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Job Title Location Posted
General Manager Truckee, CA 07/18
Director of Water Quality Protection-LTE Milwaukee, WI 07/09
Executive Director Cincinnati, OH 07/08
Deputy General Manager Martinez, CA 06/20

 last updated: July 18, 2014


Job Title: General Manager
Posted: 07/18/2014
Closing Date: Monday, August 18, 2014

Job Description:

General Manager
Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency
(Truckee, CA)

An extraordinary career opportunity to join one of the most advanced wastewater reclamation plants in California, located within a world-class year-round recreational area. This is an exciting, long-term, and stable opportunity with a variety of unprecedented challenges for an experienced water/wastewater utility professional. The ideal candidate will be a business-minded individual who is entrepreneurial in spirit with strong leadership and operational skills, and a proven track record of building a strong vision and then delivering quality results. The new General Manager is an at-will position that reports to the five-member Board of Directors. Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency has an operational budget of $15 million and a CIP of approximately $2 to $5 million per year, and a highly capable staff of approximately 50 full-time employees. Bachelor’s degree plus 8 years of experience is required; Master’s degree and/or PE highly desirable. The Tahoe-Truckee Sanitation Agency is offering a competitive executive salary (DOQ) and PERS retirement, plus use of an Agency-owned vehicle. Apply via email by Monday, August 18, 2014 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Apply early in the process for optimal consideration. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Recruitment brochure available online at



Job Title: Director of Water Quality Protection-LTE
Posted: 07/09/2014
Closing Date: 07/28/2014

Job Description:

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) seeks experienced candidates to plan and direct the activities and ensure adequate funding for the District’s Water Quality Protection Programs as the Director of the Water Quality Protection Division.  In addition, this position ensures that the District remains in absolute compliance with WPDES Permit reporting requirements for Combined and Sanitary Sewer Overflow events, Groundwater Monitoring, Industrial Waste Pretreatment, Surface Water Quality and Infiltration and Inflow source reduction programs.  The successful candidate will provide direction and oversight of a 60+ person work group and the following programs to ensure meeting established policies, procedures, regulatory requirements and internal and external customer needs:

  • Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program (Pretreatment Coordinator)
  • Groundwater Monitoring
  • CSO/SSO Monitoring
  • Conveyance System Monitoring
  • User Charge Verification
  • Surface Water Quality  Monitoring
  • Stormwater Monitoring & Illicit Connection and Identification
  • Central Laboratory

In addition, the successful candidate will provide input to help meet the District’s goals and objectives as a member of the Executive Staff, manage the District’s River Skimmer Program and High Strength Waste for Anaerobic Co-Digestion program, represent the District in public as needed and remain on call 24/7 to respond to spills or slug loads in the Conveyance system and all overflow events.

This Director of Water Quality Protection position is technically classified as a Limited Term Employment (LTE) position.  However, the successful candidate will work alongside the existing Director and is fully expected to transition into the regular position upon the existing Director’s retirement, which is expected to occur in late 2014.  Limited Term Employment positions offer the same benefits as regular employees throughout the duration of the assignment.  Targeted start date for this position is October 2014.


Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering or related sciences.  Ten to eleven years of job related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Prior managerial, leadership and supervisory experience
  • Experience with civil engineering principles
  • Experience in annual O&M budget preparation
  • Understanding of the Federal/State WPDES Permit Program and reporting elements
  • Working knowledge of the essential components, administration and management of an Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program and associated Federal and State  Regulations
  • Working knowledge of the operation and interaction of the District’s large, complex sanitary and combined collection system and the ISS. Working knowledge of the interaction of District’s conveyance facilities with local combined, sanitary and storm sewer systems 
  • Working knowledge of environmental and wastewater sampling and flow monitoring engineering principles, techniques and strategies
  • Knowledge of the principles of public administration
  • High degree of interpersonal and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to resolve conflict
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deliver public presentations
  • Ability to work in a highly political environment
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve conflict and problems to efficiently complete assignments
  • Valid driver’s license

Residency within MMSD boundaries (which includes Milwaukee County excluding South Milwaukee) required within one year.

SALARY:  $102,348-$125,865-149,382 DOQ; competitive benefits package.

Applications will be accepted through July 28, 2014.  Visit the MMSD website at for application material.  In addition to submitting an application, please forward your resume and cover letter as well.

Human Resources
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
260 West Seeboth Street  | Milwaukee, WI  53204



Job Title: Executive Director
Posted: 07/08/2014
Closing Date: 08/08/2014

Job Description:

The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director.

The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) is a water pollution control agency established in 1948 by the Ohio River Valley Water Compact to control and abate pollution in the Ohio River Basin. 

The position includes, but is not limited to, the following duties:

  • Promotes the Commission’s mission, goals, and values in all aspects of his/her work.
  • Directs the activities of a 23-person technical and professional staff responsible for the development, coordination, and promotion of policies and standards for water quality in the Ohio River Basin.
  • Develops and maintains a strong working relationship with Commissioners through conference calls, personal meetings, and Commission meetings.
  • Ensures good internal communication among ORSANCO staff.
  • Cultivates working relationships with state and federal legislators, governors’ offices and other officials of member jurisdictions; community and business leaders; other river basin commissions and relevant professional organizations.
  • Gives speeches and presentations on behalf of ORSANCO at various meetings and conferences.

Desired Work Experience and Education     

  • A minimum of 10 years progressively responsible experience in the field of water quality management preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years as the top executive or senior level manager in a public sector agency or a private organization or association with the primary focus of natural resources utilization and protection, preferably one involved with water quality or water resources management preferred.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of public administration, civil or environmental engineering, hydrogeology, or related environmental science experience preferred.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, engineering or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.

Submit cover letter with salary expectations and resume emphasizing relevant experience by August 8, 2014 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or mail to ORSANCO, Attn: Human Resources, 5735 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45230.

ORSANCO is an equal opportunity employer.

Visit ORSANCO’s website for detailed information at


Job Title: Deputy General Manager
Posted: 06/20/2014
Closing Date: 07/21/2014

Job Description:


Central Contra Costa Sanitary District
Monthly Salary:  $13,602 - $17,181
Plus excellent benefits

The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, a progressive public utility, is seeking a Deputy General Manager. This position will direct, manage, and administer all activities within the Operations Department which includes the Plant Operations Division, Plant Maintenance Division, Collection System Operations Division, and the District Safety Program. This position will act as General Manager in his absence.

Education and Experience:
Ten years of increasingly responsible operations experience, six years of which were in a management position within a wastewater treatment plant or similar process industry.
• Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major work in civil, mechanical, or chemical engineering. A master's degree in engineering or business administration is desirable.

Substitution for Education:
Four years of additional qualifying experience as noted above may be substituted for the bachelor's degree.

Licenses and Certifications:
• Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer issued by the State of California in the area of civil, chemical, or mechanical engineering is desirable.
• Possession of a valid California Driver's License. A valid out of state driver's license will be accepted during the application process. Must possess a valid California Driver's License within 90 days of appointment.

A District application, resume, and cover letter outlining your interest in this position must be filed by July 21, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. Apply on-line at For further information, contact Georg Krammer at Koff & Associates, Inc., (510) 658-5633 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

An Equal Opportunity Employer Encouraging Workplace Diversity.



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