The Atlantic States Rural Water and Wastewater Association (ASRWWA) is currently seeking a talented and motivated individual for a full-time Administrator position. The ideal candidate would have experience in the water and/or wastewater industry. Position provides medical and retirement benefits. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Currently the Association’s office is located in Suffield, CT but will be relocated to better suit the needs of the association membership. EOE/AA
The Association’s Administrator is responsible to the Association’s Board of Directors for the effective conduct and management of the Association. Recommends and participates with the Board in formulating the mission, goals, objectives and policies of the Association. The Administrator plans, organizes, coordinates, controls and directs the staff, programs and Association activities. In addition to the Administrator responsibilities the position includes facilitating Fee-Based Training for Small Public Water Systems to assist in maintaining compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act.
The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Establishes the organizational structure for the office and related staffing structure.
Establishes administrative policies and procedures.
Recruits, hires, trains and evaluates staff and administers an effective personnel program.
Develops and supervises an effective membership program and services.
Develops, supervises and maintains a publications program geared to member needs.
Develops and supervises a quality training program that advances financial, technical and managerial skills of water and wastewater systems.
Organizes, supervises and coordinates Association conferences.
Maintains effective internal and external public relations.
Serves as spokesperson for the Association in conjunction with the Board President.
Maintains an effective government affairs program that represents the interests of the Association with Congress, State Legislature and governmental agencies.
Manages and supervises the finances of the Association, including the preparation of an annual budget and long-range forecast of needs.
Ensures the legal integrity of the Association.
Plans and coordinates meetings of the Board.
Provides periodic reports and Board meeting materials in a timely manner.
Maintains personal contact with the National Rural Water Association and other State Rural Water Associations to the greatest degree possible.
Maintains appropriate relationships with other associations, government agencies, companies and service organizations.
Will need to submit appropriate trainings to state regulatory authorities governing each state for approval.
Continue training and professional development; keeping current with trends.
Assist other department staff as needed to promote a team effort to serve the public.
Send cover letter and resume to: Atlantic States Rural Water and Wastewater Association (ASRWWA) c/o Rita Clary, National Rural Water Association, 2915 S 13th St., Duncan, OK, 73533. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Must have a High School Degree with extensive experience in the water and/or wastewater industry or an associate or bachelor’s degree with some experience in the water and wastewater industry or any equivalent combination of education, training and work experience.
Must have valid driver's license.
About Atlantic States Rural Water and Wastewater Association
Atlantic States Rural Water and Wastewater Association is a member of the National Rural Water Association.
The National Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to training, supporting, and promoting the water and wastewater professionals that serve small communities across the United States. The mission of NRWA is to strengthen State Associations. NRWA provides training and technical assistance through 49 affiliated State Rural Water Associations, that currently have over 31,000 utility system members. Last year, State Rural Water Association staff delivered over 75,000 on-site technical assistance visits and 150,000 hours of training to more than 37,000 utilities. Rural Water training and technical assistance covers every aspect of operating, managing and financing water and wastewater utilities.