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Notice #: 0000092472-02
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Annual Salary $107,335.00

This position provides health benefits, retirement, vacation and sick leave.

The Kaua’i County Board of Water Supply invites highly qualified, service-oriented, and motivated individuals of the highest integrity and ethics to submit a comprehensive resumé of their educational and professional qualifications for the position of Manager and Chief Engineer (“Manager”) for the Kaua’i Department of Water.

The ideal candidate must be a seasoned manager and highly resourceful leader with strong knowledge of and possess a minimum of five (5) years experience in utility water supply systems, including administration, planning, designing, developing, operating, and managing of such water systems. Demonstrated experience in financial, public relations and personnel matters is highly desirable.

The Manager shall be a citizen of the United States and resident of the State of Hawaii for at least one year immediately preceding their appointment, and possess a certificate of registration as a professional engineer in the State of Hawaii.

The Manager has significant interaction with consumers, County, State, Federal and private agencies and administers policies, rules and regulations established by the Kaua’i Board of Water Supply. The Manager selected must demonstrate proven experience in the area of utility capacity planning, long-term facility planning, water quality testing and monitoring, and knowledge of rules and regulations regarding potable drinking water established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and enforced by the Hawai’i State Department of Health.

In addition to managing the day-to-day operations, the Manager will be expected to work with the Board on the revision and implementation of the “Water Plan 2020”. This is a comprehensive long-range planning effort to ensure that the Kaua’i Department of Water continues to provide safe, affordable and sufficient drinking water in the 21st century for the community. The plan reviews existing facilities and service standards and provides an outline for new and replacement facilities, a capital improvement program for the next 5-7 years, a financial plan and a rate study.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit a resumé with proof of registered professional license, membership in professional organizations such as Hawai’i Water Works or American Water Works Associations, education and degrees, professional references no later than Friday, February 6, 2009 to: County of Kaua’i, Board of Water Supply, P.O. Box 1706, Lihue, HI 96766.

An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer