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General Manager-Secretary job in Fresno

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Organization:  Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District
Job Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  California (CA)
City:  Fresno
Post Code:  93727
Salary and Benefits:  $131,248 - $167,492 / Annual DOQ




The Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District is recruiting for the position of General Manager-Secretary. The General Manager-Secretary is the chief executive of the District and reports to a seven-member citizen Board of Directors, who are appointed by the County of Fresno, City of Fresno, and City of Clovis. The District has had two General Managers since 1972, and enjoys the benefit of a long-term and stable staff. At present there are 77 authorized positions in engineering, operations and maintenance, and administration. The adopted budget for 2013/2014 is $21.6 million.

The General Manager-Secretary is in charge of the day to day operations of the Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District. The incumbent is in a position of trust and confidence and serves as the Agency head and appointing authority for all employees in the District. The General Manager-Secretary provides advice and consultation on all matters related to the requirements of the District.

The ideal candidate will have extensive management experience and be capable of administering all aspects of District planning, budgeting, construction, operations and intergovernmental relations through the oversight of District Departments. Candidate must guide staff of widely-varying specialties and experience to execute the District’s long-range capital improvements, operations, risk management, grant and environmental compliance programs. The incumbent must interface effectively with the District’s Board of Directors, Federal, State and local agencies, organizations, news media, and the general public.


The position requires a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Business, Public Administration or related discipline and six years of professional upper-level management experience. Candidate must have considerable knowledge of government budgets, infrastructure planning, contracting, personnel law, risk management and real estate principles, information technology systems and environmental resources regulations. Prior experience working for a California water agency is a plus. A valid CA Driver’s License or eligibility to attain a CA Driver’s License and a good driving record are also required.


Benefits include employee and dependent health care, including medical, dental and vision; Annual Leave program (vacation/sick pay), management leave, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, 11 paid holidays, 457 deferred compensation plan, 401 money purchase pension plan, and participation in the District’s cafeteria plan for medical and dependent care expenses.


Applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope to the District Board of Directors 5469 E. Olive Avenue, Fresno, CA 93727. Applications submitted by email will not be accepted. It is recommended a resume and letter of interest be included. Applications must be received in the District office by June 20, 2014. Applications may be received after that date at the option of the District Board of Directors. For an application and the brochure describing the position please contact the District Office at 5469 E. Olive Avenue, Fresno, CA 93727, (559) 456-3292 or visit our website at: www.fresnofloodcontrol.org.

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