deputy water resources director resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Highly motivated professional passionate about utilizing advocacy, science, and community engagement to protect, supply, and shape California’s landscape. With a diverse background in leadership roles and project managing, I prioritize a unique approach to communication, project planning, and relationship building to successfully create sustainable and equitable natural resource management solutions for California water communities and environments.

  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Outreach and Engagement
  • Training & Development
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Project Management
  • Active Listening
  • Organizational Skills
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
09/2020 to Current
Deputy Water Resources Director Kaiser Permanente Wailuku, HI,
  • Enhance team member performance through and enhanced team atmosphere by use of strategic and tactical approaches, motivational coaching and training.
  • Prepare, recommendations to the Board of Supervisors/Directors, and administers contracts and operating agreements with other agencies, entities and individuals on behalf of the District and the County.
  • Manage Department programs and ensures that services are provided in accordance with federal and state laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
  • Prepare and manage eight (8) Budget Units for the Department totaling over $500 million.
  • Recruit, hire and train (10) full time and fifteen (15) part time team members on operations and performance expectations.
  • Develop comprehensive plans to satisfy current and anticipated future needs for the District and the Clear Lake Watershed.
  • Oversee flood control operations, storm water program, groundwater management and overall Clear Lake management programs,
  • Represent the District and County in relations with the community, advisory committees, and other levels of governments including Tribal, State and Federal.
10/2018 to 09/2020
Program Coordinator Lake County Water Resources City, STATE,
  • Program Manager providing direct oversight for the Department's Programs including; Groundwater Management, Lakebed Management, Middle Creek Restoration Project, and Highland Springs Recreation Area.
  • Direct supervision of Water Resources Staff on Department Programs including Highland Springs Park Caretaker, Field Worker, and Technician.
  • Develop and administer Department grants totaling $16,442,205.00.
  • Manage outreach and training focused on Flood Fight Preparedness for the Department and community leveraging assistance from State Agencies.
  • Manage and coordinate bi-weekly Department Staff Meetings.
  • Prepare and present Program Reports to a variety of stakeholders including Water Resources Director, Lake County Board of Supervisors, local, State, Tribal and Federal representatives. Manage Department Programs following local, state and federal rules and regulations including: County of Lake Code of Ordinances, SGMA, CEQA, TMDL, MS4.
  • Effectively represent the Department with the public, community organizations, County and City officials, and State and Federal Representatives.
09/2017 to 09/2018
CivicSpark Water Fellow Hidden Valley Lake Community Services District City, STATE,
  • For the District’s Infiltration and Inflow Identification (I/I) Project overseeing I/I research, identification, data analysis, and report writing
  • Spearheaded the District’s Temporary Flow Monitoring Project surveying over 40% of the collection sy stem in a 3-month time frame
  • Developed the organization and completion of the I/I Assessment Report which included the District’s I/I identification efforts, findings, and long-term I/I reduction plan
  • Ensured that the District, District Board of Directors, community and the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board received monthly updates on the District’s I/I progress
  • Launched the District’s Manhole Lid Replacement Project, replacing 10 manhole lids in 5 months along with a manhole lid replacement long-term plan
  • Organized and led a 3-day Watershed Lesson Plan and Habitat Assessment field activity for the local AP Environmental Science Class
  • Collected, managed, and improved the organization of the District’s GIS data and software.
05/2016 to 05/2017
Water Quality Program Coordinator Nahant Marsh Education Center City, STATE,
  • Introduced and managed a Water Quality Monitoring Program at Nahant while mentoring 5 volunteers
  • Collected 5 months of water quality data at 4 specific test sites throughout the marsh, analyzed findings and completed a water quality report of data
  • Presented findings at one University sy mposium, one community meeting, and two national conferences
  • Using GIS, created a map of the delineated watershed of Nahant Marsh
  • Collaborated with natural resource specialists and environmental professionals on potential wetland restoration and management practices to aid in the protection of the Nahant Marsh water quality.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2017
B.A: Geography and Environmental Studies, Water and Land Resource Management
Augustana College - Rock Island, IL

California County Senior Executive, California State Association of Counties Institute for Excellence in County Government

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School Attended

  • Augustana College

Job Titles Held:

  • Deputy Water Resources Director
  • Program Coordinator
  • CivicSpark Water Fellow
  • Water Quality Program Coordinator


  • B.A

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