Local recruitment: Executive Director via Indeed

Red River Retention Authority (RRRA)

Fargo, ND, USA 🇺🇸

Full Job Description


The Red River Retention Authority (RRRA) is taking applications for a part-time or full- time consulting Executive Director in a multi-state office, representing 7 watershed districts in Minnesota and 14 water resource districts in North Dakota.

Primary duties include promotion and development of floodwater retention projects throughout the Red River of the North Basin, working with multiple units of government in both Minnesota and North Dakota, Federal and state agencies, cities, counties, and other water and natural resource agencies and non-governmental organizations.

Minimum qualifications require 4-year B.S. degree in agriculture, engineering or other applied sciences or an equivalent combination of education/training/experience and a minimum of 2-years expertise working with the units of government and non-government organizations listed above.

The year-round consulting position allows for flexibility in the work schedule and allows for work to be done from the official office or remotely. Consultant may utilize the equipment, materials, and services owned by the RRRA, at no expense to consultant.

Starting salary negotiable, based on part-time or full-time employment, qualifications and experience. Closing date is March 31, 2023. Please send a cover letter and resume to Red River Retention Authority, 1120 28th Avenue N, Suite C, Fargo, ND 58102 or email to rrra@ideaone.net. Equal Opportunity and At Will Employer.

If claiming veteran’s preference or spouse’s veteran’s preference, as described in North Dakota Century Code Chapter 37-19.1, please submit Proof of Eligibility Form DD-214 with the application.

The Red River Retention Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, ancestry, disability, or other status protected by law in employment or the provision of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

Job Type: Contract

Pay: $5,000.00 – $9,000.00 per month


  • Flexible schedule


  • Choose your own hours
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Fargo, ND 58102: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 50% (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Fargo, ND 58102




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development