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General Manager
Indian Wells Valley Water District

Indian Wells Valley Water District, CA is seeking a General Manager. The General Manager (GM) will receive policy direction from the Directors and shall be responsible for implementing the Board’s policies. The GM will determine and execute administrative policies through Department Heads to implement Board policies. Included with this is the planning and design of facilities, construction, operation and maintenance of facilities and the administration of the business affairs of the District. The GM shall supervise all District employees through Department Heads including the Chief Engineer, Operations Manager and Chief Financial Officer, manage the employer/employee relations of the District, and work closely with legal, engineering, and technical consultants.

The District is looking for a dynamic, service-oriented leader and strategic partner to serve as its GM. The GM must engage and interface with local, state and federal elected officials, local stakeholders and the general public to develop collaborative solutions facing the Indian Wells Valley. The GM will need to be assertive and support a hands-on approach to assist Department Heads in managing and mentoring their teams by developing and implementing goals that will influence the District for years to come. A trusted advisor and inspiring leader with a demonstrated ability to invest in, and bring out the best in their team, the District is looking for someone with the ability to deliver improved results by working imaginatively and productively with the Board, Department Heads, community partners and the District’s diverse and talented workforce.

Location: Ridgecrest, California
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Final filing date: May 15, 2022

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.