General Manager

We have been retained by the Waterloo Water Works (Waterloo, IA) to conduct and facilitate a search for General Manager to oversee all aspects of their water distribution system.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
Proactively communicate with the Board of Trustees on matters of regulatory and community interest; prepare budget estimates, manage expenses, approve AP and staff requests; propose rate case adjustments.
Must have strong leadership, communication, planning skills.
Must establish residency within Waterloo city limits within 6 months of hire.
Possession of an AWWA Water Operators Certificate or State of Iowa Water Operators Certificate is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor of Science degree or higher in engineering, environmental science, public administration or a closely related discipline.
Licensed Professional Engineer a plus, but not required.
Combination of 10 years equivalent education and experience in the water utility field with a proven record of advancement and success will be considered.
Must have strong analytical and operational management skills with additional strengths in customer service; excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to handle multiple projects.
Five years progressive managerial experience in a water utility or similar enterprise.
Knowledge of and/or experience in general business management, engineering, and familiarity with applicable U.S. EPA, Iowa DNR, and other federal and state laws pertaining to Water Works management.
Profit and Loss experience.

The City of Waterloo is a thriving community, rich in agricultural development, manufacturing, and cultural diversity located on the banks of the Cedar River.

Position offers competitive salary and benefit package. Relocation is negotiable.

The application deadline is November 15th.

The Waterloo Water Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer and drug free workplace.
Published 4 days ago
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