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Scientific Aid (JC-341267) 12/7/23

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The State Water Resources Control Board’s Central Valley Region has an opening for a Scientific Aid in the Redding Office.  The position is located at 364 Knollcrest Dr., Suite 205, Redding, CA, 96002.  


Under the supervision of a Senior Water Resource Control Engineer and consistent with good customer service practices and the goals of the State and Regional Board’s Strategic Plan, the incumbent is expected to be courteous and provide timely responses to internal/external customers, follow through on commitments, and to solicit and consider internal/external customer input when completing work assignments.  Specific responsibilities include:

Review monitoring reports to determine compliance with applicable WDR Permit requirements or other permit requirements; track monitoring and other technical report submittals; assist with preparing monitoring report reviews and Notice of Violation letters; enter violations, inspection reports, technical reports, and monitoring reports into databases along with various Excel tracking spreadsheets. 

Assist with preparing formal and informal enforcement documents by collecting and organizing data from various databases and spreadsheets; verify validity of violations and submitted analytical results; and provide technical support for enforcement cases.  Assist project managers with site inspections and reports as needed.

Provide technical support, including reviewing and filing various permit-required submittals; compile files and information in response to public records act requests; and assist with preparing documents and files for Board meeting proceedings.

Perform other duties as required. 

Additional information:

Candidates 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.

If the position requires driving, you 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.

Salary information – CalHR salary rules allow appointment at the entrance rate (599.673) of a classification. For classes with alternate ranges, placement is based on education/experience.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Please note: this position is paid on an hourly basis and limited to 1500 hours per calendar year. The salary range for Scientific Aid is $16.07 - $19.07 per hour. 

The Water Resources Control Board is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer