West Basin Municipal Water District, CA

Assistant General Manager

Filing Deadline: February 20, 2024
Valerie Phillips

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

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The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) serves a population of nearly a million people living within 17 cities in the South Bay, as well as unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, California. Arts, culture, and recreation are prominent in the South Bay, beginning with various downtown cultural centers, concert halls, parks, playgrounds, beaches, and amusement parks. Cultural opportunities are found throughout the hundreds of neighborhoods that make up the South Bay, with more than 200 live theatre venues, an impressive number of museums with world-class art collections, and numerous ethnic and cultural organizations. Carnival Cruise Lines operates a cruise ship terminal nearby in Long Beach. Nearby attractions and recreational opportunities include the Queen Mary, Catalina Island, Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and Universal Studios. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy having access to a multitude of professional sports franchises, including the Los Angeles Dodgers, Lakers, Clippers, and Kings, and the Anaheim Angels and Mighty Ducks are also close by.

West Basin is seeking a strong leader with excellent interpersonal skills, political acumen, and a strong technical background to serve as the next Assistant General Manager. The ideal candidate has a strong track record in customer service and is familiar with current developments that impact water resources. Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, public administration, business administration, civil administration, political science, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and ten (10) of increasingly responsible experience in the water industry, including five (5) years of management and administrative responsibility. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License is to be maintained throughout employment. A Master’s degree is highly desired.

The annual salary range for the Assistant General Manager is $200,047 - $275,056; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience.