Water Resources Manager

City of Santa Monica, CA Santa Monica, CA
Job Summary

The Opportunity

The City of Santa Monica is seeking an experienced Water Resources Manager to lead and manage the Water Resources Division within the Public Works Department.

The Water Resources Manager reports to the Director of Public Works and will be a key member of the City's Public Works Team. The Public Works Department provides essential services to the community that includes water supply production, treatment, and collection; wastewater and storm water collection; and collection and proper management of recoverable material resources including recycling of solid materials and household hazardous materials. The Department also provides plan check and permit and inspection services of public works infrastructure improvements within public right-of-way, as well as engineering and architecture services, floodplain and urban water runoff management, street maintenance, and services related to the operation and maintenance of Woodlawn Cemetery. In addition, the Department oversees the design and construction of City capital projects including buildings, parks, streets, water & wastewater systems, and various other public infrastructure improvements.

The Water Resources Manager is responsible for providing a safe, reliable and sustainable water supply for Santa Monica's 93,000 residents and a thriving business community. The Division operates the City's potable and recycled water production and treatment facilities and distribution systems, manages water pollution prevention programs, oversees groundwater basin clean-up operations, and maintains the wastewater collection and conveyance system. The Water Resources Division has a staff of 68 employees and an operating budget of $37.6 million. Division staff operate and maintain the City's water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, including ten active groundwater production wells, three water treatment facilities, a wastewater pumping facility, four water reservoirs and over 250 miles of water distribution lines.

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Application & Selection Process

The Water Resources Manager recruitment is being conducted by The Hawkins Company (search consultants). They will review all written materials submitted, and will screen and evaluate candidates. Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an on-site interview. Interested and qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume and cover letter electronically to smcity.water.resources@thehawkinscompany.com. Resumes received by Friday, May 18, 2018 will receive first consideration.

The Hawkins Company

8939 S. Sepulveda Blvd., #110-216

Los Angeles, CA 90045


Confidential inquiries are encouraged and should be directed to Mr. Bill Hawkins at 310-348-8800, bill@thehawkinscompany.com or Ms. Yonnine Hawkins at 323-252-1655, yonnine@thehawkinscompany.com

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