Branch: Water Resource Operations
Supervised By: Manager, Water Resource Operations
DRBC Grade: E16 - E18
Salary Range: $49,800 – $84,650
Brief Description: This position provides technical and administrative services to support Water Resource Operations Branch activities related to hydrologic assessment, hydrologic modeling, flood, reservoir operations, and climate change.
Specific duties of the Water Resources Engineer include:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science from an accredited institution. A Master’s degree in engineering, hydrology, or water resources including course work in hydrology, GIS, water resources modeling and statistics is preferred. A professional engineering license is preferable, but not required.
Experience: Three to five years of experience in the technical aspects of water resource engineering and science, including hydrologic modeling, hydrologic data analysis, and flood loss reduction. Completed graduate work may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years. Participation in a cooperative education program may also be included as part of work experience. Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills are required. The desirable candidate will have skills in modeling, data management, pre- and post-processing model output, the interpretation of model results, and reporting technical information to the general public. Knowledge of hydrologic models, the HEC series of models (HMS, RAS, RESSIM), and the statistical program, R, is desirable.
Applicant must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States.
Deadline for filing applications: 4:00 p.m., March 1, 2019.