Cambria Community Services District
Job Category
Work Schedule
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
About the General Manager Position

The Cambria Community Services District (CCSD) is seeking a General Manager who is a strategic thinker, has experience in budgeting, managing financial resources, personnel management and resources planning, understands the importance of communication, has a strong customer service focus and the ability to maintain cooperative working relationships among various public agencies, while managing the day-to-day operations of the District and carrying out the policies and directives of the Board.

The General Manager serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the District and is accountable to the Board of Directors. The General Manager provides policy guidance to the Board of Directors and management staff and is responsible for implementation and enforcement of all District ordinances, policies, and procedures, the conduct of all financial and human resources activities and the efficient and economical performance of the District’s operations. Along with the Board president, the General Manager also represents the District before state, local and federal entities as well as members of the public. The General Manager may sub-delegate a function delegated by the Board. However, they still retain responsibility to ensure that any sub-delegated function is carried out appropriately.

Performance Expectations
-Representation of the District and Cambria Community
-Staff Effectiveness
-Policy Execution
-Special District Leadership
-Service Delivery Management
-Information Technology
-Financial Analysis

For a full description of the position, please visit https://www.cambriacsd.org/general-manager-recruitment.

Required Qualifications 

Minimum: Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, management, civil engineering or related field.
Preferred: Master's degree in any of the above.

Minimum: Seven years of management level experience in the areas of staff development, finance/budget, capital projects, personnel management, intergovernmental relations/negotiations and interdepartmental coordination, and three years in the public sector/local government, or any combination of education and experience which would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities may be considered.
Preferred: Extensive management experience reporting to an elected board or commission (which has provided a broad knowledge of the operation) of local government in California, along with water-related issues and the operation of a community services district. Experience in dealing with government agencies that oversee permitting and environmental regulation in coastal California is particularly valuable.

California Driver's License
Valid California "C" driver’s license. Must maintain satisfactory DMV record and ability to maintain insurance.

Salary & Benefits to be negotiated, commensurate with experience. 
-Salary range: $175,000 to $195,000 annually 
-District pays 85% of the health premiums currently in effect for employee & dependent coverage for the lowest cost plan available to district employees through CalPERS
-District pays 90% of the dental premiums currently in effect for employee & dependent coverage for the lowest cost plan
After completion of probationary period, employee is eligible for the Health Care Reimbursement Program and will receive a credit of $1300 every January 1
-A Deferred Compensation Program match up to $100 per pay period. 457 and 401(a) plans are available
-A Group Life Insurance Plan will be provided with a $100,000 life insurance policy. The District will pay the full monthly premium for Employee.
-CalPERS 3% @ 60 retirement plan for covered employees hired prior to October 1, 2012, including single highest year computation and credit for unused sick leave; 2% @ 60 retirement plan for covered employees hired on or after October 1, 2012 up through December 31, 2012, including the 36 highest consecutive months’ final compensation provision; covered employees hired on or after January 1, 2013 who are defined as “new members” under PEPRA will be covered by the 2% @ 62 retirement plan and the 36 highest consecutive months’ final compensation provision. Employee pays 100% of the CalPERS employee contribution.

How to Apply
This position is open until the needs of the District are met. For first consideration, apply immediately.
Electronic submittals are strongly preferred and should be directed to Haley Dodson of the Human Resources Department at hdodson@cambriacsd.org and include the following: completed CCSD application, cover letter, resume, letters of recommendation and proof of required qualifications. All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified for the position on the basis of experience, training and education as submitted, will move forward in the hiring process. The candidate who has successfully completed all prior phases of the hiring process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.