Bryan Municipal Utilities (BMU), located in Northwest Ohio, is seeking an experienced candidate for the Director of Utilities. BMU is a customer-owned, non-profit municipal utility providing water, electric, and communications services to the residents of Bryan, Ohio. Presently, the utility serves approximately 6,000 customers.
Bryan Municipal Utilities began over 100 years ago with the establishment of the Bryan waterworks in 1892. Electric service was added in 1896 when the residents of Bryan voted to create their own electric company. Communications services were added in 1998 to provide Bryan with a fiber optic system designed to provide television and high-speed Internet access and data transfer.
This position reports to a 5-member Board. Work involves planning, organizing and coordinating all utility functions for Electric Transmission and Distribution, Cable and Fiber Internet, Hydro, Fuel and Solar Generation, Water Distribution, Water Supply and Treatment, and Utility Engineering; developing operating objectives, policies and programs for all administrative activities and developing and implementing, at Board direction, an annual budget and a long-range capital budget for each operation.
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Electrical Engineering, Planning, Communication, or Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities and a valid driver’s license. Candidate must possess strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills.
A job description with qualifications may be found here: Director of Utilities