WATER RESOURCES PROGRAM MANAGER

Job Specifications

Class Code:

GC4

Analyst: SC

Date Originated: 03/21

 

Dates Revised:

 

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

DEFINITION

Under general direction of the Environmental Health Director, the Water Resources Program Manager is responsible for the overall direction, planning, and organization of the County's water resources management. Perform related duties as required.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is a single position class that reports directly to the County Environmental Health Director and provides overall management and coordination of surface and ground water policy development and issues. This position will collaborate with local water districts, regional water agencies, and interest groups to promote the efficient use of water resources by identifying effective strategies for developing sustainable long-term water supplies and establishing a coordinated framework for ongoing implementation of water resources protection measures. The incumbent has the responsibility of ensuring implementation of multiple complex mandates, policies, and regulations, characterized by highly difficult and sensitive public, environmental, and legislative issues. The Water Resources Program Manager may have supervisory responsibility for positions assigned to program activities.

 

This position is distinguished from the Environmental Health Director in that the latter manages the entire division of environmental health.

 

TYPICAL TASKS

 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

 

Thorough Knowledge of :

Working Knowledge of:

 

Ability to:

 

Training and Experience:

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge would be:

 

A bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university with a major in natural, physical or environmental science, water resources, planning, geology or a closely related field.

 

AND

 

Five years of progressively responsible experience in the field of water resource management. A masterís degree in natural, physical, or environmental sciences or related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Two of the five years must include supervisory experience.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.

 

PREVIOUS CLASS TITLES: Water Resources Manager†

Bargaining Unit:† 11

EEOC Job Category:† 02

Occupational Grouping:† 74

Workers Comp Code: 0053