Performs a variety of managerial and professional duties related to planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the overall operations of the city water services division, including budgeting, scheduling, forecasting, and policy and rate structure development, etc.
Provides general guidance and direction to section managers, i.e., Water Supply, Transmission & Distribution, Conservation, Engineering, and Resource Planning. Provides close to general supervision to Administrative staff, i.e., Administrative Assistant, Administrative Secretary, and Contract Administrator.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (A position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties that may be found in a position of this class).
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from college with Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental engineering, planning, law, or related field;
Six (6) years of professional work experience in the management of, or as a consultant to, a publicly owned water or wastewater utility serving no less than 20,000 customers;
An equivalent combination of education and experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Extensive knowledge of public utilities principles and practices including the preparation and implementation of operations budgets in excess of $5 million per annum.
Skill in effective communication and interpersonal relations. Skill in the use of computer keyboard in the creation of technical documents and reports.
Ability to present to plan, assign, direct, coordinate and review the work of technical and non-technical personnel; present information, goals, and plans concisely; establish effective working relationships with associates, subordinates, elected officials and the public.
Work is performed in an office setting with occasional travel and field work. Attendance at evening meetings and irregular work hours may be required.