Santa Clara Valley Water District

The mission of the Santa Clara Valley Water District is a healthy, safe, and enhanced quality of living in Santa Clara County through watershed stewardship and comprehensive management of water resources in a practical, cost-effective, and environmentally sensitive manner. We are hiring NOW!

Apr 02, 2018
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN I/II Industrial Electrician I:   $6,330.13 - $8,101.60 monthly Industrial Electrician II:  $7,340.67 - $9,396.40 monthly   This position will perform a variety of entry level or journey level skilled electrical work in the maintenance, installation, inspection, testing, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical equipment and systems typically found in water treatment and high-volume distribution systems. This position will be assigned to work at one of the district's three water treatment plants in Santa Clara County and can be assigned to work rotating on-call weekends after approximately 1-2 years. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Perform maintenance, repair, inspection, testing, and installation of electrical and related equipment in large pumping plants and raw water distribution systems/water treatment plants and treated water distribution systems, and power generation facilities. Test low and high voltage electrical equipment including circuits, transformers, high voltage switches, phase shifters, and electrical components of process control, telemetering, cathodic protection systems, and electronic equipment boards.  Diagnose problems and determine needed repairs or modifications; install conduit and pull wires for motors, control panels, and lighting fixtures. Interpret diagrams and schematics; perform work according to drawings; create as-built drawings of electrical installations. Inspect, maintain, repair, install, and test varied equipment including circuits, transformers, switches, motors, pumps, controls, power generating equipment, and electrical components of telemetering and cathodic protection systems; analyze fire alarm signaling and control circuits; troubleshoot problems; determine needed repairs. Make rough estimates of materials and equipment required for jobs assigned; order required equipment, materials, and supplies.  Maintain accurate accounts of time, labor, materials, and equipment for work performed; complete daily logs; prepare oral and written reports as necessary. Determine precautions and follow safe and effective work procedures; check job sites for potential hazards. Operate a variety of hand and power tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner. Closing Date for Applications: April 9, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scvwd Job Requirements: Experience: Industrial Electrician I: One year of industrial electrical installation, maintenance, and repair experience is desirable. Industrial Electrician II: Two years of post-apprenticeship experience performing electrician responsibilities in an industrial, manufacturing, utility, and/or large commercial setting. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by industrial or vocational training in electrical theory or practices.
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
   GOVERNMENT RELATIONS PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR(SUPERVISING)    $8,944.00 - $11,453.87 Monthly (2.5% differential will apply)   Duties: The Supervising Program Administrator will play a key role in securing the success of the District's long-term, high-priority legislative and policy efforts at the local level and supervise subordinate staff.  Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: The Supervising Program Administrator's duties will be to assist and to support the District's high priority legislative issues at the local and regional levels. This position also attends and lobbies during external meetings in influencing stakeholders, external associations, and by fostering relationships with key policy and decision makers. This position will directly administer the local and regional government relations program which includes: directly lobbying for support and advancement of the District's high priority legislation, funding for District projects, and other issues, monitoring of legislation at the local and regional levels, forecasting strategic opportunities, conducting strategic advocacy tours throughout the year, overseeing the Community Partnering Sponsorship Program and the District's community event program, and other duties required by the local and regional government relations program. This position would lead project teams tasked with engaging government bodies and obtaining support on specific legislative issues relevant to the District as a whole.  Additional responsibilities include making key decisions on program goals, budget, messages, and outcomes, preparing strategic outreach plans and white papers, and presenting them to external policy and decision makers on a regular basis. Finally, this position requires that it executes strategic external stakeholder partnership activities at the local, state and federal levels, and shapes public policy and opinion while building the District's image, brand and reputation.    Job Requirements: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible program management experience in a related area including two years of providing lead direction on an ongoing or project basis.   Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration or a related field. Directly related experience may be substituted for the college requirement on the basis of one and one-half years of experience for one year of education to a maximum of four years.   Closing Date for Applications: April 3, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link:   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scvwd
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
