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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.
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 currently an employee of the OWRB or other state agency and wish to apply for a job, send a cover letter containing the announcement number, job title and work location along with a copy of your resume, to the appropriate address as indicated on the job announcements (if currently hiring) below. Note the closing date of the application period and be sure your application is received in the Human Resources Office by the closing date.
Current State of Oklahoma Employees
If you are a current Oklahoma state employee and you wish to apply for an OWRB position, send a cover letter containing the announcement number, job title and work location, along with your most recent performance evaluation, to the appropriate address as indicated in the table below. If the job you wish to apply for is a classified position, you must also submit an HCM Personal Data Summary Sheet (Form 4-B) (dated within the previous six months). To request forms, call 405-530-8800 or e-mail email@example.com. Note the closing date of the application period and be sure your application is received in the Human Resources Office by the closing date.
The OWRB is an equal opportunity employer.
Required workplace posters:
E-Verify Participation Poster (English)
E-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish)
Right to Work Poster (English)
Right to Work Poster (Spanish)
Federal Minimum Wage
Oklahoma Minimum Wage Plain Language
Oklahoma Whistleblowers Act
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Page last updated: February 18, 2014