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: October 17, 2017

Administrative Officer II ($5179 - $6431)
Assistant Safety Engineer ($5,837– $7,303)  NEW
Associate Architect ($7,631-$9,548)
Associate Cost Estimator, Water Resources ($7,196-$9,000)
Associate Governmental Program Analyst ($4,784 - $5,988)  or Staff Service Analyst (General) ($3,063 - $4,980)  NEW
Associate Hydroelectric Power Utility Engineer ($7,632-$9,547)  or Electrical Engineer ($5,098-$7,303)  NEW
Associate Right Of Way Agent ($5273 - $6605)  NEW
Business Service Assistant (Specialist) ($2,713 – $4,152)–
Construction Supervisor III, Water Resources ($9,870-12,356) Limited Term, Up to 12 Months
Engineer, Water Resources ($5,098 - $9,548)  NEW
Engineer, Water Resources ($5,098 – $9,548)
Engineer, Water Resources ($5,098-$9,548)  NEW
Engineer, Water Resources ($5,098- $9,548)  NEW
Environmental Program Manager I (Supervisory) ($9,861– $12,259)  NEW
Environmental Program Manager II ($11,445 - $13,002)  NEW
Environmental Scientist ($3,493 - $6,679)
Fish and Wildlife Scientific Aid ($12.59- $14.93/hour)  NEW
Fish and Wildlife Scientific Aide ($12.11 - $14.36/hour)
Fish and Wildlife Scientific Aide ($12.59-$14.93)
Heavy Equipment Mechanic ($4550–$5756)  NEW
Hydroelectric Plant Electrician II ($7538-$9345)
Hydroelectric Plant Mechanic Supervisor ($8033 – $10,754)
Mechanical Engineer ($5,098 - $9,548)
Mechanical Engineer ($5,098-$9,548)
Office Technician (Typing) ($2,921–3,656)  NEW
Office Technician (Typing) ($2921-$3656) Permanent Intermittent
Office Technician Typing ($2,921 - $3,656)
Personnel Specialist ($2,900 - $4,669)  NEW
Right of Way Agent ($3,546 – $5,492)  NEW
Senior Control Engineer (Specialist) ($9,887-$12,373)
Senior Specification Writer, Hydraulic Structures ($8,986 - $11,247)
Senior Water and Power Dispatcher ($8,721- $10,821)  NEW
Staff Programmer Analyst (Specialist) ($5,507-$7,242)  NEW
Staff Services Manager II (Supervisory) ($6245 - $7760)
Student Assistant (Engineering and Architectural Sciences) ($12.56-$19.36/hour) Temporary Intermittent
Student Assistant (Engineering and Architectural Sciences)(2 positions)($2,177-3,356)  NEW
Supervising Engineer, Water Resources ($9,870.00-$12,577.00)  NEW
System Software Specialist III (Technical) ($6,644-$8,732)  NEW
Systems Software Specialist III (Supervisory) ($7,185- $9,445)  NEW
Television Specialist ($4,784 - $5,988)
Transportation Surveyor (Caltrans) ($4,974 - $9,548)
Transportation Surveyor (Caltrans) ($4,974-$9,548)
Water Resources Technician I ($3546-$4439)  or Water Resources Technician II ($4264-$5337)
Youth Aid ($10.50 hour), Temporary Intermittent
Youth Aid ($10.92/hour), Temporary Intermittent