ASSOCIATE CIVIL ENGINEER $9,379.07 - $12,003.33 Monthly   The Associate Civil Engineer position will manage projects, direct and participate in the technical evaluations and calculations for engineering work in support of the Dam Safety Program. Responsibilities will include performing evaluations and calculations; preparing and reviewing technical reports within the unit and by our consultants; supporting development of appropriate projects to advance the program objectives, including deciding how best to comply with regulatory requirements; managing and delivering selected capital projects; and, providing technical recommendations for maintenance and operations. This job posting is for two positions currently available in the Dam Safety Program.  Key Responsibilities include: Prepare, review and manage delivery of annual dam surveillance and monitoring reports for all dams. Manage delivery of capital projects by obtaining needed resources and support and taking primary responsibility for review and/or development of engineering evaluations and calculations for preparation of appropriate interim and final technical deliverables by District staff and/or contractors/vendors/consultants. Provide technical support and review of work of other DSPU staff and their contractors/vendors/consultants for ongoing dam maintenance, and surveillance/monitoring, including regular reporting of these activities to our state and federal regulators. Review and oversee updates to dam emergency action plans to ensure compliance with regulatory policies. Lead and oversee the work of DSPU support staff as assigned. Job Requirements: Experience: Two years of professional civil engineering experience at a level equivalent to that of the Assistant Engineer II (Civil) classification (total of four years). Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. OR Possession of a valid California Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate with two years of associated paraprofessional engineering experience.
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
PUBLIC INFORMATION REPRESENTATIVE III     $8,512.40 - $10,899.20 Monthly This position is responsible for the implementation and continuous evaluation of strategies that provide for effective education and engagement of internal and external stakeholders. The incumbent will develop and execute a variety of advanced community and civic engagement activities with the general public, employees, external community leaders, businesses, schools, youth and civic leaders. This can include, but is not limited to, leading public presentations and tours, leading youth tours, presenting in schools and classrooms, to internal and external stakeholders, and at other community outreach events. This position will also provide staff training and guidance on key messaging and public speaking delivery and techniques. This position will serve as the senior staff lead in planning and executing strategies and project activities, which may include but are not limited to, Recycled Water Outreach  and/or  Education Outreach project areas.    Depending on relevant experience, a PIR III may be assigned to (or placed in) one of these following project areas and be cross-trained in the other project area as a project staff lead. Key responsibilities for each area may include, but are not limited to: Recycled Water Outreach: Plan, develop and implement strategic communications plan, including public and stakeholder outreach countywide to build public support of potable reuse. Manage marketing consultant/s and coordinate social marketing/ media campaign. Develop, write/edit, design, and produce all outreach materials, including key messages for internal and external audiences, articles, and talking points, including overseeing translations. Manage tour program, schedule public/ private tours, including special events and open houses. Develop tour scripts and training materials, including providing trainings to support staff and volunteers. Serve as lead tour guide, including making presentations to the community, elected officials, key stakeholders, committees, retailers, and to board members, as requested. Develop, review, and implement project and team schedules, activities and operations. Maintain/update website and micro website, including online registration system. Education Outreach : Assess, develop and lead a variety of educational programming, curriculum and educational activities for students K-12, and college students. Identify, plan, develop and implement educational objectives and strategies to enhance school outreach and programming to ensure equal access and reflect diversity throughout the County. Proactively identify and outreach to underserved areas and promote equity. Schedule a variety of educational events, organize and arrange trainings for teachers, support staff and volunteers. Deliver educational presentations at schools, libraries, summer camps, outdoor classrooms, festivals, tabling events, and other youth-focused venues. Raise public awareness of district's Education Outreach program, flood awareness, water conservation, pollution prevention, recycled and purified water, and other water topics.  Develop, review, and implement project and team schedules, activities and operations. Collaborate with partners and incorporate volunteer teacher aide opportunities to expand reach. Develop, write/ edit, design, and produce materials and curriculum, including overseeing translations. Oversee education outreach web pages, including online registration system. Other duties for both areas, include but are not limited to: Serve as a "team lead" who can take general direction from the Program Administrator, actively participate in goal setting and execute engagement and education strategies by providing guidance and task delegation to sub-team members. Plan, coordinate and implement public perception surveys, project evaluations and assessments. Participate in workplan development, goal setting, evaluation, and metrics tracking. Recruit, support, guide, oversee and train assigned project staff, interns, temps and volunteers. Manage and direct consultants and external outreach professionals, including developing and/or overseeing contracts. Prepare written reports and presentations for Board of Directors, committees, advisory committees, and internal and external stakeholders. Provide written and verbal updates to management on the project progress and accomplishments. Support, coordinate, maintain/ track project budgets and participate in annual budget development process. Order program supplies, promotional giveaways, equipment, and materials, as needed. Provide support of Youth Commission project, as needed. Provide support of Volunteer Program, as needed. Support the External Affairs Division, which includes the Office of Government Relations and Office of Communications in elected official tours, speaker's bureau and providing public information and communications for the District blog, news media, publications, eNews, Social Media, articles, employee engagement, and other communication efforts. Closing Date for Applications: March 2, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scvwd Job Requirements: Experience: Four years of experience in performing public information, education, or outreach activities.   Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in communications, journalism, public relations, education, or a related field. Directly related experience may be substituted for the college requirement on the basis of one and one-half years of experience for one year of education to a maximum of four years.
