The City of East Chicago, Indiana Sanitary District is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Utilities. This exempt position oversees the City’s water filtration and wastewater utility operations, as well as the distribution and collection (wastewater and storm water) networks. A competitive compensation package will be offered.
The Director should possess knowledge and experience in:
The operation of water filtration and wastewater treatment plants;
Federal, State, and local laws and regulations applicable to municipal utilities in Indiana;
Modern leadership principles and practices;
Experience in customer service, budget preparation/administration and safety standards;
Planning capital improvement projects and utilities systems.
A Bachelor’s degree in civil, mechanical or chemical engineering; a Master’s degree is desirable;
At least five years of management/administration experience with progressive responsibility overseeing a medium to large municipal or other government utilities operation, or equivalent private sector experience.