General Manager Annual salary range: Salary and benefits are competitive and negotiable dependent on qualifications. Application deadline: Open until filled.
The East Palo Alto Sanitary District is responsible for maintaining the sanitary sewers for portions of the City of East Palo Alto and the City of Menlo Park. The District enjoys fiscal health and operates with a $4.6M budget, healthy reserve and small office staff. The District’s five-member elected Board has ensured that investment has been made in the infrastructure and to acquire cutting-edge technology which has allowed the District to stay up-to-date in order to responsibly serve its customers.
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree; five years of progressively responsible professional and complex management experience; working knowledge of maintenance management systems; knowledge of intent and basic foundation of local, state and federal regulations and laws governing the management, construction, operation, safety and maintenance of a sanitary district. A Master’s degree and experience with another California wastewater district and/or water utility; an understanding of engineering as it relates to wastewater collection; relevant technical knowledge and experience; California wastewater certifications; and, familiarity with or a resident of the East Palo Alto Sanitary District service area will be looked upon favorably.
To be considered, submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, current salary and a resume that reflects the size of staff and budgets you have managed to: email@example.com
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