Thursday, January 08, 2015

Position opening: Deputy Director, Missouri Geological Survey

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is seeking a Deputy Director of the Missouri Geological Survey (MGS).   As MGS Deputy Director, the individual will serve as Director of the Water Resources Center with responsibilities for administrative, managerial, technical and fiscal oversight. 

The Water Resources Center’s (WRC) responsibilities address the development, conservation and utilization of the state’s water resources. The WRC assists communities, public entities and state and federal agencies by providing expert technical assistance and guidance on issues such as interstate water management, drought and flood assessment, water resources planning and monitoring, statewide water use, in-stream flow recommendations and dam safety.  The WRC’s responsibilities are carried out to ensure that the quantity of the water resources of the state are maintained at the highest level practicable to support present and future beneficial uses. 

This is a senior level administrative and technical managerial position in support of an organization with complex responsibilities affecting public health, welfare and safety.  This position works with local, state and federal government agencies and private sector interests to develop partnerships that align with mission objectives.

The Department of Natural Resources offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, paid retirement (defined benefit), deferred compensation, and cafeteria plan.  Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Human Resources Program, Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102 (573/751-2518) (TDD users call Missouri Relay at 800/735-2966).  Applications will be accepted through January 30, 2015.

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