To handle the day-to-day operations of the conservancy district, the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) Board of Directors employs a staff with areas of expertise, education and experience.
The MWCD staff includes four primary groups: administration, conservation, engineering and recreation. The headquarters for all four departments are located at the MWCD's main office in New Philadelphia.
- Administration: Handles duties including oversight of all MWCD functions, compliance to missions, finance, human resources, safety, public relations, education and technology.
- Conservation: Manages MWCD's natural resources - including forestry and mineral operations.
- Engineering: Develops, plans and oversees improvements and maintenance to MWCD facilities, as well as participation in partnerships in the watershed.
- Recreation: Operates the MWCD's lake parks, marinas and activities at the MWCD reservoirs, in general.