District Manager

West Bay Sanitary District
Menlo Park, CA

West Bay Sanitary District provides wastewater collection and conveyance services to the City of Menlo Park, Atherton, and Portola Valley, and areas of East Palo Alto, Woodside and unincorporated San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. The District conveys raw wastewater, via the Menlo Park Pump Station and force main, to Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW) for treatment and discharge to the San Francisco Bay.

 

The District Manager reports to the Board and oversees district operations in the areas of project management, maintenance, regulatory and safety, and administration.  This role will require excellent communication skills in keeping both the Board and staff informed and advised of current and future issues affecting the organization.  The key priorities for this role include the replacement or revitalization of all sewer pipes on the east side of Highway 101; sea level rise remediation of a 20-acre plot on the eastern bayfront; and the ultimate development of an onsite, regional recycled water plant on the Facebook campus. A proactive and forward thinker will be beneficial in providing Board members the necessary information to make the proper policy decisions within a highly regulated environment.  

 

The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager with excellent administration skills, especially in the areas of budget, finance and personnel administration. A strong background with wastewater collection systems or treatment operations would be valuable and highly desired in this role and current knowledge of the wastewater regulatory environment will be essential. A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science, business/public administration or a related field is required. The salary for this position is open and negotiable, depending on qualifications.