Executive Director for One-Call of Wyoming

One-Call of Wyoming is seeking an Executive Director.  The Executive Director, in collaboration with the Board, is responsible for the overall operations of One-Call of Wyoming. Wyoming’s system that provides operators of underground utilities with notification of planned excavations to reduce damages to underground utilities, ensure public and worker safety, and protect the integrity of utility services. The Executive Director is the liaison with the vendor that provides call center services.

The Executive Director is responsible for understanding the one call process and associated technologies, monitoring the vendor notification contract and incorporating required changes in future contracts, researching, analyzing, drafting, and presenting to the Board long and short range operational and financial plans, conducting meetings for excavators and utility companies, representing the Board at industry meetings and events on a regional and national level, preparing Board meeting materials and agendas, identifying the need for and drafting potential legislation and coordinating lobbying efforts at the state level.

This position requires strong, operational and financial management skills.  Utility or excavation knowledge or experience is required.  This is a contracted position that operates under a personal services contract.

Compensation will be based on background and experience of the person selected. Candidates should submit resumes by January 4, 2019, to info@onecallofwyoming.com  with cover letters detailing qualifications and abilities to meet the requirements of this position.

Position Summary:

The Executive Director, in collaboration with the Board, is responsible for the overall operations of the One-Call of Wyoming. Wyoming’s system that provides operators of underground utilities with notification of planned excavations in an effort to reduce damages to underground utilities, ensure public and worker safety, and protect the integrity of utility services. The Executive Director is the liaison with the vendor that provides call center services.

Essential Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage the overall operations of One-Call of Wyoming to include the timely processing and coordination of the enforcement process.
  • Monitor the one-call service vendor contract for compliance with the contract’s provisions.
    • Assist with drafting contract language.
    • Understanding technological advances in the industry and insuring that the vendor is implementing appropriate technologies.
    • Obtaining member and excavator input on the one call process and working with the vendor to improve the service provided.
  • Analyze and monitor the financial position of the One-Call of Wyoming Board.
  • Prepare an annual plan for One-Call of Wyoming that includes financial and operational items to be completed during the next fiscal year.
  • Research regulations and statutes in other states and determine their effectiveness and application to One-Call of Wyoming.
    • Assist with drafting legislative procedures and language for consideration by the One-Call of Wyoming Board.
    • Identifying and coordinating lobbying efforts on the state level.
  • Understand the legislative and administrative rules.
  • Research grant opportunities and prepare grant requests when appropriate along with tracking grant expenditures and filing final grant reports.
  • Monitor and process legal complaints received by One-Call of Wyoming Board.
  • Develop and prepare agenda and board meeting materials.
  • Attend meetings of the One-Call of Wyoming Board.
  • Recommend and implement board policies for the One-Call of Wyoming Board.
  • Research, analyze, draft, and present to the Board long and short-range operational plans
  • Recommend and implement education and marketing programs.
  • Represent the Board at industry meetings and events on a regional and national level.
  • Attend member and excavator meetings and conferences on behalf of the One-Call of Wyoming Board.
  • Prior to September 1st of each year, prepare an annual report describing financial and operational aspects of One-Call of Wyoming for the previous year.
  • Stay current with CGA (Common Ground Alliance) best practices
  • Other duties as assigned by the One-Call of Wyoming Board.

Qualifications (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities):

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.
  • Strong operational and financial management skills required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Have knowledge of utilities and excavation procedures and standards.

Working Conditions:

  • Both instate and out of state travel are required to make presentations, attend meetings and conferences, and, depending on legislative activity, be present in Cheyenne during the legislative session.
  • The Board does not provide a vehicle but does compensate for mileage driven.
  • The Board provides computer, printer, and presentation support items.   Board does not provide office space or office furniture.

The qualifications listed above are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Any questions regarding this position may be directed to info@onecallofwyoming.com.

 

FAQ

Does this position require a specific location?

The position (contract) requires the person to be located in Wyoming but does not require a specific location within the state.

What are the scheduled work hours for this position?

This position has the ability to work a flexible schedule around some items that have specific time frames and/or meeting locations.  The position will average 25 hours plus during the period of developing knowledge and expertise in this field and will vary from week to week after that period.

What is the time frame that the Board has established for the filling of this position?

The Board will accept applications until January 4th and will screen the applications during the month of January.  We will select 2 – 4 finalists and these will be interviewed by the Board committee during the second half of January.  The Board would like to have a contract finalized by the 4th of February.  The current Executive Director contract expires in August and he will assist the new Executive Director to aide in the transition.

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