East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), an industry-leading water and wastewater utility headquartered in Oakland, California, is seeking a professional our Director of Wastewater position.
The Director of Wastewater is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, staffing, and administering all activities of the Wastewater Department to ensure efficiency and maximum operational effectiveness. Four major divisions report to the Director: Wastewater Engineering, which is responsible for technical support and capital design and construction management; Wastewater Treatment Operations, which includes operations and maintenance work for the main treatment plant, recycled water plants, interceptor systems and pumping plants; Environmental Services, which includes management of pre-treatment/pollution protection programs, interface with users and inspection services, and management of the Wet Weather and Resources Recovery Programs; and Laboratory Services, which provides analytical support for both wastewater and water activities.
Requires a professional engineering license in the state of California, and possess proven leadership and wastewater management skills and technical expertise. Of primary importance is the candidate’s ability to effectively manage a broad range of wastewater programs in a progressive and efficient manner.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s or graduate degree in engineering or a related field; eight to ten years of progressively responsible supervisory or management experience in wastewater engineering and operations; and a grade V wastewater treatment certificate. They will also demonstrate:
• strong leadership and management skills including demonstrated ability to provide direction to widely diverse operations; • effective interpersonal and communication skills with experience in working with a wide variety of people, agencies and political boards; • creative and positive results-oriented attitude with excellent problem solving skills; • commitment to working actively and cooperatively in a team environment; • proven ability to manage complex, multi-faceted programs involving significant staff, funding, public contact and a wide variety of technical disciplines; • high standards of personal/professional ethics and integrity; • innovation and a willingness to take risks to advance organizational objectives; and • political sensitivity and astuteness in dealing with all levels within the organization and with other entities.
To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter, including your current salary and names of four work related references by Friday, February 17, 2017. Resumes should reflect years and months of positions held as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed. Forward your materials--
East Bay Municipal Utility District - Human Resources Department ATTN: Richard Jung, Manager of Recruitment and Classification 375 11th Street, MS #603 Oakland, CA 94607-4240
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All resumes will be reviewed and those candidates deemed to have the most relevant experience will be invited to an oral panel interview tentatively scheduled for mid-March. An appointment is expected in June following reference/background checks. For additional information about this opportunity, please contact Richard Jung at (510) 287-0707.
EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disability
Additional Salary Information: The monthly salary for the Director of Wastewater is $13,471 to $19,458. The appointment may be made within the range dependent on qualifications.
EBMUD has a proud history of providing high-quality drinking water for 1.4 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. The District’s award-winning wastewater treatment protects San Francisco Bay and serves 685,000 customers.
To manage the natural resources with which the District is entrusted; to provide reliable, high quality water and wastewater services at fair and reas...onable rates for the people of the East Bay; and to preserve and protect the environment for future generations.
The principles used in accomplishing this mission are:
•Exercise responsible financial management
•Ensure fair and reasonable rates and charges
•Provide responsive quality customer service
•Promote ethical behavior in the conduct of District business
•Ensure fair and open processes involving the public
•Provide a healthy work environment
•Promote diversity and equality in personnel matters and contracting
•Promote environmental, economic, and social sustainability