The Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency (KRMA) currently seeks to fill the position of Executive Director. This is a part-time position with an estimated time commitment of twenty (20) hours per week on average.
The Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency is a wastewater facility located on eighty-nine (89) acres of land adjacent to the Kankakee River. KRMA serves the four communities of Kankakee, Bourbonnais, Bradley and Aroma Park and has a design flow capacity of twenty-five (25) MGD with a current average of thirteen (13) MGD.
The KRMA Board of Directors is soliciting interest from qualified individuals. Interested parties should have extensive experience in management and engineering with a focus on labor relations/negotiations, public finance/procurement, industrial pre-treatment program/regulations, NPDES permit program/regulations, wet weather flow regulations and nutrient removal regulations.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Make recommendations of policies, plans and procedures for the Agency.
Assist management with union contractual negotiation and grievances.
Assist management with plant influent (municipal, industrial, hauled-in waste) as needed.
Assist management with administrative responsibilities and construction of the Agency.
Recommend rates for system users and maintain system reserve funds.
Preparation and presentation of the annual budget to the Agency.
Monitor the purchase of materials and services according to procedures established by the Agency.
Attend all monthly Agency meetings unless excluded there-from.
Attend any Agency committee meeting which his/her attendance has been requested.
Attend any relevant Village Board or City Council meetings of the Agency's members when requested.
Meet weekly with the Superintendent to update the Agency on plant operations.
Will become a member of appropriate organizations and attend meetings to keep the KRMA Board knowledgeable in regards to IEPA and USEPA regulatory changes and upcoming concerns.
Shall address the public on the behalf of the Agency.
Qualified individuals should submit a letter of interest and qualifications to: Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency, 1600 Brookmont Blvd., Kankakee, Illinois 60901, Attn: Mayor Bruce Adams, Chairman. Electronic submissions also accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency
The Kankakee River Metropolitan Agency is a wastewater treatment facility located on 89 acres of land adjacent to the Kankakee River. KRMA serves the four communities of Kankakee, Bradley, Bourbonnais, and Aroma Park and has a design flow capacity of twenty-five (25) MGD with a current average of thirteen (13) MGD.