Alliance Resource Consulting

Manager Water Production - Operations

Burbank Water and Power - Burbank, CA

BWP’s mission is safely providing affordable, reliable and sustainable utility services to the community. Our purpose is powering the flow of life, today and tomorrow. BWP is characterized by a strong organizational culture with a family atmosphere, proactive planning and management, application of new technologies, strong relationships with Burbank’s policy-makers and citizens, and a commitment to the health and safety of all BWP stakeholders.

The Manager Water Production - Operations plans, directs, manages, supervises, coordinates, schedules, and reviews the activities of the Water Production - Operations section of BWP’s Water Division consisting of production wells, booster stations, reservoirs, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California service connections, water treatment facilities, other agency system interconnections, and the water quality laboratory.

The ideal candidate is an experienced and respected supervisor who thrives in a supportive team environment where inclusion, participatory decision making, and career development are strongly encouraged. They have a strong work ethic; are safety conscious; set a positive, professional tone; are adept at planning, organizing, and assigning work; and enjoy spending time with the members of their team. Individuals who have worked their way up through the ranks at a publicly owned utility will find this to be a challenging and rewarding position.

Qualifying Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for acceptable job performance. Example combination includes five years of recent experience in the production, treatment, operation, and maintenance of a water utility, including three years of supervisory and employee development experience as a Water Supervisor or equivalent. A valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent will be required at time of appointment.

Licenses and Certifications: Candidates must have or be able to obtain, within one year of appointment, a valid Grade IV (T4) Water Treatment Operator Certificate and a valid Grade V (D5) Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the State of California Department of Health Services. The best qualified candidates will have D4 and T5 certifications at time of hire.

Salary: $128,948.04 to $169,566.54 per year, DOQ, plus an excellent benefits package.

Apply on-line by November 12, 2021. For questions and inquiries, contact Cindy Krebs at or (562) 901-0769 x 336.

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