This position is responsible for the processing, expediting, and approving/rejecting surface water right applications and claims. Responsible for ensuring surface water right applications and claims adhere to Department policies, rules, procedures, and State and Federal statutes and rules.
A hybrid work schedule (some work in the office and some work from home) is available for this position.
The person in this position will assist with researching, compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and integrating water resource management data through a variety of sources and other program areas. Will assist in the responsibilities of participating in complex interdepartmental projects that require multi-disciplinary expertise. This includes investigating and resolving water resource management issues of a complex, sensitive, and visible nature, and assist in the preparation of reports with recommendations that may impact multiple water resource management program areas.
Additionally, this position is responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of Department databases and in the development, maintenance, updating, imaging, and preserving of Department records and Handing state funds in a proper manner.
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).
The preferred candidate should have 4 years of water resources experience, or bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience or master's degree.
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.