Main Areas of Responsibility:
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We are seeking a full-time exempt Water & Land Restoration Advocate to develop, coordinate & implement public policy initiatives and advocacy strategies that advance New Mexico’s leadership to proactively address legacy mine waste, impacts of hard rock mining projects, groundwater & surface water contamination, watershed conservation, freshwater protection, statewide water allocation and administration reform
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Research and track mining and water related policy developments across the West. Develop and recommend statewide mining and water policy priorities for CVNM touching on issue areas including state and federal water quality standards, regulation of the mining industry, legacy uranium pollution clean-up and remediation, state level water administration regulatory reform, federal designation of protected waters including Wild and Scenic and EPA Antidegradation policy.
Minimum 3+ years working on issues related to mining regulation, water policy, hazardous waste clean-up and remediation, and/or issue advocacy; knowledge of how a bill becomes a law or city/county/state policy processes. Knowledge of Navajo Nation and/or Tribal Government policy processes is a plus; ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and troubleshoot challenges.