Provides excellent customer service to customers and business partners, measured by external and internal survey process. Leads the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities; provides vision and focus to the responsible department’s missions, goals and objectives, consistent with the goals and strategies of the District. Oversees and recommends the responsible department’s annual operating and capital improvement budgets and five-year plans; monitors and controls budgets utilizing a computerized financial accounting system. Develops the protocol for hiring outside vendors; negotiate and administer professional construction service contracts and agreements; creates bid specifications and recommends specific vendors for particular projects; oversees project management for the construction of the municipal public works projects; oversees assigned projects to ensure contractor compliance with time and budget parameters for the project. Acts as liaison between General Manager and Board of Trustees and responsible departments. May carry the title and responsibilities of District Engineer. Selects, directs, develops and evaluates assigned staff; develops and implements training programs designed to enhance the capabilities of assigned staff and improve the delivery of services; instructs, mentors and motivates assigned staff to build and maintain a synergistic work force; responds to, and resolves staff concerns, problems and complaints; provides guidance on appropriate disciplinary or corrective measures in response to inadequate performance and/or improper behavior of subordinates. Participates in the District’s collective bargaining process and interprets the collective bargaining agreements. Provides technical and management expertise for the formulation and execution of capital projects, master plans, capital planning, rate studies, ordinance revisions, re-organizations, strategic planning, land and water rights exchanges, resource conservation, Tahoe Water Suppliers Association, etc. Oversees the execution and compliance with Ordinances for Water, Sewer and Solid Waste and recommends revisions to the Board of Trustees. Maintains compliance with Federal, State and County regulations for water, sewer and solid waste services. Participates in formulating and administering District policies and developing long range goals and objectives. Participates as a member of the Districts’ executive team as defined by the General Manager. Reviews and analyzes department’s activities, budgets, operations and forecast data to determine department progress toward goals. Makes oral and written presentations to the Board of Trustees and to other public and private groups; represents the District with other government or regulatory agencies and in meeting with the community and the general public; prepares a variety of studies, reports and related information for decision making purposes. Cultivates good community relations and actively participates in professional associations. Represents the District on public works services and public safety matters. May act as General Manager from time to time in the absence of the General Manager. Responsible for implementing Board and District policies with enthusiasm, follow-up, and commitment. Is responsible for creating a well-trained, highly efficient and organized staff and a work culture and environment that is conducive to high morale.
BS (or BA) degree in Business, Public Administration, Civil Engineering or other related field and eight years of increasingly responsible public works or engineering experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Nevada or equivalent professional level certification is required. A master's degree in engineering or public administration is especially desirable.
Knowledge and experience working with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency or similar organizations as well as Basin-wide conservation groups is strongly preferred. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to employees, management, public groups, and the Board of Trustees. Ability to facilitate working groups of employees, public and/or agencies including planning effective meetings and workshops.
Additional Salary Information: This position receives a fantastic benefit package including: medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, Pension Plan, 457 Deferred Comp Plan, Section 125 Flex Plan, vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, food discounts and recreation privileges at District facilities.
About Incline Village General Improvement District
The Incline Village General Improvement District is a fiscally responsible community partner which provides superior utility services and community oriented recreation programs and facilities. With a passion for quality of life and our environment, IVGID strives to continually enhance the reputation of our community as an excellent place to live, work, recreate, visit and invest. We deliver exemplary recreational experiences and provide the highest level of water, sewer, and solid waste services while striving for fiscal and environmental sustainability. While we are a dedicated group of employees providing quality service for our community and environment, with integrity and teamwork, we recognize that the single most important asset to IVGID are our dedicated, professional employees.