Water Conservation Program Coordinator @ City of Tempe

Application Info

Water Conservation Program Coordinator




This recruitment is open until the position is filled.

First review of applications will occur three weeks from position posting,

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Salary Range:

$77,285 – $103,948 Annual

The City of Tempe offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Pay Increases occur in July
  • 12 Paid Holidays, 1 Personal Day, 8 hours Winter Holiday Leave
  • Vacation Accrual; starts at 9.33 hours/month
  • Sick Leave Accrual; 8 hours/month
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Wellness Program Discount on health premiums
  • Medical Reimbursement Program; $53/month
  • Tuition Reimbursement; $6,000/year
  • Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) Defined benefit plan with mandatory employer and employee contributions currently at 12.17% which includes a Long-Term Disability benefit
  • Supplemental Retirement Plans through Nationwide; 457, 401K, and Employer contribution
  • Position is eligible for 16 hours of additional Paid Leave

To view the employee benefit summary, please visit:

Employee Benefit Summary

Department / Division:

Municipal Utilities / Water

Job Type :

Full-Time Regular


8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Job Number:

RC# 901834


The purpose of this position to develop, coordinate, monitor, evaluate and implement programs to increase public awareness, involvement and participation; educate the public on various programs to include water resources and water conversation as an integral part of the city’s Water Utilities function.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Advance Tempe’s water conservation program to increase water use efficiency for public businesses and city facilities; effectively communicate the goals and objectives of the water conservation program to the public and city staff.
  • Conduct and coordinate water consultations for non-residential customers.
  • Review landscape and construction plans associated with new non-residential construction and landscape conversion rebates to ensure consistency with Federal, State and local regulations.
  • Monitor and enforce Water Conservation Ordinances; respond to requests and inquiries from the public and other city departments related to water conservation; investigate water wasting complaints and recommend corrective actions.
  • Promote effective and appropriate maintenance techniques for Water Utilities landscapes; ensure workgroup landscape staff maintains Water Utilities landscapes appropriately.
  • Coordinate the efforts of contractors that produce and present water conservation related material to elementary school children; deliver classroom presentations upon request for kindergarten through twelfth grades.
  • Promote public-private partnerships and grants and opportunities that increase water efficiency related to specific changes to business operations.


Work Experience:

Requires three (3) years of program management and development experience, including one (1) year of supervisory or lead experience. Public outreach/education is preferred.

Candidates must have the minimum amount of work experience. Years of experience are based upon a full-time work schedule (2,080 hours per year). The sum of an applicant’s full-time and/or part-time qualifying work experience must meet or exceed the stated minimum qualification. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.


Requires the equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, environmental management or a degree related to the core functions of this position.

The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college education (30 credit hours).


Certifications, Licenses, and/or Registrations:

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license


Applicants considered for this job classification must pass the following:

  • Criminal history background investigation
  • Post offer/pre-employment physical


For a complete list of City of Tempe job descriptions go to:

Job Descriptions | City of Tempe, AZ

This position is FLSA Exempt which means employees are not eligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.

Employees in this position are represented by the Tempe Supervisors’ Association (TSA).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY : The City of Tempe is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at 480-350-8276. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.


How to Apply

Please visit our website to apply: https://www.tempe.gov/government/human- resources/careers


Tempe, Arizona, United States




2023-05-16 00:00