The Chester County Water Resources Authority (CCWRA) seeks a Water Resources Planner to assist in technical analyses, planning and stakeholder coordination for water resources mangement related to floodplain management, stormwater management, water use and source water protection, watershed restoration, and protection of aquatic habitats and natural resources management.
Responsibilities: Primarily, position will lead updates of the County's water resources management plan, Act 167 stormwater management plan and model stormwater ordinance, lead public information and outreach programs, work closely with municipalities, conservation organizations, other agencies and stakeholders, and USGS monitoring programs. As needed, position will assist with management of CCWRA lands and flood easements, dams management, emergency dam flood surveillance during severe weather events, and 24/7 emergency on call duties.
Candidate must have experience in water resources management and planning, project management and budgeting, and working with and presenting to the public and stakeholders. Candidate must possess excellent verbal, writing, and computer skills, including Microsoft Office. Experience with ArcGIS and watershed models, and familiarity with water resources regulatory programs, preferred.
Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree in water resources or related field plus 3 years of professional experience, or Bachelor's Degree plus 5 years of experience in water resources or related field.
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Chester County Water Resources Authority provides flood protection, reservoir water supplies, and water science, information and planning to the citizens of Chester County so that they may live in safe, healthy and prosperous communities that sustain the natural quality, quantity and biodiversity of the County's water resources.