Water Division Manager

Agency City of Oxnard



Water Division Manager Brochure

The City of Oxnard

Located on the beautiful Southern California  coast, the City of Oxnard has a small-town atmosphere even though it is the largest and most populous city in the County of Ventura with over 200,000 residents. Located about 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 35 miles south of Santa Barbara, Oxnard offers rich diversity and culture.

While embracing its long-standing agricultural industry, the City of Oxnard has embraced dynamic change and enjoys an expanding economy based on a variety of industries including retail, manufacturing and industry, the port, a regional medical center, two military bases, and tourism. The City has worked diligently to maintain a “business friendly” environment.

 Residents of the City of Oxnard enjoy an unsurpassed quality of life. With tree-lined streets, city parks, golf courses, marinas, and many community events and festivals, combined with 7 miles of sandy beaches at the City’s doorstep and the Los Padres National Forest nearby, opportunities for a rich and varied life abound.  It is the perfect place to raise a family.

The Position

Under administrative direction, plans, manages, oversees and directs the operation and maintenance of the potable and recycled water systems including production, treatment, distribution, metering, mechanical, electrical, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system maintenance, and laboratory services; assists in coordinating assigned activities with other City departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among City departments, divisions, and with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies and various public and private groups; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Public Works Deputy Director in areas of expertise; performs related duties as assigned.


Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in engineering, science, or closely related field of study. Master’s Degree is desirable.

Seven (7) years of progressively responsible potable water management experience, including four (4) years of management experience in the maintenance and operations of potable and recycled water production, distribution and treatment facilities, systems, and programs, and in leading operations, maintenance, or environmental managers in a comparable agency.

Possession of a valid driver’s license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon the essential job functions of the position

Possession of a valid Registration as a Civil, Mechanical or Chemical Professional Engineer in the State of California is desirable.

Possession of a valid California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) D5 Water Distribution Operator Certificate is desirable.

Possession of a valid California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) T5 Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate is desirable


$97,084 to $159,557

To Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please visit Koff & Associates’ website at www.koffassociates.com to download an application. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and application by email to infokoff@koffassociates.com. As an alternative, you can mail the completed application materials to:

Koff & Associates, 2835 7th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

The deadline to apply is October 5, 2015.

The City of Oxnard is an equal opportunity employer encouraging workforce diversity.

The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.

Koff & Associates