December 14, 2018 – Public Notice – General Manager – HCID #6

GENERAL MANAGER

Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 6 (the “District”) is accepting applications for the position of General Manager. The District services approximately 14,020 acres of irrigable farm land. The General Manager plans, organizes, hires staff, directs and reviews the day-to-day operations of the District. The General Manager advises and assists the Board of Directors; represents the District’s interests at local, regional, State and Federal levels; and researches and prepares technical and administrative reports and studies. Essential duties of the General Manager position include:

Employee Leadership: In accordance with the District’s personnel policies, procedures, and practices, the General Manager plans and assigns work’ selects and trains employees; conducts performance planning, evaluation and coaching’ monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, policies and procedures; and recognizes, motivates and disciplines employees.

Financial Management: Assists with the development and administration of the District’s budget; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; directs capital improvement programs, monitors and approves expenditures; implements mid-year adjustments; and keeps the Board of Directors apprised of the financial condition and needs of the District.

Labor Relations: Directs the District’s labor relations with employees including meet and confer. Receives and reviews employee response to proposed disciplinary actions; and makes recommendations on terminations and disciplinary actions. Interprets and applies District policies, procedures, and practices.

Safety: Supports the District’s safety program; ensures subordinates follow appropriate safety practices in work; enforces safety procedures; and educates employees on safety rules, regulations and codes, safe work habits, and potential hazards of their work. Responds during emergency situations, including occurrences after normal working hours.

Any combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Administrative and management experience in the management of public water, irrigation, and/or other like public utility facilities or related field is preferred. Other qualifications may be considered.

Interested applicants may pick up applications at the main office located at 3735 N. F.M. 492 (Goodwin Rd.) Mission, TX 78573 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Interested applicants should either hand-deliver resumes and applications or mail their resumes and applications addressed as follows:

If Hand- Delivered:
“Confidential” to:
Board President
Hidalgo County Irrigation District No.6
3735 N. Fm 492 (Goodwin Rd.)
Mission, Texas 78573

If Mailed:
“Confidential” to:
Board President
Hidalgo County Irrigation District No.6
P.O. Box 786
Mission, Texas 78573

Resumes and applications must be received either by hand-delivery or mail at the above-address as applicable on or before 3:00 P.M. on January 31, 2019.

HIDALGO COUNTY IRRIGATION DISTRICT NO. 6 IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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