Located in northeast Oklahoma, Broken Arrow is the fourth largest city in the state, with an estimated population of 112,000 people spread out over 55 square miles. Residents in Broken Arrow enjoy a high quality of life, characterized by low crime, high performing schools, affordable housing, and easy access to many parks and recreational facilities. The City operates under a council-manager form of government and is divided into four wards which are redrawn periodically in an effort to keep a fairly even population distribution in each. The legislative and policy-making body consists of a five-member City Council, including the Mayor. The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of City government.
Under management of the Utilities Director, the Utilities Department is responsible for the maintenance and repair of water lines, sewer lines, and the City’s water plant and wastewater plant. The Utilities Department includes the divisions for the water system, the sanitary system, the water plant, and the wastewater plant. The City seeks an energetic, dedicated manager and self-motivated leader who can maintain a collaborative and supportive work environment to serve as its new Utilities Director. The Director will be responsible for developing and monitoring the department’s operational goals and will work harmoniously with department team members to carry out the organization’s assigned duties.
The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, chemical engineering, or a related field from an accredited college or university and have three to five years of experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department. Possession of an “A” water and wastewater license or the ability to obtain licensing within the first six months of employment is required. A master’s degree and Professional Engineer (PE) certification are preferred qualifications. The salary range is $92,457 - $137,400.
Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches
For more information on this position contact:
Gary Holland, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources