Executive Director/Ratepayer Advocate

  • by City of Los Angeles Office of Public Accountability
  • Jun 12, 2018

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA
Application Deadline: 06/25/2018
How to Apply: Apply-OPACSC@lacity.org

The City of Los Angeles is seeking a highly qualified individual as the Executive Director of the Office of Public Accountability (OPA). The OPA performs ratepayer advocacy functions and the Executive Director functions as the Ratepayer Advocate to provide public independent analysis of actions by the Department of Water and Power as they relate to plans and actions.

The Executive Director reports directly to, but is not instructed by, the Board of Water and Power Commissioners and performs other reporting duties as established by ordinance. The Executive Director serves as the head of the Office of Public Accountability, and has full charge and control of its work, and is responsible for the proper administration of its affairs. The Executive Director appoints and directs staff and expends budgeted funds. In addition to responsibilities regarding water and electricity rates, the Executive Director duties include consumer protection and complaint procedures; and other duties as may be established by ordinance.

This is an executive level appointment with the selection to be made by a five-member, single purpose, Citizens Committee. The top individual selected by the Citizens Committee must be confirmed by the Mayor and the City Council. The term of the appointment is for five (5) years.
Brochure: http://personnel.lacity.org/exams/ExecutiveDirector052318.pdf

Electronic submittals are required
The filing period may close anytime on or after
Monday, June 25, 2018, at 4:00 p.m​