Gloucester County, Virginia is seeking a dynamic team oriented director with excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Gloucester County is a rural community of 35,000+ residents centrally located on the Eastern Seaboard with easy access to the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia’s Historic Triangle, and major cities. Our public utilities system, supported by a staff of 26, includes 4 MGD combination surface water and deep well reverse osmosis plant, and a central sewage collection system. Position plans, organizes, and directs the activities of supervisory, technical, and clerical personnel engaged in operation of water treatment plant, water supply system, sewage collection, and customer service and billing systems. Work involves financial activities, program development, strategic planning, DEQ consent order compliance, staffing, and community relations.
Position performs complex professional and administrative work coordinating and supervising operations of water treatment and distribution, and wastewater collection systems for the County Utilities Department. Work involves planning, developing, and implementing proposals and programs to administer revenues to maintain and expand services in accordance with needs of the County as ascertained by surveying and conferring with residents and public officials. Employee is also responsible for directing the activities of supervisory, technical, and clerical staff. Employee must exercise initiative and independent judgment to ensure that the County water supply is safe in accordance with state and federal regulations. Employee must also exercise tact and courtesy in contact with public officials, developers, contractors, and the general public. Reports to the Assistant County Administrator for Community Development.