An exciting career opportunity for the right person to join the Management team at the South Placer Municipal Utility District (SPMUD). SPMUD provides sewer collection services to over 21,000 connections in South Placer County, serving an equivalent population of approximately 75,000 and 31,000 Equivalent Dwelling Units (EDU). SPMUD has 31 full or part-time employees.
As a member of the District leadership team, the Administrative Services Manager manages the day to day operations of the Administrative Services Department (ASD) for administrative, personnel, financial, utility billing and clerical functions, and is recording secretary for District Board of Directors meetings.
The Ideal Candidate Profile:
The ideal candidate will have experience with fiscal operations and management of budgets, forecasting and strategic planning. Will be an experienced mentor with strong leadership skills, able to communicate effectively and approach organizational issues strategically. They will have integrity, maintain a professional and approachable demeanor, be innovative collaborative leaders, successful in motivating others and comfortable making independent decisions.
The Administrative Services Manager plans, directs, and coordinates supportive services for the District. The specific responsibilities of the Administrative Services Manager vary by subcategory and are aligned with the functions of Office Manager, Finance, Human Resources and Board Secretary. Candidates should possess general knowledge of Local, Federal and State laws, particularly those relating to the public sector, utilities, and employees. The following duties are listed as examples for this classification. For a complete list of assigned duties, required knowledge and abilities, please consult the complete job description online at:
Manage the general office and accounting activities of the District.
Maintain the general ledger and fixed asset records.
Provide General Manager with data, reports, and other information for the budget and financial reports, financial forecasting and other administrative assistance.
Custodian of District records and management of District filing system.
Managing investment of District funds to maintain cash flow liquidity.
Overseeing of utility billing/fund accounting processes including software, hardware, and on-going support.
Principles and practices of budget preparation and monitoring.
Human Resource records management including the coordination of CalPERS benefits and OPEB.
Responsible for hiring of administrative personnel.
Assist in the hiring and termination of all other personnel.
Oversight of risk management program and coordination with District insurance group.
Provide administrative assistance to the Board of Directors and General Manager at all meetings of the Board of Directors, including preparation of all agendas and materials and recording and transcribing meeting minutes.
Maintain official files, filings and the retrieval and management of General Manager and Board records.
Coordinate and supervise responses to records requests under the California Public Records Act.
Step A: $116,542 – Step F: $145,204/annually
It is expected that successful candidates will be placed at Step A. Successful candidates with exceptional experience and qualifications, may be considered at mid-range, up to Step C: $128,481
Full paid medical benefits up to CalPERS Kaiser rates
Vision & Dental benefits
Vacation: 120 - 200 hours per year dependent upon years of service
9/80 Work Schedule
Sick Leave: 96 hours per year
12 paid holidays
1 Personal Leave Day
2% @ 55 – CLASSIC CalPERS MEMBER – If meeting the CalPERS criteria as a Classic member (& within six months of separating from a CalPERS covered employer)
2% @ 62 – NEW PERS MEMBER
Matching contributions to 457 Deferred Compensation Fund
401a Supplemental Retirement Plan up to 5% of salary
Employee Wellness Incentive Program
Paid medical at retirement per vesting schedule
Completion of an Associate Degree in Business or related field with preference for a Bachelor’s degree and Ten (10) years of experience in office operations, that includes human resources, accounting, customer service, and public relations matters. Experience in public sector preferred.
The South Placer Municipal Utility District (SPMUD) provides sewer service to the communities of Rocklin, Loomis, Penryn, Newcastle and a portion of Granite Bay. Over the years, the District has grown from 7 to 31 square miles as the City of Rocklin and Town of Loomis expanded their boundaries, and by annexing several unincorporated areas (Penryn and Newcastle to the north and Rogersdale in the Granite Bay area). In 1988, the District changed its name to South Placer Municipal Utility District (SPMUD) to reflect its larger service area. As of 2015, SPMUD provides sewer collection services to over 21,000 connections, serving an equivalent population of approximately 75,000. SPMUD’s customer base has tripled over the last twenty-five years from 10,000 EDU to over 31,000 EDU.eadquartered in Rocklin, California and has 25 full and part time employees.