East Contra Costa Irrigation District Brentwood, CA
General Manager Annual salary range: $150,000 to $185,000 The salary is supplemented by an attractive benefit package. Application Deadline: Monday, January 21, 2019
Located in the California Delta just east of the San Francisco Bay Area, the East Contra Costa Irrigation District provides irrigation water for agricultural, landscape, and recreational use in a 40-square mile area encompassing the City of Brentwood, portions of the cities of Oakley and Antioch, and the unincorporated community of Knightsen. The District is supported by 19 full time employees and an annual capital improvement budget of $1.6 million.
Ideal candidates will be experienced managers with a background in agricultural irrigation, water, or similar utility operations. The ability to work collaboratively with the Board of Directors and other local and regional stakeholders, coupled with sound fiscal, technical and personnel management is expected. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are paramount. The successful candidate will be a working manager who both empowers employees while holding them accountable. A background in construction management or the facilitation of capital projects is desirable as the District moves forward with significant infrastructure upgrades.
A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience including three (3) years in the public sector/local government and a P.E are desirable; or, any combination of education and experience which would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities.