State of Montana Compliance Technician - 57064 in Helena, Montana

[Montana DNRC]

Water Adjudication Bureau Overview:

The Water Adjudication Bureau assists the Montana Water Court in the adjudication of all claims to pre July 1, 1973 water rights. The Bureau examines all claims pursuant to Supreme Court rules and provides a summary report to the Water Court on each of the basins (85) in the state. Pursuant to legislation passed in 2005, the Bureau completed the examination of the remaining 57,000 claims (as of 2005) by June 30, 2015 and must provide summary reports to the Water Court for the remaining 30 basins by June 30, 2020. As of July 1, 2015, the Bureau is responsible for the reexamination of 90,000 claims in 44 basins. These were previously decreed under the verification process and not the claim examination rules. In accordance with SB57, which sets certain benchmarks for the Bureau, all reexamination of these basins are to be completed by June, 30, 2023. The Bureau is required to report progress quarterly to the Water Policy Interim Committee (WPIC). The Bureau also provides post decree assistance to the Water Court as requested and to District Courts as Water Court decrees are placed under enforcement (upon petition to the District Court).

Job Overview:

This position provides a full range of professional administrative services including computer and data entry support to the Adjudication Bureau.

Application & Selection Process: The DNRC may include the following factors in determining whether an applicant meets the qualifications of a position vacancy by: State of MT application form, cover letter, current resume, educational requirements, structured interview, a performance test, job-related reference checks, job-related work experience, job-related past and current performance.

Approximately 5% travel time.

APPLICATION MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSTION ARE: Your online State of Montana application; Cover Letter; Resume; answers to supplemental questions.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS: Please answer the following supplemental questions. This provides you an opportunity to present more complete and specific details regarding your qualifications. The responses should be clear and concise since the hiring team may view them as a sample of your written communication skills. This supplement is reviewed separately from the state application form and is part of the evaluation process.

  1. Please describe the types of software programs you have used and their applications (e.g. Word, Excel, and Microsoft Access).

  2. Describe how you have prioritized and organized large workloads with multiple deadlines and demands. Please give examples.

  3. Please describe your work experience with the general public and describe any difficulties or achievements you have had working with the public.

HELPFUL HINT: You must check the “relevant document” box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application.

Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience):

1-year job related college or vocational training and/or 1 to 2 years of job related work experience. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Special Information : Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. A valid driver's license is required with less than 12 conviction points in the most recent completed 36 months.

Eligibility to work: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the person selected must produce within three days of hire documents that show authorization to work in the United States. Examples of such documentation include a birth certificate or Social Security card along with a driver’s license or other picture I.D., or a U.S. passport, or a "green card".

Job: *Environmental Sciences

Title: Compliance Technician - 57064

Location: Helena

Requisition ID: 19140096