Local recruitment: Watershed Councils Coordinator

Utah Department of Natural Resources

Salt Lake County, UT, USA 🇺🇸

  • Salary: $23.30 – $34.99 Hourly
  • Location: Salt Lake County, UT
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Number: 40490
  • Agency: 560 Department of Natural Resources
  • Unit: 6204 DNR WRE PLANNING
  • Opening Date: 02/27/2024
  • Closing Date: 3/10/2024 11:59 PM Mountain
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Recruiter: Kenneth Favor
  • # of Openings: 1
  • Background Check: You must successfully pass a criminal history check.
  • Schedule Code: B – Competitive Career Service – Employment in this position requires a probationary period.
  • Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package. See benefits tab below for details.
  • EEO Statement: The State of Utah is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. For accommodations, dial 711 or TTY: 800-346-4128.

Job Description

Are you passionate about water planning? Do you possess a genuine curiosity for both urban and rural communities? Are you committed to making a tangible difference? Utah stands at the forefront of a shifting water usage paradigm, spearheading efforts alongside local watershed councils. At the Division of Water Resources, we hold an optimistic outlook that our diligent endeavors will yield lasting impacts. Join our dynamic team and contribute to empowering communities across the state to shape their water future.

Principal Duties:

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills in person, via phone, and through email correspondence.
  • Ensure adherence to the Open Public Meetings Act and GRAMA regulations.
  • Coordinate watershed council activities in collaboration with division staff.
  • Develop, review, analyze, and refine various documents, reports, and web content.

The Ideal Candidate: 

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher, or equivalent work experience in one of the following fields: Communication with an emphasis on facilitation or conflict resolution, Water Resources, Watershed Science, Environmental Science
  • Proficient in active listening and adept in facilitating productive discussions.
  • Possesses strong organizational acumen.
  • Capable of tracking multiple ongoing projects and adept at scheduling.
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to addressing challenges.
  • Exhibits adaptability and resilience in navigating evolving project requirements and priorities.

Why You Should Join Our Team: 
The Division of Water Resources is home to a dedicated team committed to furnishing decision-makers and policymakers with the most accurate information available. Our work is both intellectually stimulating and personally rewarding. This role presents an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to engage with communities statewide, foster meaningful connections, and collaborate with watershed councils to enhance water management practices, safeguarding our precious water resources. If this mission resonates with you, you might just be the perfect addition to our division.

Agency: State of Utah

Address: 4315 S. 2700 W., Suite 2100, Taylorsville, Utah, 84129

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/utah


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