There is one position with Yakima County Public Services Department, Water Resources Division. This position is responsible for overseeing, managing, supervising and making decisions within the Flood Control and Stormwater Sections of the Water Resources Management Division. Programs include flood hazard reduction, basin planning, watershed plan, ESA recovery, County and Regional stormwater management programs and other water resources programs as required. Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Water Resource Planning, Engineering, Biology, Natural Resources Management, Fluvial Sciences, Geography, Environmental Sciences or a field related to the Section assignment and Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in local government water resources, flood control, land use, environmental and/or comprehensive planning, including two (2) years in a supervisory and managerial capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the advanced level of knowledge, skills and abilities sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. A Masters’ Degree may substitute for one year of experience. Required: Possession of a valid Washington State driver’s license and proof of insurance if requested. Experience with Washington State land use and environmental protection law; Additional degrees, professional certifications, recognition, awards and licenses that demonstrate acquisition and application of the required knowledge, and abilities to be successful in this position. Interested applicants must apply online at www.yakimacounty.us. For information, contact Yakima County Human Resources Department (509) 574?2210 EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.
Internal Number: R77
About Yakima County
Yakima County is located in south central Washington near the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains in a major agricultural and outdoor recreation region. It is situated in the fertile Yakima Valley, known for its wineries and apple orchards. The geography varies from densely timbered, mountainous terrain in the west, rolling foothills, broad valleys and arid regions to the east and fertile valleys in its central and southern parts. It is centrally located between the cities of Seattle, Spokane and Portland. The Yakima Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and play.Though agriculture has been the staple of the economy over the last 100 years, Yakima is also known for its workforce in health services and local government. Yakima County is one of the largest employers in the County, employing 900+ full-time employees that provide local government services to 260,000 residents. To learn more about the services provided, go to: www.yakimacounty.us