Oklahoma Water Resources Board the Water Agency

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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.

Career Options

The OWRB has a diverse array of professional career options, providing paths for progression from entry level to management.

OWRB staff include the following:

  • Scientists - Hydrologists, Geologists, Biologists, Meteorologists, Environmental Specialists
  • Engineers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Administrative and clerical professionals
  • Computer programmers
  • Attorneys

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:

Ok Jobs

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.

Benefits Package

  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • 15 days of paid sick leave per year
  • A minimum of 15 days paid annual leave per year (increases with years of service)
  • A retirement plan based on employee and employer contributions
  • Employee health, life, dental, and disability insurance
  • Optional dependent health, life, and dental insurance
  • Longevity pay, based on years of service
  • Optional deferred compensation plan
  • more on Benefits...

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.

Position Title
Opening Date Closing Date
Engineer Intern or Professional Engineer
September 15, 2015
October 6, 2015
Financial Assistance
Financial Analyst I or II
September 15, 2015
October 6, 2015
Financial Assistance

For more information, contact:
Human Resources Director Brian Jepsen - 405-530-8800
Oklahoma Water Resources Board
3800 North Classen Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

The OWRB is an equal opportunity employer.

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