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Water Resource District Assistant Manager

Outstanding opportunity for a full time position as the Water Resource District Assistant Manager for McKenzie County

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Hydrology , or related field and minimum of two (2) years of experience with ESRI ArcGIS, Bentley WaterGems/Water CAD, Trimble Terra Sync; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
  • Advanced knowledge of and ability to properly interpret and apply laws and regulations retaining to water system operation and work performed
  • Experience with basic geo-processing operations, data management, and mapmaking in ESRI, ArcGIS, model construction and calibration in Bentley WaterGEMS; use of SCADA Systems, Trimble Terra Sync, and basic use of Microsoft Office
  • Fundamentals of physical characteristics of water flowing in a closed channel
  • Strong organization skills and both verbal and written communication
  • Willingness and desire to learn new and challenging tasks
  • Direct and coordinate work crews in the repair and maintenance of water lines
  • Collect, edit, and update information on Department infrastructure stored in GIS
  • Supervise the maintenance of mains, new services, valves, and other distribution auxiliaries
  • Conduct special research and prepare studies, including alternative, feasibility, and economic studies
  • Direct collection of water samples for testing as required by the North Dakota Health Department

Salary Range of $27.47 to 29.73 per hour, DOE                        Positions open until filled

McKenzie County offers an excellent benefit package including:

Health Insurance – Health & Child Care Flexible Spending Program Group Life

Insurance – Retirement – Optional Deferred Comp Plan

Vacation – Sick Leave – Paid Holidays

Job Description & Employment Application available online at

An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans’ preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines available at and submit any documentation with an otherwise complete application.

Submit resume and/or application by mail, email, fax, or hand deliver to:

McKenzie County Human Resources
201 5th St NW, Suite 700
Watford City, ND 58854
FAX:     (701) 444-4113

Equal Opportunity Employer


Application for Employment

Job Description - MCWRD Assistant Manager

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