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JOB OPENING: MANAGER POSITION at the Central Brown County Water Authority

The Central Brown County Water Authority (CBCWA) has a great opportunity for an experienced, innovative, and independent manager to provide leadership, guidance, and support to its Board of Directors and its six member communities: the City of De Pere; Villages of Allouez, Bellevue and Howard; and the Towns of Lawrence and Ledgeview.


Responsible to the Board of Directors, the Manager reports monthly to the Board regarding activities, problems, purchases, and needs, making recommendations to and asking advice and consent from the Board. The Manager conveys and carries out policy, instructions, and recommendations and serves as liaison with Authority members, the Technical Committee, Manitowoc Public Utilities, the Authority Engineer, and various other contractors and stakeholders, as well as residents.

In addition to overseeing day-to-day operations, the Manager investigates operational improvements and collaborative operations opportunities, develops the $12 million annual budget, sets annual water rates, coordinates public outreach, and manages consultants and contractors.

Since its creation in 2004, The Authority has had one Manager who is retiring in May. The Manager is the sole staff position and oversees the work of various contracted professional service providers.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, engineering, or related field with a minimum of five years in a senior management role. Preferred qualifications include experience as a project manager, working with a board and/or authority, managing consultants and contracts, operating and capital budget development, calculating fees/charges, debt management, and a working knowledge of water systems.

The expected hiring range is $85,000-$105,000, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package. The Authority is willing to consider alternative schedules and work locations based on the needs and qualifications of the successful applicant.

Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group. Apply at thenovakconsultinggroup.com/jobs and submit just one document (Word or PDF) that includes a cover letter and resume with salary history. Open until filled with first review of applications April 6, 2018.

3100 Eaton Road
Bellevue, WI 54311
(920) 593-1695

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