The Georgetown Divide Public Utility District, nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Foothills and Northern California’s Gold Country, is currently searching for a General Manager to serve as a highly visible representative of and advocate for the District within the service area and the region. Serving as the Chief Administrative Officer for the District, the General Manager is responsible for all affairs of the District including administration, public relations, operations, engineering, and related support activities with a staff of 22 and budget of approximately $6 million annually. Additionally, the General Manager serves as a highly visible representative of and advocate for the District within the 75,000 acre service area and the region. The ideal candidate will have an extensive understanding of water issues (preferably in California) as well as a proven track record of success in the management of a local public agency and/or governmental agency including fiscal planning and policy development.
A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities would be a Bachelor’s degree; a Master’s degree and/or registration as a Professional Engineer may be a plus. Experience should include relevant broad and extensive professional experience including management level experience within a government agency or private utility industry. California experience is highly regarded and preferred. The Board will consider out-of-state candidates on a case-by-case basis.
The annual salary range will be competitive for the region and DOQ plus an excellent benefit package including CalPERS retirement.