Water Utilities Division Manager

City of Oceanside

Salary: $107,748 - $144,396 Annually

The City of Oceanside is accepting applications for the position of Water Utilities Division Manager. There is currently one vacancy in the Water Utilities Department.

The Water Utilities Division Manager plans, organizes, prioritizes, assigns, manages, and reviews the work of staff responsible for the maintenance and operations of water treatment facilities, water distribution, and water construction; reviews project progress and prepares status reports for the Water Utilities Director; develops recommendations for solutions to administrative issues; develops long range plans and programs; reviews, analyzes, develops and implements strategies regarding Federal, State, and local legislation; prepares extensive analytical studies, projects and staff reports; may make presentations to City Council, community groups and other governmental officials; participates in long range planning; assists with the preparation and administration of the departmental budget; conducts research projects; identifies and evaluates opportunities to improve efficiency; formulates recommendations and implementation plans for solutions to management and operational issues; determines the effectiveness of selected programs; provides effective management; participates in the development of policies and procedures; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, established policies and procedures; ensures compliance with contracts; responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints; establishes and maintains safety programs; monitors expenditures; and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.


Experience: Five years of progressively responsible experience with a minimum of three years at the supervisory level, in the public and/or private sector that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the duties of a Water Utilities Division Manager.

Training: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Environmental Science, Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field is required. A Masters degree is highly desirable.

License, Certificate:

  • Possession of a valid California driver's license at the time of appointment. Must maintain a valid California driver's license as a condition of continued employment.
  • Possession of a Grade 5 Water Treatment Plant Operator certificate or a Grade 5 Water Distribution Operator certificate is highly desirable.


Application deadline: Friday, 3/8/2019. Visit the City's website at www.ci.oceanside.ca.us to view the full announcement and to apply. All properly completed applications will be reviewed and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the required application forms.



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