Chief Executive Officer

Tualatin Valley Water District Published: 29/12/2018
Beaverton, Oregon
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Tualatin Valley Water District

Beaverton, Oregon

Salary: $200,000 - $225,000+ (DOQ)


For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at and click on "Open Recruitments."


Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, the Tualatin Valley Water District is located in one of the most beautiful and livable areas of the Pacific Northwest. Nestled between the vibrant city of Portland and the green farm fields of western Washington County, the Tualatin Valley offers a strong business environment and the attractions of a large metropolitan area, while still maintaining a hometown feel. The community prides itself on its remarkable atmosphere, natural beauty, high achieving schools, many parks, and a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. Located just seven miles west of Portland in the heart of the “Silicon Forest”, the economic life-blood of the region, the adjacent cities of Hillsboro and Beaverton are the largest and second largest incorporated cities in Washington County, respectively, and host over 300 high tech companies, including the headquarters of Tektronix, Maxim Integrated, and Intel.


The Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) is a special district drinking water provider located in suburban Washington County. The District serves an urbanized portion of the county, including several communities, as well as portions of the cities of Beaverton, Hillsboro, and Tigard. TVWD is the second largest water provider in the state, with 63,000 service connections and a service population of roughly 228,000. TVWD’s six departments consist of Administrative Services, Engineering & Operations, Water Supply Program, Customer Service, Finance, and IT Services. The District employs approximately 132 full-time, non-union employees and operates on a 2017-2019 budget of $265 million. TVWD is a self‐sustaining water utility that does not receive any tax dollars.


Under the direction of the Board of Commissioners, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for providing overall leadership to the District, anticipating opportunities for the long-term success of the District in providing good value to the customers, and developing relationships with the community and customers. The CEO also implements programs and policies approved, adopted, or recommended by the Board of Commissioners, and ensures that the water system is managed efficiently, maintaining relationships with professional associations and industry colleagues, and maintaining excellent intergovernmental relationships.


The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, business, or management, and at least seven years of experience in a CEO or high-level management position with a water utility. An MPA or MBA, and 10 to 20 years of experience in a water district is highly preferred.


Tualatin Valley Water District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review:  February 17, 2019 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.