This position will provide support to the Arizona General Adjudication Courts as described in Arizona Revised Statutes 45-256(A). This position serves as a senior level Hydrogeologist Associate and will be responsible for assisting the efforts of the Adjudications Section. This position will include defining goals and objectives and directing efforts on large and complex hydrological studies and reports, often leading or supporting a project team; reviewing and developing technical documents; and proposing and conducting studies that result in appropriate modeling of groundwater/surface water interactions. This position is expected to understand applicable laws related to Arizona stream adjudications, and will instruct staff regarding procedures and techniques to be used, quality of results expected and project timelines, goals and objectives. Responsible for gathering data that will be used directly or indirectly in legal proceedings.
The position responsibilities include providing GIS studies, hydrological reports, and other documentation to support the General Stream Adjudication Court proceedings. This position will coordinate projects with other ADWR staff, other governmental agencies and the public. This position may act as an Agency technical expert witness in court cases.
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).
A Masters Degree in hydrology, geology, or other water resources related field and 4 years of directly related experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable (ie 8-year professional WR management, Bachelors and 6 years experience, Doctorate and 2 years experience).
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
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.