About Our Agency
The Oklahoma Water Resources Board is the only agency of state government devoted solely to the task of managing, protecting, and improving the water resources of Oklahoma to ensure safe, clean, healthy and reliable water supplies, a strong economy, and a healthy environment. We allocate water permits for stream water and groundwater; provide financing for water and wastewater projects; monitor, study, and write standards for the state’s lakes, streams, and groundwaters; oversee the state’s well driller and pump installer licensing program; coordinate the state’s floodplain management and dam safety programs; and provide comprehensive planning for the state’s water future.
The OWRB provides a wide variety of interesting career opportunities related to state water resource management. As a state agency, the OWRB pledges to provide equal opportunities for both prospective and existing employees. We do not discriminate in regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability.
The OWRB has a diverse array of professional career options, providing paths for progression from entry level to management.
OWRB staff include the following:
Information and job descriptions for current vacancies can be found below. Classified positions can also be found on the Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services Human Capital Management Division website:
Additionally, unclassified positions may be filled from direct recruitment by the agency. When actively recruiting to fill unclassified positions, descriptions will be listed on this website with instructions on how to apply.
How to Apply
Non-Employees of the State of Oklahoma
If you are not a current or former classified state employee, please visit www.jobs.ok.gov.
Current State of Oklahoma Employees
Applicants who are current state employees or who have reinstatement rights may apply through the Human Capital Management internal job postings website at http://www.jobaps.com/OK/promo.asp.
The OWRB is an equal opportunity employer.
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E-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish)
Right to Work Poster (English)
Right to Work Poster (Spanish)
Federal Minimum Wage
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Page last updated: May 20, 2016