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
ASSISTANT ENGINEER I/II (ELECTRICAL)    Assistant Engineer I (Electrical):   $7,510.53 - $9,614.80 Monthly    Assistant Engineer II (Electrical):  $8,290.53 - $10,611.47 Monthly   Duties: The position will be responsible for assisting in the planning, design, development, implementation, modification, installation and maintenance of the Water Utility's critical electrical distribution systems in the area of water pumping, conveyance and treatment while ensuring work quality and adherence to professional codes, standards, and District specifications. Raw water delivery operations depend on the reliable supply of electrical power for ensuring delivery of water to District water treatment facilities, streams, and our customers. Water treatment and treated water delivery operations depend on the reliable supply of electrical power for ensuring delivery of safe, clean water to our customers in the Silicon Valley. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Support the Utility Electrical and Control Systems Engineering team to successfully plan, design, and inspect all phases of electrical system engineering portion of the capital and operations projects, including defining the scope of the project; contacting and supplying potential vendors with adequate information for bids; evaluate bids; work with purchasing and legal to secure a contract to provide the needed work; conduct surveying and engineering analysis of alternatives; prepare plans, specifications, and cost estimates; perform research for electrical systems and hardware components; develop technical specification and plans; coordinate construction schedules with other projects and Divisions; and inspect/test construction of projects to ensure compliance with construction documents. Troubleshoot and verify existing District electrical distribution systems (both hardware and software). Assist in the update of District standards for electrical distribution systems, documentations and assist in the update of District electrical technical standards. Participate in most facets of the development of technical policies and procedures and make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures for the Utility Electrical & Control Systems Engineering Unit. Closing Date for Applications: February 13, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/scvwd Job Requirements: Experience: Assistant Engineer I (Electrical) : No experience is necessary. OR Possession of a valid California Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate with two years of associated paraprofessional engineering experience. Assistant Engineer II (Electrical) : Two years of professional engineering experience at a level equivalent to that of the Assistant Engineer I (Electrical) classification (total of two years of experience). OR Possession of a valid California Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate with two years of associated paraprofessional engineering experience. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in electrical engineering or a related field.
