Fair Oaks Water District

Assistant General Manager

Filing Deadline: February 18, 2024
Gary Phillips

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280 • Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 784-9080 • Fax (916) 784-1985

Detailed Description : PDF

At the Fair Oaks Water District (FOWD), success is directly related to the strength of our leadership team. To continue with this high standard, FOWD is seeking an exceptionally skilled leader to serve as the new Assistant General Manager.

Located just 17 miles northeast of Sacramento on the north bank of the American River, lies the suburb of Fair Oaks. The area was first developed in 1895 with early colonists applying their skills, energy, and capital to the development of the new town while enjoying its natural beauty. The area offers many schools, parks, and shopping amenities, and is close in proximity to all the Sacramento region has to offer. The Fair Oaks Water District (FOWD) was organized on March 26, 1917, as the Fair Oaks Irrigation District under the provisions of Division 11 of the California Water Code. The FOWD is governed by five board members and has 32 regular full-time employees. The Board of Directors, Management Team, and Employees are proud of the following District financial facts:

• Lowest water rates in the Sacramento Region.
• No issued debt.
• Approximately $10 million in reserve.
• Invested approximately 45 cents of every ratepayer dollar on capital investments for the past 18 years.

Culture is extremely important at the FOWD. District leadership will make every reasonable effort to consistently provide a pleasant work experience. The Assistant General Manager, under the direction of the General Manager, is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the day-to-day operations and engineering, planning, maintenance, and construction functions of the Fair Oaks Water District. The FOWD is seeking a collaborative and team-oriented candidate with sound technical experience to serve as the new Assistant General Manager. The ideal candidate is a working manager with excellent leadership skills. A candidate that values culture and understands the importance of treating others as individuals is desired.

The annual salary range for the Assistant General Manager is $137,000 to $195,000. Placement within this range is dependent on experience and qualifications. The FOWD also offers a generous benefits package.