Established as a separate department in 2011, Ventura Water plays a significant role in maintaining the City’s excellent quality of life by proudly providing reliable, quality integrated water and wastewater services to approximately 113,000 customers.
Under administrative direction, the General Manager will supervise the City’s water, wastewater and customer care divisions. In addition, the General Manager will serve as a member of the City’s department head team, working collaboratively with the City Manager and colleagues to deliver the best possible services to the City’s residents and visitors.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, public administration, business administration or a closely related field and six years of progressively responsible management experience in water/sanitation system operations, including three years of supervising professional-level positions, with sufficient local government management experience. A Master’s degree is desirable. Experience working with employees in a union environment is advantageous. Registration as a California Civil Engineer could be beneficial but is not required.