The Chief, Division of Multibenefit Initiatives, under general direction of the Deputy Director, Integrated Water Management Programs and the Director, plans, organizes, directs, and controls the programs and activities of the Division in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. This is a critical position that is responsible for the development and implementation of a near- and long-term vision and strategies for the effective and efficient integration of Delta and Central Valley flood risk reduction and habitat restoration. Responsible for leading, planning, organizing, and providing policy direction and high-level oversight for the activities and programs within the EcoRestore, Delta Levees and Associated Habitat Improvement, and Systemwide Multibenefit Initiatives Branches. Works under the direction of the Deputy Director, Integrated Watershed Management (IWM) and with other Division Chiefs, and coordinates with DWR’s executive management team to deliver innovative, relevant, timely, and cost-effective projects, plans, and strategies for future associated activities. Represents DWR on statewide water management policy matters with federal, State, and local government, the water industry, and other stakeholders and recommends courses of action to DWR Executive management. May provide support for other Department priorities across the state, as needed.
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Additional Salary Information: Incumbents shall typically receive a salary rate within the approved CEA level. The approved level for this position is B ($10,360 - $17,513).
Internal Number: JC-156779
About California Department of Water Resources
The California Department of Water Resources manages California's water resources, systems, and infrastructure, including the State Water Project (SWP), in a responsible, sustainable way.
Our responsibilities and duties include:
•Preventing and responding to floods, droughts, and catastrophic events
•Informing and educating the public on water issues
•Developing scientific solutions
•Planning for future water needs, climate change impacts, and flood protection
•Constructing and maintaining facilities
•Ensuring public safety
•Providing recreational opportunities