General Manager

Eufaula Water Works   Eufaula, AL   Full-time     Other
Posted on April 24, 2021

Eufaula Water Works & Sewer Board

General Manager

The Water Works and Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula is seeking a strong leader to assume the position of General Manager.
Under the direction of the Board, the General Manager is responsible for the operation and performance of Board operations in the distribution of water and collection of wastewater.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience in wastewater and/or water systems with a minimum of 5 years in a supervisory capacity. Experience in strategic planning including developing and managing a capital budget preferred. Experience in the procurement and approval of grant funds, bond funds, and other financial instruments is necessary. Must possess a valid driver's license with good driving record; ability to travel away from home overnight for meetings and to work nights or weekends as required.

The Water Works & Sewer Board of the City of Eufaula is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Water Board is a municipal corporation of the State of Alabama, established in 1947. The Board of Directors consists of five (5) citizens appointed by the City Council of the City of Eufaula, Alabama. The Water Board is a self-supporting organization. We receive no revenue from the City, nor do we contribute any revenue to the City. The monthly bills paid by our customers are the only revenue the organization collects to pay for debt service, operational cost, maintenance, and improvements. We do qualify for federal and state loans and grants for some improvements.

We currently have twenty-five (25) employees that service over 5,300 water accounts and 4,200 sewer accounts. We bill more than 4,500 garbage service accounts monthly, collect the payments and forward them to the City. We process approximately $460,256 each month through 23,383 accounts receivable transactions. We process 1,523 accounts payable claims per year. In 2020, we completed over 9,191 service orders for repairs, line locations, meter checks and change outs, sewer line blockages, water turn on/off, and other requests from customers. This is an average of 176 service orders per week.