This single position shall plan, organize, direct and provide oversight for all day-to-day District Operation functions and activities. Plan, manage, and coordinate the installation, construction, inspection, operations, maintenance and repair of water and wastewater facilities including treatment plants and underground collection and distribution lines; capital improvement planning, budgeting, cost control, ensure the reliable operation of all facilities and equipment. Ensure that all District operations functions meet applicable laws, regulations and District policies; provide expert, professional and technical assistance to District staff; provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the General Manager.
Essential Duties include: - Develop and direct the implementation of operational goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department within District guidelines and in accordance with regulatory, state, and/or federal guidelines and regulations.
- Develop, implement, and manage regulatory operation programs, including water quality program, backflow program, flushing program, residuals/bio solids management program, waste discharge program requirements, hazard mitigation plan, sanitary sewer management plan (SSMP), etc.
- Identify capital improvement projects to improve efficiency, cost savings, and customer satisfaction and assist the Engineering department in their planning design, permitting, construction, and commissioning of projects.
- Create, implement, and administer a preventative maintenance program for District infrastructure.
- Review, monitor and evaluate work flow, work products, methods and procedures of the department.
- Ensure compliance with applicable local, State and Federal laws, regulations, and permits including completion and submittal of required regulatory reports.
- Monitor and implement legislation, policies, and laws affecting the operation of the District’s water supply, treatment, storage, distribution and equipment repair.
- Develop, administer, and control Operation department budget; capital improvement project budget and special project cost estimates along with Engineering; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing equipment, materials, and supplies.
- Select, train, and motivate personnel including the coordination of staff training, evaluation of staff, and implementation of discipline procedures to maintain high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the department.
- Meet with operations personnel to review and discuss current and future operation and maintenance projects.
- Develop, assess, and plan for the long term replacement needs of operations infrastructure and equipment.
- See job description for additional duties, along with required knowledge and abilities.
Education and Experience: - Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business, public administration, engineering or a related field is desirable.
- Education or training in public administration, or other training required to receive the certificates issued by the State of California as outlined under Licenses and Certifications.
- Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible experience in operations of water treatment, distribution, wastewater treatment, and collection systems and facilities, including at least four (4) years of management experience of a water treatment, distribution, wastewater treatment, and collections department for a public agency.
Licenses and Certifications: - Valid California Driver’s License issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles with a satisfactory driving record.
- Possession of a valid Grade 3 Water Distribution Certification issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. Higher grade certification is highly desirable.
- Possession of a valid Grade 3 Water Treatment Certification issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. Higher grade certification is highly desirable.
- Possession of a valid Grade 4 Wastewater Treatment Plan Operator issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. Higher grade certification is highly desirable.
- Collections Certification issued by the California Water Environment Association is highly desirable.
- Eligible to work in the United States.
To Apply for the Position submit your resume and District application (which can be found on the District's website at www.ccwd.org) by Wednesday, May 30th at 4:00 p.m.