Calwater Jobs – District Manager

Website California Water Service Company

Job Description:

The District Manager is responsible for the general oversight of all field operations and customer service activities in the Marysville, Willows, and Redwood Valley district; establishing oneself as a leader in the community; acting as district spokesperson for media communication; short and long-term district planning; budgeting and rate case development; development of district personnel and coordination of district activities with Customer Support Services entrepreneurial marketing to insure Company growth.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides oversight of all field operations, customer service activities, production operations, and contract operations
  • Oversees SOX compliance and reporting
  • Responsible for working with state and local government agencies as well as regulatory bodies
  • Manages staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; training and development; and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations
  • Ensures certified distribution operators or treatment operators are properly trained to make decisions that affect water quality and quantity using manual or supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
  • Develops, monitors, and administers district budget, capital improvement budget, and rate case; participates in audits
  • Oversees and responds to all water quality and environmental inquiries and issues; may participate in inspections; and interacts with applicable local, state, federal agencies
  • Provides oversight to system main repairs, service repairs, meter repairs and replacement program, flushing program, valve operation program, and conducts fire flow availability tests
  • Acts as the Shift Operator as needed
  • Responsible for the administration of, adherence to, and financial disposition of all contracts
  • When functioning as the Shift Operator will supervise the day-to-day operations in one or more of the Company’s water systems, including water distribution, production, treatment, maintenance, and construction activities and provides direction for daily water quality and quantity water system operations, maintenance, and stand-by operator after hour activities
  • Provides oversight to the operations and maintenance of well sites, system booster stations, reservoirs, treatment plant, compliance water sampling, and testing
  • Plans and expedites short- and long-term district goals

Job Requirements:

  • State Water Resources Control Board-Drinking Water–Operator Certification Programs Water Treatment Operator Grade II Certification
  • Must live within 30 minutes of the District office
  • State Water Resources Control Board-Drinking Water–Operator Certification Programs Water Distribution Operator Grade IV Certification
  • Upon hire, must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent relevant water utility experience
  • Valid California Driver License
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Must obtain State Water Resources Control Board-Drinking Water–Operator Certification Programs Water Distribution Operator Grade V
  • Certification in 24 months
  • Ten years of experience working in a water utility in field operations, customer service, or related department
  • Excellent written, verbal, and public speaking skills
  • Knowledge of construction, maintenance, and repairs to distribution system

Job Details:

Company: California Water Service Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Marysville, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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