Port of Lewiston Lewiston, ID, USA
May 08, 2022Full Time
General Manager Port of Lewiston Lewiston, Idaho Salary: $100,000 - $135,000 Located at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater rivers, Lewiston, Idaho, is marked by unparalleled natural beauty and outdoor recreational activities enjoyed by the city’s 33,000 residents. With mild weather and minimal average precipitation, Lewiston offers year-round golf, hiking, water-skiing, sailing, jetboating, whitewater rafting, and world-class hunting, fishing, and camping. There are ten state parks within 50 miles of the city, and Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America is nearby. Lewiston is the Nez Perce County seat and is also home to Lewis-Clark State College, which has an annual enrollment of approximately 4,000 students. The Port of Lewiston is a local municipal corporation whose primary mission is to develop and manage assets and services that stimulate job creation and trade, while enhancing the quality of life for Nez Perce County residents. The Port operates with 5 FTEs on a 2022 budget of $8,205,463. Located 465 miles from the Pacific Ocean, the Port of Lewiston is the most inland port on the West Coast. The Columbia-Snake River system is supported by inland barge service that transports bulk commodities. The Port provides the largest crane and warehouse facility on the inland river system. As a multimodal and multi-dimensional municipality, the Port is engaged in the development of transportation and economic development projects that benefit local, regional and national stakeholders. Projects include transportation, fiber optic networks, and land development. Under the general direction of a three-member Board of Commissioners, the General Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations and ongoing management of the Port’s enterprises and facilities. The General Manager is responsible for overseeing all Port departments, including directing the development of goals, objectives, business plans, budgets and programs. This position facilitates the development and ongoing positive relationships with tenants, customers, stakeholders and community groups. The General Manager is responsible for Port marketing and educational efforts, representing the Port in various local, regional and national activities, overseeing the Port’s operating and capital budgets, implementation of Port goals and projects, and supports and directs all Port staff. A bachelor’s degree or accepted experience substitution is required. In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, qualified experience of five (5) years or more in the areas listed is acceptable. Demonstrated backgrounds in property acquisition, property contract leasing/selling negotiation, industrial development/engineering, legal processes, environmental regulations, telecom, public processes and regulations, economic development, and government finance are desirable. Specific port experience is highly valued and desirable but not mandatory. Any combination of education and/or experience that includes financial management, business administration, collaborative leadership, and management of personnel sufficient to demonstrate the skills necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position of General Manager will be considered. For a complete position profile, full job description, and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Port of Lewiston is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: April 10, 2022 (open until filled).