City of Sugar Land Jobs – Water Resources Manager

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Job Description:

The City is seeking a highly skilled individual to coordinate all aspects of the City’s water supply planning and management efforts including implementation of the City’s Groundwater Resource Plan for continued compliance with the Fort Bend Subsidence District, and represent the department and the City by presenting relative information to City leadership and in public forums.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage compliance with the City’s subsidence district requirements through implementation of the Integrated Water Resource Plan.  Coordination with City’s Engineering and Planning departments on shared water resource and planning projects.
  • Serve as the City’s liaison with other local and regional water entities, including regional planning groups, regulating agencies, and local interest groups and stakeholders including: Region H, Fort Bend Subsidence District (FBSD), Brazos River Authority (BRA), Gulf Coast Water Authority (GCWA), TCEQ and Texas Water Development Board.  This duty involves travel and attending relevant meetings and hearings, as well as fostering relationships between the City and other regional and local entities.
  • Oversee the City’s Groundwater Reduction Plan program including monthly and annual reporting and permit applications.
  • Manage several water supplies including GCWA water supply contract, BRA water supply contract and a water right on Oyster Creek.
  • Engage in long-range forecasting and planning related to the City’s water resources.   Develop or update long-term water planning goals and objectives.
  • Assist and coordinate with the Utility Manager, Utility Engineer, and other appropriate staff and departments on shared water resource and planning projects.
  • Update and maintain the City’s Water Conservation Plan and Drought Contingency Plan.
  • Supervise daily activities of the Water Conservation Manager including oversee development and implementation of water conservation Best Management Practices, education and outreach activities in the community, and incentive programs.
  • Oversee multiple regulatory reports including the annual Water Loss Audit, Water Use Survey and Conservation Report

Job Requirements:

Qualification & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science, water resource planning, business administration, Public Administration, or a related field from an accredited school or university.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a water-related discipline such as water resources planning, water and wastewater utilities, natural resources, environmental engineering, or the like. Municipal government experience is a plus.
  • Additional relevant work experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above knowledge; skills and education requirements may be substituted in lieu of specific education requirements.

Job Details:

Company: City of Sugar Land

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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