Harbor District seeks CEO
The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Our mission is to “serve all of the people of Humboldt County by promoting harbor use, enhancing recreational opportunities and protecting bay and tidal environments.” The District was formed in 1973 by an act of the California Legislature and a Humboldt County Initiative to oversee port development and to stimulate commerce, but also to conserve the natural resources of Humboldt Bay. Candidates must possess a track record of demonstrated leadership, proven accomplishments and superior performance in management of large complex programs, dealing with government agencies on environmental permitting, grant acquisition, financial planning and budgeting and coordinating stakeholder involvement.
Salary: $90,000-$120,000, plus benefits
Deadline for receipt of application is Friday, February 10, 2012 at 5 PM, but earlier submissions welcomed. Questions may be directed to Acting CEO Patricia Tyson at 707 443-0801.
If you live out of the area and are considering this position, you should be aware of the many advantages of relocating here. Humboldt County is known for its natural beauty and diverse recreational opportunities. Although we are famous for coastal redwoods and our miles of pristine beaches, Humboldt Bay serves as the iconic focal point of the county’s largest population centers. Wild and scenic rivers suitable for swimming, boating and fishing abound.
We have an exceptional blend of small town quality of life and amenities usually associated with larger population centers. Our health care system is comparable to those in larger metropolitan areas, with three hospitals and a diverse group of specialists. Local public schools and teachers are often selected for State and national awards and we also have an outstanding community college and Humboldt State University. The housing stock offers a unique spectrum of life styles from edge-of-town ranch living, to downtown historic districts, to modern suburban housing. For lovers of art and dining, the region is well known for its breadth of choices and opportunities. And lastly, a description of the Humboldt Bay region is not complete without mentioning its mild maritime climate that never presents extreme cold or hot temperatures.