GENERAL MANAGER Job Specifications CAPTION: Job Specifications Details Job Spec Title GENERAL MANAGER Job Title GENERAL MANAGER Class Code 1010 Minimum Monthly Salary 21447.40 Maximum Monthly Salary N/A Summary Description To plan, organize, direct and review the overall activities and operations of the Agency, ensuring the best interests of the Agency are met; to provide leadership to the organization; to represent the Agency locally, regionally and at the state and federal levels; and to provide highly responsible and complex technical and administrative support to the Board of Directors. (Spec Revised July 2012) Distinguishing Characteristics This is single-position chief executive management classification. The General Manager's duties are administrative, managerial and highly complex in nature, involving highly technical functions critical to the mission of the Agency. The incumbent has broad management authority for implementing the policies of the Board of Directors. Supervision Received and Exercised Receives policy direction from the Board of Directors. Exercises direct supervision over management personnel. Examples of Duties The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices: * Develop, plan and implement Agency goals and objectives including the recommendation and administration of policies and procedures. * Coordinate Agency activities between departments and with outside agencies and organizations. * Provide staff assistance to the Board of Directors including the preparation and presentation of staff reports and other necessary correspondence. * Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Agency's work plan which includes assigning work activities, projects and programs, monitoring work flow, and reviewing and evaluating work products, methods and procedures. * Supervise and participate in the development and administration of the Agency budget including directing the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies, monitoring and approving expenditures, and implementing mid-year adjustments. * Select, train and motivate personnel including the coordination of staff training, evaluation of staff, and implementation of discipline procedures to maintain high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the Agency. * Represent the Board of Directors in enforcing all rules pertaining to the management and operation of the Agency. * Represent the Agency in intergovernmental relations relating to Agency operations. * Attend all meetings of the Board and make recommendations to the Board concerning administration and management of the Agency as believed necessary. * Direct studies and investigations concerning the administration and management of Agency operations and the development of future plans for growth as believed necessary and desirable * Serve as purchasing agent and personnel officer for the Agency unless otherwise delegated. * Represent the Agency to outside groups and organizations and participate in outside community and professional groups and committees. * Research and prepare technical and administrative reports and studies and prepare written correspondence. * Build and maintain positive working relationships with the Board of Directors, management, co-workers, other Agency employees and the public using principles of good customer service. * Perform related duties as assigned. Required Qualifications - Knowledge of * Principles and practices of modern and highly complex public utility administration, departments and services. * Principles and practices of effective public relations and interrelationships with the community, local, regional, state and federal agencies. * Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution. * Pertinent, local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations. * Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs. * Principles and practices of organization, administration and personnel management. * Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration. * Principles of supervision. * Modern office equipment including use of word processing, database and spreadsheet applications. * Principles and practices of customer service. Required Qualifications - Ability to * Plan, direct and control the administration of the Agency. * Effectively carry out the policies of the Board. * Operate a computer using word processing, business software and other office equipment. * Develop and implement Agency policies and procedures. * Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion. * Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed action and implement recommendations in support of goals. * Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. * Supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel. * Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Working Conditions * Work is generally carried out in an office environment. * Frequently sit at a desk and in meetings for long periods of time. * Frequently twist to reach office equipment and perform simple grasping and fine manipulation to write and use keyboard. * Occasionally lift up to 35 pounds. * Employees are expected to work overtime, weekends and holidays as required to accommodate the needs of the Agency. Experience and Education Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Ten years of increasingly responsible administrative and management experience that involved planning, organizing, implementing, and managing programs related to a public utility. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public Administration, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field. License or Certificate Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver's license and acceptable driving record. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Placer County Water Agency - 144 Ferguson Road, P.O. Box 6570, Auburn, CA 95604 - Telephone: (530) ###-####
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Ten years of increasingly responsible administrative and management experience that involved planning, organizing, implementing, and managing programs related to a public utility. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public Administration, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field. License or Certificate Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver's license and acceptable driving record.
Placer County Water Agency - 144 Ferguson Road, P.O. Box 6570, Auburn, CA 95604 - Telephone: (530) ###-####
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.