The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently looking to hire a full-time Section Manager for the Minerals Management Section within the DNR’s Finance and Operations Division, in Lansing, Michigan.
The Minerals Management Section of the DNR serves as the statewide manager for the 6.4 million acres of mineral ownership under the control of the land administering divisions within the DNR. The DNR is responsible for the leasing of state-owned mineral rights, while the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is responsible for all permits and regulations for the act of extracting the minerals from the land.
This position would be responsible for providing leadership and supervision to the section’s staff and serves as the department's primary facilitator for leasing and direct sale of state-owned minerals including development, exploration and extraction of minerals. The section manager is also responsible for the administration, development, and revision of laws, rules, policies, and procedures pertaining to mineral development, exploration, and extraction. The section manager works with industry, EGLE, and the DNR land administering divisions; and will serve on various workgroups, special committees, or task forces as requested. The section manager also serves as a member of the division management team.