Careers at the Central Valley Flood Protection Board

Want to feel like your job matters?

Your work at the Board does matter, and contributes to public safety by helping to protect the public from the devastation that flooding can cause harm to lives, property, and wildlife habitat.

Board staff consists of engineers, environmental scientists, right of way agents, program managers, and supervisory and administrative personnel who work as a small, but productive team for a Governor appointed state regulatory Board responsible for flood management in California’s Central Valley.

We wish to encourage those that are intelligent, creative, and interested in flood management issues and challenges to apply when there is a position open.

Job Opportunities

Current job vacancies and ongoing civil service examination opportunities are posted below. Our vacancies are open to people who have successfully passed the corresponding examination and are eligible on a list; current and former State employees eligible for the vacant positions under transfer or reinstatement rules.  The Central Valley Flood Protection Board also offers college and university students jobs and internships to give them insight on flood management and environmental issues and enrich their view of state government.  Learn more about starting a career with the State of California here: Work for the State Brochure

 

Open Exam Bulletins

 

Office Assistant

Office Technician (Typing)

Staff Services Analyst

Associate Governmental Program Analyst

Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)

Engineer, Water Resources

Senior Engineer, Water Resources

Supervising Engineer, Water Resources

Principal Engineer, Water Resources

 

Active Recruitment Efforts

 

Analysts

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Clerical / Office Support

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Engineering, Water Resources

JC-232532 Senior Engineer WR (Specialist) — The Board is currently recruiting for a Senior Engineer (Specialist), service to work in a collaborative setting with a multidisciplinary team of program and project managers responsible for the CVFPB’s Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) coordination activities. A key skillset for this position is stakeholder engagement, as this position conducts and attends a variety of communication and engagement activities to develop information and obtain input.  This position will coordinate with external local, State, and federal agencies as well as other stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of high priority multi-benefit flood risk reduction projects recommended by the CVFPP.  Strong engineering skills are required, as this Senior position will be responsible for technical analyses such as hydrologic, hydraulic, geotechnical, and cost analyses to support CVFPP implementation projects and CVFPB regulatory programs.

 

 

Environmental Services

JC-232684 Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) — This position will coordinate with external local, State, and federal agencies as well as other stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of high priority multi-benefit flood risk reduction projects recommended by the CVFPP.  Strong environmental scientist skills are required, as this Senior position will be responsible for technical analyses, planning, environmental permitting and compliance, to support CVFPP implementation projects and CVFPB regulatory programs.

Legal / Executive

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Right of Way / Real Estate

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Students

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For questions about job opportunities or information posted here, you may contact Amber Woertink at Amber.Woertink@cvflood.ca.gov or 916-574-0675.