Utilities Director (W/WW)

City of Ketchum Published: 8/3/2018
Ketchum, Idaho
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The City of Ketchum is recruiting a Utilities Director to manage the budget and resources of the Utilities Department which includes 12 full-time employees in both the Water and Wastewater Divisions. The primary responsibility of the position is to ensure safe and efficient operations of both the water and wastewater systems in the City. In addition, this full-time position will manage the operating and capital budgets of the enterprise funds.

The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in the operation of a municipal utility system, preferably with both water and wastewater exposure. Successful candidates will be capable of developing and implementing strategic improvements to water and wastewater systems that promote efficiency and sustainability while ensuring the long-term future of the systems. The ability to manage a diverse staff of field employees is essential.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited university with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Sanitary or Environmental Engineering, or Business or Public Administration or the equivalent in experience and knowledge. Experience in the maintenance, repair and operation of a water/wastewater utility including five (5) years of supervisory experience. Must hold state of Idaho Class II (or higher) Water and Wastewater Treatment Operators License. City of Ketchum employees are always professional, courteous and possess the ability to work well with other city departments and the public.

Pay and Benefits: Pay rate depends on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefit package including health, dental, and PERSI pension available.

Applications and a copy of the job description are available at Ketchum City Hall, 480 East Ave. N. and can be viewed here. Send resume to City of Ketchum Human Resources, P.O. Box 2315, Ketchum, ID 83340 or e-mail to hr@ketchumidaho.org.