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Arvin-Edison Water Storage District

Title: Numerous Opportunities

Salary: Based on qualifications

Location: Arvin, CA

Deadline: Until filled

Summary: The district oversees major infrastructure consisting of 45 miles of concrete canals, 50 pumping plants with 150 pumps/motors, 1500 acres of spreading basins, 82 groundwater extraction wells, and manages approximately 50 employees.

Apply: Here

Arizona Department of Water Resources

Title: Numerous opportunities

Salary: Based on qualifications

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Deadline: Until filled

Summary: Virtually everything Arizona Department of Water Resources employees do affects the quality of life for the state's residents and guests. With multiple career opportunities available through the same employer job mobility and career advancement are highly likely.

Apply: Here

Black Canyon Irrigation District

Title: District Manager

Salary: $100,000–$150,000 annually (Based on qualifications)

Location: Notus, ID

Application Deadline: Until filled

Summary: Responsible for the management of 10 ditch riders, 9 maintenance crew members, the assistant manager and foreman; oversight and management of irrigation distribution and deliveries, District finances, aquatic and terrestrial weed programs, public relations, legislative 

affairs, Federal, State and local grants, social media, pumping plant operations, fleet and equipment management, maintenance, and acquisitions; and taking direction from and keeping the Board of Directors informed of District operations.  

Apply: For complete job description and/or to submit resume, writing examples (required), and application email heather@blackcanyonirrigation.com or call 208-459-4141.

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Title: Numerous opportunities

Salary: Based on qualifications

Location: Naples, FL

Deadline: Until filled

Summary: The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is a leading environmental conservation organization dedicated to protecting the water, land and wildlife in the region. As the population of this area grows, so do the demands placed on its unique, natural resources. For more than 50 years the Conservancy has worked with community leaders, businesses, partner agencies and individuals to find a sensible balance between the demands of a growing population and the preservation of our natural treasure

Apply: Here

East Columbia Basin Irrigation District

Title: Project Engineer

Salary: $75,000–$110,000 annually

Location: Othello, WA

Deadline: Until filled

Summary: Engineers at the District have an opportunity to work on a vast range of projects. Our engineers are encouraged to take on projects from planning through implementation in collaboration with other departments. The CBP irrigation facilities create the backbone of the economy of the region. The critical work that is accomplished by District employees in our rural setting is crucial to maintaining water deliveries to landowners, as well as building infrastructure to increase the supply of irrigation water to relieve the pressure on a declining aquifer. Working under the direction of the District Engineer and the Assistant Manager for Technical Services, engineers provide support for operations, maintenance, and development activities for irrigation and drainage facilities, pump plants, District properties, buildings, and equipment. Duties include planning, design, inspection, cost estimating, tracking, coordination, scheduling, and construction management for pipelines, canal/drain maintenance and modernization, delivery structures, pump plants and appurtenant facilities and equipment. Engineers support District functions by assisting with engineering, project management, inspection, and construction surveying. Engineers at the District are encouraged to think creatively and independently to solve a wide range of technical problems. 

Apply: Here

East Columbia Basin Irrigation District

Title: Staff Engineer

Salary: $68,000–$80,000 annually

Location: Othello, WA

Deadline: Until filled

Summary: Engineers at the District have an opportunity to work on a vast range of projects. Our engineers are encouraged to take on projects from planning through implementation in collaboration with other departments. The CBP irrigation facilities create the backbone of the economy of the region. The critical work that is accomplished by District employees in our rural setting is crucial to maintaining water deliveries to landowners, as well as building infrastructure to increase the supply of irrigation water to relieve the pressure on a declining aquifer. Working under the direction of the District Engineer and the Assistant Manager for Technical Services, engineers provide support for operations, maintenance, and development activities for irrigation and drainage facilities, pump plants, District properties, buildings, and equipment. Duties include planning, design, inspection, cost estimating, tracking, coordination, scheduling, and construction management for pipelines, canal/drain maintenance and modernization, delivery structures, pump plants and appurtenant facilities and equipment. Engineers support District functions by assisting with engineering, project management, inspection, and construction surveying. Engineers at the District are encouraged to think creatively and independently to solve a wide range of technical problems.

Apply: Here

Merced Irrigation District

Title: Hydro Electrical Technician

Salary:  $40.58 – $57.10 per hour

Location: Merced, CA

Deadline: Until filled 

Summary: Performs installation, field testing, and maintenance of protective relay equipment, relay carriers, and supervisory equipment, station apparatus, instruments, remote and local control devices, computer systems and associated wiring. Is required to possess and exercise extensive knowledge of the theory and practical application of trade techniques common and peculiar to maintenance and repair of power system generating plants. 

Apply: Here

Moses Lake Irrigation & Rehabilitation District

Title: District Manager

Salary: $140,000 - $175,000

Location: Moses Lake, Washington

Deadline: Apply by July 7, 2024 (first review, open until filled).

Summary: MLIRD is devoted to operating and maintaining Moses Lake as an irrigation impoundment, and to improving the water quality of Moses Lake. The District operates with a Rehabilitation Budget of $1,500,000 and an Irrigation Budget of $500,000. Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the District Manager is responsible for managing the executive, administrative and operational functions of the District.

