Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA)
ACWA seeks a Regulatory Advocate
ABOUT THE POSITION
This Regulatory Advocate position is a full-time, exempt position responsible for reaching out to and maintaining state agency contacts, analyzing regulatory proposals, testifying on behalf of the Association at state agency hearings, writing formal comment letters regarding regulatory proposals, serving as a liaison to internal policy issue committees, and creating and executing multiple Fall and Spring ACWA Conference programs, among other duties. Issue portfolio will cover a broad range of water management, energy policy, and water quality issues.
The ideal candidate will be familiar with agency processes for promulgating regulations; has excellent communication skills; and enjoys working with teams to shape policy issue outcomes on the regulatory front. The selected candidate will implement programs associated with water quality, safe drinking water, surface and groundwater management. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in political science or a scientific/technical field that is related to water resources or natural resources management and least one year of advocacy and/or public policy experience. A law degree is not required but is desirable.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The annual salary range is $86,006 – $123,269, with placement dependent on qualifications. The benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, and CalPERS retirement.
Qualified candidates should submit a completed ACWA application, resume, and cover letter to Shellie Anderson at 980 9th Street, Suite 1000, Sacramento, CA 95814 or via e-mail to ShellieA@acwa.com by April 26th.
For more information and an application, go to: https://www.acwa.com/careers/regulatory-advocate-2/
Job posted: 2021-04-18