2021-01-12 2021-02-16

General Manager

Consolidated Utility District of Rutherford County
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 64779
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 64779
  • Organization Website

This position description is intended to define the mission of the incumbent of this position. This description is to specify what is expected to accomplish the function to be performed. This description does not include the “How” of the job nor is it to be taken as all-inclusive of the performance expected.

Responsible for implementing policies and decisions of the Board of Commissioners and originating plans and procedures to affect such policies and decisions as chief operating officer. Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs, and oversees the overall operation of the water and wastewater utility to provide and deliver water and wastewater services to customers in a cost effective and efficient manner. Establishes the formulating of operating policies, procedures, goals, and objectives within general administrative guidelines in support of the Company’s mission. Provides policy guidance and coordinates the activities of staff.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Extensive knowledge of water/wastewater and sewer system planning, design, construction, operation, and management.
  • Thorough knowledge of utility financing, rate structures and administrative practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations, laws and ordinances pertaining to water development, water quality and related environmental controls and regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge of water resource planning, production, treatment, and delivery and of wastewater reuse options.
  • Considerable knowledge of budget preparation, construction and systems estimating and strategic planning.
  • Skill in administering and managing a water utility and in utilization of personnel, materials, equipment, and resources.
  • Skill in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with state and local officials, customers, contractors, appointed committees and the public.
  • Ability to determine and project long-term system requirements and to develop and implement programs and presentations to assure management and public awareness and approval.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in public or business administration, public management, civil engineering or related fields, with courses in water resources, hydrology and water treatment or closely related field and a minimum of six years executive management experience in the management and administration of a water utility, municipality, special district or comparable experience, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training that provides the desired knowledge, skills and other characteristics.
  • Excellent language, writing, and communication skills.
  • Extremely well organized and able to produce consistent reliable results.
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.
  • Creative problem-solver; works independently to efficiently complete assigned projects and tasks.
  • Minimum of five years management experience
  • Good Computer skills
  • Able to keep confidential information
  • Organized and able to prioritize
  • Must have initiative and be resourceful in problem solving

To read the full job description and apply, visit https://www.cudrc.com/careers

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