Under direction, is responsible for the comprehensive long-range, natural resource, permitting, and flood control facilities planning of all the Watershed Protection District's major watersheds. The incumbent is responsible for the management of various programs and systems such as the District's Integrated Watershed Protection Plan (IWPP) Program, which includes the long range assessment of problems and opportunities regarding District facilities and jurisdictional watercourses at a reconnaissance level, the Community Rating System Program, the Floodplain Management Program, and the review of land development projects under the California Environmental Quality Act, the FEMA Floodplain Management Regulations under Title 44 Code of Federal Regulations Section 50 & 60, and the Watershed Protection District Ordinance WP-2.
The ideal candidate will have:
extensive experience in:
asset management of major drainage infrastructure
compliance with FEMA's NFIP regulations.
familiarity with FEMA CRS Program.
leadership skills to enable and empower staff to work effectively in a changing regulatory environment and aging infrastructure.
effective interpersonal and communication skills to engage and inform management, District customers and stakeholders.
ability to be proactive in identifying issues, critical decisions and future challenges of the District to improve flood resiliency, flood hazard reduction, and improved service.
Completion of a Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, or equivalent, and a minimum of four (4) years (for Engineering Manager I) to six (6) years (for Engineering Manager II) of qualifying, progressively responsible civil engineering experience, including at least one year's experience as team leader of engineering and technical staff or at least one year of public works project management experience, are required. Equivalency for the Bachelor's degree may include: California certification as an Engineer-in-Training (Fundamentals of Engineering) and four (4) years' civil engineering related experience OR possession of a Bachelor's degree in a related engineering, physical science, or mathematics curriculum and three (3) years' civil engineering related experience OR Registration as a Civil Engineer in the State of California.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Experience in watershed planning, asset management of major drainage infrastructure, floodplain management, compliance with FEMA's NFIP regulations.
Experience with river engineering (dams, levees, major flood control works, etc.)
Must possess and maintain a current, valid California driver license.
Registration as a Civil Engineer is required.
Applicants not registered in the State of California may be considered for Engineering Manager I, but will not be eligible for promotion until the incumbent obtains California registration as a Civil Engineer.
California registration as a Civil Engineer is required for Engineering Manager II.
Applications must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
Additional Salary Information: Incumbents in this position may receive an educational incentive of either 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% for an Associate, Bachelor or post graduate degree that is not required for the classification. The incumbent may also be eligible for bilingual incentive.