Works under the general direction of the City Manager. The Water Resources Director is responsible for developing and implementing policy initiatives; setting the tone, climate and vision for the department; ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and directives; planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of the department including personnel, budget and resources; making recommendations to Council and City Manager on the design, development, and operation of the City's water and wastewater systems, the City's water resource planning activities and utility billing function.
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resources, Environmental Science, Hydrology or related field, and ten (10) years progressively responsible professional and supervisory experience in hydrology, water resource management, environmental compliance, planning and communications OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.Strongly Preferred: Experience working in a governmental environment; familiarity with the Arizona Groundwater Management Act; long-term strategic vision for sustainable water supplies; utility financing experience; master planning experience; and a dynamic and engaging personality.