The District Administrator is the Chief Operating Officer for the District, hires all staff and takes direction from and reports to a five-member Board of Managers who are appointed by the Scott County Board of Supervisors.
The District Administrator is responsible for implementing and complying with all activities required by state and regional regulations to manage and preserve water and natural resources. The work of the District is funded by ad valorem property taxes and governmental grants and carried out by highly skilled staff and consultants. See the full posting here.
- Hiring Range: $85,800 – $118,050 per year
- Closing: 12/13/20
- Apply Online at: www.scottcountymn.gov/jobs
Minimum Qualifications: Requires equivalency to a BA/BS degree in water or natural resource management, environmental studies, or public administration, or a related field (MA/MS preferred) and five years experience in natural resource based planning, program development, or project management, preferably managing Minnesota-based watershed/water responsibilities in a watershed organization or conservation agency.
Strong preference for staff supervisory experience. Public speaking and group facilitation, budgeting and communication experience with elected and appointed officials desirable. The incumbent shall possess a valid driver’s license and provide a reliable means of transportation for the performance of work responsibilities. Competent using Microsoft365 and Microsoft programs. GIS experience is a plus.
The District is typically hires two Water Resources Interns each summer. Interns monitor the District’s conservation easements; assist with projects; support the District’s education and outreach efforts to the public; complete water quality monitoring; and assist with erosion & sediment control site inspections.
The internship is a 10 week, full-time PAID internship. The goals of the internship are to allow interns to gain valuable skills that will prepare them for a career in the natural resources field, learn more about local government and watershed districts and explore career options.
The application period for the 2020 Water Resources Internship is closed.
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