Irrigation Leader

OAKDALE IRRIGATION DISTRICT–GENERAL MANAGER

OAKDALE IRRIGATION DISTRICT

GENERAL MANAGER

Location: Oakdale, CA

Deadline: Open until filled

Salary: TBD based on qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Oakdale Irrigation District (OID) provides irrigation water to approximately 80,000 acres of agricultural lands within its boundaries.  The GM provides oversight of irrigation and water utility operations, personnel matters, fiscal control, and safeguarding District assets.  The ideal candidate must have the proven ability to develop and maintain active relationships with local, state/federal agencies, elected policymakers as well as the private industry.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree in engineering, construction, public administration, business administration, economics, industrial relations, government, or related field. Additional qualifying experience and/or education may be substituted.
  • Minimum of five years of successful experience in a high-level administrative position.
  • Understanding of California Water Law, Government Code, Environmental Law, Public Records Act, Employment Law, Contract Law, and California water rights related to both pre-1914 and post-1914 rights and storage.

For more information: contact Kim Bukhari, HR Administrator at (209) 840-5519 or go to www.oakdaleirrigation.com/employment

To apply: submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to:  kbukhari@oakdaleirrigation.com or mail to:

Oakdale Irrigation District, 1205 East F Street, Oakdale, CA 95361