THE POSITION This position serves as the Water Quality Protection Senior Engineer providing essential technical expertise for the City's source water protection program. This position provides program management and technical expertise in the protection of the City's Lower American River and Sacramento River water supplies, including development of the American and Sacramento River Watershed Sanitary Survey Update reports, comments, and technical materials to support watershed stakeholder efforts. This position also develops technical resources and training to enhance drinking water treatment plant preparedness for watershed spills. The position requires coordination and collaboration with other City departments and sections, state agencies, local agencies on source water protection and various other projects.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate for this position is self-motivated with effective technical and project management experience, working collaboratively and effectively with internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have a technical background in water quality regulations and water quality protection. Ideal candidates will possess excellent organizational, technical, and written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable working under tight schedules and competing priorities.
An ideal candidate will possess knowledge of the following:
Federal and California drinking water regulations
Water treatment processes
Federal Clean Water Act
Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act
Sacramento River and San Joaquin River Basins Plan