San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency Stockton, CA
Executive Director Annual salary range: $155,000 to $205,000 Application deadline: Friday, December 15, 2017
Headquartered in Stockton, California, the San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency is poised to expand its mission to address flood protection needs. It is estimated that there will be over $1 billion in infrastructure and capital projects with implementation lasting between 10 and 20 years. The Agency is seeking an individual who is excited about such a challenge.
This position will play a key role, helping to shape the Agency for the future. Candidates should demonstrate a deep understanding of flood control including subjects such as hydraulics, hydrology, geotechnical studies, drainage, channel flow, and storm water management. Experience in the Central Valley is preferred but not required, however a grasp of the unique characteristics of the region will be needed to succeed in this position. A high degree of knowledge of how a flood control agency interacts with other public agencies is crucial.
SJAFCA’s next Executive Director will be someone who is energetic and an out-of-the box thinker. Consensus building will be a key element in the Agency’s success, so the successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, the ability to articulate a vision, and the capability to rally others to that vision. In this position, a capacity to see the bigger picture is imperative. The Executive Director must be able to work independently and at a high level of efficiency with minimal direction. The successful candidate must be comfortable taking ownership of the process in order to fulfill the Board’s vision. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to work successfully with a Board of Directors or similar body.
Preferred qualifications for the Executive Director position include possession of a professional engineer license in California or the ability to obtain; financial management experience in the public sector, including fund accounting and budgeting; and land use knowledge and an economic/development background.
To be considered for this excellent career opportunity, submit your résumé, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted without prior notice). Submit your materials by visiting: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=291
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