Hybrid: remote and 1110 W. Washington St., Suite #310 - Phoenix, AZ 85007
The Surface Water Resource Manager (Manager) supervises a team of professional staff members with the responsibility to review, process, and approve or deny surface water right applications, claims, permits and certificates of water rights to the use of surface water for the State of Arizona in accordance with State and Federal statutes and ADWR rules, polices, and procedures.
The Manager represents the Surface Water Section in interdepartmental projects that require multi-disciplinary expertise, including investigating and resolving potentially sensitive and highly visible water resource management issues. The position responds to requests made by other agency programs for investigations, assessments, water diversion and use determinations, hydrologic analyses, and preparation of final reports/products in support of Agency priority programs and supporting projects. The manager may represent the Agency at meetings or hearing with other state agencies, federal, and local agencies concerning surface water rights and may be the Agency technical expert witness in cases concerning water rights.
A hybrid work schedule (some work in the office and some work from home) is available for this position.
Position responsibilities include the following:
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 checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Candidate should have: at least 10 years of professional level water resource management experience, or Bachelor’s degree and eight years professional experience in water resource management, or a Master’s degree and six years professional experience in water resource management or PhD and four year experience.
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 12.17%.
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.