APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 44
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Under the general administrative direction of the Deputy Administrator, the Chief Hydrologist manages and maintains the Hydrology section.; provides hydrologic and hydrogeologic expertise to the Division of
Water Resources with statewide responsibility; determines goals and objectives; exercises executive control of,
and final action on, projects and processes within the policies established by the division; and administers
Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
This position provides hydrologic and hydrogeologic expertise to the Division of Water Resources; directs and manages staff to include review of all work in preparation of presentations and assign projects; ensures proper training of section staff; oversees budgets involved with the section; reviews and develops ground water and surface water models; evaluates the hydrologic aspects of applications and permits to appropriate waters of the State; establishes and coordinates policies and procedures used by employees of the division in accordance with rules, regulations, statutes and recognized professional standards; researches and prepares rulings and reports; provides expertise on matters relating to mining, geothermal surface water, ground water interaction, aquifer storage and other matters that affect water rights; represents the division in various hearings, meetings, mediation processes and conferences; oversees and reviews informational studies or reports; trains section and division staff on investigation procedures; coordinates and consults with non-partisan research organizations in conducting regional water-related studies; and conducts, implements and optimizes a scientific review for the statewide ground water monitoring network.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Master's degree from an accredited university in hydrology or hydrogeology or closely related field and five years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of hydrology, hydrogeology, or geology, two years of which were in a supervisory capacity; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in hydrology or hydrogeology or closely related field and six years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of hydrology, hydrogeology, or geology, two years of which were in a supervisory capacity.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.