Salary: $166,468-$208,147; DOQ – subject to negotiations
Benefits: Excellent package
Located in the rapidly expanding southeastern region of picturesque San Diego County, the District is about 15 miles southeast of downtown San Diego, and close to all the cultural, educational, and recreational amenities of a large southern California metropolitan area, without the daily congestion. Otay has a fiscal year 2021 operating budget of approximately $98.5 million and a $8.5 million Capital Improvement Program. The District employs 139 regular employees who are assigned to four major departments.
The District’s mission is to provide exceptional water and wastewater service to its customers, and to manage District resources in a transparent and fiscally responsible manner. Its vision is to be a model water agency by providing stellar service, achieving measurable results, and continually improving operational practices. As a result, the District continues to be one of the lower cost water and sewer service providers among San Diego County’s public water agencies, with its water rates being the third lowest among 22 San Diego County water agencies and its sewer rates being the third lowest among San Diego County’s 28 sewer agencies.
The Chief of Water Operations serves as a member of the Senior Management Team and plans, directs, manages and oversees the overall activities and operations of the Operations Department including Utility and Fleet Maintenance; Water Systems Reclamation and Wastewater Operations; and Pump/Electrical. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader, innovative, and business-oriented executive.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field and seven (7) years progressively responsible management level experience in water distribution and wastewater systems. CA WRCB Water Distribution Operator Grade 5 Certificate highly desirable.
Additional Salary Information: DOQ – subject to negotiations
About Otay Water District
About Otay Water District:
Located in Spring Valley, approximately 15 miles southeast of downtown San Diego, the District is close to all the cultural, educational, and recreational amenities of a large southern California metropolitan area without the daily congestion. The District takes pride in providing reliable, high-quality products, services, and support.