Water Resources Program Manager

Company: County of Santa CruzSanta Cruz County Logo

Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Date Posted: July 21, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: $9,039 - $12,296 / Month

Water Resources Program Manager

About the Position

The County of Santa Cruz is seeking a Water Resources Program Manager! Do you have a bachelor’s degree in a science related field and experience with water resource management? Do you have a passion for the environment? If so, please read on!

Salary: $9,039 - $12,296 / Month

Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!

The County of Santa Cruz offers a generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and retirement benefits!

Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

THE JOB: Under general direction of the Environmental Health Director, the Water Resources Program Manager is responsible for the overall direction, planning, and organization of the County's water resources management. Performs related duties as required.

THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain this knowledge would be:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in natural, physical or environmental science, water resources, planning, geology or a closely related field.


Five years of progressively responsible experience in the field of water resource management. A master’s degree in natural, physical, or environmental sciences or related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Two of the five years must include supervisory experience.

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz and Capitola.

The ideal Mediterranean climate features low humidity with a typical 300 days of sunshine a year. Its unique shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities, including theater, music, art, as well as golfing, surfing, hiking and biking offer a wealth of leisure activities. Higher education includes Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with two additional State Universities less than an hour away. These elements of high-quality living make Santa Cruz one of California’s most desirable areas.


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of water resource management.

How to Apply

Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com or mail/bring an application and supplemental questionnaire to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the deadline if: 1) received in the Personnel Office by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date or 2) submitted online before midnight on the final filing date. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.