Position Information

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General Manager of Public Utilities
Under administrative direction, the General Manager provides leadership and direction over the activities of the City’s Public Utilities Department. A complete description of the duties and responsibilities of this position can be found on the City’s website.
 

The Position
Under administrative direction, the General Manager provides leadership and direction over the activities of the City’s Public Utilities Department. The General Manager of Public Utilities plans, directs, and coordinates through subordinate staff, the Department’s work plan; assigns projects and program areas of responsibility; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures; meets with key staff to identify and resolve problems. The General Manager also determines the overall Departmental organizational structure, mission, core services and allocation of financial, human, and capital resources; develops and administers annual capital and operating budgets; and serves as a technical advisor to the City Administrator and the City Council regarding the City’s public utilities.
 
The Ideal Candidate 
The ideal candidate is someone who has the ability to lead others in carrying out the mission, vision, and goals of the City and the Public Utilities Department. They must possess the organizational and time management skills to manage multiple divisions and responsibilities. The ideal candidate should be an experienced leader with extensive knowledge in the electric field of Public Utilities. They must have excellent listening and communication skills to build professional and collaborative working relationships. They must be decisive and be able to clearly communicate their decisions and vision to others.

How to apply
For an opportunity to work for an outstanding, dynamic, and progressive City committed to establishing itself as a model for good governance, please visit our website and apply online.  To view a detailed recruitment brochure please click here.
Position: General Manager of Public Utilities
Organization: City of Vernon
Location: Vernon,  CA 
United States
Salary: $253,910.38 - $308,629.78 (USD) Annually
Posting Start Date: 9/23/2022
Date Posted: 9/23/2022
Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 

Required Training, Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Civil or Electrical Engineering or a closely related field; AND ten years of utility operations experience, including five years of supervisory or management experience. Supervisory/management experience in Public Utilities electric field is highly desirable.

License and Certification Requirements 
A valid California State Driver’s License is required. A valid State of California Grade II Water Distribution License is desirable.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Salary and Benefits 
The monthly salary range for this position is $21,159 - $25,719. Salary placement within the established salary range depends upon qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is also available. The City has a 4/10 work schedule.

How to apply
For an opportunity to work for an outstanding, dynamic, and progressive City committed to establishing itself as a model for good governance, please visit our website and apply online.

Resume and cover letter must be included with application.  To view a detailed recruitment brochure please click here.

Status: This listing expires on: 10/2/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
City of Vernon
Address:
4305 Santa Fe Ave.

Vernon,  CA 90058
United States
Email:
mearl@cityofvernon.org
Phone:
(323) 583-8811 x239
Fax:
Contact:
Michael Earl, Director of Human Resources