The City of Colton, located in San Bernardino County, is proud of its growing role as a center for new business, residential, and employment opportunities. With several parks, a public library, and other opportunities, Colton is a destination for anyone seeking a sense of community and a high quality of life. Colton`s Electric Utility is the oldest founded utility in San Bernardino County. The Utility Department’s goals include providing responsive and reliable service, equitable rates, and superior customer service. The Electric Utility Director will oversee the electric enterprise, coordinate department activities with other City departments, officials and/or outside agencies, and will manage a staff of 26 employees. The City is seeking a collaborative and technically savvy candidate to serve as the next Electric Utility Director. The ideal candidate is a proven leader with the ability to mentor and guide staff. A candidate with the vision and creativity to investigate innovative options and alternatives for generating revenue would excel in this role. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and produce quality work. Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration, or related field with a minimum of five (5) years of progressively increasing experience in an electrical enterprise, design and construction, electrical substations, transmission, and distribution, including three (3) years of management and/or supervisory experience, preferably in California. A Master’s Degree is desirable.
The annual salary for the Electric Utility Director is up to $188,411.42 with an approved 3% increase scheduled for July 1, 2023 as well as an additional 10% pending council approved increase in July 2023, increasing the high range to $207,252.56. Placement is dependent on experience and qualifications. The City also offers an attractive benefits package.
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