The City of Ontario is seeking an innovative and forward-thinking individual to fill a critical role in the management of the Utilities Department within the Ontario Municipal Utilities Company (OMUC). The Utilities Assistant General Manager serves in a leadership role and will provide responsible staff assistance to the Utilities General Manager which may include acting in their absence. Additionally, the Utilities Assistant General Manager will be responsible for providing direction and overseeing the activities, operations, and staff of multiple divisions within the agency including:
- Utility Engineering: includes all phases of land development project review and approval, infrastructure master planning and an extensive capital improvement program.
- Environmental Programs: includes water quality monitoring, testing and reporting in addition to wastewater pretreatment permitting and compliance.
- Water Production: includes the production, treatment, storage, monitoring and movement of water supplies including groundwater wells and partner joint powers authority facilities.
The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent leadership, management, interpersonal, and communication skills; demonstrate a collaborative and inclusive leadership style fostering teamwork and developing strong, meaningful relationships at all levels; and have the ability to inspire, motivate and empower staff to continue striving towards excellence. Additionally, successful candidates will clearly understand and support the mission and vision of the Ontario Municipal Utilities Company; embrace change with the innate ability to view obstacles as opportunities and continually seek ways to deliver quality and innovative services; and be a strategic thinker who demonstrates initiative and sound judgment in doing what's best for Ontario's community today and in the future.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, environmental engineering, business administration, public administration or related field.
Five years of progressively responsible management experience in water utility service, including utility engineering, utility operations, environmental programs, water production, water resources or a related field.
Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer from the State of California.
Valid Class C California driver's license and an acceptable driving record at the time of appointment and throughout employment.
Master's degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, public administration or a related field.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 21, 2019 at 5:00 PM. For a complete job announcement and to apply online, please visit www.ontarioca.gov/employment. The City of Ontario reserves the right, if necessary, to accept only the first one hundred (100) applications from applicants that meet the qualification guidelines.