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Notice #: 0000620353-01
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Annual Salary Up to $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.

Candidates must possess a minimum of five (5) years of training and experience in an engineering position, at least three years of which shall have been in a responsible administrative capacity. Ideally, this would include administration, planning, designing, developing, operating, and managing of utility water supply systems. The ideal candidate must be a seasoned manager and highly resourceful leader with strong knowledge of and experience in utility water supply systems. Demonstrated experience in financial, public relations, including public speaking engagements, and personnel matters is highly desirable.

The Manager shall be a citizen of the United States 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, financing, 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, education and degrees, membership in professional organizations such as Hawai’i Water Works or American Water Works Associations, and professional references no later than, Monday, June 30, 2014 to: Board of Water Supply, County of Kaua’i, c/o Paula Morikami, Administrator, Office of Boards and Commissions, 4444 Rice Street, Suite 150, Lihu’e, HI 96766.

An Equal Opportunity Employer