Salary: $59,971 Min, $84,163 Mid-pt, 108,355 Max
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
The Department has jurisdiction over 250+ dams in the State of Arizona. The Department is seeking an engineer to provide geotechnical engineering support associated with dam safety projects. The selected candidate will act as a member of a group of registered professional engineers and non-registered professionals that provides regulatory oversight for jurisdictional dams in the State.
The ideal candidate is will be expected to conduct independent analyses of the various aspects dam safety requiring special knowledge and application of advanced engineering practices and procedures; advise the Director through the Chief Engineer on the safety of various existing and proposed jurisdictional dams, represent the Department in meetings with other agencies, dam designers (consultants), dam owners and contractors, and serve as an expert witness or provide technical assistance at formal hearings as required.
5+ years relevant experience.
Registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering or closely related field of engineering in the State of Arizona; OR eligibility for reciprocity in the State of Arizona within six (6) months of start of employment with the Department is required.
However, we also highly encourage less experienced and unregistered Civil Engineers who possess a BS, MS or PhD in Civil Engineering, or related fields to apply for this position. If selected, the candidate would be classified as a Junior Level Engineer.
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.)
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 disability 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.
Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.