Conservation District Specialist - Montana DNRC
Work Unit Overview:
The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s (DNRC) Conservation Districts Bureau (CDB) provides administrative, technical, financial, and legal assistance to 58 conservation districts. As mandated by Montana law, duties of the DNRC and the CDB include advising conservation district supervisors in carrying out their authorities and programs.
The purpose of this position is to provide a wide variety of services and assistance to help conservation districts build capacity and to efficiently navigate the laws, purposes, and responsibilities mandated by the legislature. While the specialist assists conservation districts across the state, the employee will focus on districts located in their geographical region based on duty station. Travel to districts for in-person meetings is required. The specialist is part of a team that coordinates work plans with other bureau staff and partners to deliver the most effective services to conservation districts. The specialist reports directly to the CDB Program Manager.