Civic Engagement Unit (Position Code 0982)
A 2.5% supervising differential will apply
The Supervising Program Administrator for the Water Education and Volunteer Program in the Office of Civic Engagement under the External Affairs Division will be responsible for the management and oversight of the Education Outreach Program, the Water Supply Tour Program (which includes Pacheco Expansion Project and the Recycled/Purified Water Program) and the Year-Round Volunteer Program. The position will have direct responsibility in ensuring the successful implementation of the new expanded Water Supply Tour Program to engage the community on the vast efforts Valley Water is undertaking to ensure long-term and sustainable safe, clean water supply. The position will also oversee the performance and activities of the Education Outreach Program, ensuring the successful delivery of enrichment programming to school aged youth in Santa Clara County. Additionally, the position will be responsible for growing the year-round volunteer efforts, developing new volunteer opportunities, implementing strategies for the recruitment and retention of volunteers, and the programmatic management of the annual Water 101 Academy.
The Supervising Program Administrator will ensure the adherence to program goals and workplan objectives, policies, procedures and priorities and will monitor and evaluate and report on the efficiency and effectiveness of each program and service delivery methods. They will use their analytical skills to assess program needs, recommend modifications for improved efficiency and incorporate modifications.
This position supervises: two PIR III positions; three PIR II positions; and a team of interns and temporary staff.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Required License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Individuals who do not meet the driver's license requirement due to a disability will be considered for a reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
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(1) The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review, application assessment, performance exercise, written exercise and/or interview.
(2) The Employment Application, Qualifying Information Questions and/or Supplemental Questions will be evaluated based on the ideal candidate criteria listed above. Resumes are highly recommended.
NOTE: Position and start date is subject to availability of funds. Valley Water retains the right to repost this position as deemed necessary.
Consideration may be given to existing applicant pools within the same classification.
Valley Water's Equal Opportunity Non-Discrimination Policy is available for review upon request.
Valley Water will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise the Office of Talent and Inclusion in advance of any special needs by calling 1-408-630-2260.
Please be aware that once submitted all application materials become the property of Valley Water and will not be returned. The Office of Talent and Inclusion staff are not authorized to make copies of application materials for applicants.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District, now known as Valley Water, offers a comprehensive benefit package including, vacation, holidays, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, EAP, life and disability insurance. In addition, Valley Water participates in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS).
The Santa Clara Valley Water District manages an integrated water resources system that includes the supply of clean, safe water, flood protection and stewardship of streams on behalf of Santa Clara County's 1.8 million residents. The district effectively manages 10 dams and surface water reservoirs, three water treatment plants, a state-of-the-art water quality laboratory, nearly 400 acres of groundwater recharge ponds and more than 275 miles of streams. We provide wholesale water and groundwater management services to local municipalities and private water retailers who deliver drinking water directly to homes and businesses throughout Santa Clara County.