Provide leadership and management of Utilities, Engineering, Fleet and Resource Conservation and for the supervision of staff and management of resources consistent with the general administrative direction of the General Manager. The incumbent performs high level administrative, technical and professional work in furthering the activities and operations of a comprehensive Public Works department.
BS (or BA) degree in Business, Public Administration, Civil Engineering or other related field and eight years of increasingly responsible public works or engineering experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Nevada or equivalent professional level certification is required. A master's degree in engineering or public administration is especially desirable.
Knowledge and experience working with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency or similar organizations as well as Basin-wide conservation groups is strongly preferred. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to employees, management, public groups, and the Board of Trustees. Ability to facilitate working groups of employees, public and/or agencies including planning effective meetings and workshops.