Utilities Manager

San Antonio River Authority | San Antonio, TX

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Posted Date 12/22/2020

DESCRIPTION: The San Antonio River Authority seeks to hire a Utilities Manager who can use their expertise to provide leadership for the operations, capital improvement planning and execution, financial management, development, maintenance, administration and customer service aspects of a rapidly growing wastewater utility system.

We believe every relationship, to include employment relationships, are based on attraction to types.

Your Type:

You look for an organization that is guided by core values like Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship. You’re attracted to an organization that is made up of extremely passionate and purpose-oriented people. Your ideal organization is one that has a foundation built on trust and transparency. Engaging in meaningful work that responds to organizational and community needs while staying true to a mission that promotes improvement and protection of our natural environment is what you desire for your picture-perfect organization.

You want a challenging, engaging and fast-paced work environment, where the day flies by because you’re engrossed in fulfilling tasks and developing innovative solutions, with the support of an awesome team. You’re interested in working on a team that supports a wide variety of tasks, projects and fields of expertise, while also being deeply involved in the community.

You admire an organization where everyone’s expertise and skill is valued and expectations for continuing to excel as an organization and individual is shared by all. You’d like to work for an organization that offers a competitive compensation package with great benefits dedicated to optimizing a better you! You look for an organization that sees their people as their most valuable asset. Your ideal organization to work for is one that has a philosophy that focuses on investing in their people on both a professional and personal level.

If this seems like your type, keep reading.

Our Type:

You love wastewater (we’re not kidding), people, public service, strategic development, problem solving and particularly enjoy the idea of using your leadership skills to interact and coordinate activities with different stakeholders and team members. You are a naturally curious and creative person who enjoys developing and implementing innovative solutions to tackle complex utility issues.

You are interested in the world of water resources and environmental sciences and enjoy the challenge of helping operators, engineers, scientists, natural resource managers and other professionals with their utility needs.

You enjoy brainstorming and critical and strategic thinking, and can consider problem questions from multiple scales and perspectives. You are a natural learner and are self-motivated to research, discover and apply the latest technologies and trends in the world of utilities. You are a person who loves mastery. Sharing your expertise is important to you and you take ownership of your own personal and professional development.

You don’t get frustrated easily and you have a hunger for achievement and accomplishments. You have expansive vision and are energized by ideas and can inspire a team of diverse and motivated individuals. You find immense gratification in achieving a bold vision.

If this is you, keep reading.

COMPENSATION: Salary range is $ $111,212.06 - $166,818.10 (DOE) plus outstanding fringe benefits which includes excellent health/vision/dental insurance packages, 401a/457b retirement program, 12 vacations days per year, 11 paid holidays per year, etc.

If you are a true innovative thinker with a passion for developing and supporting a motivated, diverse team of professionals, please click here to apply.


An Undergraduate Degree in Public Administration, Management, Engineering, or related field; and seven (7) years of progressive experience as a supervisor or manager in assigning and supervising the work of others with demonstrated direct responsibility for multi-faceted direction and planning; a minimum of (5) five years of experience in the preparation, oversight, and analysis of operational and capital budgets; Governmental or public sector experience preferred; or a combination of experience and education that results in the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is required.

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Local Government
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