Job Postings


District Manager

Forest Lakes Metropolitan District
Bayfield, Colorado
Annual salary range: $110,000 to $145,000
Final Filing Date: Open until filled.
First resume review: Friday, May 5, 2023.

The Forest Lakes Metropolitan District is located in La Plata County, Colorado and sits between the Town of Bayfield and the San Juan Mountains in the Pine River Valley. Located about 8 miles north of Bayfield, the Forest Lakes Community is the largest subdivision in Southwestern Colorado.

The Forest Lakes Metropolitan District (FLMD) is a Limited-Service Colorado Governmental Special District with taxing authority responsible for providing water, limited sewer, roads, and recreational services for residents in the Forest Lakes community. FLMD is governed by a five (5) member elected board of directors utilizing the Board-Manager form of local government wherein the elected governing District Board is responsible for the legislative functions of the District. The District is seeking a proven leader with strong project management skills and a commitment to open and transparent communication. Candidates with a strategic perspective, superior supervisory skills, and experience managing infrastructure including water, sewer, fleet, and facilities maintenance will be most successful. Candidates should be politically adept, flexible leaders, and possess effective interpersonal abilities to collaborate and problem solve with a diverse staff, vendors, board members, and residents.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in engineering, public administration, business, or a related field AND at least 5 (five) years of increasingly responsible professional experience managing, supervising, and providing leadership in public organizations, utility operations and maintenance, or a related field. A master’s degree in engineering, business administration, management, or public administration, is preferred.

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