The new Assistant Electric Utilities Director will serve as the primary assistant to the Assistant City Manager (ACM). Two key responsibilities of the position are generation resource management and administrative oversight. This would include the ability to plan and direct the day-to-day activities of the Department and its staff, as well as focusing on the progress of capital projects with an emphasis on ensuring their timely completion, within established budgets. Additional responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these skills would be as follows: Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in the fields of engineering, business or public administration, or a related field. A Master's degree is highly desirable. Experience: Five (5) years of experience in utility operations, including a minimum of three years of supervisory experience. Experience in a municipal or electric utility management setting are highly desirable.DESIRED CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the position of Assistant Electric Utilities Director will have the ability to assist the ACM in providing Departmental leadership consistent with the unique attributes of the City. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of generation planning, finance and hedging power supplies, transmission planning, POU legislative and regulatory requirements, planning and development; experience in managing service contracts; and, the ability to present complex concepts and ideas to governing bodies and community groups.The City of Colton is seeking a hands-on, detail and team oriented professional with energy and focus, as well as the ability to make decisions independently while keeping the ACM informed.