Environmental Program Manager I

California Department of Water Resources
Sacramento, CA, United States
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Job Description and Duties

This position offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity with the Department of Water Resources (DWR) to supervise, oversee, and lead a diverse scientific and technical team responsible for implementing habitat mitigation and restoration activities critical to the State's water supply. Specifically, the incumbent will manage multiple programs within the State Water Project Mitigation and Restoration Branch.  In this role, the incumbent will direct the work of staff, oversee contracts and budgets, as well as serve as an expert providing advice and assistance to the Division, Office Chiefs, and other entities in DWR on key environmental decisions.  This position will coordinate with other divisions within DWR, external stakeholders, and partners.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #: JC-141594

Position #(s): 840-350-0756-591

Working Title: Environmental Program Manager I (Supervisory)

Classification: ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM MANAGER I (SUPERVISORY) $10,305.00 - $12,811.00


# of Positions: 1

Work Location: Sacramento County

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Division of Environmental Services, Office of Environmental Compliance, SWP Mitigation Restoration Branch, West Sacramento 

Special Requirements

    Must possess a valid California Driver’s License, as travel within California may be required.  This position is covered in the Political Reform Act and requires financial disclosure within 30 days of the first and last day physically worked in a covered position and annually by April 1st.

    Application Instructions

    Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.
    Final Filing Date: 2/5/2019

    Who May Apply

    Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

    Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

    Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

    How To Apply

    Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

    Address for Mailing Application Packages

    You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:


    Department of Water Resources

    Attn: Certification Desk

    P.O. Box 942836


    Sacramento, CA 94236-0001

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

    You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:


    Certification Desk

    1416 Ninth Street, Room 320


    Sacramento, CA 95814


    08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

    Required Application Package Documents

    The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

    • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
    • Resume is required and must be included.
    • Other - Cover Letter
    • Statement of Qualifications - The statement of qualification is a separate, typed (one page maximum) document in Arial 12 pt. font that addresses the candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, and education as they relate to the position.

    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

    Desirable Qualifications

    In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

    Possess excellent planning, communication, leadership, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills; a positive demeanor; and demonstrated ability to lead complex restoration projects and integrated teams. Experience supervising professional teams made up of scientists and environmental specialist.  Ability to work with local, state, federal agencies, and diverse stakeholder groups including maintaining good collaborative relationships.  Must also possess a broad knowledge of water policy, aquatic biology, and habitat restoration.  Experience with budget planning and contract management.  Understand environmental laws and regulations including State and Federal Endangered Species Acts.