Executive Manager of Planning and Engineering/Assistant General Manager (Working Title)

  • by Inland Empire Utilities Agency
  • Jun 14, 2019

Job Location: Chino, CA
Application Deadline: 07/19/2019
How to Apply: APPLY ONLINE IMMEDIATELY. This recruitment is Open Until Filled; first review on June 17, 2019. Applications must be completed and submitted electronically. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. A complete job description, online Agency Employment Application, and Supplemental Questionnaire is available online at: www.ieua.org (click on Job Openings).

Open Until Filled, Apply Immediately
First Review of Applications: June 17th

This recruitment is being conducted to fill (1) vacancy and will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the active status of the eligibility list.

Salary Range: $183,023.88 – $222,996.55 Annually

Includes a generous benefit package including: health, life, dental and vision insurance; CalPERS retirement, and a 4/10 work schedule.


Under policy direction from the General Manager, plans, organizes, controls, directs, integrates and evaluates the activities and outputs/services of the Engineering, Planning and Science Division; directs and participates in the development of short- and long-term goals and objectives consistent with the Agency’s strategic plan and annual business plan and ensures their effective execution; ensures all engineering, construction, laboratory and planning functions serve the Agency’s needs, while complying with applicable laws and regulations; and performs related duties as assigned.


The position is responsible for managing, directing and integrating a wide variety of functions, programs and staff engaged in the planning, design, development and construction of the Agency’s water, wastewater, recycled water and groundwater collection, compost and renewable energy treatment and distribution facilities and systems. Within assigned areas of accountability, the incumbent operates with substantial latitude and discretion to achieve effective and efficient utilization of resources.

The employee in this class reports to the General Manager and directs the work of employees in the Engineering and Construction Management Department, Planning and Environmental Resources Department and the Laboratory Department.

Who We Are:

An Employer of Choice in the Inland Empire
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) secures and supplies supplemental water; collects and treats wastewater; produces high quality renewable products such as recycled water, compost and energy; and promotes the sustainable use of groundwater and development of local water supplies. IEUA serves approximately 875,000 residents in a 242-square mile service area in western San Bernardino County, California. As a regional wastewater treatment agency, IEUA provides sewage utility services to seven contracting agencies and provides wholesale imported water to seven retail agencies. IEUA owns and operates four facilities specializing in regional water recycling services. The facilities take in approximately 50 million gallons of wastewater per day for treatment, producing high-quality recycled water. IEUA also manages the recharge of recycled, storm and imported water through the Chino Basin Groundwater Recharge Program and coordinates regional water-use efficiency and education programs. IEUA is committed to meeting the needs of the region by providing essential services in a regionally planned and cost-effective manner while safeguarding public health, promoting economic development and protecting the environment.

Excellent Benefits Package:

Social Security, CalPERS, 457 Deferred Compensation Plans, Competitive Salaries, Certification Incentives, Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance w/Agency-paid monthly contribution of $923 – $1,490 per month, Paid time off for holidays, vacation, bereavement and sick leave. Additional information is available on our website at: http://www.ieua.org/about-us/human-resources/benefits/.


  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in engineering, urban and regional planning environmental science, water resources management, or related field is required, and
  • Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal planning, water management, engineering and/or construction at least five (5) of which were at a manager level;
  • Experience in wastewater/water utility is preferred;
  • Master’s degree is highly desired.


  • A valid California Class C driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Agency’s vehicle insurance program.
  • Registration by the State of California as a Professional Engineer is required.