The Amador Water Agency is looking for a dynamic and strategic individual to plan, organize, direct, and participate in the activities and functions of the Operations Department as the Operations Manager. The Operations Manager will assume full management responsibility for operations in the Water, Wastewater, Distribution, Construction, Engineering, and Instrumentation/Electrical fields; including, department budgets, recommend and administer policies and procedures; provide administrative support and expertise to the General Manager, Board of Directors and all Agency departments; build and maintain relationships with regulatory entities, cities, and other districts. Monitors work flow, regulatory reporting and compliance; participates in outside community and professional groups; responds to emergencies, coordinating department and division staff as needed; respond to citizen inquires and complaints; work with other Agency management staff to meet goals and objectives of the Agency.
B.A. or equivalent from a four-year college. Seven years of experience in a position of operations, maintenance, construction or engineering, preferably with four years of management experience for a public agency, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Possess the following or a combination of: California State Water Operator’s Grade 3 License; State of California Wastewater Operator’s Grade 3 License; State of California Distribution Grade 3 License; State of California Collections License and/or State of California Cross Connection License.
About Amador Water Agency
The Amador Water Agency owns and operates 11 small community wastewater systems. Over the 50 years since its formation, the Amador Water Agency purchased the Amador Canal System from PG&E, in 1978 constructed the Central Amador Water Project and the Buckhorn Water Treatment Plant to provide water to hundreds of upcountry residents, updated the Tanner Water Treatment Plant, built the Ione Pipeline and a new water treatment plant and storage tanks in Ione, now provides treated water to Jackson, added new wells to the Lake Camanche Village and La Mel Heights systems, completed the 9-mile-long Amador Transmission Pipeline, and completed the Plymouth Pipeline.