Located in scenic Coachella Valley (Riverside County), Valley Sanitary District is seeking a dynamic leader for the position of General Manager (GM). Serving as the Administrative Officer for the District, the GM oversees all financial, administrative, engineering, and operational activities. The GM has six direct reports with additional resources provided by outside contractors. Direct reports include District Engineer, Administration & Finance Manager, Water Reclamation Facility Chief Operator, Laboratory Supervisor, and the Management Analyst. The District has a service area of 19.5 square miles with 32,790 connections encompassing a population of 85,000 and a current budget of $8 million with significant capital improvement projects. The ideal candidate for this position will be a collaborative leader with the ability to guide the District with best practices in the utility industry with a forward-thinking approach to service delivery, innovative problem-solving, and excellent decision-making skills. Bachelor’s degree is required plus 5 years of progressively responsible management experience in a public agency. Experience in a public utility is strongly preferred. California experience is strong desired, but not required. Additionally, a licensed PE in the State of California is desired. Annual salary range for this position is $175,000 to $200,000 DOQ, supplemented with excellent benefits including CalPERS retirement. The District participates in Social Security. Relocation assistance may be provided.
Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, March 25, 2019. This is a confidential recruitment and candidates should be aware that references will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900.