Property Management Section Supervisor - Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation

Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation

Helena, MT United States

Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation's mission is to help ensure that Montana's land and water resources provide benefits for present and future generations.

The DNRC believes employees are their most important asset. The DNRC empowers employees to exercise professional judgment in carrying out their duties. Employees are provided with the training and tools necessary to achieve the mission. Both team effort and individual employee expertise are supported and sustained.

Do you posses knowledge of business and public administration? 

This position offers the exciting opportunity to be the Property Management Section Supervisor. Responsibilities include developing and managing State Trust land lease, license, navigable waterway and non-trust land programs; directing and completing commercial and residential leasing and related real estate transactions; administering program budgets, systems and data; serving as an information resource to the public, local and tribal governments and other officials on trust land resources.

We are looking for a candidate who can effectively approach the human dimensions of trust land management, who can utilize critical thinking and independent judgement to problem solve.


Program Development and Management:

Develop and manage State Trust land residential lease, commercial development lease, land use license, and navigable waterway programs to manage real estate transactions on behalf of the state and generate income from state lands and protect public and landowner interests while working within the parameters of the Real Estate Management Plan, contract requirements and program criteria.

Program Administration:

Administer program budgets, systems and data to ensure efficient program operations, policy and compliance and accurate information and data.


Supervise two Program Specialists, an Administrative Specialist, and an Economist to achieve section objectives in compliance with employment policy and law and effective supervisory practices.This position reports and works closely with the Real Estate Management Bureau Chief in all areas of Property Management Administration and development.

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What are some benefits that you can expect from working at DNRC?

Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays
Health Coverage
Retirement Plans
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Employment with the State of Montana may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness under the PSLF.   


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 20% travel time with occasional overnight travel.

APPLICATION MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSTION ARE: Your online State of Montana application; Cover Letter, and Resume.


Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience):

  • Requires education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in business or public administration, real estate, resource management, or a related field and four years of progressively responsible experience including real estate management experience.
  • Qualified candidates must demonstrate a minimum of 3 years of direct supervision of staff in a team setting that accomplished desired goals and objectives of the organization.

This agency will accept alternative methods of obtaining necessary qualifications.

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".

Applicant Pool Statement:  If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Training Assignment:  This agency may use a training assignment. Employees in training assignments may be paid below the base pay established by the agency pay rules. Conditions of the training assignment will be stated in writing at the time of hire.  

Job :  Project/Program Management

Salary: $ 32.22 - 32.22  Hourly Benefits Package Eligibility:  Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan 

Number of Openings :  1 Employee Status:  Regular Schedule:  Full-Time

Shift :  Day Job

Travel :  Yes, 20 % of the Time 

Primary Location :  Helena

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Management, Budgeting, or Finance
Salary Range
$ 32.22 - 32.22 Hourly

Contact Information

Jen Downing
Helena, MT
United States
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