The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is recruiting for a Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO) to lead and manage technology for the organization at the highest levels in order to introduce improved efficiencies. LADWP is the largest municipal electric utility in the nation and exists to serve all customers with safe, reliable, and cost-effective water and power. Reporting directly to the General Manager and Chief Engineer, the CITO is responsible for day-to-day oversight and involvement of the Information Technology Services Division with a total of 613 budgeted positions in FY20/21. The CITO has the responsibility to transition LADWP to a more integrated, contemporary, and state-of-the-art organization with significantly improved technology applications to support all aspects of the organization’s administrative (finance, personnel, customer billing, and customer service) and operational needs. The CITO’s significant contribution to the organization will include formulating a vision for technology, setting a tone that embraces best practices, and serving as the catalyst and facilitator for the development and implementation of a new Strategic Technology Plan to assist and improve LADWP operations.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 10 to 15 years of senior management experience in directing the operation and maintenance of complex information systems. Experience must include experience with a large, complex public utility or within a similarly sized organization in a public or private organization with a portfolio of at least $1 billion dollars.
The salary for this position is a highly competitive executive-level compensation (currently under review). LADWP offers a comprehensive and generous benefits package including an enhance defined compensation retirement plan. Additionally, LADWP will offer relocation assistance.