment. Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and GIS, surface water or flood software. Interested applicants must apply online at www.yakimacounty.us. Position closes at 11:59pm, August 23, 2019. For information, contact Yakima County Human Resources Department (509) 574?2210 EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.
About Yakima County
Yakima County is located in south central Washington near the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains in a major agricultural and outdoor recreation region. It is situated in the fertile Yakima Valley, known for its wineries and apple orchards. The geography varies from densely timbered, mountainous terrain in the west, rolling foothills, broad valleys and arid regions to the east and fertile valleys in its central and southern parts. It is centrally located between the cities of Seattle, Spokane and Portland. The Yakima Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and play.Though agriculture has been the staple of the economy over the last 100 years, Yakima is also known for its workforce in health services and local government. Yakima County is one of the largest employers in the County, employing 900+ full-time employees that provide local government services to 260,000 residents. To learn more about the services provided, go to: www.yakimacounty.us