Oversees personnel and equipment required to safely and efficiently operate water, sewer and storm water utilities. Plans, manages and evaluates programs and services. Develops and recommends goals and objectives for utilities to ensure compliance with City Council directives, overall departmental goals and applicable regulations. Tracks proposed rule changes and makes recommendations to maintain compliance.
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or a related field.
Eight (8) years of management level experience in utilities or construction including five (5) years of experience in a supervisory capacity.
At its sole discretion, the City of Wenatchee may consider combinations of education, experience, certifications and training in lieu of specifically required qualifications listed above.
Requires knowledge of:
Current trends, principles and practices of public works administration and utilities management.
Principles and practices of effective management and supervision techniques, including staffing, training, coaching, directing, coordinating and evaluating.
Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.
Methods, equipment and materials used in municipal utilities maintenance.
Budget preparation and administration techniques.
Computer operation and software including Microsoft Office products and related databases.
HOW TO APPLY
Please go to www.wenatcheewa.gov / Job Opportunties, to view the Job Description and download application materials. The following constitutes a complete application package, in the following order:
Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
Application for Employment
Complete application packages may be emailed (HR@WenatcheeWa.Gov), faxed (509-888-3636), or mailed to:
City of Wenatchee
Human Resources Department
PO Box 519
Wenatchee, WA 98807-0519
The City of Wenatchee will begin review of applications on December 5th, 2017.
City of Wenatchee Government
The City of Wenatchee is a full service City employing 160 employees. In addition to Public Works, other departments include Police, Community Development, Economic Development, Parks/Recreation/Cultural Services, Finance, Human Resources and Information Services. The City operates under a Strong Mayor form of government with seven council members serving at large. Ac...tive boards and commissions advise the City Council with governance.
The City of Wenatchee is home to 33,070 people with approximately 70,000 living in the greater Wenatchee urban area. Located in a beautiful valley at the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia Rivers and on the east slopes of the Cascade Mountain Range, the city enjoys wonderful abundant sunshine with four distinct seasons. The average rainfall is a mere 10 inches per year making the region a focal point of Washington State for outdoor recreation. Wenatchee is the largest city in rural North Central Washington and thus provides a small town atmosphere with big city amenities striking a great balance between rural and urban qualities of life. Furthermore, the city is only30 minutes from the renowned resort towns of Leavenworth and Lake Chelan. For those desiring occasional amenities of major metropolitan areas, Seattle is a short scenic 3 hour drive or 30 minute flight away making Wenatchee very attractive to many people and families relocating from the Puget Sound area.