Job Posting: Senior ES-Specialist

Department of Water Resources

JC-142236
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Senior ES-Specialist
SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST (SPECIALIST)

$6,491.00 - $8,075.00

Final Filing Date: 2/25/2019

Job Description and Duties

This position offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity to design and conduct complex scientific studies on issues related to aquatic ecology resources in the Yolo Bypass and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  The incumbent will develop studies, complete data analyses, synthesize information from existing datasets, review and prepare reports, and present study results. This work will support mandated compliance monitoring programs and associated special studies related to the Interagency Ecological Program (IEP), State Water Project operations, Biological Opinions, and California Natural Resources Agency’s endangered species Resiliency Strategies.  The individual will work independently and cooperatively as part of IEP and DWR Project Work Teams to better understand physical drivers of biological trends.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-142236
Position #(s):
840-360-0765-008
Working Title:
Senior ES-Specialist
Classification:
SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST (SPECIALIST)
$6,491.00 - $8,075.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Yolo County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Division of Environmental Services, Environmental Water Quality & Estuarine Studies Branch, Special Studies, West Sacramento

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required to drive to field locations and meetings.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 2/25/2019

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Water Resources
Attn: Certification Desk
P.O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA 94236-0001

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Certification Desk
1416 Ninth Street, Room 320
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Other - Cover Letter
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

Strong verbal and written communication skills; experience publishing articles in peer-reviewed journals; advanced knowledge of statistics; strong coordination, organization, and project management skills; advanced knowledge of aquatic ecology; and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Benefits

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Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Laura Hamilton
(916) 376-9697
laura.hamilton@water.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Office of Workforce Equality
(916) 653-6952
weo@water.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Special Instructions

Submit a completed Standard Application (Std. 678), cover letter, and resume.  Please reference SAP Position # 50000358 and Job Control # 142236 in the Explanations section of your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off