DPW Unit Manager-Wastewater

$104,457 - $120,452 yearly
  • County of San Diego
  • San Diego County, CA, USA
  • Jun 10, 2019
Full time Government Management

Job Description

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The County of San Diego - Department of Public Works  
An Excellent Management Level Opportunity 


This is a series recruitment subject to suspend on Sunday, June 30, 2019, at 11:59 pm 
The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for DPW Unit Manager - Wastewater Option.   The selected candidate for this position will be responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of staff involved with the administration, management, and operation of the County's wastewater and water utilities.

Ideal Candidate Profile

The selected candidate for this position will possess the following desirable qualifications:
  • Management and administrative experience with a water or wastewater utility, including supervisory experience over professional and para-professional staff, including engineers, analysts, and technicians
  • Professional level experience in managing projects, budgets, contracts, rate analysis, and assets
  • Technical expertise in water/wastewater systems planning, design, or operation 
  • Experience in developing and administering policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Experience in preparing written reports, memoranda, and letters, and developing and delivering presentations to elected officials, executive managers, and public and private stakeholders. 

Minimum Qualifications

1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in public administration, geography, business administration, engineering, surveying, accounting, or a closely related field, AND 
2. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in analytical, administrative, professional engineering, surveying, or related work for a public works program, performing planning and analysis. One (1) year of this experience must have been at the supervisory level. 

Notes:  Positions in Field Surveying require a valid State of California Professional Land Surveyor's license.  Additional years of experience as described above may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis; OR, completion of appropriate coursework from an accredited college or university may substitute for the experience requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Evaluation Process

The names of qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month eligible list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental application.
Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system.  If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
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The County of San Diego and its employees embrace the Live Well San Diego vision:  A region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. For more information www.livewellsd.org.

Under California Government Code Sections 3100 - 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers.  The term "public employees" includes all persons employed by the state or any county, city, state agency, or public district.  Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.


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