Assistant General Manager - Engineering & Operations

  • Water Employee Services Agency (WESA)
  • Lake Elsinore, California
  • Aug 06, 2019
Full Time
  • Salary: $165,817.61 - $217,568.00 Annually

Job Description

Summary Description

WESA is seeking an Assistant General Manager of Engineering & Operations who will preserve and continue to build upon the legacy of excellence that currently exists in the organization. WESA desires a visionary with significant and relevant experience managing a water agency with similar scope and complexities. The ideal candidate will have a verifiable and highly
successful career with a record of demonstrated servant leadership in guiding an organization that embraces best practices while providing a constructive culture to effectively and efficiently deliver its mission.
The successful candidate will be a confident, creative, and innovative leader who is comfortable operating in a robust and dynamic environment. The next AGM must have a proven ability to instill a culture of change that maximizes both staff and advanced technology resources. Candidates must have a proven track record of achieving goals and be comfortable in an active labor environment.
In summary, WESA is seeking a highly qualified and experienced Assistant General Manager of Engineering & Operations who incorporates a professional, open and friendly approach to the overall operations of the District. Perhaps most importantly, the AGM must be perceived
as a credible leader willing to deal with a vast array of issues in a multi-faceted organization. Maintaining a fair and impartial approach to all communication with staff and the Board of Directors is paramount.


  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Civil Engineering, or a related field. *A Master's degree is highly desirable.
  • Experience - Ten years of progressively responsible experience in any combination of Engineering, Operations, Water Resources, and Management.
  • Required License - Possesses a valid registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the state of California.
Supplemental Information

This is a confidential process and will be handled accordingly. References will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established. The first review of resumes will take place on Friday, August 30, 2019 .
This position is open until filled; however, candidates are encouraged to apply early in the process for optimal consideration. Resumes will be reviewed and evaluated throughout the recruitment process. This recruitment may close at any time once a strong pool of candidates is received.
To be considered, candidates must submit a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and six professional references via email to -
Closing Date/Time: Continuous