The purpose of this position is the overall management of the departments and operations of the Floresville Electric Light & Power System(FELPS). This is accomplished by ensuring departments maintain a high level of expertise: evaluating goals; complying with regulations; recommending hiring and disciplinary actions; making decisions with recommendations from staff in matters relating to contracts for power supply, financial policies, the electrical system, Procurement, making recommendations on short and long range strategies, administering a wage and salary plan, recommending compensation levels, employee benefits, and training and development programs to the FELPS Board of Trustees; providing leadership to develop and foster a positive work environment; developing and managing the annual budget; communicating with customers; maintaining professional relationship with appropriate officials and the community; solving problems; and training staff. Some travel is required for industry-related training, conferences, and seminars. Occasional evening and weekend work or meeting attendance is required. This position is also responsible for accomplishing goals and objectives for the utility system; achieving key performance indicators ; asset management throughout the organizations and serving as the primary regulatory compliance officer. The CEO must live within the Wilson County jurisdiction.
Four-year degree bachelor’s preferred, may substitute professional experience for education • Knowledge of electric distribution system principles and design required • Strong knowledge of public purchasing and finance rules and regulations • Management, attainment, and continuation of regulatory compliance • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office suite, asset management software • Seven years of professional electric utility experience required, • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills • Demonstrated effective decision making and complex problem-solving skills • Ability to maintain composure and commitment to work during periods of heavy workload and willing to work extra hours whenever needed • Ability to work without immediate supervision • Valid Class C Texas driver’s license with acceptable driving record