The Big Bear City Community Services District offers an incredible career opportunity for a General Manager in a beautiful resort community in the mountains located in the Big Bear Valley of Southern California. This career opportunity is the result of an upcoming retirement. Big Bear City CSD consists of overlapping Water, Sewer, Solid Waste, and Street Lighting service areas and provides one or more services to approximately 11,800 customers with a budget of $15 million. The General Manager oversees 7 direct reports in the areas of Water, Sewer, Solid Waste, and Administrative Services with 39.5 full-time budgeted positions. The next General Manager will come to a well-run organization with excellent long-term staff and a family-like atmosphere. The ideal candidate should have a strong ability to serve as an effective interface between the Board and staff, while also providing strong support to the Board. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience with water, sewer, and /or solid waste issues in California or the ability to quickly come up-to-speed in this industry. Living locally or within a short distance to the District is critically important to the Board of Directors due to emergency management responsibilities of this position. The General Manager must be reachable and is often required to be on-site during emergency situations.
Requires an equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree may be a plus. Five years of increasingly responsible experience in a management assignment, preferably in a public agency. Specific experience in grant funding and administration is highly desirable.
The starting salary for this position is $150,000 to $195,000 DOQ. The District also offers an excellent benefits package, including CalPERS Retirement.