Arizona Department of Agriculture
ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
WATER PLANNING & PERMITTING DIVISION/AAWS & RECHARGE PROGRAM
The Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) is the steward of Arizona's water future and ensures long-term, reliable water supplies to support the continued economic prosperity of the State. ADWR is continually protecting Arizona's water supplies for its next century. ADWR is seeking a Hydrologist IV to join the Assured and Adequate Water Supply and Recharge Program.
is position will be responsible for reviewing complex and challenging applications for the Recharge, Assured and Adequate Water Supply Section and ensuring that the highest technical standards are applied.
This position is responsible for technical input to difficult decisions by utilizing their knowledge in hydrology, numerical and analytical techniques, supply and demand
of major municipal and private water providers, groundwater flow modeling, and database application support and development.
Will assist and advise management staff, consultants and other professional hydrologists in developing approaches to complex hydrological problems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs)
Knowledge of groundwater flow modeling, creative problem-solving, pattern analysis, and project management/leadership/organization techniques and team building skills. Ability to analyze and troubleshoot challenging problems. Experience with databases, spreadsheets, and GIS applications. Experience with inverse modeling techniques considered a plus.
Ability to objectively evaluate groundwater flow models and hydrologic studies. Ability to coordinate and communicate a modeling team's activities to agency divisions, other governmental agencies, educational organizations, contractors and public groups.
Skilled in writing about and documenting hydrologic systems and groundwater flow models including model objectives and scope; model applications, uses and limitations; model development, calibration and results. Must be able to effectively communicate in both a written and oral fashion and be able to present analysis and results to the Department Staff, other agencies, and public forums.
Must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in hydrology, civil engineering, geology, watershed management or a related field, plus six years relevant work experience; a Master's degree in one of the above fields substitutes for one year of the required experience; a Ph.D. in one of the above fields substitutes for two years of required experience.
Must have prior groundwater flow modeling experience and project management experience. For applicants meeting the qualifications, but currently enrolled in a University degree program, the Department may be willing to defer the start date. Successful completion of any degree offered as substitution for work experience will be required by the time of appointment.
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
Affordable medical, dental, life, and short term disability insurance plans
Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
Accrued vacation pay and sick days
10 paid holidays per year
Deferred compensation plan
Credit union membership
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
ll newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
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Arizona Department of Agriculture
Website : http://www.azda.gov/
he Arizona Department of Agriculture is a cabinet-level statewide agency with more than 320 employees and an annual budget of more than $23.9 million. The agency consists of three main divisions: * Animal Services * Environmental Services * Plant Services The Department includes a State Agricultural Laboratory; a Citrus, Fruit and Vegetable Standardization and Fresh Produce Grade Inspection program; and an Agricultural Consultation and Training program. The following are brief descriptions of some, but not all, of the responsibilities within each of these areas.