Assistant General Manager – Administration

  • by Contra Costa Water District
  • Oct 14, 2020

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Contra Costa Water District, an innovative leader in water management, has an exciting opportunity to manage, oversee and direct the activities of the Districts administrative operations as the Assistant General Manager of Administration. The Assistant General Manager of Administration must be experienced, well qualified, highly ethical and a leader for the District.

Under policy direction, assists the General Manager in managing and directing the activities of District operations; plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Finance Department, Human Resources and Risk Division, Information Systems Division, and Project Controls; serves as the appointed Plan Administrator for the District’s self-maintained Retirement and Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) plans and trusts; analyzes and recommends policies and procedures related to assigned departments/divisions; provides highly complex assistance to the General Manager; may manage legal budgets, expenses, and confidential matters; and performs related duties as assigned.

Receives policy direction from the General Manager. Receives direction from the Board of Directors when exercising duties as the Plan Administrator. Exercises direct supervision over management, professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of supervision.

This executive classification oversees and directs all activities of Administration departments/divisions including short- and long-term planning and the development and administration of policies, procedures, and services. This class provides highly complex assistance to the General Manager in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy, District functions and activities, including the role of the District’s Board of Directors, and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of assigned departments/divisions with other District departments/divisions and outside agencies. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing District-wide planning and operational goals and objectives, and for furthering District goals and objectives within general policy guidelines.

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