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Regional Water Authority and Sacramento Water Authority are Recruiting for the Manager of Technical Services

By August 15, 2022October 3rd, 2022Uncategorized

Regional Water Authority (RWA) seeks to fill a Manager of Technical Services position.  The position is an employee of RWA but will also provide services to the Sacramento Groundwater Authority (SGA).  Salary range is $169,056 – $202,872 plus generous benefits including PERS retirement/health. Placement within this classification is dependent upon the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager of Technical Services is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, managing and reviewing the activities and operations associated with the technical water resources programs of RWA and the SGA; coordinating activities with member agencies; providing highly complex assistance to the Executive Director, Board of Directors and member agencies; and planning and overseeing the work of all authority technical staff.

Along with the Executive Director and Finance and Administrative Services Manager, the Manager of Technical Services serves as part of the management team of the Authority.

Qualified candidates will possess:

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in hydrogeology, water resources planning, engineering geology, civil engineering or related field, and

Ten years of progressively responsible experience in water resource planning and management, including at least six years of demonstrated project management experience, and two years overseeing the work of other staff. A Master’s degree in a water/groundwater resources-related field is highly desirable.  For more information, please visit our website at:

Registration as a Professional Engineer, Geologist or Hydrogeologist in the State of California.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to:
To be considered, required information must be received by September 9, 2022.
Qualified candidates will be contacted shortly thereafter for an interview.

For questions, please contact RWA Finance and Administrative Services Manager at (916) 967-7692.

Recruitment Brochure for the Manager of Technical Services
Manager Of Technical Services Job Description