Director of Service

Coachella Valley Water District - Palm Desert, CA

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.

The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is unique in that it provides several water-related services: domestic water, sanitation (sewage collection and wastewater treatment), 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.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Service coordinates, plans and directs the activities of the following divisions: Customer Service, Customer Billing and Meter Readers. The Department has 57 employees and a budget of about $18 million.

Requires possession of a BA/BS in business administration, business analytics, management, operations, leadership, or a similar field from an accredited college or university (master’s degree preferred); AND a minimum of five years of supervisory experience. Experience leading staff in a unionized environment preferred. A background in financial services and experience with a call center also preferred. Candidates from both the private and public sector are encouraged to apply.

Salary $142,992 to $188,160.

Apply by August 30, 2019 at For more information, contact Sherrill Uyeda or Cindy Krebs at (562) 901-0769 or at or

Posted On: Monday, August 5, 2019

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