Deputy Director of Water Resources
City of San Jose, CA

The City of San Jose is seeking a Deputy Director of Water Resources. The selected candidate will play a crucial role in overseeing and managing the city’s water resources, ensuring efficient operations, compliance with regulations, and sustainable water management practices. The Deputy Director will be responsible for strategic planning, regulatory compliance, and coordination between divisions to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in water resources management, with a minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible experience in senior-level administrative and/or analytic work in a public or private agency. Additionally, the position is the Chief Water Operator on record with the State Water Resources Control Board and requires a Level 5 Water Distribution Operator Certification and Level 1 Water Treatment Certification. The candidate should demonstrate a deep understanding of water treatment processes, water distribution systems, water utility operations, and safety and fire protection. The ideal candidate should have experience in managing water infrastructure projects, budgeting, and emergency response planning. Professional Engineer (PE) license is a plus. The candidate should be forward-thinking, adaptable to technological advancements in water management, and committed to sustainable and efficient water resource practices.

Location: San Jose, California
Salary: $148,563.74 - $239,832.32
Final filing date: April 19, 2024

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.