Human Resources Office
DWR Job Vacancies

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

Job vacancies are available to persons with civil service eligibility. Only persons with list, transfer, reinstatement, or training and development eligibility may be considered. If using list eligibility, indicate your examination score on the application. Submit a Standard State Application to the contact indicated. Unless otherwise indicated, applications must be postmarked on or before the final filing date. Applications will be evaluated based on eligibility and desirable qualifications and interviews may be scheduled. For information on how to obtain list eligibility, click here, or check out the California Department of Human Resources website.

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.

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Last Updated: July 20, 2017

Associate Corrosion Engineer ($7,482 - $9,360)
Associate Governmental Program Analyst ($4,600-$5,758)
Business Service Assistant (Specialist) ($2,609-$3,992)
Engineer, Water Resources ($4,998 - $9,361)
Engineer, Water Resources ($4,998 - $9,361), Limited Term up to 12 months
Engineering Geologist ($4,998-$9,409)
Environmental Scientist ($3,327 - $6,361)
Environmental Scientist ($3,327-$6,361)
Environmental Scientist ($3,327- $6,361)
Environmental Scientist ($3,327–$6,361)
Executive Secretary I ($3,157-$3,954)
Heavy Equipment Mechanic ($4,186 – $4,825)
Hydroelectric Plant Electrician Apprentice, Water Resources ($3,644-$5,963)
Hydroelectric Plant Mechanic Apprentice, Water Resources ($3,644-$5,963)
Hydroelectric Plant Operator Apprentice, Water Resources ($3,644 - $5,631)
Hydroelectric Plant Technician I ($5,349 - $8,212)
Hydroelectric Plant Technician Supervisor ($8,489 - $11,370), Limited Term
Junior Engineering Technician ($2,377 - $3,596)
Junior Engineering Technician ($2,377–$3,596)
Materials and Stores Specialist ($3,067-$4,199)
Office Technician (Typing) ($2,809 - $3,515)
Principal Engineer, Water Resources ($11,757 - $13,354)
Program Manager II, California Bay-Delta Authority ($10,561-$11,991)  NEW
Research Analyst I (Geographic Information Systems) ($3,377 - $5,230)
Senior Cost Estimator, Water Resources ($8,986 - $11,247)
Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) ($6,182-$7,690)
Senior Hydroelectric Power Utility Engineer (Supervisor) ($8,810 - $11,026)
Senior Right of Way Agent ($6,005-$7,462)
Supervising Engineer, Water Resources ($9,676-$12,114)
Supervising Engineer, Water Resources ($9,676-$12,114)
Utility Craftsworker, Water Resources ($5,656–$6,502) - Two positions available
Utility Craftsworker Apprentice, Water Resources ($3,552 - $4,919)
Water and Power Dispatcher ($7,419 - $9,183)
Water Resources Technician II, WR (($4,100-$5,132)
Youth Aid ($10.50/hour), Temporary Intermittent
Youth Aid ($10.50 hour), Temporary Intermittent