Executive Director, Water and Sewer Authority

South Granville Water and Sewer Authority | Butner, NC

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Posted Date 4/09/2019

The South Granville Water and Sewer Authority (SGWASA) is seeking a leader to strategically direct the planning, construction, financing, and operations of the SGWASA water and sewer systems to assure that authority customers have adequate, compliant, and dependable utility services. The Executive Director will be a person with a high energy level, who motivates staff to excellence, values accountability, and is an excellent problem solver. About the SGWASA and the Position: Established in 2005, SGWASA is a multi-member authority with seven board members from four jurisdictions: Stem, Butner, Creedmoor and Granville County. The Director reports to the Board, oversees a budget of $12M, and supervises five direct reports with total FTE staff of 40 in the Divisions of Water Treatment, Waste Water Treatment, Collection and Distribution and Administration. Key challenges and opportunities for the next Director of SGWASA include the management of a number of significant infrastructures projects including the design and build of upgrades to the existing water treatment plant, evaluation of community growth leading to proactive planning for water and sewer capacity, and transparent engagement and education with the public over water quality questions and concerns. To meet these challenges and opportunities successfully, outstanding leadership skills in building, leading and maintaining a positive work culture which supports staff to develop and thrive in a team environment are essential. Additionally, expertise in revenue management and generation, intergovernmental financing and debt management, capital improvement project management, and a successful track record in government organization management are required. More information can be found at http://www.sgwasa.org. Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. A successful track record in project management is highly desirable along with 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in management. Knowledge of water and waste water treatment, delivery, and distribution and related laws, regulations, and permit requirements is preferred but not required. Hiring range is $95,000 - $140,000 (beginning salary will be commensurate with experience). Excellent health insurance, local government retirement pension (LGERS), among other benefits are offered. Residency within the service area is preferred but not required. To apply for this position, click on the SGWASA Director link via the Developmental Associates website. (Or cut and paste https://www.developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/client-positions/ into your browser). All applications must be fully completed and submitted via the online portal. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All inquiries should be emailed to hiring@developmentalassociates.com. The recruitment and selection process is being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.

Salary: $95,000 - $140,000. DOE

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