Director of Gas

Description :

Director of Gas  
Type: Full Time                                                       
Salary/Pay Rate: $98,000 - $121,000 annually
Posted Date: 3/19/2021
Due to the retirement of a long tenured Director, the City of Leesburg now seeks a polished professional to lead, manage and plan the operations of the City’s natural gas utility. This natural gas utility is a member of Florida Gas Utility, Florida Natural Gas Association and the Florida Municipal Natural Gas Association. The utility has an annual budget of $6.8 million and 23 employees, and serves approximately 12,000 residential and commercial customers and is experiencing rapid growth. The primary functions of the position include oversight of the general operation of the department, including planning and managing capital expenditures, overseeing the implementation of large commercial contracts and developer agreements, and preparation and management of the annual budget. The Director of Gas reports directly to the City Manager. Position qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in any Engineering discipline, Public Administration, Finance, or closely related field, with eight (8) years of progressively responsible management experience within a natural gas system or utilities industry. Working knowledge of federal, state and local natural gas regulations, codes and standards. Professional Engineer registration with the State of Florida preferred. Requires a valid State of Florida driver license (or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment) and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled