The West County Wastewater District (WCWD) is seeking qualified candidates for Infrastructure and Planning Department Manager. We are looking for people focused leaders with a passion for the environment and commitment to service. Join our team and help us build a people focused organization!
The Infrastructure and Planning Department Manager is responsible for executive direction, strategic leadership, and management of the Infrastructure and Planning Department, which includes the management and delivery of the District’s Capital Improvement Plan, the Capital Projects Division, the Collection Systems Division, and the Planning Division which encompasses planning, permitting, engineering, and mapping operations.
With the assistance of subordinate managers, supervisors, contractors, and staff, this executive position oversees the work of the Department and assists the General Manager in the overall development, direction, and administration of District programs and activities, and the implementation of the District’s mission, vision and strategic goals.
The position will direct and support the preparation of plans, designs, specifications, cut sheets and the establishment of grades, estimates for quantities of materials, various surveying functions, the calculation of sewage flows and line capacity, and the assessment of easement and encroachment needs. Incumbents will ensure a thorough review of improvement plans for subdivisions and review design change recommendations. The incumbent is responsible for the proper inspection of buildings and construction projects within the District for conformation with regulations, codes and ordinances pertaining to sanitary sewers and industrial wastewater disposal.
Ideal Candidate Profile - The ideal candidate will be an experienced mentor with strong leadership and employee development skills, able to negotiate and communicate effectively with diverse groups of stakeholders, and approach organizational issues strategically. They will maintain a professional and approachable demeanor, be innovative, and recommend and pursue options that are unique, effective, and viable. Candidates should have demonstrated experience with achieving goals and objectives through the coordination and collaboration of subordinate staff, while fostering continuous improvement and innovation. Qualified candidates will be collaborative leaders comfortable making appropriate independent decisions and be successful in motivating and engaging others while fostering integrity and honesty.
West County Wastewater District (WCWD)
is an award-winning wastewater treatment
and resource recovery agency that collects
and treats wastewater for reuse. Both district
headquarters and the treatment plant are
located in Richmond, CA, several miles from
one another. The WCWD customer base of
approximately 100,000 residents is within
a service area that incorporates 34,000
residences and 2,450 commercial/industrial
businesses within the cities of Richmond
(northern sub-divisions & north Richmond),
San Pablo and designated sections of Pinole.
It also serves the communities of El Sobrante,
East Richmond Heights and the surrounding