City of Santa Clara, California

Assistant Director of Water and Sewer Utilities

Filing Deadline: February 15, 2019
Valerie Phillips

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280
(916) 784-9080 – Fax (916) 784-1985

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The City of Santa Clara, a full-service Charter City with a population of 129,607, is seeking an Assistant Director of Water and Sewer Utilities. The City’s Water and Sewer Utilities Department operates on a budget of $102.1 million with 73 full-time employees to provide its customers a dependable supply of safe, potable water; environmentally-sound wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal; and recycled water, where available, for approved uses including irrigation and industrial processes. Under administrative direction of the Director of Water and Sewer Utilities, the Assistant Director oversees/supervises one or more of the divisions in the City’s Water, Wastewater, Recycled Water, and Solar Utilities. The ideal candidate has a track record of demonstrated leadership, proven accomplishments, and superior performance in a public agency, public utility, municipal organization, or a closely related organization with an emphasis on water utility management, including operations, maintenance, and capital projects delivery. At a minimum, candidates must possess the equivalent to possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in engineering or an approved related field, and have four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in the water, wastewater, recycled water, and/or solar utility industries, at least one (1) year of which shall have included management and supervision of professional and paraprofessional staff. Possession of a Water Distribution Operator’s Certificate D4 issued by the California Department of Public Health is required. Desirable qualifications include a Master’s Degree in engineering, management, or business or public administration; possession of a Water Distribution Operator’s Certificate D5 (may be required within two years of appointment); possession of a Grade 3 Wastewater Collection System Maintenance Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association; and Registration as a Civil Engineer by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. The salary range for the Assistant Director position is $171,108-$221,448, DOQ.

Deadline for first review of resumes: January 15, 2019.