The Rancho California Water District (Rancho Water) serves the City of Temecula, portions of the City of Murrieta, and unincorporated areas of southwest Riverside County. With vision, focus, planning, and leadership, the Temecula Valley has evolved into an innovative, dynamic region, all the while retaining its natural beauty and character.
This is an exciting time to be a part of the award-winning Rancho Water. It provides essential water and wastewater services to nearly 150,000 people and over 9,000 acres of irrigated agriculture. Its customer base includes a mix of residential, commercial, agricultural, and industrial uses, making it a very unique District in Southern California. Additionally, the District’s water supply comes from a mix of sources including both treated and raw imported water, significant groundwater quantities, and recycled water both produced and purchased.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the General Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and executing short- and long-term plans, policies, budgets, and strategies to accomplish the District’s mission, strategic plan and Board of Directors priorities. The General Manager operates within broad general policy guidelines and exercises substantial latitude and discretion to achieve effective and efficient utilization of the District’s resources in serving Rancho Water's constituencies and ratepayers.
The ideal candidate will have a BA/BS degree and ten years of progressively responsible executive or management experience in the operation and maintenance of a large, complex public utility. Significant experience working with and maintaining relationships with local, regional, state and federal agencies is essential.