Status: Full-time position
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 8/26/13
Job Summary: Performs coordination of hydrologic, environmental compliance, and other Water related projects, including oversight and implementation. Provides professional and technical support to water resource management and water supply activities for the Division.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Hydrology, Geology, Engineering, Natural Resources, and four years of progressively responsible experience in Water Resources Management or other related discipline. A Master’s degree in one of the above disciplines is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Duties: Coordinates activities and implements aspects of the city’s water supply augmentation projects. Evaluates existing and potential water resources available to the City.
Coordinates data collection, data management, drafting and other support activities related to the implementation of the City’s 40-year water plan.
Prepares documents such as: Professional Service Contracts, Grant applications, Permit applications, Request for Proposals (RFP’s) Policy Recommendations, Ordinances, and other related documents.
Analyzes water rights availability for purchase and/or lease of water, administers water storage contracts, assures accurate water allocation accounting, and advises regarding compact obligations.
Provides technical analysis to support engineers and other staff in development of water supply projects, locating wells, and permitting requirements.
Develops and guides, in coordination with State and Federal agencies, a regional groundwater modeling effort to support a sound water resources management strategy for the City.
Evaluates surface and ground water resources for establishing water budgets.
Conducts and oversees hydrologic analysis to determine well yield and aquifer parameters.
Develops well production plans to improve well yield; conducts and/or oversees pump tests, evaluates well efficiencies, develops plans and specifications for well replacements.
Monitors compliance with water quality standards and makes recommendations for compliance and contaminant monitoring. Conducts or oversees water quality sampling, data analysis, and report preparation.
Performs technical research and prepares reports of research findings with recommendations for future actions.
Presents and provides support for City Council and committees regarding water issues.
Participates in committees, boards, and coordinates special events related to water projects and activities.
Responsible for water resources planning / development and implementation.
Contract management, water policy development, NEPA coordination, coordination with City staff and other agencies, project cost and benefit analysis for water resource projects, water rights and supply development, water rights and supply accounting and management.
Will also assist in other environmental related projects
Represents City on Boards and at hearings/meetings.
And other duties as may be required.
The City of Santa Fe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the American's with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accomodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accomodations with the employer.
Resumes will not be accepted in the lieu of the city application form. Submit City of Santa Fe Application by one of the following methods.
Fill out application at Human Resources Department, City Hall, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM.
Mail application to PO Box 909, Santa Fe, NM 87504-0909.
Fax application to 505.955.6810.
Applications may be downloaded from our website www.santafenm.gov or apply online at www.santafenm.gov. Applications become public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection upon request.
When required of the position, attach a copy of certifications or licenses. Copies of high school diploma/GED and college degree must be provided at time of interview. Pre-placement physical exams are required for some positions. Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application.