“Silver tsunami” could open doors to California’s top water jobs

 •  by Jesse Vad, SJV Water reporting intern
Anticipated wave of retirements could open up jobs in California's water world.

Job alert: The Shafter-Wasco Irrigation District, which serves nearly 30,000 acres of farms in Kern County, is hiring a new general manager. But what exactly does the general manager of an irrigation district do? It’s a question that isn’t easily answered, even by water executives themselves.

“I found it very hard to describe what I do,” said Dale Brogan, interim general manager for the Shafter-Wasco Irrigation District. “My kids were convinced I must work for the CIA.”

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Jesse Vad, SJV Water reporting intern

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