The Coachella Valley (Valley) includes the desert cities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, La Quinta, Indian Wells, Desert Hot Springs, Indio and Coachella. It was one of the fastest growing regions in Southern California and offers an ideal place to work, play and raise a family. Millions of tourists each year visit the Valley to enjoy its shimmering pools, challenging fairways, five-star resorts and famous Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals. Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is unique in that it provides several water-related services: Domestic water, sanitation, recycled (nonpotable) water, irrigation with imported water and agricultural drainage, groundwater replenishment, regional stormwater protection, and management of the Coachella Valley’s multitude of water resources and conservation. CVWD’s five-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is approximately $701 million. Currently, CVWD has a staff of more than 560.
The Director of Human Resources plans and directs a comprehensive human resources management program including policies, performance evaluations, labor relations, recruitment, classification and compensation, benefits, and employee development. The Director oversees the Risk Management and Safety departments which include workers compensation, claims, property and liability insurance plans and district safety programs. The Director also ensures a customer service-oriented work environment. The Director of Human Resources has a staff of nine. Requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s desired) and at least 10 years increasingly responsible human resources management experience including labor relations and supervision. Municipal experience is strongly preferred.
The salary range is $154,644 to $203,532.