Job Details


Company name

State Water Resources Control Board

Organization Type


Job Type


Valid Through

Dec 28, 2020

Posted on

Sep 14, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 5756 to 10028 Monthly

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Sacramento, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
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The candidate will perform duties include : Provide legal advice to the board’s Division of Drinking Water and board members relating to drinking water law, administrative procedure, federal and state statutes relating to drinking water, public finance, environmental law and related issues. Also assists and work with the Attorney General in litigation matters involving the board.Under the general supervision of a Assistant Chief Counsel and consistent with good customer service practices and the goals of the State and Regional Boards’ Strategic Plan, is expected to be courteous and provide timely response to internal/external customers, follow through on commitments, and to solicit internal/external customer input when completing work assignments while performing the following tasks as an Attorney: Provide legal advice to the Division of Drinking Water personnel and State Water Board members and executive management. This includes advice and drafting of the proposed consolidation orders and orders for appointment of an administrator, providing advice, including drafting legal opinions, on drinking water permitting and enforcement, reviewing petitions for reconsideration of actions of the Division of Drinking Water and drafting orders for adoption by the Executive Director or the Board, and drafting proposed regulations and legislation. Assist the Attorney General in litigation matters involving the drinking water program. Serve has hearing counsel or prosecuting council in adjudicative proceedings involving the drinking water program.Will primarily focus on legal work related to the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water program, which will improve climate change adaptation and resiliency of disadvantaged communities by helping ensure that public water systems provide an adequate and affordable supply of safe drinking water.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must possess essential personal qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and the ability to perform the assigned duties of the class. Must possess a current and valid driver’s license. Please Do Not include full Social Security Number, method of eligibility, and LEAP information in your application package. Excellent written and oral communication skills; law school or other post-graduate coursework in environmental, water or administrative law; demonstrated leadership skills or experience, including serving as a law review editor, seminar chair or officer in a law-related or public service organization; demonstrated interest in environmental law or public service. Must have Membership in The California State Bar. (Applicants must have active membership in The California State Bar before they will be eligible for appointment.).

Final Filing Date: 9/30/2020.

Additional info


Company info

Jonelle Scott
Human Resources
State Water Resources Control Board
P.O. Box 100
Sacramento, CA 95812
Phone: 916-323-0923

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