Eastern Municipal Water District

Source Control Manager

Onsite - Perris, CA
$125K - $200K Annually
Application Deadline: 5/8/24

Eastern Municipal Water District

Perris, CA 92572

Source Control Manager

Salary Range: $142,043.20 – $176,862.40 Annually

CLOSING DATE & TIME: May 8, 2024 after 4:00PM Pacific Time

Eastern Municipal Water District is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a vacancy in our Source Control Department for the position of Source Control Manager. If you meet the qualifications outlined below, and you are interested in joining a dynamic business environment working with a stellar team of professions, we encourage you to apply for this excellent employment opportunity!

Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, and directs the activities and staff of the District’s Source Control Division; develops and recommends policies and procedures to ensure the District’s compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations; and performs related duties as assigned.


This is a management classification responsible for planning, organizing, reviewing, and evaluating the activities and staff of the Source Control Division. Incumbents are responsible for performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibilities, which include developing and implementing policies and procedures for assigned programs, budget administration and reporting, and program evaluation. Incumbents serve as a professional-level resource for organizational, managerial, and operational analyses and studies. Performance of the work requires the use of considerable independence, initiative, and discretion within broad guidelines.

The ideal candidate possesses four (4) years of administrative and supervisory experience over staff working in source control inspection programs.


Receives administrative direction from the Director of Environmental and Regulatory Compliance. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff.

EMWD’s mission is to deliver value to our diverse customers and the communities we serve by providing safe, reliable, economical and environmentally sustainable services. 

EMWD is a leader in sustainability efforts that provide long-term benefits to the environment and establishes EMWD as an industry front-runner in adapting to climate change. We have invested in solar energy programs that provide significant environmental benefits, are modernizing our fleet vehicles to be further reliant on clean energy, and have a long-term strategic priority to further reduce our carbon footprint while reducing financial impacts to customers.

Required Skills

Knowledge of: 

• Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment review and evaluation, discipline, and the training of staff in work procedures.

• Principles and practices of leadership.

• Organization and management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs of the assigned area of responsibility.

• Principles and techniques for working with groups and fostering effective team interaction to ensure teamwork is conducted smoothly.

• Administrative principles and methods including goal setting, program development and implementation.

• Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.

• Manufacturing processes as sources of industrial waste and their effects on wastewater treatment processes.

• Local, state, and federal laws, codes, guidelines, and regulations pertaining to the work.

• Industrial waste pretreatment systems and processes.

• Office and records management practices and procedures.

• District personnel rules, policies and labor contract provisions.

• District and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols.

• Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and District staff.

• The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

• Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed. 

Continuous Improvement Knowledge: 

• The Core Values, Concepts, and Framework of continuous improvement criteria, including the principles of management by fact, and organizational and personal learning.

• The means of developing alignment between strategic goals and individual performance standards.

• Practices of process mapping (control).

• Practices of structured problem solving.

• The Strategic Planning Cycle and the various responsibilities within that cycle.


Ability to: 

• Select and supervise staff, provide training and development opportunities, ensure work is performed effectively, and evaluate performance in an objective and positive manner.

• Develop and implement goals, objectives, practices, policies, procedures, and work standards.

• Provide administrative, management, and professional leadership for the Source Control Division.

• Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for the Source Control Division and the District.

• Prepare, administer and monitor a division/department budget.

• Plan, assign, direct and coordinate a variety of functional specialties with overlapping work areas.

• Manage and direct an industrial waste pretreatment program.

• Analyze complex operational and administrative problems, evaluate alternatives, and recommend or implement effective courses of action.

• Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures, and standards relevant to work performed.

• Effectively represent the department and the District in meetings with governmental agencies; community groups; various business, professional, and regulatory organizations; and in meetings with individuals.

Independently organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments.

• Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.

• Effectively use computer systems, software applications relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax.

• Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Continuous Improvement Abilities: 

• Develop a systems perspective for managing department operations and its key processes to achieve results.

• To use the seven continuous improvement categories and the Core Values as building blocks for department operations.

• Define and explain key processes and business requirements within the department.

• Develop and deploy strategic plan elements and key performance measures consistent with District goals.

• Develop and maintain continuous improvement in all areas of operations.

• Develop and monitor performance standards.

• Ensure work unit goals and objectives are aligned with the department.

• Track and monitor department performance.

• Make sound decisions based on departmental performance indicators.


Required Experience

Any combination of experience and education that provides the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, along with the specific licenses/certifications as outlined below: 


Four (4) years of administrative and supervisory experience over staff working in source control inspection programs. 



Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in engineering, chemistry, environmental science, public or business administration or a related field.



• A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s Vehicle Insurance Policy.

• A valid CWEA Environmental Compliance Inspector Grade IV, is desired.

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Recruiter Information:

Human Resources