POSITION TITLE: Assistant Water Resources Director

DEPARTMENT:    Water Admin. Department           CLASSIFICATION:                Exempt

SUPERVISOR:              Water Admin. Department Director      LOCATION:                  Taos Pueblo


Will be mentored by the Director for a leadership role in the future. Participates in all activities related to the implementation of the Water Settlement. Learns about the structure and functions of tribal government, policies, and procedures.


Works in various areas of the department to gain knowledge and experience of respective responsibilities. Duties and responsibilities may include extensive administrative duties, shadowing Director to learn about various responsibilities and department functions, including policies and procedures. Understands and is aware of the policies and practices of Taos Pueblo. Attends meetings related to Water Settlement with tribal officials, federal and state officials, and local parties. Learns and understands the Taos Pueblo irrigations system and infrastructure. Conduct site visits to project sites. Plans and coordinates public participation events related to Water Settlement. Skill in operating various word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs in a Windows environment. Skills in analyzing problems, projecting consequences, identifying solutions, and implementing recommendations. Ability to learn about the Pueblo’s water claims and rights, water resources, infrastructure and uses. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.  


Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Natural Resources, Water Resources Management, Environment, or related field. Fluent in Tiwa. Position is for a maximum of three years. Valid New Mexico driver’s license with ability to meet Pueblo’s liability insurance requirements and maintain eligibility for insurance.  Must be able to pass drug test, physical examination and background check, with NO prior convictions of any felonies.

Taos Pueblo reserves the right to exercise preference in hiring for qualified Tribal members/Indians in connection with all positions.

If you feel that you have the necessary skills, experience, the motivation, please prepare a detailed letter of introduction, a complete resume, and three professional references who can attest as to your skills and abilities.



PO BOX 1846 – 1075 VETERANS HWY, TAOS NM 87571

PH.: 575.758.8626 EXT. 124 – FAX 575.758.7308

EMAIL: apply@taospueblo.com

Closing date:  Friday June 28, 2019

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