Calpers, employer paid health and life insurance, voluntary deferred compensation plan.
The General Manager of the Heber Public Utility District will have the opportunity to work for a growing district that provides water, sewer, parks and solid waste services to approximately 6,600 people in dynamic Imperial Valley. The General Manager works closely with the five-member Board of Directors and will inherit an excellent and stable work force of 13 talented and dedicated professionals. The position requires a broad range of professional abilities and understanding in all areas of government functions, with an emphasis on strong leadership and a commitment to support the community of Heber's future success and potential growth. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in managing a complex organization in a fast paced environment with high community expectations, and will enjoy an excellent quality of life in southeastern California. The Board of Directors seeks a professional administrator with the ability to continue and build upon strong working relationships with stakeholders in an environment built upon trust, mutual respect, and cooperation.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.
Required qualifications include a combination of experience, education and skills, including:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental science, management, engineering or other field related to the work; AND
At least five years of appropriate management experience with a variety of complex issues, negotiating and monitoring contracts as well as developing staff and overseeing capital improvement projects. Managerial experience in a city, water agency or special district is desirable.
The HPUD is an independent special district which primarily provides water, wastewater, solid waste and parks and recreation to the community. HPUD is governed by a five-member board of directors, elected by district voters, who oversee a $3.3 million annual budget and a staff of 12 full-time personnel. Water services include treatment and distribution of domestic water to district households and nonresidential users. Wastewater services consist generally of collection and treatment facilities. HPUD manages the community’s solid waste disposal contract with CR&R Disposal Services.