Join the Zone 7 Water Agency team as an Assistant Water Resources Planner and make an impact in water conservation!
Assistant Water Resources Planner, Zone 7, is the journey level class in the professional planning classification series. Incumbents perform routine to difficult planning work and are expected to exercise professional judgment within established parameters.
Our current vacancy exists in our Integrated Planning section. This position will mainly oversee the rebate conservation program; track regional and statewide efforts on conservation (legislation, best practices, latest innovations); work closely with the retailers’ conservation teams to coordinate efforts; perform research, studies, and data analysis to support the conservation program and water supply planning; as well as other impactful duties.
IDEAL CANDIDATE: In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications stated below, the ideal candidate has experience with a proven track record of success that demonstrates knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:
Proven experience working on environmental and water resource management issues, including watershed management, water conservation, and water supply and flood protection planning.
Established experience performing qualitative and quantitative data analysis
Demonstrates proficiency in a variety of software including GIS
Ability to prepare concise and clear reports and presentations
Effectively works well in a multi-disciplinary team and professionally interact with the public is a plus
Successful development and maintenance of collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
Effectively able to identify problems and use logic, judgment, and data to evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions to achieve the desired organizational goal or outcomes
BENEFITS: Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.
REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in urban or regional planning, economics, environmental studies, or a closely related field.
AND Experience: The equivalent of two years full-time professional planning experience.
License: Must possess a valid State of California Motor Vehicle Operator's license and have a satisfactory driving record.
TO APPLY: Submit a completed County of Alameda application and the required supplemental question responses online at https://jobapscloud.com/Alameda/default.asp by 4:30 p.m., Monday September 13, 2021. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.
Zone7 Water Agency/ County of Alameda is an Equal Opportunity Employer