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Job Position: Montana – Water Rights Bureau Chief

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is looking for a Water Rights Bureau Chief.

Working to support and implement the Department’s mission to help ensure that Montana’s land and water resources provide benefits for present and future generations. The Bureau Chief provides overall vision, direction, and management to the Bureau and programs within the Bureau. The Bureau Chief develops approaches and solutions to the challenges faced by programs and works with stakeholders to cultivate support for Department initiatives. The Bureau Chief coordinates Bureau activities with those of other bureaus, divisions, and departments; participates in policy initiatives; and implements or directs projects of high priority to the Department. The Bureau Chief must consider a broad spectrum of factors when making decisions and recommendations, including technical concerns, public relations, legislative relations, public policy stances, effect on other organizations/agencies/divisions/bureaus, Departmental resources and mission, and economic impact.

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