The Alexandria Lakes Area Sanitary District is seeking an Executive Director to direct and manage the operation of a sanitary sewer system serving the City of Alexandria, Minnesota and parts of surrounding townships. The system includes over 270 miles of sewer lines and a 4.5 MGD treatment plant. The Executive Director manages a staff of 19 full-time employees and an annual operating budget of just under $4 million. The Executive Director reports to a 12-member Board of Directors and supervises three positions: Plant Operations Superintendent, Collection System Superintendent, and Office Manager.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering, environmental studies or a related field, and considerable experience managing wastewater operations. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Qualified candidates must demonstrate managerial level experience that includes finance, administration, human resources, developing good working relationships with regulatory agencies and effectively addressing environmental concerns.