Assistant General Manager/Chief Engineer

North Marin Water District

North Marin Water District (office located in Novato, CA) is offering an exciting career opportunity to join this progressive, customer-focused, and well-run public utility as the Assistant General Manager/Chief Engineer (AGM/CE). Reporting to the General Manager, this position is an integral part of the District’s Executive Management Team and represents and acts on behalf of the General Manager in communication to subordinate managers and others during periods of absence or as assigned. The AGM/CE also supervises the Engineering Department, a small professional and technical staff of 7, in the design, construction, and maintenance of transmission pipelines, distribution facilities, and mechanical and electrical equipment including power and controls. Functioning as the Department Director, the AGM/CE manages and monitors goal accomplishment and expenditures with an annual budget of approximately $28.5 million with $10.5 million in capital improvements and $18 million in operations.
This position requires a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and 10 years of increasingly responsible professional level engineering experience, including 4 years of experience managing engineering operations. Specific experience should include leading a technical team involved with varied construction and maintenance activities; knowledge of the design, construction, and maintenance of water and sewage system facilities; and a track record of handling multiple projects including an active capital improvement program. The annual salary range is $162,888 to $198,000 and consists of a five-step range. The District offers an array of benefits including CalPERS retirement.
Interested candidates should apply by submitting cover letter and comprehensive resume to by July 31, 2020. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler, Ralph Andersen & Associates, (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at

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