Jefferson City, Mo.

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Hazardous Waste Program Director

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual for its Hazardous Waste Program Director. The successful candidate will administer federally-delegated and state-instituted environmental programs involving hazardous waste. The successful candidate will oversee the program and serve as staff director for the commission in the area of assigned responsibility. He or she will report to division management.

This is a highly responsible, mid-level management position requiring a Master’s Degree in a physical or biological science, engineering, or public administration and 5 years supervisory, managerial or administrative experience. Knowledge of hazardous waste media area(s) is a plus. The successful candidate will possess the following core qualifications:

Ability to lead change. This core qualification relates to the ability to develop and implement an organizational vision through strategic planning, key goals, objectives, priorities and values.

Ability to lead people. This core qualification involves the ability to develop and utilize strategies that maximize employee potential, foster high ethical standards and inspire and motivate others toward accomplishment of the organizational mission.

Results oriented management style. This core qualification stresses accountability, problem-solving, and continuous improvement of customer service through use of adaptive management techniques to meet organizational goals.

Business acumen. This core qualification involves the ability to oversee the allocation of resources to efficiently and effectively accomplish goals and to use new technology to enhance decision-making.

Ability to build coalitions and communicate effectively. This core qualification involves the ability to explain, advocate and express facts and ideas, negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally, develop an expansive professional network with other organizations, and identify the internal and external politics that impact the work of the organization.

Salary commensurate with experience up to $72,023. An excellent fringe benefits package includes paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, paid retirement (defined benefit), deferred compensation, cafeteria plan and tuition reimbursement. Relocation expenses negotiable. Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Ms. Wilma Partee, Human Resource Director, Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102 (573/751-2518) (TDD users call Missouri Relay at 800/735-2966). Resumes accepted through March 31, 2002.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F