Directs, administers, and manages the Water and Power department in support of organizational policies, goals, and objectives as established by the City Manager and the City Council. This includes power distribution, engineering, construction, and maintenance programs within the Power Operations Division; water treatment, wastewater treatment, technical services support operations, water quality laboratory, distribution and collection, engineering, information technology, water resources and interdepartmental environmental services within the Water Utilities Division; rate studies, fee updates, revenue projections, budgeting and long term financial planning within the Utility Accounting Division. Relationship building and retention of the largest and most influential utility customers within the Customer Relations Division. Click here to view the position brochure.
The salary range is $112,400 - $179,800 annually with a hiring range of $112,400 - $146,100 depending on qualifications and experience.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provides guidance and direction to the Water, Power, Utility Accounting and Customer Relations Division managers in the planning, development, promotion, and delivery of services to the community. Directs the preparation of short term and long-range plans and the Water and Power annual budget based on overall City goals and growth objectives. Monitors revenues and expenses, internal service funds and transfers. Ensures that all Water and Power programs, projects and operations are carried out in compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations and laws. Coordinates closely with the City Council, City Manager, other department Directors and all appropriate divisions within the City organization. Responsible for emergency management and recovery efforts for the department and acts as an Executive member of the City's emergency management team(s). Is the City liaison for the Loveland Utilities Commission and serves as the City appointed board member on the Platte River Power Authority Board. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees: planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
Maintains a sound organizational plan by establishing policies that ensure management development and provide for capable management succession. Establishes and ensures operating policies within Water and Power that are consistent with the City Manager's objectives. Defines the responsibilities, authority and accountability of all direct subordinate managers and provides them with regular reviews and general guidance.
This position is a second-line supervisor responsible for supervision of first-line supervisors and may also supervise non-exempt and/or non-supervisory exempt employee(s).
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Work is generally performed in an office environment that may require bending, kneeling, reaching, and sitting for extended periods of time. Work may require reporting for after-hours emergency duty that may include long hours during holidays, weekends, evenings, etc. Required to carry cellular phone at all designated times. Moderate physical activity required by moving and positioning objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently. Prefer the ability to respond to the work location at 200 N. Wilson within 20 minutes for emergency situations.
Accountability, Collaboration, Courtesy and Kindness, Innovation, Integrity, Safety,
Job specific competencies:
Conflict Resolution, Financial Responsibility, Job Expertise, Leadership, Strategic Thinking