General Manager - Lower Elkhorn NRD, Norfolk
The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) is seeking a General Manager (GM) for their 15-county district. Under the direction of the LENRD Board of Directors, the GM will provide direct and indirect supervision to all employees of the district. Work involves developing operational policies and procedures, long and short-range plans that are consistent with the district policy of wisely governing the use, and conservation of, the district's soil, water, wildlife, trees, and other natural resources.
The GM is responsible for preparation of the annual budget; the acquisition of alternative funding sources such as grants, trusts; and negotiates and approves various project/program contracts. The GM should also possess the ability to analyze administrative and technical problems and/or situations and to present appropriate facts and/or recommendations in written and/or oral form; and interpret and/or apply policies and regulations, using considerable independent judgement with work being reviewed by the LENRD Board of Directors.
The GM also serves as the Public Relations Officer for the district with the ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with Federal, State, and City officials, co-workers, board members, community organizations, and/or members of a diverse population.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Public Administration, Natural Resources Management, Agricultural Economics, Soil Science, Water Resources and/or Agricultural Engineering, with post graduate work in water resources, geography, ecology and/or environmental law, plus a minimum of ten (10) years work experience in the area of natural resources, agriculture business, education and/or resource planning and work experience with various Federal, State, and Local government agencies is desired.
An excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, retirement program, vacation/sick leave, and paid holidays is provided. This position is open until filled.
Nebraska Association of Resources Districts
8100 S. 15 St., Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68512