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Employment Opportunity: Water Replenishment District of Southern California

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California has posted the following employment opportunity for a Manager of Communication & Education Services. See the attached document for a comprehensive description and application details. Application deadline is August 28, 2015.

THE ORGANIZATION

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) was formed in 1959 to manage the Central and West Coast groundwater basins.

WRD’s mission is to provide, protect and preserve high quality groundwater through innovative, cost-effective and environmentally sensitive basin management practices for the benefit of residents and businesses of the Central and West Coast Basins.

WRD provides groundwater for four million residents (10% of the State’s population) in 43 cities in a 420-square mile area of southern Los Angeles County.  WRD protects the Central and West Coast Groundwater Basins through groundwater replenishment, deterrence of seawater intrusion and groundwater contamination prevention and clean-up programs.

WRD is governed by a five-member elected Board.  It has 33 employees and an annual operating budget of $65 million.

THE POSITION

At the direction of the General Manager, the Manager of Communication & Education Services is responsible for planning and implementing communication and education programs inside and outside WRD and by managing the quality and consistency of communication, aims to increase the public’s understanding and awareness of WRD while simultaneously building positive attitudes. The person in this position is responsible for ensuring the consistency and quality of organizational communications and education programs that increase understanding and awareness of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) and its mission to many different audiences, including stakeholders, customers, employees, elected officials, and the media.

HOW TO APPLY

Interest candidates can apply by going to the District web site at www.wrd.org to print an application. Supplemental materials such as a resume are encouraged to be submitted however no candidate will be considered without a fully completed and signed employment application. Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, August 28, 2015.

Please see the following document for specific details: ManagerCommEd_JobDesc_05AUG15_FINAL