Vice President of External Affairs
Water Service Corporation (WSC) is a growth focused, multi-state water-wastewater utility dedicated to ensuring our customers access to a clean and safe water supply while doing so in the most environmentally sound manner possible. We believe in promoting responsible water use and sustainable water practices to enhance the overall quality of our customers’ lives and meet our country’s future water needs.
Across the organization, our skilled people are the key to our every day success. We value commitment, ethics, knowledge, and customer focused service, which allows us to effectively deliver comprehensive water and wastewater services while achieving our mission of Superior Quality, Efficient Operations and Exceptional Service.
We offer employees an enjoyable, challenging, collaborative environment. Through encouraging career development, cross-training and the support of continued education we strive to give our employees the tools to succeed and create a path for professional growth.
EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth (or related medical condition), or any other characteristic protected by law.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Vice President of External Affairs
Regulatory & Government Affairs
About the Corix Group of Companies
Corix is a leader in the implementation and management of sustainable water, wastewater, and energy utility infrastructure for small to medium-sized communities across North America with consistent growth in our areas of expertise. We are a privately held corporation owned by the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) with head offices located in Vancouver, BC and Chicago, IL. Inspired by our vision to build a world of sustainable communities, Corix is recognized as a community-focused provider of the essential utility services necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the communities and customers we serve.
As a regulated water and wastewater utility, we are regulated at the federal, state and local levels. In the dynamic world in which we live, we must not only be aware of changing laws and regulations which impact our business, the customers we serve and the environment, we must influence those changes. We also must report to Public Utilities Commissions and other state and local government and quasi-governmental agencies with accurate filings.
As a part of local communities we serve, we must stay abreast of local cultures and needs, responding appropriately, and working towards mutually beneficial goals, collaborating when possible. This is not only at a community level, civic or special interest group, but also to the individual customer level.
Responsible for influencing public and government policy at all levels advocating for the tools and relationships needed to fully meet our mission statement. Responsible for regulatory compliance and oversight of regulatory filings and strategic planning in coordination with the President.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in complimentary field.
Preferred: Master’s Degree
Required: Valid driver’s license
Preferred: License to practice law
Required: A minimum of 8 years’ experience in external affairs, advocacy, communications with increasing levels of responsibility and supervisory roles.
Annual Salary $100K – $130K, depending on experience
Required: Up to 30% of the time both within and without the Location.
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Job posted: 2019-06-18