The Authority presents an excellent career opportunity to join a forward-thinking organization dedicated to providing the highest quality of treated drinking water to its member agencies. Ideal candidates must have a proven track record of proactive, participative management experience and possess excellent interpersonal, problem solving, communication, leadership, and financial management skills. The General Manager is responsible for all functions of the Authority and for a staff of 7 full-time employees, with an operating budget of over $36 million. Positions include general manager, office manager, operations superintendent, operations supervisor, two operators, and two instrument technicians. Under the policy direction of the Board of Directors, the General Manager provides executive oversight of and participation in the administrative, water treatment and water distribution operations of the Authority by planning, directing, and managing its resources and activities to provide a safe and adequate water supply to its members.
Requires equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in science, engineering, water resources, or business; and five years of progressively responsible experience in any combination of engineering, operations, water resources, business, and/or management. A valid registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the state of California and/or a Grade V water treatment and Grade IV distribution certifications are a plus. The Authority will work directly with Ralph Andersen & Associates on all phases of the search effort. The Authority reserves the right to consider candidates with any combination of professional experience that best fits the needs of the agency.
The salary for the General Manager is dependent on qualifications and experience and is commensurate with similar organizations. Further, WFA offers a comprehensive benefit plan, including CalPERS Retirement.