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Department of Water Resources, Junior Engineering Technician (West Sacramento, CA)

3500 Industrial Blvd

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compensation: $31,932 to $48,312 per Year
employment type: full-time

Do you enjoy the outdoors, four-wheel drives, and boats? Are you looking for a rewarding hands-on, technical career that is fun, challenging, and critical to the public? The Department of Water Resource's North Central Region Office is seeking a self-motivated, responsible, and enthusiastic individual to fill a critical position as a Junior Engineer Technician. The successful candidate will help install, operate, monitor, and maintain water monitoring stations located throughout the North Central region of California. This individual will also collect samples and hydrologic data from remote stations located on the waters of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, Sacramento River, Feather River, local streams, and other aquatic environments within the region. The incumbent will also assist in conducting stream flow measurements requiring access by boat or the use of remote-controlled watercraft, depending on the conditions. Collected data informs a variety of Department needs including flood control, water quality modeling, and other scientific studies. This is an entry-level position with opportunities for extensive training and upward mobility. Apply now.

The ideal candidate for this postion will have the following:

* Ability to work cooperatively with others
* Ability to work alone at remote field stations
* Like the outdoors and working in the field
* Excellent field data collection skills
* Troubleshooting and repair skills
* Good communication skills
* Computer literacy
* CA Driver's License
* CA Boater's Card

A link to the official job posting is located here (you must apply here and follow the instructions):

Final filing date for this position is May 3, 2021.

Please follow the link above and review the "Who May Apply" section. If you are not currently eligible, you must take the online exam for this classification. This places you on the eligibility list. Visit to create an account and to take the online exam. To find the exam, enter "Junior Engineering Technician" in the search box.

Good luck and we look forward to reviewing your complete application.
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post id: 7306268609



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