This position requires leadership for the general planning, direction and supervision for water resources, construction, maintenance, operations and planning. The desirable candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or five years upper management in the irrigation industry, preferably with some Ag background. Annual compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. CAIDD offers an excellent benefit package which includes paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, medical, vision, dental insurance, short and long term disability, life insurance and 401(k)/ Arizona State Retirement System. Candidate must reside within a 30-minute radius of District Office. This position is under the direct supervision of the General Manager with learning and growth opportunities to replace retiring General Manager within two (2) years.
CAIDD was formed in 1964 for the purpose of providing a supply of irrigation water for agricultural use by constructing and operating an irrigation system and related works. CAIDD consists of approximately 87,000 acres of irrigated farmlands. CAIDD has 220 miles of concrete lined canals with a total of Property, Plant and Equipment of $18 million. CAIDD has two principle sources of water, Central Arizona Project (CAP) water and groundwater pumped from approximately 350 wells located within its boundaries and are operated and maintained by CAIDD under long term lease agreements with CAIDD Landowners. CAIDD is governed by a nine-member board of directors elected by registered voters to staggered three year terms to represent one of three election divisions.
Application packages require a cover letter, resume and recent salary history along with (3) business and (3) personal references by mail or email to: Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District, ATTN: HR Dept., 231 S. Sunshine Blvd., Eloy, AZ 85131 (email to HR@caidd.com).
Deadline for submission of applications is on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. All information will be kept strictly confidential.
(We are an equal opportunity employer)