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Position: Deputy State Engineer, WY State Engineer’s Office

The Wyoming State Engineer’s Office is looking for a Deputy State Engineer, who will report directly to the State Engineer and act as a delegate in areas relating to Wyoming water law, water administration and agency representation. This is an At-Will position and is appointed by the State Engineer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

  • Provides administrative oversight of records management and on-going operations located in the Cheyenne office.  Manages the daily operations of the agency in the absence of the State Engineer.
  • Participates in formulation of agency policy.
  • Supervises preparation of agency annual reports and participates in budget preparation.
  • Represents State Engineer in his absence and attends meetings as his delegate, when required.
  • Represents agency at public meetings, forums, symposiums and local, state and federal government and private sector work groups.
  • Communicates with constituents and interest groups.
  • Coordinates review of state, federal and other agency documents, along with Interstate Streams Division, establishing agency positions when necessary.
  • Responds to constituent contacts.
  • May represent the agency, or the State of Wyoming, on interstate issues.
  • Supervises the agency’s fiscal operations.

For further information, including how to apply, please click here.