Director of Finance

Department/Agency of position: 
Coachella Valley Water District
Location of position: 
Palm Desert, CA
Salary range: $187,744 to $237,876
Date Posted: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2018
Job Description: 

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is unique in that it provides several water-related services: domestic water, sanitation (sewage collection and wastewater treatment), recycled (nonpotable) water, irrigation with imported water and agricultural drainage, groundwater replenishment, regional stormwater protection, and management of the Coachella Valley’s multitude of water resources and conservation. CVWD’s five-year Capital Improvement Plan is approximately $701 million. Currently, CVWD has a staff of more than 500.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Finance manages comprehensive financial services for the District including the issuance of debt financings, the management and investment of District funds and the development of cost of service studies for the Districts’ multiple service areas. The Director of Finance has a staff of 28.

Requires a bachelor's degree and ten years of progressively responsible experience in accounting and organizational management. Enterprise fund experience is required. Experience in public agency management and governmental accounting is highly desirable. Candidates should have knowledge of capital projects expense tracking. A CPA certificate is highly desirable.

Apply online by March 30, 2018 at For questions, contact Sherrill Uyeda at or Cindy Krebs at or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA