DESCRIPTION: The San Antonio River Authority seeks to hire a Watershed Engineering Manager who can use their expertise to provide overall planning, administration, and leadership to ensure the success of the Watershed Engineering (WSE) Department.
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You look for an organization that is guided by core values like Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship. You’re attracted to an organization that is made up of extremely passionate and purpose-oriented people. Your ideal organization is one that has a foundation built on trust and transparency. Engaging in meaningful work that responds to organizational and community needs while staying true to a mission that promotes improvement and protection of our natural environment is what you desire for your picture-perfect organization.
While salary isn’t everything, you’d like to work for an organization that offers a competitive compensation package with great benefits dedicated to optimizing a better you! You look for an organization that sees their people as their most valuable asset. Your ideal organization to work for is one that has a philosophy that focuses on investing in their people on both a professional and personal level.
You admire an organization where everyone’s expertise and skill is valued and expectations for continuing to excel as an organization is shared by all. You work best in an organization that fosters an environment where you enjoy serving the public and your teammates collaborate and treat each other like family. As a family, we care and respect each other and have each other’s back. We also feel comfortable with being challenged and can engage in healthy debates like family.
You find excitement in an organization that has a strong vision to inspire actions for healthy creeks and rivers and a purposeful mission committed to safe, clean, and enjoyable creeks and rivers.
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Your passion as a Professional Engineer enables you to plan and conduct work that requires independent judgment in the evaluation, selection, adaptation, and modification of engineering principles and practices. You love the hard work and responsibility it takes to ensure the efficiency and overall performance in the department is met as well as aligning the department’s staff, expertise, and resources to meet organizational goals. You have extensive knowledge and ability in your field and enjoy mentoring and sharing that knowledge with the entire WSE family.
You have a hunger for achievement and you might even take on unique hobbies or independent study for the sake of learning and accomplishing something new or groundbreaking. You have expansive vision and are energized by ideas and building inspiration amongst a team of like-minded and motivated individuals. Competition is exciting to you and you find immense gratification in achieving what others think is impossible.
You enjoy brainstorming and critical and strategic thinking, and can consider alternative questions from multiple scales and perspectives. You are a natural learner and are self-motivated to perform work that involves both conventional and emerging engineering practices and techniques and also enjoys researching new development and applying the latest engineering tools to catapult the WSE department to the next level. You are a fast learner and take ownership of your own personal and professional development.
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COMPENSATION: Salary range is $110,110.90 - $165,166.35 (DOE) plus outstanding fringe benefits which includes excellent health/vision/dental insurance packages, 401a/457b retirement program, 12 vacations days per year, 11 paid holidays per year, etc.
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An Undergraduate Degree from an ABET accredited college or university with emphasis in Engineering, or relevant discipline, licensed in the State of Texas as a Professional Engineer; eight (8) years of progressively responsible engineering and management experience; or a combination of experience and education that results in the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is required.
Knowledge in watershed management including floodplain modeling and mapping, evaluation and prioritization of flood damage reduction projects, water quality modeling, best management practices, flood warning systems, and GIS; ability to obtain Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification within one (1) year of employment; experience working in a project based environment; and computer proficiency in the current Microsoft Office package is required.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record.
About San Antonio River Authority
The San Antonio River Authority seeks to hire a Watershed Engineering Manager who is a respected engineer with a desire to develop, motivate and mentor a dedicated team comprised of engineers, professional staff and technicians within the Watershed Engineering Department. Although possessing the technical knowledge and expertise in the field of water resources and watershed management is essential, the ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with a vision that embraces leadership as a dynamic and engaging opportunity to share, grow and encourage each member of the team to bring passion to a diversity of unique and challenging projects and creatively solve complex problems that advance the San Antonio River Authority as a leader in watershed solutions. The candidate should bring an appreciation for public service and value the importance of working with stakeholder groups and other public agency partners and work to extend the San Antonio River Authority’s technical influence within our district. The San Antonio River Authority is a values based organization built on our core values Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship (both fiscal and environmental). The culture is on...e of mutual respect, trust, and empowerment. For more information about our organization please visit: https://www.sara-tx.org/about-sara/