Salary: DOQ and dependent on the individual or firm’s proposed budget for a three year work plan.
Following years of debate regarding water rights in the Antelope Valley Groundwater Basin, the Court appointed a Watermaster in 2015 to administer the provisions of a physical solution. The Watermaster Engineer will report directly to the Watermaster. Depending on activities in the groundwater basin and orders of the Court, the Engineer could be a part-time or full-time position. The Engineer will manage an annual administrative budget and shall provide oversight for managing the groundwater basin.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering, geology, or hydrology. Valid California PE, geologist, or hydrogeologist certification is highly desirable. At least ten years of experience in increasingly responsible senior management positions, including seven year’s supervisory experience, is required. The individual or firm selected shall be knowledgeable in watershed management, watershed modeling, water rights, state and Federal legislation and regulations concerning water rights and water quality. In the event a firm receives the Watermaster Engineer appointment, that firm shall designate a lead person who shall be primarily responsible as the Watermaster Engineer and who shall be present at all Watermaster and Advisory Committee meetings.