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Posted July 18, 2014
Capacity Development Specialist- State Revolving Fund (SRF)
LOCATION: Various locations Statewide
The basic function of the SRF Capacity Development Program Specialist (CDS) is to provide Targeted Capacity Development to Small water systems throughout California. In addition to this, the CDS is to perform training, Technical Managerial and Financial assessments, Funding application assistance and on-site technical assistance to rural water systems and small municipalities while managing the program’s administrative affairs and promoting the California Rural Water Association (CRWA). The SRF Capacity Development Specialist is a full-time employee, subject to all CRWA benefits, policies and procedures. Salary: approximately $60K annually DOQ and experience.

Some duties of the SRF Capacity Development Program Specialist are:
1. Perform duties and meet responsibilities as outlined in CRWA and CDPH guidelines.
2. Travel extensively to offer on-site assistance to small water systems providing Technical, Managerial and Financial Capacity Development and, on occasion, systems that are pursuing funding, have significant problems complying with requirements or have other significant problems as determined by CDPH.
3. Provide training assistance in all areas of operations, maintenance, management, conservation, and compliance with regulations when requested.
4. Maintain a working knowledge of all operations, management, regulations, and system-specific issues necessary to advance the performance of program requirements.
5. Act as a liaison among state, federal, industry and trade organizations, and agencies relating to program activities and industry issues.
6. Develop an informational article for each quarterly publication of the California Water Journal when requested.
7. Plan, implement and conduct quality training when requested, including the Annual Technical Conference (EXPO)
8. Attend CDPH training sessions and the CRWA Annual Technical Conference (EXPO)
9. Perform other duties as may be assigned.
10. Have frequent contact with water system personnel, government personnel, elected officials, industry representatives, and technical organizations.
11. Assist water systems making application to a variety of State sponsored Funding Programs as needed.
Employment Requirements:
1. Multi-year employment required (five years’ experience preferred) in working for, operating, and managing a rural/community water system.
2. Technical knowledge of operating and managing a rural/community water system.
3. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with operators and decision makers, regulatory agencies and other professionals.
4. Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Access), email and Internet.
5. Ability to identify, locate and explain water problems to operators and decision makers.
6. Knowledge and understanding of CDPH regulations, monitoring and reporting requirements.
7. Willingness to travel extensively to provide technical assistance and provide presentations at evening meetings.
8. Working knowledge of SRF funding and TMF assessment procedures.
9. A strong working knowledge of State funding requirements and procedures
10. Must have Water Treatment 2 (T-2) certification.
11. Written approval from CDPH prior to employment.
12. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License.

Please note: this is an abbreviated job description. Background checks will be performed on all candidates being considered for employment. Interviews will be conducted at the CRWA Headquarters located at 4131 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento CA. 95834
Please send resume to CRWA, 4131 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento CA 95834, Attn: Jeff Ortmeier, SRF Program Manager. Position open until filled.
Posted July 15, 2014
General Manager -Redway Community Services District
Contact Name: Debra Evans
E-mail: rcsd@earthlink.net
Job Description:
GENERAL MANAGER: Full time w/ benefits. Job reqs., desc., and app. packet avail. at office; 1150 Evergreen Rd. #2, Redway, CA 95560 707-923-3101 or see info: www.sites.google.com/site/rcsdwater/
Posted July 15, 2014
Chief Operator -Redway Community Services District
Contact Name: Debra Evans
E-mail: rcsd@earthlink.net
Job Description:
CHIEF OPERATOR: CA. Water Treatment and T&D Grade 2(min)and Wastewater Grade 2 Min. w/ 4 yrs exp req\'d, w/ ability to obtain WW Grade 3 within 6 mo. Full time w/ benefits. Job reqs., desc. and app. packet avail at office; 1150 Evergreen Rd. # 2, Redway, CA 95560 707-923-3101 or see info: www.sites.google.com/site/rcsdwater/
Posted July 2, 2014
Public Works Supervisor - City of Mt Shasta
Contact Name: Jodi Polk
E-mail: jpolk@mtshastaca.gov
Job Description:
The City of Mt. Shasta is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Supervisor. This is a full-time position with a salary range of $3,976 to $4,374 per month, depending on experience. Benefits include a generous City contribution to a Cafeteria Plan with family medical, vision and dental coverage, supplemental insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts available. The position receives P.E.R.S. 2% at 62 retirement plan, 12 holidays per year, sick leave and vacation days that increase with tenure. The City also has several employee-funded deferred compensation plans available.

Under the supervision of the Public Works Director, this position organizes, directs and participates in construction, building, street, water, sewer and drainage infrastructure maintenance and repairs; coordinates assignments, personnel and equipment to assure timely and accurate completion of projects; and trains and evaluates public works staff.

The ideal candidate should have strong leadership skills, an ability to work with a variety of personalities, excellent communication skills, the capacity to organize and prioritize multiple projects and an aptitude for exceptional customer service. The applicant should have at least five years increasingly responsible experience in any combination of maintenance and repair of streets, buildings, and water and sewer systems or other related public infrastructure projects, including two years in a lead capacity. Experience with budgets, report compilation, policy development and Microsoft Office is highly desirable. A California Class B driver’s license, or the ability to obtain one within one year, as well as the ability to obtain a Water Distribution Operator D2 certificate are also required.

Interested applicants can obtain a job description and application from City Hall by phoning 530-926-7510 or on the City’s website at www.mtshastaca.gov under Human Resources. Applications and resumes must be submitted to City Hall, Attn: Human Resources Specialist. The position is open until filled, with the first application review on July 18, 2018. Resumes will not be accepted without a completed application. The final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background, physical examination, and drug screen.
Posted June 17, 2014
General Manager - Calaveras County Water District
Contact Name: Stacey Lollar
E-mail: staceyl@ccwd.org
Job Description: The Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) is seeking a proven professional leader to become the District’s General Manager. The District is a special governmental district that currently provides water and wastewater services to approximately 17,000 residential/commercial customers. CCWD also owns and holds FERC licenses for two hydropower facilities that have a combined generation of 250 MW.

The Board of Directors is seeking a General Manager who is a proven professional leader with demonstrated leadership, communication, planning, policy, and development experience in the water and wastewater industry.

The ideal General Manger would be a person who:
• Will serve as a role model and mentor to staff.
• Has experience and ability to build effective and productive relationships.
• Has previous experience working with a governing board in a political environment.
• Brings exceptional communication and public relations skills.
• Is familiar with all legislative laws, policies, initiatives and challenges of importance to the District, California, and the industry as a whole.

The successful candidate will posses at a minimum:
• Equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree desired) from an accredited college or university
• At least five years of senior level management experience and technical competency for a complex water and wastewater agency.
• At least five years of background experience in municipal, state, or federal government, military, consulting, or private sector business, or a combination thereof.

The salary for the General Manager is open and will be dependent upon qualifications. The District also offers a comprehensive benefits package. More information regarding this opportunity including how to apply can be found on the District’s website, www.ccwd.org. Please contact Stacey Lollar at 209.754.3015 or staceyl@ccwd.org should you have any questions. Closing date is July 6, 2014.