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
MANAGEMENT ANALYST II  $8,101.60 - $10,368.80 Monthly Do you have experience providing analytical support for engineering and construction projects?  This Management Analyst II position will provide technical and analytical support for Capital Projects. It will be primarily responsible for ensuring that the rules and policies related to the business of construction management are implemented correctly and consistently across all projects. Many of the rules are dictated by law and carry penalties for the district if they are not properly followed. Others protect the districts from liability. Also, most grants received by the district are reimbursements for payments to construction contractors. Payments must be processed correctly with adequate documentation to ensure reimbursements are forthcoming. Responsibilities include: Analyze and control multiple areas of construction processes: submittals; Monthly Progress Pay Estimates; retention percentage; releasing retention; change orders; Small Business Utilization Report; Certified Payroll and Fringe Benefit Statement per the specifications. Provide Management Support for Capital Projects Analysis of financial data for capital projects, Produce reports/ charts/ presentations. Analyze data and provide findings as needed. This position will require a high capacity to organize and plan detailed work in a dynamic work environment and the ability to work collaboratively with a wide variety of staff, contractors, and Construction Management firms. Analytical and problem-solving skills are required and will be used extensively. Good technical writing skills are desired. Job Requirements: Experience: Two years of experience equivalent to the level of Management Analyst I (total of four years of experience).   Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, public policy, law, political science, or a related field. Directly related experience may be substituted for the college requirement on the basis of one and one-half years of experience for one year of education to a maximum of four years. Closing Date for Applications: February 16, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd  
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER $11,311.73 - $14,445.60 Monthly   Santa Clara Valley Water District is a premier Water District in Santa Clara County; and is the primary water resource agency for Santa Clara County, supplying wholesale water, providing flood protection, and serving as environmental steward for clean, safe creeks and healthy ecosystems. The District serves approximately two million people in 15 cities: Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, Mt. View, Palo Alto, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga and Sunnyvale, and the towns of Los Altos Hills and Los Gatos. The IT Technical Infrastructure Services Manager is responsible for leading a $6M+ operating budget and 15-persons team, whose purpose is to provide essential Information Technology Infrastructure Services that include, Network Operations, Data Center Infrastructure, Telecommunications, and Desktop Systems and Services, to nearly 800 staff throughout the District. This position is responsible for maintaining IT infrastructure operations with industry best practices, managing staff, developing policies and strategies, delivering services to customers, researching and implementing strategic technological solutions, and demonstrating technical skill to guide staff in supporting the Unit and the organization. This position reports to the Deputy Operating Officer of Information Technology within Administrative Services. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Effectively and efficiently manage the daily operations of the Technical Infrastructure Services Unit and ensure that business service expectations are met, and procedures and practices are aligned with appropriate industry best practices and District's policies and procedures. Manage in-line supervisors and staff, support staff's development, and foster a collaborative and learning environment where staff can proactively develop their skills and contribute, support one another, and develop innovative solutions to meet business challenges. Understand the business priorities; develop strong relationships with business partners; translate business needs to technical solutions, policies, and/or procedures; and collaborate with the business to define and drive projects to realize joint value. Lead and manage key projects, including architecting, implementing, and regularly testing Disaster Recovery Plan for key business systems; and developing a strong Cyber Security policy framework to ensure security of SCADA operations and business systems. Effectively manage department and capital project budgets in support of Division's and organization's priorities: Forecast demand for services, prepare annual budget, schedule expenditures, monitor budget, analyze variances, and take corrective actions as needed, in collaboration with IT management and functional teams. Partner with the IT Division's management team and staff to develop Division's strategic direction and plan, implement plan, address Division's challenges, and support the success of the Division as a whole.  Closing Date for Applications: February 13, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd Job Requirements: Experience: Five (5) years of experience managing the development, implementation, and administration of information services programs related to the position, including two (2) years of direct supervisory or program/project management experience. Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in management information systems, computer science, business administration, or a field related field.
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
    IT ARCHITECT (Engineering Systems Analyst)     $10,611.47 - $13,584.13 Monthly   The IT Architect will partner with key stakeholders to evaluate and implement new information systems designed to meet District operational and informational needs. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Principal technical lead to plan, design, implement, monitor, administer, and maintain the District's enterprise information systems, business systems applications, and support services; ensure the availability of enterprise systems and other information systems and applications. Design project and resource plans and schedules; provide written reports and presentations on project status; monitor project quality, performance, and compliance with applicable specifications, rules, regulations, and laws; ensure project quality, timeliness, and effectiveness in meeting the District's business needs. Participate in the development and administration of the unit's annual budget; forecast additional funds for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; monitor expenditures; suggest and implement adjustments as necessary. Develop Request For Proposal (RFP) documents using cost/benefit analyses and serve as Project Manager from RFP process to the end of the project. Plan, organize, assign, supervise, and review the work of assigned staff in an information systems unit. Provide highly technical assistance to unit manager and District staff. Develop work plans, perform evaluations, mentor and coach staff.   Closing Date for Applications: February 6, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link:   http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd Job Requirements: Experience: Three years of increasingly responsible information systems analysis and programming experience including one year of lead experience or supervision of professional staff. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information systems, engineering or a related field. Directly related experience may be substituted for the college requirement on the basis of one and one-half years of experience for one year of education to a maximum of four years.
