Assistant Finance Director for Public Utilities

Organization: City of San Antonio, Texas
Salary: Up to $150,000 plus excellent benefits
Close Date: Open until Filled

Job Description:

San Antonio, Texas is located in south central Texas approximately 140 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. With its current estimated population of more than 1.4 million, it is the seventh largest city in the United States and the second largest city in Texas.

San Antonio offers its residents one of the most attractive and affordable lifestyles in the United States. Its high-quality housing and low utility rates to owners are among the substantial cost of living advantages of this world renown and culturally unique city. San Antonio’s economy is an excellent mix of business services, manufacturing, health care, communications, corporate and regional offices, government and the convention and tourism industry.

San Antonio has a Council/Manager form of government through which the City Council appoints the City Clerk, Internal Auditor, Presiding and Municipal Judges and the City Manager. The City Manager appoints and removes all other officials in executive positions, including the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). There are more than 11,500 City employees.

The Assistant Finance Director of Public Utilities is appointed by the CFO to head the Public Utilities Division of the Finance Department. He or she is responsible for managing divisional staff, providing advice, assistance, and recommendations to the CFO, the City Manager and the Mayor and City Council in their exercise of regulatory oversight for the City’s municipally-owned utilities including City Public Service (CPS) which is the City’s electric utility and the San Antonio Water System (SAWS). Oversight of these utilities includes approval by the Mayor and City Council of utility rate adjustments and the issuance of debt. The Division administers applicable Federal and State laws pertaining to the use of the City’s public right-of-way by telecommunications and cable providers. The Division consists of eight positions including the Assistant Director.

Additional information about the City and the Department can be found at .

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with preferable course work in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Engineering or a related field and five years of increasingly responsible professional experience analyzing utility rates, municipal fees and other rates, and other significant policy matters affecting a municipality including three years of administrative and supervisory responsibility.

The salary for Assistant Director ranges up to approximately $150,000. The anticipated beginning salary is negotiable depending on qualifications. A full array of excellent benefits which includes a vehicle allowance is provided. Reasonable moving expenses will be provided.

The position will remain open until filled. We are anxious to complete this search. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please send cover letter, resume and present or most recent salary IMMEDIATELY to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848


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