Apply:  Here  (Questions? Call 206-368-0050)

Nampa & Meridian Irrigation District

Title: Secretary/Treasuerer

Salary:  $140,000 annually or greater based on qualifications

Location: Nampa, ID

Deadline: July 1, 2024

Summary: Seeking an experienced leader who thrives on teamwork and strives for excellence. This position is supported by approximately fifteen personnel focused on the administrative activities, duties and responsibilities of the district, including the assessment of landowner fees, and managing payroll, claims, accounting and financing, grants, social media, and public and industry relations.

Apply: Here

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection

Title: Nonpoint Source Program Environmental Scientist 3, Environmental Scientist 2 Underfill, Environmental Scientist 1 Underfill

Salary: up to $90,000 based on experience

Location: Carson City, NV

Deadline: Until filled

Summary: The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Bureau of Water Quality Planning is seeking an Environmental Scientist to join our Nonpoint Source Pollution Program (NPS Program). The lead agency addressing NPS pollution within Nevada, the NPS Program’s role is to coordinate, collaborate, and build key partnerships with a wide variety of stakeholders and partners to effectively address NPS impacts. Specific duties of this position include communication and coordination with stakeholders, developing plans to improve watershed health and water quality, coordinating grant supported efforts that address improvement of watersheds. Additional work includes administering grant subawards- including the development of workplans and budgets and managing contracts to ensure successful outcomes and compliance with grant terms and conditions; assisting with special projects (e.g., updating the SMP); informing audiences about NPS pollution, watershed stewardship, and water quality protection; reporting quarterly and annually as well as record keeping within EPA's Grants Reporting and Tracking System.

Apply:  HereRecruitment numbers specific to this position are: 47228, 47230, 42730


ND Department of Water Resources

Title: Water Resource Engineer II

Salary: $5,468 - $6,634

Location: Bismarck, ND

Deadline: June 25, 2024

Summary: The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has several responsibilities on behalf of the people of North Dakota. DWR serves as the primary funding entity for critical water infrastructure; appropriates the state’s water resources; and is responsible for other water-related regulatory and management functions that ensure public safety and support the long-term sustainability and beneficial use of North Dakota’s water resources. This position will act as a mid-level engineer and will provide assistance to administration of the programs of the Department of Water Resource’s Regulatory Division. This position performs a wide variety of duties associated with water resource management and regulation.

Apply: Here


ND Department of Water Resources

Title: Hydrogeologist II

Salary: $6,000 - $6,660

Location: Bismarck, ND

Deadline: June 26, 2024

Summary: The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has several responsibilities on behalf of the people of North Dakota. DWR serves as the primary funding entity for critical water infrastructure; appropriates the state’s water resources; and is responsible for other water-related regulatory and management functions that ensure public safety and support the long-term sustainability and beneficial use of North Dakota’s water resources. As a hydrogeologist with the North Dakota Department of Water Resources, you will have an impact on the sustainable management of groundwater resources, in an environment that provides many opportunities to learn using robust datasets and technology. The management of water rights requires an interdisciplinary approach of water policy, science, and data management.

Apply: Here

Southwest Lincoln County Water PUD

Title: District Manager

Salary: $90,000 annually

Location: Waldport, OR

Deadline: Until filled

Summary: The Southwest Lincoln County Water PUD is accepting applications for the position of District Manager. The District is an approximately 2-mile by 8-mile strip of land located between Yachats and Waldport on the Oregon Coast. The District has approximately 1,300 service connections and 37-miles of distribution pipeline. The District operates two water treatment plants, four intakes, five storage tanks, and two operational sites. The Manager is responsible for 6 full- me employees, for implementing operations, the Master Plan, and other policies, and reports to a 5-member Board of Directors. Preferred Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in water technologies, civil engineering, or related disciple, Water Treatment 2 and Water Distribution 2 certifications with filtration endorsement or equivalent, as well as prior supervisory experience of water supply operations. 

Apply:  Here

SWCA Environmental Consultants

Title: Numerous Opportunities

Salary: Based on position and qualifications

Location: To be determined

Deadline: Until filled

Summary: SWCA employs smart, talented, problem-solvers dedicated to our purpose of preserving natural and cultural resources for tomorrow while enabling projects that benefit people today. Our people work on diverse projects, develop new skills, and collaborate with teams across the country. Our projects take us to exciting places – picturesque outdoor landscapes, bustling cities, and historic small towns. We work best at the intersection of people, progress, and the natural world.

Apply: Here

The Dalles Irrigation District

Title: Office Manager

Salary: $24–$34 hourly based on qualifications

Location: The Dalles, OR

Deadline: May 31, 2024, or until filled

Summary: The Office Manager serves as the secretary, administrator, and human resource assistant under direction of the District Manager. This position will require the incumbent to effectively communicate daily activity to the District Manager and carry out assignments with specific deadlines to completion with minimal supervision.

Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter to tdid@gorge.net. For more information contact the office at 541-296-3366.

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