Wednesday , February 1 2023

Resource Specialist – Metro Water Careers

Website Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Job Description:

This is the advanced journey level position performing Resource Specialist job duties.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans, analyzes, develops, and implements water management or power related programs which may include conservation, exchange and transfer agreements, reclamation, supply and demand, revenue and cost, forecasting, operational analyses, economic and demographic studies, and projects.
  • May design, create, maintain, and operate water resource planning or power models. May create and maintain databases and tools used to assist in the evaluation of forecasting supplies and demands, statistical analyses, and other studies.
  • Prepares and reviews reports, technical documents, and studies to determine the impact on Metropolitan; makes recommendations to management on potential courses of action.
  • Prepares Board letters and makes presentations regarding water resource or power issues to executive management, the Board, member agencies, and other organizations.
  • Represents Metropolitan on water or power related issues with member agencies and other organizations. Participates in special task forces and work groups as required.
  • Administers water management or power programs and agreements; develops guidelines, procedures, certification, and tracking methodologies. Monitors and verifies performance, billings and invoices. Recommends water or power program efficiencies and improvements.
  • Acts as project manager. Interprets projects requirements, recommends transaction terms and conditions, and ensures compliance with applicable policies and procedures, federal, state and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • May monitor status of water supplies and coordinate interagency operations to facilitate water deliveries.
  • May monitor status of power supplies and coordinate acquisition of power resources.
  • May apply for and administer external funding sources such as grant programs, appropriations, and reimbursements.

Job Requirements:

  • Valid California Class C Driver License that allows you to drive in the course of your employment
  • Required Skills and Abilities to: Conduct statistical and economic analyses; resource or system modeling; create technical reports
  • Use independent judgment and exercise discretion; problem solve; prioritize and multi-task
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Work independently and in a team environment; lead and train
  • Operate current office equipment including computers and supporting applications.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field
  • Six years of relevant experience
  • Two years in a MWD Associate Resource Specialist classification
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years of relevant experience

Job Details:

Company: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Jose, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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