This position will be responsible for the groundwater right conveyance efforts within the Active Management Area (AMA) Section.
Knowledge of GIS and ArcMap; accessing online county GIS maps and recorded documents of Groundwater Code especially pertaining to groundwater rights and permits and annual reporting requirements. Knowledge of the occurrence, behavior, and significance of water in nature, including environmental, social, and economic aspects of water supply and utilization;
Knowledge of the current concepts and practices in water resource management, current laws and regulations regarding water supply and utilization in Arizona and Statewide water resource management issues;
Knowledge of information sources and research methods and techniques utilized in water resources management and deeds, legal descriptions and cadastral locations.
Skills and interest in working well within a team environment, including establishing and maintaining effective working relationships within the Department, with other governmental entities, and private and public sectors. Skills in, excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication;
Skills in using and creating spreadsheets, databases and statistical systems; researching, reading, analyzing and evaluating documents and analyzing and interpreting data to draw conclusions.
Ability to use computers to retrieve, organize, and present water resource management data and to communicate complex technical information in a concise and easy to understand format. Ability to coordinate projects and programs with ADWR staff, other governmental agencies, and the regulated public and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously;
Ability to provide accurate and efficient customer service to all entities, apply techniques to study water resource management issues impacting the State of Arizona and use different analytical methods to solve problems;
Ability to develop knowledge of the Groundwater Code, AMA Management Plans, and Departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;
Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with various levels of governmental and regulated officials, community leaders and the public, and be able to work alone, work in a team environment, prioritize work activities, set goals and be self-motivated.
Ability to develop knowledge of the Groundwater Code, AMA Management Plans, and Departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedure
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.