JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023

City of Phoenix

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Water Research Manager (Project Manager)

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471676
Date Posted: 03/17/2023
Date Inactive: 03/28/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Water Research Manager (Project Manager)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Z0 -- General
Water Research Manager(Project Manager)
Salary Range: $61,110.40 - $92,892.80 annually

Status Update: Listing has been Removed
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About This Position

The City is offering a $7,500 hiring incentive to new hires for Project Manager which will be paid in accordance with A.R. 2.55.

The City of Phoenix Water Services Department is seeking to fill a Water Research Manager position in the Water Economics, Rates & Forecasting Group. The successful candidate will direct staff in the collection, organization, evaluation, and interpretation of quantitative research projects related to water use and wastewater generation and prepare written reports to describe the results of that analysis. While the primary focus of this position is on data management and quantitative analysis, this position will also contribute to interdepartmental studies involving infrastructure and water resource planning, rates and impact fees, customer use patterns, budgets/revenue planning, emergency drought management, and other special requests by management, other staff, and the general public.

Ideal Candidate

• Ability to use research methods, data and statistical analysis, and benchmarking to develop business decisions.
• Strong decision-making skills and effective at problem solving and negotiating resolutions.
• Excellent communication and writing skills.
• Knowledge of:
o customer profiling
o financial modeling
o water demand modeling
o cost-benefit analysis
o water/wastewater infrastructure planning
o market segmentation analysis
o land-use planning
o water rates
o water resource project cost methodologies and impact fees

How To Apply

Apply online at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2023
Application Instructions:
Apply online at by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.