The General Manager has overall responsibility for the timely and cost-effective execution and management of actions associated with the Surface Water Supply Project (Project). The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing and furthering SRWA goals and objectives within general policy guidelines; and, under administrative direction of the Board of Directors, is granted considerable leeway for expertise and the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. The General Manager shall provide energetic leadership and have a track record of accomplishing similar projects in size and/or complexity.
May include, but are not limited to, the following:
Broad and extensive work experience in a management position in a private or public agency responsible for municipal water or wastewater treatment and delivery system management. At a minimum, background to include, management and administrative experience in a position responsible for the formulation and implementation of programs, budgets, administrative operations, policy affairs, and management of technical consultants and consulting contracts. Track record of stakeholder-based negotiations, staff and organizational development and success as a spokesperson and primary point of contact for print and electronic media.
Education and Training:
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Water Resources/Environmental or a management related field including, but not limited to: Water Resource Management, Civil Engineering, Hydrology, Environmental Science, Business or Public Administration, or Biological Science or a related field. An advanced degree in business administration, engineering or public administration is a plus, as well as any relevant water industry related certification(s).