Established in October 2003 by a special act of the Florida legislature, Tohopekaliga Water Authority (TWA) is the largest provider of water, wastewater and reclaimed water services in Osceola County and also serves parts of Orange and Polk Counties. TWA is a partnership of the City of Kissimmee and Osceola and Polk Counties to provide regional stewardship over water resources within its service area and currently serves approximately 102,500 water, 96,500 wastewater, and 17,000 reclaimed water customers in Kissimmee, Poinciana and the unincorporated areas of Osceola County. The Authority has approximately 136,500 service connections (water, irrigation, and reclaimed water) providing service to a diverse population of more than 300,000. TWA owns and operates 13 water plants and 8 waste reclamation facilities. With approximately 340 full-time employees, TWA treats and distributes approximately 35 million gallons per day of potable water and produces approximately 27 million gallons per day of reclaimed water from its water reclamation facilities. TWA is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors and has a $115 million operating budget and $30 million CIP budget for 2018. The Board hires the Executive Director and the General Counsel. Divisions within TWA include Administration, General Counsel, Business Services, Customer Service, Information Technology, Human Resources, Treatment Operations, Engineering Services, Field Services and Public Information. The current Executive Director is retiring after more than 30 years of service to the Authority and its predecessor organization, the City of Kissimmee.
Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering or a related field. Must also have at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in water/wastewater/stormwater utility operations; utility engineering and planning; utility financial management; or related fields, some of which has been in a supervisory and managerial capacity; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Public or Business Administration is preferred. Salary is competitive and open, depending upon qualifications. TWA offers an excellent benefits package. Position is open until filled. To apply, visit www.srnsearch.com and apply online. Questions may be directed to Ms. S. Renée Narloch, President, S. Renée Narloch & Associates, (850) 391-0000 or [email protected] A detailed brochure is available at www.srnsearch.com. TWA is an equal opportunity employer. Pursuant to Florida’s broad Public Records/Sunshine laws, applications and résumés are subject to public disclosure.