ADWR serves as the technical advisor to the Arizona General Stream Adjudication Courts and Special Master as described in the Arizona Revised Statutes § 45-256(A). This position will work under the direction of the Assistant Manager for the Adjudications Division and will lead a team that will analyze surface water claims and complete technical reports related to the Gila and Little Colorado River Adjudications and Indian water settlements and water rights claims. This position works closely with other adjudications staff and agency personnel in other sections as necessary to complete the work.
This position will supervise professional staff within the Adjudications Division and will ensure that team goals are met. Responsibilities of the team include GIS data collection, analyzing water-resource information and imagery and drafting of reports. This position requires an understanding of hydrological principles, the ability to accurately process complex data, and a knowledge of GIS mapping procedures. Some field work in remote parts of the state to support investigations and data collection may be necessary.
This position may serve as an expert witness for contested cases or other reports in front of the Adjudication Court.
This position may represent the Division in meetings or hearings with other state, federal and local agencies concerning technical support for the general stream adjudication.
Acts as the Agency technical expert witness in cases concerning the general stream adjudication.
This position requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)
Hydrology or hydrogeology degree and/or at least 3 years of supervision experience preferred.
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment. The current contribution rate is 12.41%.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact ADWR Human Resources Office at (602) 771-8500 for assistance. Persons with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language or an alternative format by contacting ADWR Human Resources.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.