Director of Operations and Maintenance

Agency Alameda County Water District


FILING DEADLINE April 12, 2024

SALARY RANGE $224,568.71 – $272,971.88 Annually

The ideal candidate for Director of Operations and Maintenance will:

  • Possess deep knowledge and understanding of the facilities, operations, governance, and maintenance practices of a California Special District providing retail water service to the public, as well as the laws, regulations, and standards that apply to the industry, and to the agency and its mission.
  • Exhibit exceptional leadership skills, fostering a culture of safety and positive and collaborative individual and team relationships, and the ability to motivate, mentor, coach, and develop staff to ensure high performance and productivity toward a common goal.
  • Demonstrate critical and strategic thinking and problem solving, and the ability to develop and implement long-term plans, strategies, and metrics to optimize operations, improve efficiencies, develop and monitor budgets and track expenses, and ensure the reliability of water supply, production, and distribution systems and their supporting facilities and fleets.
  • Demonstrate hands-on, active engagement and oversight of staff and the activities and operations of the department, ensuring consistent, efficient, and effective progress toward meeting department and agency-wide objectives.
  • Demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills to effectively engage with multiple audiences such as diverse staff, management, governing bodies, regulatory agencies, and the public.
  • Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and identify conflicts, evaluate problems from different perspectives, and implement constructive solutions in the best interest of the agency.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain positive and constructive working relationships at all levels of the organization, supporting staff, developing a strong management team and supporting executive management in leading a high performing organization.
  • Exhibit a service ethic in support of staff, peers, the industry, and other internal and external customers.

Please check the Job Brochure for more detailed information!

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