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT MANAGER $11,034.40 - $14,093.73 Monthly   The Civic Engagement Manager, under the Office of External Affairs, is responsible for supporting the Chief of External Affairs by managing a variety of high priority, high visibility partnerships and activities which engage the community. This position will provide strategic leadership to for the programs and projects which are designed to provide the community with access to resources and opportunities that will help build understanding, trust, and support for the Santa Clara Valley Water District's goals and mission. They will manage a staff of about 10 people and an annual department budget of approximately 3.9 million dollars. The programs include: The Community Benefits Program provides opportunities to make positive and sustainable social impacts in the communities through grants/partnerships, creek stewardship volunteerism, and public arts projects.  The Water Education and Volunteer Program provides community engagement and educational opportunities through volunteer programs to expand outreach efforts into our diverse communities, education programs to youth about water issues, and potable reuse education and outreach. The Youth Commission will serve as a youth-led advisory committee to the Board of Directors.     Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Plan, develop, implement and oversee the Civic Engagement efforts for the District. Participate in meetings and committees which support the Civic Engagement programs. Manage and lead youth commission. Supervise assigned staff. Attend management meetings, manage department budget, and other managerial/administrative tasks.       Job Requirements: Experience: Five (5) years of experience managing one or more of the following areas: marketing, public relations, volunteerism, government relations, fund raising, or administration of grants, including two (2) years of direct supervisory experience. Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in marketing, journalism, business, political science, government or public administration, or a closely related field. Closing Date for Applications: January 30, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link:   http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
ASSOCIATE ENGINEER (CIVIL) $9,148.53 - $11,713.87 Monthly The Associate Engineer (Civil) position will lead and oversee staff efforts in the Recycled and Purified Water Unit for a number of activities, including development and review of plans, maps, high level cost estimates, financial calculations, and review of technical materials. This person will also oversee negotiations with other organizations including wholesalers, retailers, and local cities. Communication and presentation skills are key as they will develop items such as board materials, including agenda items, board Ad Hoc presentations and talking points. The ability to work across multi-disciplinary teams is essential as they will be managing projects/activities with local cities, developers, and internally with the legal department, capital projects, environmental unit and real estate unit. Pursing grants and loans for various recycles water projects and developing applications.   Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Lead, oversee and participate in the work of professional engineering staff responsible for the planning and development of recycled water projects including reviewing of plans, development of maps, technical materials, recycled water distribution systems, cost-estimates, and financial calculations;  support negotiations with other organizations including recycled water wholesalers, retailers, private companies, and local municipalities to expand the use of recycled water; ensure work quality and adherence to professional codes, standards and District specifications. Coordinate, and perform review of a variety of complex work in support of water recycling.  Responsibilities include: coordination with various District units including groundwater, water quality, operations, capital, real estate, community projects, legal, and environmental planning. Provide support and coordination with cities, land use developers, regulatory agencies, and technical advisory committees. Lead, oversee and participate in the development of assigned engineering projects and water quality projects in support of water recycling; prepare feasibility studies and cost estimates; develop and evaluate operational scenarios; define scope of work and develop conceptual plans; identify goals, standards, procedures and quality assurance standards for assigned projects; identify critical project issues; review and comment on consultant and environmental impact reports. Participate in the preparation of project management plans, project plans, annual work plans, summary reports, project team mission statements, and project objectives, scope, sub-tasks, schedules, budget and resources; prepare project schedules; identify tasks and resources required; monitor project progress and prepare status reports; perform project close out and maintain project files. Participate in the negotiation and administration of consultant and professional services contracts; participate in the consultant selection process; participate in the development and negotiation of utility relocation, joint use or similar, agreements with other agencies/entities as assigned. Assist in selecting, training, motivating and evaluating professional and technical personnel; provide or coordinate staff training.  Prepare and review a variety of engineering and administrative reports including agenda packets for Board and Ad Hoc Committees, permit applications, and correspondence. Represent the District in meetings or presentations to the general public, customers, consultants, vendors, contractors, zone advisory committees, Board Ad committees and other Federal, State and local agencies as assigned; prepare materials for public meetings and hearings. Closing Date for Applications: January 19, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd Job Requirements: Experience: Two years of professional civil engineering experience at a level equivalent to that of the Assistant Engineer II (Civil) classification (total of four years). Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. OR Possession of a valid California Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate with two years of associated paraprofessional engineering experience.
