Help Wanted Ad: General Manager Public Power

help-wantedDacri & Associates is recruiting for a General Manager for Reading Municipal Light Department.

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Reading (MA) Municipal Light Department has unique opportunity for a strong, experienced, business oriented General Manager.  The right individual will be responsible for all aspects of leading this 75 employee department serving over 29,000 customers in four communities, with electrical revenues in excess of $82 million. To qualify, you must have strong financial, operational and management skills; industry knowledge; and the ability to work effectively and with transparency, with town government, citizen groups, customers and employees.

This is a unique opportunity for the career minded manager. You will be responsible for developing and presenting an annual and capital budget, recommend electricity rates, ensure reliable delivery of electric power, ensure a diversified energy portfolio including renewable energy sources, and developing short and long-term strategic plans. Operational oversight over all aspects of the business includes union negotiating, monitoring the power supply market and executing power supply purchases.

The ideal candidates must have significant experience in leading an electrical utility with a minimum of 10 years experience at a senior management level. Industry experience should include technical understanding of all aspects of an electrical utility, union and contract negotiations and strategic planning. Municipal experience is a plus. A Bachelors degree is required and a Masters degree is preferred.

The next General Manager will enjoy the opportunity to work in an attractive community, close to downtown Boston, with a supportive town government and an experienced workforce.

Reading offers an attractive salary and a comprehensive benefit package along with an opportunity to grow your career in a vibrant community. To learn more about this position, call Rick Dacri, Dacri & Associates Executive Search, at 207-967-0837 or send a resume and salary history, in confidence, to rick@dacri.com.

Reading Municipal Light Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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