>DATE: 11/19/04 CLOSING DATE:
>POSITION TITLE: Water Resources Manager
>Resources RATE: $45,341
>FLSA Status: Exempt
>POSITION SUMMARY: Provides professional and technical level work to
>ensure that Southern Ute Tribal water resources are managed in a manner
>that promotes their wise use, development, and conservation while
>complying with Tribal policies and any applicable federal or statutory
>STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
>1. Assists the Water Resources Division Head in developing
>recommendations for water resource management, planning, development,
>conservation, and optimum utilization.
>2. Provides technical support to the Water Resources Division Head
>including collection and analysis of hydrologic data, and analysis of
>water rights administration.
>3. Assists the Water Resource Division Head with water resource
>planning, administration of the Southern Ute Tribes irrigation program,
>water rights evaluations, and water marketing/leasing.
>4. Conducts onsite evaluations and monitoring of Tribal lands,
>irrigation diversions, canals, and facilities to identify water resource
>management deficiencies and needs.
>5. Represents the Water Resources Division in meetings with water
>users, ditch companies, Tribal members, Federal and State agencies and
>other divisions within the Natural Resources Department.
>6. Assists the Water Resources Division Head in developing and
>monitoring Division budget and project budgets, ensuring Division goals
>and objectives are met within budget guidelines.
>7. Responsible for the development and maintenance of Water
>Resources Division databases.
>8. Works in coordination with the Division Head to develop, revise,
>and update applicable water resource management plans, regulations, and
>9. Responsible for making recommendations regarding the BIAs
>administration of the Pine River Indian Irrigation Project and Tribal
>oversight of Florida Water Conservancy District water/lands.
>10. Develops maps of Tribal lands, Tribal assignments, allotments, and
>fee lands as required for water resource management planning and specific
>11. Willingly and professionally handles delegation of authority as
>Acting Water Resource Division Head if requested.
>12. Communicates and works with individuals and organizations
>including Tribal Departments and Divisions, Tribal members, Tribal
>Council, lessees of Tribal lands, and State and Federal agencies.
>13. Operates and maintains telemetry-based Tribal flow gauging stations.
>14. Designs or assists in the design of water measurement systems and
>irrigation water delivery systems.
>15. Attends meetings, conferences and training as required.
>16. Performs other job related duties as required or requested.
>SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
>· BS/BA Degree Water Resource Management, Hydrology, Engineering
>or closely related area (a combination of relevant and appropriate
>education and experience may be substituted for all or part of the degree
>· Must have 5 years experience in technical water resource
>· Must have 1-year experience in water resource management and
>· Must possess excellent communication skills.
>· Must have computer experience in software programs in the
>Microsoft Windows environment including MS Word. Access, and Excel
>· Must pass pre-employment drug test.
>· General knowledge of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation, Tribal
>natural resources, and land ownership status is preferred.
>· Familiarity with computer modeling and computer software used in
>· Familiarity with telemetry-based remote monitoring and data
>· Familiarity with GIS software, preferably ArcView.
>· Experience in construction of water resource projects, including
>operation of heavy equipment, is desirable.
> * Enrolled Southern Ute Indian Tribal Member
> * Local Native legally married to Southern Ute Indian Tribal member
> * Local Native
> * Veteran
>HOW TO APPLY:
>1. A completed, signed Application for Employment must be received
>by the Human Resource Department by 5:00 p.m. on the date of the job closing.
>2. A separate Application for Employment must be completed for each
>position applied for.
> * Mail, deliver, or FAX a completed and signed Application for
> Employment to the address at the top of the page.
Abe Springer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Geology
Director Water Collaborative
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 4099 (Frier Hall for shipping)
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
ph (928) 523-7198; fax (928) 523-9220
Geology 451; http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~doetqp-p/courses/env302/
Geology 670; http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~doetqp-p/courses/env303a/
We don't live in a "poll-ocracy", a "survey-ocracy", or a "pundit-ocracy",
but a Democracy.
Mansel A. Nelson
Program Coordinator (Environmental Educator) Voice 928 523 1275/1496
Environmental Education Outreach Program Fax 928 523 1280
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals mansel.nelson@...
PO Box 5765
Northern Arizona University Hanley Hall
Flagstaff, AZ 86011 Bldg 7, Room 112
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