Hydro Specialist - DNRC
The RO Hydro Specialist analyzes and makes decisions regarding permitting new uses of water and changes to existing water rights for the management of the state’s water resources. This position uses information supplied by applicants and claimants and other information sources to make critical decisions about the legal and physical use of ground water and surface water. The Hydro Specialist works closely with the staff in the WRD located in Missoula and in other Regional Offices. The Hydro Specialist provides technical support to the regional manager for specific assigned projects such as working with watershed groups, and WRD bureaus, aids on water use complaints, and assist with mitigating to resolution of those complaints.