Director of Development Services

Eastern Municipal Water District - Perris, CA

Located in western Riverside County, California, the Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) provides safe and reliable water and wastewater management services to a population of nearly 815,000 people in a 555 square mile service area. The District’s main office is located in Perris, California with key operational facilities located along the 215 highway corridor from Moreno Valley to Temecula. Operations extend eastward to Hemet and San Jacinto. EMWD is governed by a five member Board of Directors and conducts its business with the support of a highly trained workforce of approximately 610 employees. The District’s FY 2018-19 operating budget is $402.8 million. The District’s services include water supply, water storage, sewer and water recycling. In 2018, EMWD was honored with the prestigious J.D. Power and Associates award for the 2018 Water Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Survey.

Reporting to the Assistant General Manager, Planning, Engineering and Construction, the Director of Development Services plans, organizes, directs and implements strategies for development services programs which support the District’s infrastructure and services for commercial, industrial and residential developments. This person provides expert professional assistance and guidance to District management on new business/tract development matters and ensures effective and efficient high-quality work in the managed programs.

The ideal candidate will be a land development review expert with proven leadership ability, a high degree of analytical aptitude, and superior communication and negotiation skills. This individual will provide day-to-day leadership and work with staff to ensure a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment which supports achieving the department’s and the District’s mission, strategic plan, objectives and values. The incumbent will work in close coordination with other District departments, other cities and agencies, and the local development community to ensure consistent, accurate analysis, reporting, and implementation of developer projects. While exercising his/her authority, this personal shall abide by and promote the District’s values and beliefs and adhere to the District’s ethics policy.

Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in engineering, construction management, or a related field AND a certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering issued by the State of California.

Apply on-line at by November 9, 2018. For questions, contact Cindy Krebs or Sherrill Uyeda at (562) 901-0769 or via email at or EEO/ADA

Salary Range: $138,278 – $171,829 per year, DOQ. EMWD also provides a generous compensation and benefits package.

Posted On: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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