New job Water Quality Division Administrator in Wyoming

Water Quality Division Administrator

Company : State of Wyoming
Salary : $7,541 - $9,718 a month
Location : Wyoming

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


Manages the work activities in the Water Quality Division for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and is responsible for an annual budget and management of employees charged with the protection of water resources of the State as outlined in W.S. § 35-11-302.

Human Resource Contact: Cristina Donovan 307-777-7939

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.
  • Assists the department director in providing overall policy guidance in support of the agency's mission and values.
  • Achieves environmental objectives through permitting, inspection/compliance, and restoration/remediation programs for groundwater and surface water.
  • Supports the Water and Waste Advisory Board.
  • Represents the State of Wyoming in regional and national water quality protection organizations.
  • Negotiates with violators to seek compliance and appropriate penalties.
  • Maintains solid communications with the public.
  • Leads and develops a highly skilled technical group dedicated to implementing environmentally sound surface and groundwater protection programs.
  • Coordinates with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other state and federal agencies.



Preference will be given to the applicant with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, earth sciences, or equivalent
Preference will be given to the applicant with ten plus years of work experience in an environmental quality-related field or similar experience.
Preference will be given to the applicant with five years of supervisory and management responsibility.


  • Knowledge of analytical methods and techniques as applied to groundwater and surface water quality protection.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of management and administration, including budget development and control, planning, and personnel development, leadership, and management.
  • Knowledge of environmental protection.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations as applied to interaction with representatives of industry, government, the general public, and the scientific community.
  • Skill in dealing with complex concepts in an agile, comfortable and competent manner.
  • Flexible and skilled at anticipating future trends and challenges.
  • Skill in solid oral and written communication.


See "Preferences"

Necessary Special Requirements


  • Periodic travel throughout the State is required.
  • Periodic travel nationally and regionally is required.
  • Must be able to manage from a distance.

  • FLSA: Exempt

Supplemental Information

020-Department of Environmental Quality - Water Quality Division

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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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