General Manager - Lower Republican NRD, Alma

General Manager - Lower Republican NRD, Alma

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The Lower Republican NRD is accepting resumes for General Manager.  This position will become effective September 5, 2017. The General Manager is the chief executive and supervising officer for the LRNRD which is a leader in Integrated Management activities across the state.  The General Manager reports to an 11 member Board of Directors which are spread across five counties in south central Nebraska to carry out natural resources related projects, policies and regulations. Responsibilities include working with state and federal agencies, local governments, and landowners, while overseeing a professional and technical staff of 13.  Additional responsibilities include overseeing the day to day operations of the Lower Republican NRD Rural Water Project.

The preferred candidate would have a B.S. in Natural Resources or related field, and ten years’ experience in water resources, project management, public administration, supervisory work and budgeting.

Candidate must be able to effectively oversee the day to day operations of the Lower Republican NRD and be versed in public speaking, project management, human relations, budgeting and possess strong organizational skills.

Send resume and cover letter by June 1, 2017 to Marlin Murdoch, LRNRD Board Chair, 10580 Hwy 136, Orleans, NE 68966 or email marlin.murdoch [at]  A copy of the job description is available at