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Mountain Regional Water District is a premier water service agency serving Western Summit County. We continually pride ourselves in providing the best possible working environment for our employees, and we consider our organization one of the best places to start and build your life long career. 

We offer a competitive pay and benefits package. Mountain Regional Water is continually looking for talented and skilled individuals who have a knack for public service.

Mountain Regional Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We participate in E-Verify and all employees are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. You can download an employment application below:


Current Job Openings:

May 31, 2018
Job Title:  General Manager
Department:  Administration  Pay Grade: 28-30

Open until filled. First review date: June 20, 2018.  

GENERAL PURPOSE

To plan, organize direct and control the activities and operations of the District consistent with the District's mission to provide the best quantity and quality supply of water at the lowest possible cost to District ratepayers; to coordinate activities with subordinate District management; and to develop policy recommendations for Administrative Control Board action.
 
SUPERVISION RECEIVED  

Receives policy direction from the Administrative Control Board.  Exercises direct supervision over assigned management and support personnel. 
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Advise the Board on matters of policy and administration; formulate and present to the Board plans to implement policies and accomplish goals established by the Board; and direct implementation of the system of priorities and levels of service established by the Board. 
 
Direct, oversee, and participate in the development of the District's work plan; assign work activities, projects and programs to Managers and appropriate department heads; monitor workflow; review and evaluate departments' products, methods and procedures. 
 
Supervise and direct preparation of the annual District budget; direct, review and evaluate annual budget requests of all District departments; and direct the preparation of budget recommendations to the Administrative Control Board and County Council.   
 
Direct continuous review of District expenditures throughout the fiscal year to ensure proper expenditures of authorized funds.   
 
Recommend a long range plan of capital improvements, including provision of pertinent financial data and financing recommendations. 

Provide an in-depth analysis and review of all District programs on a regular basis in such a manner that the Board may make policy decisions; and devise ways of achieving efficiency and economy in all District operations.

Select, train, motivate and evaluate management personnel; provide or coordinate management staff development; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures. 
 
Represent the District to outside groups and organizations; participate in outside community and professional group committees.
 
Respond to citizen requests and complaints; research situations and prepare response and action plan for resolution. 
 
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees and the public using principles of good customer service. 
 
Perform other duties as required. 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1.    Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Law, or related field. A Master’s Degree is preferred. 
    AND

    Ten years of increasingly responsible experience in a position responsible for directing, preparing and coordinating a variety of programs including budget and fiscal control; six years of which must have been in an administrative and management capacity.
     
  2.    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Knowledge of: Principles and practices of local government administration and operations, especially those of a water district as defined by the Utah Code. 

    Principles and practices of policy development and implementation

    Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations.

    Principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building and conflict resolution.

    Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of District programs, policies and operational needs. 

    Principles and practices of water district organization, administration, personnel management, and utility financing. 
     
  3.    Special Qualifications (Certifications, Licenses) 
     Must possess a valid Utah Driver’s License.
     

WORK ENVIRONMENT
 
A typical office setting with appropriate climate controls.  Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, or reaching. Rapid work speed sometimes required; attention to detail. Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and some creative problem solving

 

Additional information:

General Manager - Mountain Regional Special Service District is recruiting for a General Manager to plan, direct, and control the activities and operations of the District consistent with the District's mission to provide the best quantity and quality supply of water at the lowest possible cost to District ratepayers.

The General Manager coordinates activities with District management and develops policy recommendations for Administrative Control Board action. Advises the Board on matters of policy and administration; formulates and presents to the Board plans to implement policies and accomplish the goals established by the Board. The General Manager directs the implementation of the priorities and levels of service established by the Board.

The successful candidate supervises and directs the annual District budget preparation. The General Manager reviews and evaluates the annual budget requests of all District departments. Directs the preparation of budget recommendations to the Board and County Council.

Minimum Requirements - Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Law, or related field. A Master’s Degree is preferred. Ten years of increasingly responsible experience in a position responsible for directing, preparing and coordinating a variety of programs including budget and fiscal control; six years of which must have been in an administrative and management capacity.

Mountain Regional Water is located in the unincorporated Snyderville Basin area near Park City, Utah, and lies thirty miles east of Salt Lake City. The Basin area has a population of approximately 26,000 people. While the area started as farming and mining communities, the mining industry has been phased out, being replaced by recreation sports. The District has a budgeted operating expense of $8.2 million with 27 employees.

To review the complete job description log on at https://www.mtregional.org/. Competitive salary and benefits offered.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Mountain Regional Water Recruitment, C/O Summit County Human Resources, P.O. Box 128, Coalville, UT 84017 or bbellamy@summitcounty.org. For questions call Brian Bellamy at 435.336.3247.

Mountain Regional Water takes pride in the services it offers. The District is always looking to improve these services and needs a bright, energetic individual to help attain the District’s goals.

Open until filled. First review date: June 20, 2018.