Manager/CEO – Southwest Water Authority, Dickinson, ND

Location: Dickinson, ND
Expires: July 31, 2021

Southwest Water Authority, Dickinson, ND

Position Title: Manager/Chief Executive Officer
Location: Dickinson, ND
Work Hours: As needed to effectively carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position
Status: Full-time, exempt position with full benefit package
Base Salary: $110,000
Type of Recruitment: Internal & External
Closing Date: July 31, 2021
Anticipated Employment Date: On or about December 15, 2021

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor’s degree and five years’ experience in a business,
management or utility environment, with exposure to all aspects of general business or government
management. Must have, or be willing to acquire, a valid North Dakota driver’s license by the time
employment begins.

Additional/Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a supervisory capacity for a water
utility, preferably a large regional system governed by a Board of Directors.

Application Procedures: Submit a letter of intent, resume, application with three references and
release of information form to:
Succession Planning Committee
Southwest Water Authority
4665 Second St. SW
Dickinson, ND 58601-7231

Application materials must be submitted at the Southwest Water Authority O&M Center Office by close
of business (5:00 p.m. local time) on July 31, 2021.

Summary of Work: The individual in this position is the Manager/Chief Executive Officer for
Southwest Water Authority (SWA). This position requires direct supervision and management of the
day-to-day operations and activities of SWA facilities, staff, and consultants in following the
policies, by-laws, and rules and regulations specified by the SWA Board of Directors. The
Manager/CEO will foster communication between SWA and the public and water associations, and the
Manager/CEO will foster communication between SWA and local, state, and federal governmental
entities and their representatives. The Manager/CEO is an ex-officio member of each Board of
Directors subcommittee. SWA is a political subdivision led by a 15 member, publicly-elected Board
of Directors.
The North Dakota Century Code, specifically NDCC § 61-24.5 addresses and defines SWA, which
provides operation and maintenance of the Southwest Pipeline Project (SWPP), a state-owned water
distribution system. The Manager/CEO is the spokesperson for SWA. Note: Prospective applicants are
encouraged to thoroughly review the entire job description for this position, which is on the SWA

The information submitted by the applicant may be open records and subject to open records requests
for an indefinite time period. See NDCC § 44-04-18.27.

Veterans Preference does not apply for this position. SWA is an equal employment opportunity
employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or

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