Independent Contractor - General Manager/Treasurer
Rural North Vacaville Water District
Location: Vacaville, California
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: Depending upon experience
4 Year Degree
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Environmental Sciences or demonstrated experience in water system management including water supply, water distribution, water quality, customer service, budgeting, planning, financial reporting, and community relations. Minimum of 5 years of managerialexperience with a variety of complex issues, negotiating and monitoring contacts and overseeing capitalexpense improvement
Significant knowledge of the regulated water utility business and its operations, mechanical pumps and piping system.
Shared commitment to improving business performance and developing both individual and team capabilities.
Broad knowledge of the applicable regulations, requirements and trends impacting the field customer service environment and the water business, including assessment of operating practices and the establishment ofbest practices.
Demonstrated personal credibility and history of building and maintaining customer relationships and the ability to serve as the operational cc;mtact for political and civic leaders and other key Board Members. •
Extensive knowledge of the applicable regulations, requirements and trends impacting the water business.
Management skills in planning, organizing, analysis, problem solving, team working.
Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to deal effectively with and maintain productive relationships with other consultants and staff at all levels and Board Members.
Ability to lead, motivate all the other independent
Excellent written and verbal communications, as well as interpersonal skills of persuasion, listening, cooperation and diplomacy.
Competent in the use and understanding of business data and metrics to measure program success.
Skilled in a variety of technology and media platforms with proficiency in Microsoft Office
Valid California driver's license and $1,000,000 Professional Liability
Displays high standards of ethical conduct; exhibits honesty and integrity.
Aligns behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of the organization:
Fosters commitment and team spirit.
Ability includes but not limited to standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping,reaching, stooping, crouching, sitting, typing, walking, reading, writing, color determination, speaking and listening for extended periods of time
Proficient in QuickBooks and Excel
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or other equivalent relevant work experience. CPA certification is a plus.
Municipal financing experience and Enterprise Accounting
Applicant must become bonded
Ability to critically assess business and financial risk
5 years of experience in similar business
Understanding and experience with Audits, Banking and County Funds management
Experience with analysis and monthly review of Profit and Loss and Balance sheet
Experience in Cash Management and review of Accounts payable and Accounts receivable reports.
Capital Improvement Plan financing and long term strategic financial planning experience
Controller and investment management
RNVWD is hereby noticing a Request for Qualifications, RFQ, from interested parties for the Independent Contractor position of General Manager, GM, and Treasurer either separately or combined roles as are theduties of the current GM. This position is not as a RNVWD employee and there are no benefit programs. TheGeneral Manager Treasurer will report directly to the 5 member RNVWD Board of Directors.
The period for the RFQ is open on September 1, 2022, and the period will close on September 30, 2022.
Interested contractors should submit their resume and qualifications via email to Admin@RNVWD.com.
The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors will evaluate applicants' qualifications, skills, experience andother attributes and determine a list of those contractors that best fit the needs of the District.
Upon being selected by the RNVWD Committee to move forward with the next phase of the selection process,those selected contractors will be issued a Request for Proposal, RFP, that will include contractor's cost proposal for the services to be provided. The RFP will be issued approximately October 15th and close November 15th.
The Board will consider and review proposals at their December 2022 Meeting. Final award of the GM Treasurer contract is expected at the February Board meeting. A transition period with the current GM / Treasurer and thenew hire is planned from March 1st through June 30, 2023, the end date of the current GM agreement.
Interested parties are ideally located in the District or have offices in Solano County.
Solano Irrigation District, SID, is currently our Licensed Operator and performs repair and maintenance of theDistrict's facilities and will continue in this role. As additional services, SID will be responding to this RFQ.
Once a General Manager has been selected, the Executive Committee intends to advertise for an independent contractor as the Board Clerk and District Administrator.
An Independent Contractor can be a business organized as an Individual/Sole Proprietor, California Corporation, Partnership or Limited Liability Company
The timelines outlined above are approximate may be adjusted at the discretion of the District. This offering may be terminated or suspended at the discretion of the District. The final agreement, if any, with a selected independent contractor will be a negotiated agreement.
If you have any questions please contact the General Manager directly at cell 707-689-3184