WR Data Analyst II

  • by Mojave Water Agency
  • May 11, 2022

Job Location

Apple Valley, CA

Application Deadline


How to Apply

If interested in this outstanding opportunity, please email/submit an Agency application and resume to:

Mojave Water Agency
Attn: Monica Warren
13846 Conference Center Drive
Apple Valley, CA 92307
760-946-7000 or
Email to: mwarren@mojavewater.org

Completed Agency application and resume are required. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Additional information and Agency application can be obtained from the Agency’s website at: www.mojavewater.org.


The ideal WR Data Analyst II is responsible for managing or assisting with system administration, and disaster and system recovery for the Department’s data systems; performs systems analyst activities related to the creation, operation, and archival of the Department’s relational and spatial database systems; and performs related work, as assigned.

Examples of key job functions include:
Performs administration of the spatial data library, which includes data design, organization, conversion, metadata preparation, and maintenance activities as directed; Performs research and implementation effort required to support Geographic Information System (GIS)/Database/Modeling projects, which involves evaluating and identifying hardware, software, and vendors; Coordinates the design and maintenance of the Agency’s QA/QC (quality assurance/quality control program), dealing with data review and approval prior to entry into the Agency’s databases (relational and spatial); Assists with QA/QC data review for data download into the Agency’s database (both relational and spatial) and data upload and export to other governmental agencies; Designs program applications, tools, and user interfaces for the management of geographic information, data analysis, map production, and enhancements to existing applications; Develops GIS and relational database applications in an integrated environment; Designs and generates cartographic products, and performs related spatial analyses in direct support of Agency mandated reports, studies, and responses to information requests; Coordinates with Agency staff on water resource data entry, and data transfer issues; Collects data, performs statistical/spatial analyses, evaluates results to generate tables, graphs, maps, and prepares fact sheets, technical reports, and compliance reports; Works with other entities to collect and disseminate water resource related data; Responds to regulatory, public, and water purveyor inquiries regarding water resource data related issues as directed; Assists the department with compiling, summarizing, and updating regularly published Agency publications and reports; Performs related duties and responsibilities, as assigned.

Examples of Knowledge and Abilities:
Spatial and relational database structures and systems; Cartographic principles and methods; General principles and practices of water resources management and reporting; Map reading; survey and geo-referencing techniques; well construction and design; Applicable federal, state, and local regulatory agencies requirements and guidelines; Project management principles and concepts; Technical software such as Arc GIS; Various equipment including, but not limited to,maximum/minimum thermometers, precipitation gauges, pressure transducers, evaporation measuring pan, hygrothermograph, global positioning system unit, and digital camera; The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar; Conceptualize, design, construct, operate, and distribute, for practical use by a wide spectrum of operators, spatial and relational databases typically used in the management of water resources; Manage competing priorities with strong attention to detail and quality assurance, meet strict time schedules and work on multiple tasks routinely; Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques; Perform mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry; Assist in the production of standard reports and business correspondence; Interpret and apply policies, procedures, laws, codes, and regulations pertaining to programs and functions; Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax; Effectively present information and respond to questions from Agency employees, the general public, other water agencies, MWA’s Board of Directors, and regulatory agencies.

For the entire list of the essential job functions, knowledge & abilities, and licenses/certifications, please see the job description on the Agency website at: www.mojavewater.org.


Qualified candidates will possess:
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, hydrogeology, urban planning, geology, geography, environmental studies, or a related field, and two (2) years of progressively responsible water resources information systems experience.


  • Valid California Class C Driver’s License and current automobile insurance.
  • GIS Certification preferred.