Santa Margarita Water District (District) provides safe, reliable drinking water, recycled water and wastewater services to over 165,000 residents in eight unique communities: Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita and the communities of Coto de Caza, Las Flores, Ladera Ranch, Village of Sendero and Esencia, and Talega in San Clemente. The District is the second largest retail water agency in Orange County, by area, and third largest by customers served. One hundred percent of the District's drinking water supply is imported from hundreds of miles away. Santa Margarita Water District is committed to developing local, reliable, sustainable, and cost-effective water supplies for today and generations to come.
At this time, the Santa Margarita Water District is seeking a Director of Operations and invites applications from qualified individuals who have significant experience working with water distribution and wastewater collection/treatment systems. Please see the job description for additional information.
Under general direction, plans, organizes, integrates, directs and supervises the work of the Operations Department; directs and implements programs and strategies for the field operation and maintenance of the District's water and recycled water distribution systems, wastewater collection system and treatment systems, plants and facilities; oversees fleet and equipment maintenance activities; ensures all operations and maintenance functions are safe and efficient, while complying with applicable permits, laws and regulations; provides expert professional assistance and guidance to District's Board, managers and supervisors on operational and maintenance issues.