General Manager

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General Manager

Ohio County Water District in Hartford, Kentucky is seeking applications for General Manager.

The General Manager is responsible for the entire operation of the Ohio County Water District (District). Under minimal direction and supervision, the General Manager leads the operations of the rural water utility to provide the approximately 6,000 customers with safe and reliable water supply; provides professional and technical assistance to the Board of Directors, and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements.

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Management, Business Administration or Public Administration is highly desired.  A minimum of five years of experience in a supervisory capacity overseeing multiple departments and employees is required.  The successful candidate must possess a Kentucky Class 3D Drinking Water Distribution Operator Certificate or be able to obtain this certificate within two years.

Essential Functions

This position is responsible for directing, administering, and coordinating all operational, engineering, maintenance, construction, and financial activities of the District’s operation within the scope delegated by the Board.  This includes significant field and administrative responsibilities;  developing and managing annual budgets;  responding to emergency situations at all hours;  hiring, training, and managing personnel;  establishing and enforcing work standards while creating a harmonious and productive working relationship with immediate staff and other employees; providing regular reports to the Board of Directors; and fostering good public relations.

Compensation package will include competitive salary, paid vacation and holidays, life, health, and disability insurances, 401k opportunities, and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA).

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of the resume.  The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to the position.  Please send a resume and cover letter to either the Ohio County Water District, Attention: Ben Everly,  124 E. Washington St., Hartford, Ky. 42347 or to Ben Everly, Board Chair, 2431 Liberty Rd., Beaver Dam, Ky. 42320.  The deadline for receipt of applications is November 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm CST.  If there are any questions, please call (270)298-7704.