The City of Benicia, is a beautiful waterfront community of 28,000 on the San Francisco Bay, and is known for its small-town charm and quality of life and is home to numerous award-winning restaurants, schools and parks. Benicia has a high level of community pride and interest in preserving the quality of life. Residents enjoy low crime, good schools, affordable housing, as well as a wide range of cultural and recreational opportunities. The Deputy Director of Utilities plans, organizes, coordinates, manages, and supervises assigned personnel, programs, and activities within the utilities divisions of water, wastewater, and environmental compliance; provides highly complex and responsible support to the Public Works Director will be a hands-on, self-starter, with a proactive, relationship-based and inspirational managerial approach and an active communication style.
The ideal candidate will be a hands-on, self-starter, with a proactive, relationship-based and inspirational managerial approach and an active communication style. The candidate will also be empathetic and fair, while being firm in promoting a positive environment of accountability. The candidate will have a utility background and will need to prioritize, organize, and execute the delivery of capital improvement projects; plan, direct, and supervise the operation and maintenance of city infrastructure for the utilities (water, wastewater, and environmental services) divisions. The position requires five years of experience, increasing in responsibility, in municipal water/wastewater operations, municipal engineering, land development, street construction or maintenance, including four years of administrative and management responsibility. An educational background equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in civil engineering, public administration or a related field. A current PE. Master’s Degree is desired. Six Sigma and or LEAN Certification desired. The salary range for the position is $116,050-$141,060 per year DOQ.
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