Water Management Specialist

CSKT Natural Resources Department   Pablo, MT   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on May 4, 2024
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Water Management Specialist DEWR Complex - Ronan, MT - Natural Resources Department

The Water Management Specialist is a technical-level position working in the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes' Natural Resources Department within the Division of Engineering and Water Resources (DEWR). This position will perform water resources technical work under the direct supervision of the Water Management and Planning Program Manager. The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in hydrologic sciences or a closely related physical science field; OR, a combination of education and experience including at least one (1) year of specialized experience that is related to the duties of this position. Knowledge of surface water hydrology, groundwater hydrology and practical applications in data collection and management; ability to take mathematical principles and apply them to water resources problems. Skills in use of analytical tools including spreadsheet analysis are required. Skills in statistical analysis, water budget analysis, and geospatial analysis are preferred. Ability to read and interpret a wide variety of instructions and procedures in oral and/or written form; to collect data, establish facts, draw conclusions, and define problems and recommend solutions, both orally and in written form. Must have a valid driver’s license. Required to successfully complete a certified defensive driving course approved by the Department every three (3) years thereafter. Must wear Tribal Government identification and safety apparel when conducting field activities. Failure to submit all of the above information will result in immediate disqualification during the screening process. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal employment application (Resumes may be submitted but may not replace or supplement the official Tribal application), copies of relevant academic transcripts and/or certificates, copy of a valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a Federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT, and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This position is not a (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by CSKT must pass pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary Range is $25.19 to $28.96 - depending on experience. 

CSKT is a Tribal Member Preference Employer