Water Replenishment District of Southern California
October 8, 2018
122,366.00 - $163,667.00
Full Time - Experienced
Engineering/Science, Executive Management
4 Year Degree
The Manager of Engineering works under policy direction leading the day-to-day administration of the District, and overseeing the planning, organizing, integrating, directing, managing and evaluating the activities, operations, administration, and services of the engineering department including the planning and execution of capital improvement projects and programs for accomplishing the District’s short- and long-term goals and objectives. The incumbent directs and manages the development of short and long-term capital improvement project and program goals and objectives, consistent with the Strategic Plan and annual business plan, and ensures their effective execution; ensures all assigned engineering operations and functions are completed according to budgets, timelines, and professional, technical, and legal requirements, and serves the needs of District’s stakeholders in the Central and West Coast groundwater basins, while complying with applicable laws and regulations; serves as the District Engineer; and performs related duties as assigned.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a closely related field.
Experience: Eight (8) years of progressively responsible management and administrative experience in the construction, operation and maintenance of a public water utility, at least two (2) years of which were focused on engineering management for a large groundwater basin; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Required License: Current, valid registration as a Professional Engineer from the State of California.
The deadline to apply is November 11, 2018 before 11:30 PM PST.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit -
a statement of interest and
a focused resume detailing their recent (within the past 10 years) experience and demonstrated career accomplishments relevant to this position along with their application and supplemental questionnaire.
When describing projects and programs managed, please include the name of each employer, job title, size of project or program budget, number and composition of personnel supervised, scope of management responsibilities, functions managed, and dates of employment.
Each candidate’s background will be evaluated on the basis of information submitted at the time of application, and qualified candidates will participate in a preliminary phone interview. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a panel interview process, tentatively scheduled for early December 2018. Only the names of the most-qualified candidates who pass the panel interview process will be submitted to the selection committee for consideration for final selection.
Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to Bruce Davis at email@example.com. Neither Regional Government Services nor the District are responsible for failure of internet forms or email transmission in submitting your application. Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by calling 650-587-7300 x43 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Water Replenishment District of Southern California
The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) is the largest groundwater agency in the State of California, managing and protecting local groundwater resources for four million residents. WRD's service area covers a 420-square-mile region of southern Los Angeles County, the most populated county in the United States. The 43 cities in the service area, including a portion of the City of Los Angeles, use about 250,000 acre-feet (82 billion gallons) of groundwater annually which accounts for approximately half of the region's water supply.
WRD ensures that a reliable supply of high quality groundwater is available through the use of recycled water and stormwater capture. WRD is responsible for monitoring and testing groundwater throughout the region using effective management principles.
Visit the Projects and Programs section of this site to learn more about the WRD's individual water projects and programs.
"To provide, protect and preserve high-quality groundwater through innovative, cost-effective and environmentally sensitive basin management practices for the benefit of residents and businesses of the Central and West Coast Basins."
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