The Water Resources Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, use, management and protection of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes’ water resources on the Duck Valley Indian Reservation. The Water Resources Director will be hired by the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes to serve as the Executive and enforcement arm of the Water Code, with authority to administer and enforce the provisions of the Water Code and implementing regulations.
The Water Resources Director will report to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Water Resources Board. The Director will work with the Board, the Business Council, and the Tribes’ attorneys and consultants on water matters to evaluate, protect, coordinate and manage use of the Tribes’ water and water rights. The Director will supervise any staff that may be authorized by the Board with Final approval from the Business Council.
- Successful applicants will have graduated from a four year college or university with major course work in water resources, environmental sciences, or civil engineering or a related field; having a master’s degree in civil, agricultural or environmental engineering, or related science is preferred; extensive experience in work supply planning and operations may be substituted for a degree.