General Manager

  • by Greater Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency
  • Mar 6, 2018

Job Location: Visalia
Application Deadline: 04/20/2018
How to Apply: To access more information on this opportunity, please see the Job Announcement on the Greater Kaweah’s home page: To apply for this General Manager opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to the address below, preferably by hand delivery or email:

Greater Kaweah GSA
c/o Donna Olivas
Ruddell, Cochran, Stanton & Bixler LLP
1102 N. Chinowth St.
Visalia, CA 93291-4113
Fax: (559) 733-4922

Follow the filing deadline, application materials will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this document. Candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to participate in the interview process.

Managing one of the new Groundwater Sustainability Agencies created in California, the General Manager will start at the ground floor establishing the Greater Kaweah GSA organization and its plan to lead the Kaweah Subbasin to groundwater sustainability. Working for the agency Board of Directors, the General Manager will collaborate with groundwater stakeholders, public and private agencies, and neighboring Groundwater Sustainability Agencies to design and implement groundwater management strategies that meet the agency goals and objectives.

To achieve these goals, the General Manager’s responsibilities will include:
• Agency Administration
• Fiduciary Responsibilities
• Staff Oversight
• Plan Development and Implementation
• Local Collaboration

The position requires at least 10 years of professional experience, a college degree or comparable experience, direct management experience with a public agency, a strong understanding of the concepts of groundwater and hydrogeology, and direct project administration experience involving task and budget management. The ideal candidate will excel in an environment of complex, challenging, and often technical concerns while balancing the needs of varied stakeholders and agencies.

Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and ranges from $160,000 and $200,000 annually with benefits. For full job bulletin and application information, please visit: