General Manager

Organization: Clarksville (Arkansas) Light & Water Commission
Salary: Salary DOQ, plus excellent benefits
Close Date: April 20, 2013

Job Description:

Clarksville, AR is a small but progressive, growing community of just under 10,000 people situated on Interstate 40 and the Arkansas River midway between Little Rock and northwest Arkansas - nestled in the Ozark Mountains. Clarksville Light and Water (CL&W) is owned by the City of Clarksville and is governed by a 5-member Utility Commission. CL&W plays a vital role in the community's growth and the future Manager should support the City's commitment and efforts to its Economic Development Strategic Plan.

The General Manager is responsible to the Utility Commission for the daily management and operations of CL&W which serves approximately 4,500 residential, commercial and large industry customers and consists of a 50 megawatt peak electric system, a 12 MGD water treatment facility and a 2 MGD waste water treatment facility. CL&W has 70 employees and an annual budget in excess of $25 million.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree in business or related field and experience in electric or water distribution, water treatment operations and/or engineering. Must have management and leadership experience and a solid understanding of both public utilities and public finance. Must have proven organizational and personnel management skills.

The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in business or related field and at least 10 years of executive level public utility experience which includes working for a commission, working with regulatory agencies, setting and measuring compliance standards and implementation of energy efficiency and conservation programs.

Must hold or be eligible to obtain an Arkansas Health Department Grade 4 Water Operatorís License. The selected candidate must submit to a drug test, criminal background and credit check.

Please send a confidential resume and cover letter with present salary by April 20, 2013 to:

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

Clarksville Light & Water Commission is a drug free workplace/Equal Opportunity Employer

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