Dixon Resource Conservation District (DRCD) is seeking applicants for District Manager.
The District Manager is responsible for leading the implementation of the DRCD’s strategic plan, including initiating and managing partnerships with a large and varied group of partners (external governmental agencies, researchers, non-governmental organizations (NGO) and private partners), securing the funds needed to operate the DRCD’s programs, and directing the programmatic and business operations of the District. The District Manager is responsible for the fiscal management of three (3) separate agency budgets (DRCD, Dixon Regional Watershed Joint Powers Authority and Dixon / Solano RCD Water Quality Coalition) along with five (5) project specific budgets and multiple grants that at times have exceeded $1.5 million.
The District Manager is an at-will employee who reports to a five-member Board of Directors.
The position requires a broad-based knowledge of natural resources, fiscal management skills, self-direction, strategic thinking, collaborative leadership, and problem-solving abilities in order to carry out the DRCD’s mission. A successful candidate will possess a strong commitment to agriculture, natural resource conservation, and have experience working collaboratively with a wide range of partners and community stakeholders such as RCDs, Counties, regional agencies, NRCS, or other similar agencies or nonprofits. The ideal candidate should also have understanding or experience in water system management, maintenance and construction.
To be considered for this position, please submit a completed application form, a cover letter, resume (reflects the size of staff and budget you have managed, your breadth of responsibility and authority, beginning and end dates of positions held), and three references, with no more than one personal reference (who will not be contacted without prior notice). Applications may be submitted to the Dixon Resource Conservation District, 1170 N. Lincoln Street, Suite 110, Dixon, CA 95620, (Put “District Manager Application” on outside of envelope) or submit through email to firstname.lastname@example.org and write as a subject heading “District Manager Application - INSERT YOUR NAME”.
The annual salary range for this position is $80,000 – $100,000, with benefits.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm onFebruary 11, 2020, or until the position is filled.
The position description and application are available at: www.dixonrcd.org