Hibbing Public Utilities (HPU) in Hibbing, Minnesota is seeking a General Manager to provide strategic direction for its electric, gas, water, and steam utility operations. A vibrant, scenic mining community with a population of over 16,000, Hibbing is located approximately 70 miles northwest of Duluth and 200 miles north of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
The General Manager ensures that the needs of HPU customers are met by providing high quality, safe, and efficient services in a cost efficient and effective manner, while promoting conservation and responsible management of resources. The General Manager oversees a workforce of 81 full-time employees and an annual operating budget of $31 million. The General Manager reports to the HPU Commission.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, engineering, environmental studies or an equivalent field, and considerable experience managing municipal utilities. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Qualified candidates must demonstrate managerial level experience that includes working with a governing board, finance, administration, human resources, and familiarity working in a union environment.
Additional Salary Information: The established salary range for the General Manager position is $120,000 — $150,000, with an anticipated starting salary of $125,000, to be based on qualifications and experience.
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