General Manager

  • by Calleguas Municipal Water District
  • Apr 19, 2019

Job Location: Thousand Oaks, California
Application Deadline: 06/07/2019
How to Apply: Submittal of a District application packet including job application, cover letter, resume, and supplemental questionnaire is required. Application packets are due by 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 7, 2019 and must be submitted to Calleguas MWD, Attn: Human Resources Coordinator, 2100 Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360.


Reporting to and under policy direction from the Board of Directors, the General Manager oversees the administrative, planning, engineering, financial and operations and maintenance activities of the District. In consideration of Board-established organizational goals and priorities, the General Manager provides strategic leadership and manages overall District functions designed to fulfill the District’s mission. The incumbent serves as the principal District representative communicating and implementing Board policy decisions with District employees, other governmental, legislative and regulatory bodies, member purveyors, consultants, media, community organizations, and the general public.

The position requires extensive interaction and collaboration with other agencies, organizations and individuals and the ability to resolve protracted, complex, and contentious issues. It is essential that the General Manager possess strong interpersonal skills and communicates clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, to maintain sound working relationships with the Board of Directors, staff, and external entities.

The ideal candidate will have broad and extensive work experience in a management position in a public agency, assuming responsibility for the formulation and implementation of programs, budgets, and administrative operations with at least ten years of experience in a supervisory capacity is desirable. A bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Civil or Mechanical Engineering, Hydrogeology, or closely related field from an accredited college or university is required. An advanced degree, California professional engineer or geologist registration, and/or California water treatment/distribution certifications are desirable.

Total annual compensation is negotiable and will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate and needs of the District.