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General Manager Mid Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency

Job title: General Manager Mid Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency

Company: City of Visalia, CA

Job description: Job Details Full-time$150,000 a year1 hour ago Benefits – Life insurance – Disability insurance – Health insurance – Retirement plan – Paid time off Qualifications – Analysis skills – Administrative experience – Word processing – Budgeting – Grant writing – Bachelor’s degree Full Job Description Description The Mid-Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency is recruiting for General Manager. . ABOUT THE AGENCY The City of Tulare, City of Visalia, and the Tulare Irrigation District have entered into a Joint Powers Authority Agreement to form the Mid-Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) in compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 to sustainably manage groundwater for the three entities. The GSA is working to improve groundwater management by gauging its usage and depletion, improving groundwater recharge and increasing the number and effectiveness of storage facilities for the betterment of our communities and businesses. The GSA has completed and submitted its first Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) for the Mid-Kaweah region to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR). The Mid-Kaweah GSA is now proceeding with the implementation of the GSP while awaiting review and approval by DWR. The Mid-Kaweah GSA encompasses more than 106,000 acres, over 200,000 people, and surface water resources from the Kaweah River and the Friant Division of the Central Valley Project. Collectively the Mid-Kaweah GSA, via the first GSP, is operating at a fairly balanced, if not surplus, of groundwater resources. Examples of Duties The Position This General Manager position is at-will and reports to the Mid-Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA) Board of Directors. The General Manager’s primary focus will be to implement, manage, and update the Mid-Kaweah Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) in compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act; provide leadership and direction to member agencies, ensuring efficient and effective legislative and regulatory compliance, in accordance with Board directives; collaborate with state and local agencies; and facilitate outreach efforts with stakeholders to strategically comply with legal requirements and Mid-Kaweah GSA goals and objectives. For a full description of the position, . Qualifications / Requirements THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The GSA is seeking a candidate with extensive previous administrative management experience related to water resource management and conservation programs. A bachelor’s degree in a related field (geology, hydrology, engineering, environmental studies, business) is highly desirable, but any combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skill, and ability will be considered. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of State and local laws, regulations related to water conservation programs, water resource management, and the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. In working with the Mid-Kaweah GSA Board, the General Manager will take an active and involved leadership role in the implementation of its goals and objectives. Regular and ongoing communications and interaction with the Board and stakeholders is an essential aspect of this role. As a leader, the new manager will be a creative thinker, politically astute, and will have the capability to evaluate and assess the big picture/long-range aspects of the role. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader with the ability to be an influential advocate for issues and concerns relating to groundwater sustainability. A strong collaborator, he/she will have a history of success with building and maintaining cohesive working relationships that best serve the short and long-term interests of organizations and communities. He/she will be a strategic leader who has a keen ability to proactively identify issues and opportunities. The ideal candidate will exhibit superior analytical abilities and be a sound decision-maker who exercises good judgment around complex operational and administrative matters. In ition, the candidate selected will be an outstanding verbal and written communicator who has industry credibility with extensive groundwater expertise. Administrative skills such as budgeting, contract administration, grant writing, research, and report writing are essential. The ability to use modern word processing, data management, and email software is also essential. itional Information BENEFITS A competitive benefits package is available and includes health insurance, long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance, life insurance policy, retirement plan, vehicle allowance, and a Personal Time Off (PTO) Plan. Salary Minimum salary will be $150,000 and open to negotiations. The Selection Process Following the filing deadline, applications will be evaluated and applicants who appear to have the most relevant qualifications will be invited to participate in an interview process. The GSA Executive Board will make the final hiring decision. References will only be contacted after a mutual interest has been established. To for this exceptional career opportunity submit resumes to Aaron Fukuda at . Deadline to submit resumes is Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Show full job description Apply Now

Expected salary: $150000 per year

Location: Visalia, CA

Job date: Sun, 15 Nov 2020 08:59:33 GMT

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