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Water Resource Professional OSE 10108970

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New Mexico State Personnel Office

Location
Las Cruces, NM
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Water Resource Professional (OSE #10108970)

Salary

$38,854.00 - $62,150.00 Annually

Location

Las Cruces, NM

Job Type

Permanent Position

Agency

Ofc of the State Engineer

Job Number

2018-02295

Closing

5/24/2018 11:59 PM Mountain

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Benefits

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Job Description

Purpose of Position:

Why does the job exist?

This position will be responsible for assisting with the review of water rights applications/permits, preparing memorandums and recommending approval/disapproval of filed water rights applications and assisting in the administration of surface water and groundwater. This position will utilize a working knowledge of New Mexico Statutes and Office of the State Engineer Rules and Regulations to assist the general public.

How does it get done?

This position will assist the public with water rights applications by providing technical information needed to complete applications, and will assist with various surface water/groundwater applications for permits. The position will conduct presentations and educate the general public with respect to water rights, NM water law, court adjudication and conservation techniques while representing the State Engineer in public meetings. The position will also prepare recommendation memorandum for water right applications; research water rights files; survey maps, aerial photography, and other historical data. Position will assist with the preparation of memorandum of recommendation to the Water Resource Manager and prepare exhibits in support of written recommendations on pending water rights applications while conducting field investigations when necessary to obtain information for field reports.

Who are the customers?

This position will serve the general public.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate has experience in:

Operating and managing geographic data for Geographic Information Systems GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies.

Reviewing applications, preliminary/final plans, and specifications for proposed action and/or to determine completeness, accuracy or compliance.

Working with New Mexico water law and/or natural resource law issues.

Knowledge of United States Geological Survey (USGS) topographic or geological maps, plats, deeds, surveys and/or property records.

Interviews are anticipated to be conducted within two weeks of closing date.

This is a pay band ED.

Classification Description

Water Resources Professional I

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture Science, Hydrology, Geology, Environmental Science, Water Resources, Watershed Management, Physics, Natural Science, Physical Science, Life Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Forestry/Forest Science, Conservation Science, Wildlife Science Emergency Management or Engineering and two (2) years of relevant experience. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling six (6) years may substitute for the required education and experience.

Employment Requirements:

Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License.

Statutory Requirements:

NA

Supplemental Information

Why You Should Join Our Team

You will receive great health and retirement benefits. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.

http://www.spo.state.nm.us/total-compensation.aspx

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office setting with exposure to Visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and phone usage. Some sitting, standing, bending and reaching may be required. This position may work in adverse weather conditions, travel may be required to include driving a state vehicle and may be required to work at alternate work sites.

Conditions of Employment:

Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency's utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Default FLSA Status:

Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency's utilization of the position.

Bargaining Unit:

This position is not covered by a collective bargaining unit.

Agency Contact Information:

Cheryl Thacker, (575) 524-6161 extension 1019, or email Cheryl.Thacker@state.nm.us

Link to Agency:

http://www.ose.state.nm.us/

Applicant Help/How to Apply:

http://www.spo.state.nm.us/State_Employment.aspx

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Risk Management Division Employee Benefits

The State’s General Services Department Risk Management Division, Employee Benefits Bureau (EBB), is responsible for the procurement and oversight of employee benefits - including Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Short & Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance. EBB insures approximately 68,000 State of New Mexico and Local Public Body employees and family members. The State’s Group Benefits Plan also offers COBRA, Flexible Spending Account Programs, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Erisa Administrative Services, Inc. (Erisa) is the State’s Third Party Administrator. They provide benefits administration to all plan participants, and offer knowledgeable staff to answer your questions. To learn more Benefit Information

In addition to the benefits listed above, the State of New Mexico Offers a retirement plan and a medical program for retirees. For more information regarding the State of New Mexico's plans you can visit the following websites:

Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico Website

New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority

01

Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position?

Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture Science, Hydrology, Geology, Environmental Science, Water Resources, Watershed Management, Physics, Natural Science, Physical Science, Life Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Forestry/Forest Science, Conservation Science, Wildlife Science Emergency Management or Engineering and two (2) years of relevant experience. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling six (6) years may substitute for the required education and experience.

If responding yes: your work experience and/or education must be reflected in your Neogov application.

Yes

No

02

How many years of experience do you have operating and managing geographic data for Geographic Information systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies?

Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.

None

One (1) to three (3) years experience

Four (4) to six (6) years experience

Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience

Ten (10) or more years of experience

03

How many years of experience do you have working with United States Geological Survey (USGS) topographic or geologic maps, plats, deeds, surveys and/or property records?

Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.

None

One (1) to three (3) years experience

Four (4) to six (6) years experience

Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience

Ten (10) or more years of experience

04

How many years of experience do you have using groundwater and surface water modeling software?

Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.

None

One (1) to three (3) years experience

Four (4) to six (6) years experience

Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience

Ten (10) or more years of experience

05

How many years of experience do you have reviewing applications, preliminary and final plans, and specifications for proposed action and/or to determine completeness, accuracy, or to ensure compliance?

Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.

None

One (1) to three (3) years experience

Four (4) to six (6) years experience

Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience

Ten (10) or more years of experience

06

How many years of experience do you have working with New Mexico water law and/or natural resource law issues?

Your work experience response must be reflected in your NEOGOV application.

None

One (1) to three (3) years experience

Four (4) to six (6) years experience

Seven (7) to nine (9) years experience

Ten (10) or more years of experience

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Agency

State of New Mexico

Address

2600 Cerrillos Road

Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505

Website

http://www.spo.state.nm.us

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