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
PUBLIC INFORMATION REPRESENTATIVE III (Senior Graphic Designer) $8,512.40 - $10,899.20 Monthly   The District's graphics team responds to more than 200 unique requests for service each year, many of which are complex and must be produced under tight timelines. This position will serve as the lead supervisor of the graphics services team, which includes two professional designers and two undergraduate student interns. The position is responsible for ensuring the quality of all graphics products and adherence to District graphics standards. This position will be responsible for screening graphics requests, assigning them to staff and interns, and carrying a case load of the most complex graphics requests. Typical graphics projects include reports, pamphlets, flyers, fact sheets, web graphics, social media posts, infographics, signs, banners, interpretive displays, booklets, public notices, digital and print advertisements, and District-branded giveaways. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Provide daily lead supervision to the other graphics staff and interns. Provide daily on-demand graphics design services with high accountability to project management. Maintain and enforce graphics standard guidelines. Manage customer requests using case management system. Stay abreast of industry design trends and tools. Job Requirements: Experience: Four years of experience in performing public information, education, or outreach activities.   Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in communications, journalism, public relations, education, or a related field such as fine arts with a focus on graphics design, website design, and/or marketing. Closing Date for Applications: Open Until Filled   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
SENIOR BUYER $7,713.33 - $9,873.07 Monthly   The Senior Buyer in the District's Purchasing Department will independently facilitate the competitive procurement of goods and general services in support of all District business areas.  Working directly with project managers, counsel's office, and management, this position is responsible for the effective facilitation of highly complex procurements, including the development of scopes of work and specifications, determination of appropriate sourcing methodologies, creation of bid and proposal solicitation packages, evaluation of bids and proposals, contract negotiation, and dispute resolution. This position will also provide technical guidance and support to department colleagues, and work closely with department supervisors and managers to assess operational practices and deploy improvement initiatives. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Work with project managers to understand business needs; evaluate acquisition and contract requirements; identify appropriate sourcing methodologies; develop bid/proposal solicitation packages; evaluate bids/proposals; negotiate contracts; and resolve disputes. Execute procurement processes while in compliance with internal and external laws, regulations, and policies. Provide ongoing technical support, guidance, and training for departmental colleagues. Identify operational areas for improvement and provide recommendations to management. Job Requirements: Experience: Four years of professional experience in purchasing a variety of materials, supplies, and equipment; some experience providing lead direction is desirable.   Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, or a related field (such as public purchasing, contracts and/or public agency procurement). Directly related experience may be substituted for the college requirement on the basis of one and one-half years of experience for one year of education to a maximum of four years. Closing Date for Applications: January 11, 2018 by 11:59pm   For detailed information regarding requirements and qualifications for this opening and to apply online, please see the job posting by clicking on the following link: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scvwd
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
SENIOR FIELD OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATOR $8,944.00 - $11,453.87 Monthly This Senior Field Operations Administrator position is responsible for 8 or more direct report field staff and the customer service for at least one geographical watershed. This responsibility includes performance evaluation, training, safety, supervision, oversight and guidance of minor and complex field construction projects. This position must ensure their staff are completing projects in an efficient and cost-effective manner. The incumbent will provide highly responsible staff assistance to the Field Operations Manager. This position is subject to the District's On-Call Policy. Key responsibilities include: Direct and supervise crews in the following: maintenance and field projects, construction projects, grounds maintenance, jobsite safety, and maintenance of complex recharge and water distribution facilities, review, evaluate, and provide input for Capitol project plans, respond to emergencies providing flood response services and coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, external agencies, and the general public. Create reports, review and approve documentation. Annual and Midyear staff evaluations and work plans. Staff recruitments. Training. Effective Project planning. Respond to emergencies providing flood response services and coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, external agencies, and the general public Internal and external customer service coordination. Job Requirements: Experience: Four years of responsible field construction, maintenance, or raw water distribution and groundwater recharge experience including two years of administrative and/or lead supervisory experience. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in engineering or a related field.
