The General Manager (GM) ensures that water, wastewater, and emergency services are provided in the Plumas Eureka Community Services District. The GM is the Executive Officer of the five member Board of Directors. The GM plans and manages the affairs of the District, coordinates with local organizations, regulators and the public, negotiates contracts, and hires, leads and supervises staff. The GM creates an annual budget, makes financial recommendations, prioritizes work and resources, ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, informs the community about District policies, and programs, and coordinates with the local volunteer organizations.
The position requires five years experience in an increasingly responsible public agency management position, knowledge and understanding of the function and administration of local government, of utility operation and management and of emergency management, and the ability to communicate orally and in writing and to efficiently use a computer, smart phone and related software for spreadsheets, word processing, internet research, and communication.
The PECSD serves the community of Plumas Eureka by providing water, sewer, fire protection and emergency services. The District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors and has an annual budget of $1.3 million. The District employs five full-time employees, including the General Manager, and up to fifteen volunteers for the Fire Department.
The community is located in Blairsden, CA in southern Plumas County, a mile from the Plumas Eureka State Park. The community has 575 residences with a population that ranges from 400 during the winter months, to over 1200 in the summer. The community surrounds a privately-owned public 18 hole golf course. Blairsden is in the Graeagle/Lakes Basin area noted for hiking, biking, camping, golfing, skiing, fishing, good restaurants, farmers markets and breweries.