COLUMBIA CANAL COMPANYNotice of Job Opening, Firebaugh Area GENERAL MANAGER Application/Resume Deadline: September 15, 2023 COLUMBIA CANAL COMPANY (CCC) The Columbia Canal Company provides agriculture irrigation water to approximately 16,500 acres of cropland. CCC is also part of Columbia Resource Conservation District (CRCD) consisting of approximately 41,000 acres in Western Madera County. Columbia Canal Company, a Mutual Water Company, is governed by a five-member Board of Directors comprised of Shareholders of CCC. CRCD, a county and state agency, is governed by a five- member Board of Directors elected by landowners of the Columbia Resource Conservation District and confirmed by the Madera County Board of Supervisors.
GENERAL MANAGERThe General Manager directs, coordinates, and reviews the activities and operation of CCC, and serves as the administrative head in its relations with employees, the public, legislative bodies, and federal, state, and local public agencies. The General Manager will be under policy direction of the Board of Directors of the CCC and CRCD.
Requirements:1. Experience in finance and administration, design and engineering, water resource management, and water conveyance infrastructure operations and maintenance. 2. Knowledge of electrical and groundwater well operations. 3. Familiar with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, California Department of Water Resources, and California water rights. 4. Experience working with large equipment. 5. Management of construction projects. 6. Experience with the creation, implementation and monitoring of pest and weed abatement programs. 7. Willingness to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions. 8. Must possess valid California Driver’s License and California Pesticide Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) or better. 9. Work hours beyond traditional business hours, as needed.
The annual salary range for this position will depend on the qualifications and experience of the individual selected.
APPLICATON PROCESSSubmittals from interested candidates should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on September 15, 2023. The recruitment is open until the position is filled.
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a resume, cover letter and contactinformation to: Columbiacanal@gmail.com or mail to Columbia Canal Company, 6770 Avenue 71/2, Firebaugh, CA 93622.
For questions or inquiries regarding the position or the recruitment process, contact ChrisCardella at (559) 269-0489.