The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Assistant Resource Specialist (Water Efficiency)

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2022-2295
Posted Date
1 week ago(1/24/2023 2:17 PM)
Application Filing Period
January 24, 2023 - February 25, 2023 @4:30 p.m.
# of Openings
USD $43.42/Hr.
USD $57.19/Hr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)

As an Assistant Resource Specialist II on the Water Efficiency Team you will be responsible for assisting with projects and programs related to water efficiency. You'll have the opportunity to assist with the research, design, implementation, and maintenance of a variety of water efficiency programs. Those programs cover both residential and commercial/industrial customers in areas focused on landscaping and plumbing efficiency. Other areas will include assisting with writing, reporting and management of grants.

Your working experience with resource conservation and efficiency in addition to your ability to effectively research, organize, and communicate effectively both orally and in writing are critical to your success in this position.


This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.


To view the full job description click here: Assistant Resource Specialist II



Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience; or two years in a MWD Assistant Resource Specialist I classification.

Relevant Experience is defined as: work experience with resource conservation and efficiency (water, electricity, natural gas, or other similar resources)



License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.



40% Technical knowledge/skills
30% Interpersonal Effectiveness
10% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
10% Oral Communication
10% Written Communication
100% Total




• Competitive compensation 
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans. 
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan. 
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System 
• Tuition reimbursement 
• Training and advancement opportunities 
• Excellent working environment 

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis
• Public transportation reimbursements


For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link:Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)




The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 hydroelectric power plants.


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email


MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.


Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.


Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).


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