Environmental Protection Department Director

Reports to: Chief Administrative Officer

Location: North Fork, CA

Responsibilities: The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) Director is responsible for providing leadership, management, and vision to ensure that the department objectives and goals have the proper operational controls in place to align with and contribute to environmental protection goals and priorities of the Tribe. This position is under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer Tribal Council and is responsible for planning, directing, and supervision of EPD activities. Works closely with various types of individuals, agencies, groups, along various Tribal committees, commissions, and boards.

Salary Information: G10-G11 2021 RUS ($58,842 – $84,049 Annually) D.O.E.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education – Must possess an undergraduate degree in Natural Resource Science, Environmental Planning, or other closely related fields.
  • Experience – Minimum three (3) years experience working within the area of environmental programs.
    • Minimum one (1) year of experience administering grants/contract programs.
    • Minimum one (1) year of experience supervising personnel.
  • Skills – Ability to understand research program operations, analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information, and prepare reports and correspondence for technical and non-technical audiences. Able to quickly build and maintain rapport with people of differing backgrounds, team player. Knowledge of current trends in natural resource management with relation to water, land, and air. Knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of environmental science; principles, theories, and practices of budget management; regional, state, and Federal environmental laws.

Tagged as: conservation, environment, EPA, leadership, management, supervisor

About North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California

The North Fork Rancheria is growing but keeping its focus on the community and the tribe.  Having launched successful new lines of business in the last few years, the tribe now looks to build a casino.  Although still small organizationally, the tribe is over 22,000 strong.

Located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, the North Fork area is in the beautiful area of California's most scenic area.  A stone's throw away from Yosemite, the area hosts an array of outdoor activities with beautiful lakes, streams, and trails.  Great shopping centers are within 30 miles of the area, balancing that rural life. For those who enjoy the outdoors, this is the place.