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
CONTROL SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN I/II Control Systems Technician I:   $6,330.13 - $8,101.60 Monthly Control Systems Technician II: $7,340.67 - $9,396.40 Monthly The Control System Technician position will be assigned to work at one of the District's water treatment facilities. This position performs maintenance and repair functions on a variety of industrial electronic, electro-mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, analytical, telemetric, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and analog and digital control devices and equipment typically found in advanced water purification/recycled water plants and water treatment plants, pumping stations and hydroelectric plants. Basic functions of this position are to design improvements to, build, modify, install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, inspect and test a variety of equipment described above.    Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Design improvements to, build, modify, install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, inspect and test a variety of electronic, electro-mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, analytical, telemetric, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), analog and digital control devices and equipment found in water treatment and distribution operations. Analyze computer and telemetry error messages to identify hardware and software malfunctions; set computerized controllers to appropriate parameters. Develop, document and recommend installation and maintenance plans and procedures; prepare schematics, blueprints and layout drawings. Operate and maintain electronic test and calibration equipment including an oscilloscope, analog meter, digital multi-meter, frequency counter, signal counter, loop calibrator and pressure calibrator. Work closely with engineering, operations and contract personnel to solve problems and determine needs; estimate labor and materials required to complete assigned tasks. Perform confined space entry functions in the completion of assigned tasks; ensure adherence to established safety procedures and precautions. Maintain a variety of accurate and detailed records of work performed; prepare clear and concise reports as requested. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Job Requirements: Control Systems Technician I One year of experience in the maintenance, installation and repair of electronic sensory and control systems is desirable. Control Systems Technician II Experience: Four years of experience in the maintenance, installation and repair of electronic sensory and control systems. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by college level course work in electronics or a related field (such as process instrumentation and controls, electrical technician, electrician, and power distribution).
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time
Mar 28, 2018
DEPUTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (GOVERNMENT RELATIONS) $168,708-$240,448 annually; placement within this range will be dependent upon qualifications   The Deputy Administrative Officer (DAO) for the Office of Government Relations reports to the Chief of External Affairs (CEA) and is designated as unclassified and at-will.  The DAO is an executive management position and is responsible for a staff of 8 and an annual division budget of $3 million.  As a member of the CEA's team, the DAO oversees the operation of the Office of the Office of Government Relations and overseas the work of assigned staff in Federal Government Affairs, State Government Affairs and Local Government Affairs.  The DAO is responsible for the District's government relations, public policy strategy, and advocacy related activities at the local, state, and federal level.  This position is based out of San Jose, California and has staff located in San Jose and Sacramento.  The DAO plans, develops, implements, and leads an effective and strategic government relations program in order to engage and influence local/state/federal policy makers, stakeholders, and special interest groups to represent and advance the interests of the District. The incumbent will be responsible for managing the District's relationships with government officials and other key stakeholders as well as ensuring the CEA, CEO, Board members, and other District staff are informed of public policies that directly affect them. Job Requirements: Experience: A minimum of six (6) years of increasingly responsible administrative, managerial, or professional experience in a field related to the assignment in the public sector, water, or related industry within the most recent ten (10) years; four of the six years must have included management and supervisory authority.  Training: Candidates must have education and experience including graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with major coursework in business/public administration, architecture, or a closely related field or a field specifically related to the work group assigned. A Master's degree is highly desirable.
Santa Clara Valley Water District San Jose, 95118, United States Full-Time